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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 April, 2020.

  1. A Multimedia Surveillance Networking System using Foveation Technology

    SBC: High Assurance Systems, In.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed foveation-based video and infra-red broad-spectrum streaming technology will provide a novel all-time all-weather surveillance capability. This highly scalable technology will allow low cost object tracking and searching capabilities in compressed domain. The technology will be deployable over IP and wireless networks allowing wide coverage based on broad spectrum sensors.

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  2. Monolithic, High-Speed Fiber-Optic Switching Array for Lidar

    SBC: ADVR, Inc            Topic: E102

    This NASA SBIR Phase II effort will develop a 1 x 10 prototype non-mechanical fiber optic switch for use with high power lasers. The proposed optical device is a fiber-based multi-channel switch to rapidly switch a fiber-coupled laser among ten output channels as an integral part of a fiber-based fixed-array laser transmitter for next-generation NASA lidar systems. The key innovation is the use ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. High Power Electro-Optic Modulator for Space-Based Applications

    SBC: ADVR, Inc            Topic: S406

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I effort will establish the feasibility of developing a fiber coupled, high power, electro-optically controlled, space qualified, phase modulator for the NASA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA). Specific to the LISA project is the use of three spacecraft, spanned by vast distances, to make gravitational wave measurements. A central aspect in mai ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Low-Power, Lightweight Cloud Water Content Sensor

    SBC: Anasphere, Inc            Topic: E103

    The measurement of cloud water content is of great importance in understanding the formation of clouds, their structure, and their radiative properties which in turn affect the climate. While a variety of sensors exist for making these measurements, all of the existing sensors require far too much power or other energy input to be used on small platforms with limited payloads such as UAVs, balloo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. A Fire Detector for Monitoring Inaccessible Areas in Aircrafts

    SBC: En'urga Inc.            Topic: A102

    En'Urga Inc. will evaluate the feasibility of utilizing reflected, multi-wavelength, near infrared radiation for detecting fires in inaccessible areas within aircraft. The two key issues that will be addressed during the proposed work are: (1) the feasibility of obtaining near infrared radiation signatures from inaccessible areas through multiple internal reflections within the enclosure, and (2) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Radiation Abating Highly Flexible Multifunctional Polyimide Cryogenic and Thermal Insulation

    SBC: GFT, LLC            Topic: N/A

    The development of highly flexible thermal insulation materials with multifunctional properties based in polyimide polymers and designed to provide significant radiation abatement is proposed. These new material forms provide their enhanced properties while ensuring benign behavior in adverse thermal environments ranging from cryogenic to elevated temperatures. In addition, the introduction of rad ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. LiDAR and Hyperspectral Fusion for Landslide Hazard Detection

    SBC: HyPerspectives Inc.            Topic: S701

    HyPerspectives, Inc. and its researchers propose to use remote sensing technologies to answer specific scientific questions for researchers and decision-makers in the natural hazards community. We will employ both current and innovative data fusion techniques to fill key deficiency gaps limiting progress in the natural hazards discipline. By fusing high-resolution hyperspectral imagery and LiDAR ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Application of Advanced Electromagnetic Arrays to High Efficiency, High Bandwidth, Redundant Linear Actuators

    SBC: Kinetic Art and Technology Corporation            Topic: X604

    There is a need to develop electromechanical actuators to improve performance beyond that of hydraulic devices currently being used in numerous aerospace and industrial applications. Beginning with NASA-provided performance specifications, this Phase I SBIR effort has employed a systems approach to develop and optimize the design of an electromechanical linear actuator appropriate for demanding la ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Sample Management System for Heavy Ion Irradiation

    SBC: TECHSHOT, INC.            Topic: X1101

    A robotic sample management device and system for the exposure of biological and material specimens to heavy ion beams of the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory (NSRL) and other irradiation venues is proposed by SHOT, Inc. Full and efficient utilization of NSRL requires the automation of precise sample positioning and sample exchange that is otherwise performed manually at the cost of hours of beam ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Automated Feature Extraction from Hyperspectral Imagery

    SBC: Visual Learning Systems, Inc.            Topic: S701

    In response to NASA Topic S7.01, Visual Learning Systems, Inc. (VLS) will develop a novel hyperspectral plug-in toolkit for its award winning Feature AnalystREG software that will (a) leverage VLS' proven algorithms to provide a new, simple, and long-awaited approach to materials classification from hyperspectral imagery (HSI), and (b) improve state-of-the-art Feature Analyst's automated feature e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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