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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. 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
  2. Interactive Language Trainer

    SBC: PROGRESSIVE EXPERT CONSULTING, INC.            Topic: SOCOM06010

    PEC proposes to work on advanced curriculum development in order to integrate into an advanced gaming environment. To this end, PEC will adapt existing USSOCOM curriculum and provide guidance to developers in order to implement the curriculum. In addition, PEC will create avatars which can teach and demonstrate cultural gestures. These avatars will be advanced such that a user can take control of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  3. Concrete Environmental Monitoring Sensor

    SBC: Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc.            Topic: 07FH3

    With infrastructure costs escalating it is becoming essential to monitor the health of concrete structures so that timely maintenance can maximize their useful lives. This SBIR will demonstrate the feasibility of using a passive sensor, embedded within concrete, to measure mositure, temperature, pH and concentrations of chlorides. It will provide critical data for evaluating concrete performance s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  4. 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
  5. PDA-Based Portable Data Collection System for Commercial Vehicle Inspection

    SBC: INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC MACHINES CORPORATION            Topic: 02FM1

    More than 1,300,000 Level 1 commercial vehicle inspections - a safety-critical, time-consuming, often difficult and painstaking process, especially as regards the brake inspection component -- are performed every year in the United States, under all sorts of weather and lighting conditions. The current technology used adds to the complexity and error potential inherent in this important task. In ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  6. Pedestrain Exposure Measurement Technology Development

    SBC: CALSPAN CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    Calspan Corporation, located in Buffalo, NY is proposing the research and development of the technology and methodolgy that can be used to accurately measure pedestrian exposure. Existing technologies/methodologies will be analyzed, and a technology/methodolgy that focuses on an individual pedestrian's walking history will be specified. Only technologies that are small, lightweight, reliable, an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  7. DEVELOPMENT OF WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION DEVICES

    SBC: HARTLEY ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANTS ARE EXTREMELY VULNERABLE TO INJURY IN EVEN MODERATE SPEED CRASHES BECAUSE OF THE OPEN ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THEY ARE BEING TRANSPORTED TODAY. IT IS COMMON PRACTICE TO TRANSPORT THE WHEELCHAIR BOUND POPULATION FACINGSIDEWAYS IN VANS AND BUSSES. THIS SIDE-FACING ORIENTATION EXPOSES THE WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT TO A DISPROPORTIONATE AMOUNTOF DANGER IN THE EVENT OF FRONTAL OR REAR-END C ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Transportation
  8. 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
  9. COGNITIVE SKILL BASED CHILD-RESISTANT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE DEVICE

    SBC: Yellowstone Environmental            Topic: N/A

    A RELATIVELY UNDOCUMENTED PROBLEM OF UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE OFSAFETY BELT AND CAR SAFETY SEAT (CSS) HARNESS BUCKLES BY YOUNG CHILDREN HAS BEEN REPORTED BY PARENTS TO THE NHTSA AND TO CSS EDUCATORS. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DOCUMENT THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF THE PROBLEM AND DEVELOP AND TEST COGNITIVE SKILL BASED SOLUTIONS TO IT. WORK WILL INCLUDE A SURVEY OF CSS USERS; VISUAL OBSERVATION O ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Transportation
  10. FIBER REINFORCED STRUCTURES FOR TURBINE ENGINE FRAGMENT CONTAINMENT

    SBC: Pepin Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROGRAM EXAMINES OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIGHTWEIGHT CONTAINMENT STRUCTURES IN AIRCRAFT AND ROTORCRAFT AND SEEKS TO DEVELOP FIBER REINFORCED MATERIALS AS THE ENERGY ABSORBING CORE OF POTENTIAL CONTAINMENT DESIGNS. THE PROGRAM BEGINS FROM BASELINE DESIGNS FOR FAN CONTAINMENT WHICH EMPLOY PLAIN WEAVE KEVLAR LAMINATES TO ABSORB BLADE FRAGMENT ENERGIES. VARIOUS ADVANCED FIBERS INCLUDING POLYETH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Transportation
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