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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. Traffic Surveillance System using Heterogeneous Sensor Technologies for National Park Service

    SBC: CLR ANALYTICS INC.            Topic: 141FH5

    Continued population growth and expanded commercial development have already push the daily traffic on National Park Service(NPS) Parkways exceeds design capacity especially around the urban area. The Parkways around urban areas usually serve as commuting routes for commuters and as scenic routes for visitors. Heavy traffic in rush hours, high travel speeds during non-peak periods, and condition o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Transportation
  2. Hybrid Laser Arc Welding for Thick Plate High Performance Steels

    SBC: TECHKNOWSERV CORP            Topic: 132FH1

    High performance steels were developed in a cooperative program between the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and the U.S. Navy Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center. HPS70W high strength steel is currently being used in bridge structures. HPS is stronger than conventional 70W steel and has less than 15% of the sulfur and 60% of th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Transportation
  3. Coordinated Data and Scoring for Usage Based Insurance

    SBC: VEHICLE DATA SCIENCE CORPORATION            Topic: 141FH2

    This SBIR phase I project will extend an existing collaboration with multiple insurance companies to identify a common prototype data set and risk scoring algorithm that are independent of the devices deployed for data collection. Collection devices include some commonly used by various telematics service providers, as well as mobile devices. Parameters will include at a minimum deceleration and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Transportation
  4. Intelligent Ridesharing in Real-time

    SBC: Axiom xCell, Inc.            Topic: 111FH4

    The development of a wireless mobile cloud platform that includes dynamic ride matching; utilizing in-vehicle systems and user interface; with supporting connectivity to social networks and HOV/HOT lane tolling infrastructure, will create a critical enhancement to enable an increase in ridesharing on the nation’s roadways. The objective of this Phase II research project is the development of a w ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Transportation
  5. Tracking of heavy vehicles for estimating heavy load distribution across the highway system and Weigh-In-Motion Calibration

    SBC: CLR ANALYTICS INC.            Topic: 122FH4

    Despite heavy vehicles representing a small portion of vehicles on the roads, they have significant influences on pavement, safety, environment, energy consumption, and the performance of traffic system. Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) has been employed as a major technology to collect heavy vehicle data on freeways. Because WIM systems are costly and sophisticated, how to effectively utilize the valuable W ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Transportation
  6. Delivering In-Vehicle Messages in Temporary Work Zones

    SBC: Savari Inc.            Topic: 122FH1

    The primary objective of SBIR Phase II is to design and validate the data flow inside a smart work zone system by designing a framework that would enable exchanging work zone related messages between remote traffic management center server TMCS and the vehicles on the road. The framework will possess the following capabilities: • Ability to broadcast Traveler Information Messages (TIM) as well ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Transportation
  7. Fast Real Time Positioning using GNSS

    SBC: SUB CARRIER SYSTEMS CORPORATION            Topic: 121FH2

    A well-established method of differential GNSS corrections, referred to as real time kinematic (RTK), is applied to raw signals which can be obtained for inexpensive automotive grade GNSS designs. This technical approach to position determination is historically found only in higher cost survey grade devices. Today’s automotive class designs can achieve positional accuracies of slightly over one ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Transportation
  8. S3: A Game Based 3rd Grade Math Curriculum

    SBC: Virtual Learning Technologies (Sokikom)            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Children who do not learn foundational mathematical concepts during elementary school generally get further behind in math as their math deficiencies compound over time. Through a prior IES SBIR Fast-Track award, the project team developed a series of supplemental math games designed to provide elementary students with engaging, adaptive, and personalized or team-based learning opportunit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  9. S3: A Game Based 3rd Grade Math Curriculum

    SBC: Virtual Learning Technologies (Sokikom)            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Children who do not learn foundational mathematical concepts during elementary school generally get further behind in math as their math deficiencies compound over time. Through a prior IES SBIR Fast-Track award, the project team developed a series of supplemental math games designed to provide elementary students with engaging, adaptive, and personalized or team-based learning opportunit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Education
  10. Automated, Personalized Formative Feedback for Student Writing with the LightSide Revision Assistant

    SBC: Lightside Labs LLC            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of the LightSide Revision Assistant, a web-based writing program for students in grades 6 to 8. The product will include an interface where students write essays and receive instant and automatic feedback, including in-line comments. Feedback will support students using an iterative revision and reflection process when writing, in contrast with existing t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
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