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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. OPTICAL POLARIZATION BASED TAMPER-PROOF DRIVER'S LICENSE AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS

    SBC: Anvik Corporation            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF FALSE DRIVER'S LICENSES AND OTHER IDENTIFICATION CARDS TO OBTAIN ALCOHOL BY UNDER- AGE DRIVERS AND BY REPEAT OFFENDERS WITH SUSPENDED LICENSES IS A SERIOUS PROBLEM. ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY SUCH DRIVERS ARE MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS TO FATALITIES, INJURIES AND PROPERTY DAMAGE. THEDEVELOPMENT OF TAMPER-PROOF DRIVERS' LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE THIS PROBLEM. DUE TO HI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  2. GPS-BASED AUTONOMOUS SPACE NAVIGATION

    SBC: Arrowsmith Technologies Inc            Topic: N/A

    COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS DEPEND ON GROUND SUPPORT FOR NAVIGATION. THE GROUND SOLUTION CAN BE COSTLY AND MAY PROVIDE LESS ACCURACY THAN NEEDED. A GPS-BASED REAL-TIME AUTONOMOUS SPACECRAFT NAVIGATION SYSTEM IS PROPOSED. AN ALGORITHM WILL BE DEVELOPED WHICH COMBINES GPS-DERIVED POINT POSITION ESTIMATES WITH A PROPAGATED A PRIORI POSITION ESTIMATE. THE POINT POSITIONS ARE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  3. POST CRASH AIRCRAFT FUEL-FED PREVENTION

    SBC: BELTRAN, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROGRAM INVESTIGATES COST-EFFECTIVE METHODS TO MITIGATE OR OBVIATE POST-CRASH JET FUEL FIRES THROUGH THE USE OF FUEL ADDITIVES, NONSTRUCTURAL WING TANK MODIFICATIONS, ETC., OR THROUGH EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT CONTROL AND EXTINGUISHMENT OF THE JET FUEL-FED FIRE. A SYSTEMS APPROACH STUDYING THE MOST PROMISING METHODS SUCH ASTHE FOLLOWING WILL BE UNDERTAKEN: 1)LIMITING OR PREVENTING FUEL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Transportation
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF AN INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM FOR HANDI- CAPPED AND THE ELDERLY

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

    IT IS A UNIVERSALLY ACCEPTED FACT THAT THE PROPER USE OF WELL DESIGNED RESTRAINT SYSTEMS CAN SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE THE RISK OF DEATH AND SERIOUS INJURY IN MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES INVOLVING DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS THAT ARE IN A RE- ABLE STATE OF HEALTH, PHYSIOLOGICAL WELL BEING , AND MENTAL CAPABILITY. HOW- EVER, THERE EXISTS A LARGE, AND GROWING POPULATION OF AUTO- MOBILE, VAN AND BUS OCCUPANTS THAT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Transportation
  5. STRUCTURES

    SBC: Invocon Consultants            Topic: N/A

    A NEED EXISTS TO MONITOR VIBRATION IN HIGHWAY BRIDGES. IT IS DESIRABLE TO MONITOR MANY POINTS ON THE BRIDGE. THE CURRENT PROBLEM IS THAT SENSORS MUST BE WIRED TO A CENTRAL LOCATION. WIRE IS DIFFICULT TO INSTALL AND TO MOVE. THE SOLUTION IS TO COLLECT SENSOR DATA BY RADIO. A SYSTEM EXISTS THAT ELIMINATES WIRE. IT GATHERS SENSOR DATA TO A CENTRAL LOCATION BY RADIO. THE SYSTEM'S UNIQUE FEATURE IS THA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Transportation
  6. INNOVATIVE FIRE RESISTANT ("FIREPROOFING") COATINGS FOR USE ON COMPOSITE PRODUCTS ABOARD U.S. COMMERCIAL SHIPS

    SBC: Omega Point Laboratorytorie            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  7. STRESSMETER FOR MEASURING DYNAMIC BRIDGE STRESSES

    SBC: Re/spec Inc            Topic: N/A

    A NEED EXISTS FOR A COMPACT, PORTABLE SYSTEM CAPABLE OF MEASURING DYNAMIC STRESSES INDUCED BY HEAVY TRUCKS IN THE STRU- TURAL MEMBERS OF BRIDGES. USE OF STATE-OF-OF THE-ART ELEC- TRONIC CIRCUITRY NOW ALLOWS CONSTRUCTION OF A HYBRID ANALOG-DIGITAL INDICATOR THATCAN DISPLAY THE PEAK STRESSES A BRIDGEEXPERIENCES BY USING DATA FROM STRAIN SENSORS ATTACHED TO THE BRIDGE. THE FEASIBILITY OF BUILDING SUC ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Transportation
  8. NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF DRILLED SHAFTS USING PATTERN RECOGNITION

    SBC: Stress Eng Services, Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  9. PROXIMITY INDICATOR FOR SCHOOL BUS OCCUPANT SAFETY

    SBC: Wrtb Inc Dba/k-ii Enterprises            Topic: N/A

    A SYSTEM FOR DETECTING A CHILD IN BLIND SPOTS AROUND BUSES BY USING BODY CAPACITANCE IS DISCLOSED IN THIS PROPOSAL. ANANALYSIS IS DONE TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF COUPLING A LOW VOLTAGE 50 KHZ EXCITATION SIGNAL THROUGH THE PAVEMENT AND EARTH, THEN TO A DETECTION ELECTRODE POSITONED SUCH THATTHE BODY CAPACITANCE OF A CHILD IN THE SIGNAL PATH CAUSES A DISCERNIBLE LEVEL CHANGE. SIGNAL PROCESSIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Transportation
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