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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Synoptic Approach to Harmonize Discrete Data Streams in Application Development

    SBC: It Works Inc            Topic: 180NH1

    Research conducted in Phase I identified a range of data sources providing vehicle related information to consumers shopping around or interested in knowing more about vehicles. Majority of the commercial data sources focused on vehicle features, new/used/CPO pricing, and vehicles listings. Such data sources lacked safety as their central focus, which is a concern for U.S. Department of Transporta ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Transportation
  2. Innovative technologies for nondestructive determination of fracture toughness for pipeline steels in transportation infastructure

    SBC: Innerspec Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 180PH1

    In the inspection and quality assurance framework, coercimetry refers to non-destructive testing of mechanical properties based on measurements of the magnetic characteristics of a metal. This technology relies on the continuous and noticeable (100-400%) increase in the magnitude of the coercivity, while the metal passes from as-delivered to its final state. As both magnetic and mechanical propert ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Transportation
  3. A Mobile and Social Approach to Fostering Casual Carpooling in New Corridors

    SBC: Applied Engineering Management Corporation            Topic: 161FH1

    The technical objective of this Phase I project is to develop concept that demonstrates the viability of one or more tools and/or approaches to catalyze casual carpooling in a corridor where it does not exist or to improve casual carpooling in a corridor where it is present but underperforming. The proposed approach offers four unique components: (1) building off of the existing casual carpoolin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Transportation
  4. Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection Devices for Transit Buses

    SBC: Novateur Research Solutions, LLC            Topic: 161FT1

    This SBIR proposal presents a robust and cost-effective pedestrian and cyclist detection and collision warning system for transit buses. It uses inexpensive but robust sensors and incorporates state-of-the-art object detection techniques to enable effective pedestrian and cyclist detection near transit buses in different environmental conditions. The proposed collision warning system exploits meas ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Transportation
  5. Simulating Signal Phase and Timing with an Intersection Collision Avoidance Traffic Model

    SBC: Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC            Topic: 101FH3

    eTEXAS is an integrated traffic and communications simulator developed in cooperation with the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) to support the development of Connected Vehicle (CV) Apps and to perform research on vehicle and roadside Dedicated Short-Range Communication/Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (DSRC/WAVE) communications using the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Transportation
  6. LASER GENERATED SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVES FOR FLAW DETECTION IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS.

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM STUDIES REQUIRE IN-SERVICE INSPECTION USING NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (NDE) TECHNIQUES FOR FLAW DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION. IN CASES WHERE SUCH DEFECTS ARE SMALL COMPARED WITH THE THICKNESS OF THE SECTION, ULTRASONIC METHODS ARE CONSIDERED TO BE THE MOST SUITABLE. IT WOULD BE IDEAL TO MAKE SUCH MEASUREMENTS REMOTELY WITH A SYSTEM COMBINING THE STRONG FEATURES OF ULTRASONI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Transportation
  7. AN ICING DETECTION SYSTEM BASED ON OPTICAL REFRACTOMETRIC TECHNIQUES IS DECRIBED IN THE PROPOSAL.

    SBC: First Omega Group Inc            Topic: N/A

    AN ICING DETECTION SYSTEM BASED ON OPTICAL REFRACTOMETRIC TECHNIQUES IS DECRIBED IN THE PROPOSAL. THE FIRST OMEGA GROUP, INC. PROPOSES TO DEMONSTRATE THE APPLICABILITY OF THIS CONCEPT TO ENABLE THE CONSTRUCTION OF INSTRUMENTATION THAT AUTOMATICALLY DETERMINES THE ONSET, DURATION, ACCU MULATION AND DISSOLUTION OF ICING ON AIRPORT RUNWAYS, PARKEDAIRCRAFT, AIRPORT NAVIGATIONAL AID STRUCTURES, ETC. TH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  8. MDA PROPOSES TO DESIGN, TEST AND MARKET A NEW DRIVERS LICENSE TEST UTILIZING THE INTERACTIVE CAPABILITIES OF F COMPUTER MEDIATED VIDEODISC SYSTEMS.

    SBC: Media Design Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MDA PROPOSES TO DESIGN, TEST AND MARKET A NEW DRIVERS LICENSE TEST UTILIZING THE INTERACTIVE CAPABILITIES OF F COMPUTER MEDIATED VIDEODISC SYSTEMS. CURRENT WRITTEN DRIVERSTESTS WILL BE ANALYZED AND MORE VALID TEST ELEMENTS WILL BE DESIGNED TO MEASURE UNDERSTANDING IN THESE CONTENT AREAS. THE NEW COMPUTER MEDIATED VIDEODISC SYSTEMS PERMIT THE TESTING OF PERFORMANCE. THE SIMULATION POSSIBILITIES WIL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  9. RUNWAYS

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    A RUNWAY-IMPLANTABLE ELECTRONIC SENSOR IS PROPOSED FOR MEASUREMENT OF ICE ACCUMULATION ON AIRPORT RUNWAYS AND NAVIGATION AID STRUCTURES. THE SENSOR OPERATES BY MEASURING PHASE AND FREQUENCY RESOLVED DIFFERENTIAL ELECTRIC FIELD FLUCTUATIONS WITHIN AN AIR/ICE DIELECTRIC LAYER IN RESPONSE TO AN APPLIED VOLTAGE WAVEFORM ON A RUNWAY-IMPLANTED INSUL ATED SENSOR PLATE. THE SIGNIFICANT FREQUENCY DEPENDENC ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  10. SURVEILLANCE

    SBC: Stanford Telecommunications            Topic: N/A

    A NAVIGATION DATA REPORTER (NAVREP) WHICH PROVIDES THE BEST ESTIMATE OF USER POSITION FROM AVAILABLE NAV AIDS IS PROPOSED AS A SOURCE OFTRACKING DATA FOR DEPENDENT SU TSURVEILLANCE IN OCEANIC AIRSPACE OR AREAS WITH ATC COVERAGE GAPS. NAVREP ALGORITHMS ARE TO BE DEVELOPED FOR ON BOARD OR GROUND-BASED NAVIGATION DATA INTEGRATION AND F DFAULT DETECTION/ISOLATION. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY WILL FOCUS ON: 1) ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
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