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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Small Team Command, Control, Communications and Situational Awareness (C3SA)

    SBC: IISI CORP.            Topic: SOCOM08001

    IISI Corporation proposes to develop a Small Team Command, Control Communications and Situational Awareness (C3SA) product to improve situational awareness while maintaining a Low Probability of Detection (LPD) for Special Operations teams in/under the water and on land. Phase I of the SBIR 08-001solicitation is limited to a Feasibility Study of the C3SA technology. IISI Corporation has assembl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  2. Lightweight, Compact Atmospheric Gas Sensor

    SBC: Sensor Research And Development Corporation            Topic: SOCOM08005

    SRD will develop a miniaturized atmospheric gas sensor array and design a gas analyzer (sensor analyzer module, SAM) capable of accurately detecting and autonomously monitoring critical atmospheric gases in enclosed spaces. In this Phase I effort, SRD will use its current, existing technology (miniaturized sensor platform, proprietary SMO sensor coatings and advanced signal processing algorithms) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  3. High Speed Photolytic Cleaning of Third Rail Insulator Cleaning

    SBC: Phoenix Science & Technology            Topic: 07FT4

    This project addresses the specific need for an improved method for cleaning insulators that electrically isolate the third rail. Current methods are labor intensive and expensive, but the insulators should be cleaned regularly to avoid even greater expense. This project is to adapt an innovative photolytic paint stripper to cleaning insulators for the third rail. The overall objective is to de ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  4. Multi-Point Optical Sensor-Based Roof Measurement System for Use in Dynamic Rollover Testing

    SBC: Boxboro Systems LLC            Topic: 07NH2

    An optical, non-contact roof deformation monitoring system will be designed based on an existing multi-point, non-contact, multi-axis optical sensor-based measurement system that is currently used to measure chest deflection in crash-test dummies. The research involves determining suitable components to be used in the optical path, from high-power LED arrays through lenses and optical sensors. T ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  5. DGPS-Based Trilateration Positioning Receiver

    SBC: Swaszek Peter            Topic: 07FH1

    Positioning and navigation have become a mainstay of everyday life in the U.S.; applications of interest include navigation of vehicles of all kinds, infrastructure mapping, and safety of life systems. Many of these recent applications have become possible through the GPS. With the recognized vulnerabilities of GPS, it is evident that equivalent backup systems must be developed. One possible so ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  6. Quick-release Emergency Egress Panel on Cab Car End Doors

    SBC: TIAX LLC            Topic: 07FR2

    The FRA has identified cab car end door kick panels as possible emergency egress panels. They could be used in circumstances where the convential emergency exits are unusable. The industry has operational and maintenance concerns. The objectives of this SBIR are to define the requirements for end door emergency egress panels and identify alternative design approaches and assess their effectiven ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  7. Wireless Brake Shoe Force Measurement System

    SBC: Mide Technology Corporation            Topic: 04FR1

    Railroad freight car safety and maintenance cost is directly related to knowledge of the actual braking force provided by a brake shoe. If the brake force is too low, safety is at risk. If the brake shoe is replaced before the end of it's lifetime to ensure safety, maintenance and thus operating costs are increased. Currently there is no system in place to monitor brake shoe force during train ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  8. MINIATURE MICROWAVE RANGE AND VELOCITY SELECTIVE SENSOR SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE/OBJECT DETECTION

    SBC: Hittite Microwave Corporation            Topic: N/A

    SAFE MANEUVERABILITY OF HEAVY VEHICLES IS HAMPERED BY THE SIZE OF THE VEHICLE AND THE DRIVER'S LIMITED FIELD OF VIEW. OFTEN THE DRIVER IS BLIND TO IMPORTANT AREAS AROUND THE VEHICLE. A RESONABLY PRICED SENSING DEVICE IS NEEDED TO RELIABLY WARN THE DRIVER THAT A VEHICLE OR HUMAN EXISTS IN HIS OR HER BLIND SPOT. EMERGING MMIC TECHNOLOGY WILL MAKE HIGH-PERFORMANCE ULTRA-MINIATURE MICROWAVE FM-CW RADA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Transportation
  9. A New Multi-Sensor Hybrid System for Motorcycle Detection and Classification

    SBC: Migma Systems Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Detection, classification, and characterization are the key to enhancing motorcycle safety, operations and travel estimation. Motorcycle fatalities are currently estimated at 30 times those of auto fatalities per Vehicle Mile Traveled (VMT). Although it has been an active research area for many years, motorcycle detection and classification still remains as a challenging task. The goal of Phase I ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  10. OCEAN WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER

    SBC: Ocean Wave Energy Co            Topic: N/A

    MAJOR AIDS TO NAVIGATION (ATON) ARE ESSENTIAL SIGNPOSTS FOR SAFE PASSAGE ALONG COASTAL AND OFFSHORE SEAWAYS. PRESENTLY, THEIR SIGNALS ARE POWERED BY ON-SITE ENGINE GENERATORS REQUIRING CONSIDERABLE AND COSTLY MAINTENANCE. ATON AUTONOMY WILL BE GREATLY INCREASED WITH DEEP DISCHARGE BATTERY TECHNOLOGY PROVIDING THAT ON-SITE CHARGING SOURCES ARE USED. AMONG NATURALLY AVAILABLE SOURCES, THE UNCEASING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Transportation

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