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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. Decentralized, Public, and Mobile-Based Sidewalk Inventory Tool (MySidewalk)

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 142FH1

    Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) is pleased to propose the further design and development of MySidewalk™ mobile application facilitating the crowd-sourced collection of sidewalk inventory and condition data. The MySidewalk™ application utilized advances in social networks and data mining to provide integrated sidewalk datasets. Phase I and II research was facilitated by inputs from City ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Transportation
  2. Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements Software Tool Weave ™ for the Acceleration and Automation of SEM Image Analysis in the Semiconductor Industry

    SBC: Sandbox Semiconductor Incorporated            Topic: None

    In this Phase I SBIR proposal, SandBox Semiconductor™ proposes to develop an Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements software tool called Weave ™ for accelerating and automating SEM image analysis for the semiconductor industry. During the development of a new manufacturing process line for a semiconductor device, tens of thousands of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) images are take ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Gap-Free Model-Based Engineering for Manufacturing and Analysis: Digital Thread without Translation

    SBC: Nvariate, Inc.            Topic: None

    Modern Model-Based Enterprise / Engineering (MBE) systems rely on freeform surfaces built as complex combinations of geometric primitives to define engineered objects. Unfortunately, the intersection of freeform surfaces in MBE applications results in highly approximated solutions, degrading models that cost billions annually by US industry to fix. Current technology limits the abilities of users ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. Multimode Chiroptical Spectrometer for Nanoparticle Characterization

    SBC: Applied Nanofluorescence LLC            Topic: None

    This project will develop a new scientific instrument optimized for the advanced characterization of near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles that can exist as left- or right-handed structures (enantiomers). Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are the leading current example of such nanomaterials. Applied NanoFluorescence, LLC (ANF) proposes a novel multi-mode chiroptical spectrometer that can ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. WEIGHING TRUCK COMBINATIONS IN MOTION, SOLELY ON THE TRACTOR

    SBC: Airsport Corp.            Topic: N/A

    AN IMPROVED METHOD OF WEIGHING TRUCKS WHILE IN MOTION IS PROPOSED. TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE TIME LOST AT WEIGH STATIONS, THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY NEEDS TO EXCHANGE DATA, INCLUDING WEIGHT DATA, BETWEEN MOVING TRUCKS AND ENFORCEMENT FACILITIES. LEGALLY LOADED TRUCKS WOULD THEN BE ABLE TO PROCEED WITHOUT STOPPING. THIS INVOLVES WEIGH-IN-MOTION. PRESENT WEIGHING TECHNIQUES INVOLVE LOAD CELLS OR ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Transportation
  6. COMPUTER-BASED PAVEMENT DISTRESS INDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

    SBC: Brent Rauhut Engineering Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AS PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS BECOME THE PRIMARY TOOL BY WHICH AGENCIES ALLOCATE THE FUNDS FOR PAVEMENT REHABILITATION, THE ACCURACY OF DISTRESS DATA. ONE OF THE LEAST EXPENSIVE BEING MANUAL DISTRESS SURVEYS. HOWEVER, MANUAL DISTRESS SURVEYS HAVE THEIR LIMITATIONS. INACCURACIES THAT ARISE IN THE ACCUMULATION AND SUMMARIZATION OF THE DISTRESS DATA CAN LIMIT OR IMPAIR ITS USE SIGNIFICANTLY. ONE WAY ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Transportation
  7. AUTOMATED VIDEO DATA REDUCTION SYSTEM

    SBC: Dba Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DBA SYSTEMS, INC. PROPOSES TO FABRICATE AN ENGINEERING MODEL OF A PC-BASED VIDEO MENSURATION SYSTEM FOR THE DETAILED HUMAN FACTORS ANALYSIS ASSOCIATED WITH MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATION. THE BASELINE FOR THIS SYSTEM WILL BE DBA'S OFF-THE-SHELF 626 VIDEO TRACKER THAT TRACKS VIDEO IMAGES AT REAL-TIME RATES (60 HZ). ENHANCEMENBTS WILL INCLUDE THE DEVELOPMENT OF REAL-TIME FITTING AND LATERAL POSITIONING ALG ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Transportation
  8. INNOVATIVE FIRE RESISTANT ("FIREPROOFING") COATINGS FOR USE ON COMPOSITE PRODUCTS ABOARD U.S. COMMERCIAL SHIPS

    SBC: Omega Point Laboratorytorie            Topic: N/A

    THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD (USCG) HAS LONG BEEN INTERESTED IN THE MITIGATION OF HAZARDS TO LIFE SAFTEY FROM FIRE ONBOARD SHIPS. THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUPERIOR FIRE RESISTANT COATINGS FOR GLASS-REINFORCED POLYMERIC (GRP) COMPOSITES, WHICH MAY BE USED AS BULKHEADS, DECKS AND INTERIORWALLS, IS ONE WAY TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM. THE COAST GUARD, OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES (E.G., THE U.S. NAVY) AND NUMERO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Transportation
  9. The Application of Advanced Technology to Traffic Enforcement

    SBC: Anacapa Sciences            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Transportation
  10. PROGRAMMABLE REFLECTANCE OF ARTIFICIAL FLAWS IN RAIL MATERIALS

    SBC: REINHART & ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    A PROGRAMMABLE DEFECT SIMULATOR IS NEEDED TO TEST ULTRASONIC RAIL FLAW DETECTION SYSTEMS. CALIBRATION STANDARDS CAN BE DEVELOPED WITH VARIABLE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS ACCORDING TO A PREDESCRIBED SCHEME THAT SIMULATES COMMONLY-OCCURRING FLAWS (CROSS-HEAD FATIGUE CRACKS) IN RAILWAY SYSTEM RAILS. THIS PROJECT WOULD DEVELOP A METHOD OF ALTERING THE EFFECTIVE REFLECTIVITY OF A SOLID-GAS INTERFACE THRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Transportation

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