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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. Miniature and Reliale Chemical Sensors for Cell Phones

    SBC: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: HSB081002

    In the event of a terrorist attack, the ability to measure the extent and location of the attack and rapidly notify first responders will be critical to saving lives. If the widespread use of cell phones could be harnessed with an ability to detect chemical threats and immediately notify authorities of the scope and location of the attack, public safety would be significantly enhanced. Synkera pro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Homeland Security
  2. Miniature and Reliale Chemical Sensors

    SBC: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project will develop a robust and inexpensive miniature sensor system that will enable ubiquitous chemical detection through integration into hand held devices such as cellular phones or attachment to other personal wireless devices that provide for sensor integration, geo-location, and contain an independent power supply. The sensor technology is enabled by advances in nanomaterials and cera ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Advanced high-efficiency semiconductor neutron detectors of annular ring design

    SBC: Mocha Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This proposal is for the design and development of advanced high-efficiency semiconductor thermal neutron detectors in both silicon and silicon carbide. These detectors will provide detectors with neutron conversion efficiency exceeding 40%, depending on detector configuration. The use of annular ring design features eliminates neutron streaming and other undesirable effects of previous perforated ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Homeland Security
  4. FASST Multimodal Biometric Screening

    SBC: SECURICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Multimodal biometrics for screening presents unique challenges. The evaluation of them presents even more challenges. The Securics team is leveraging 7 years of effort and past DARPA HID funding, on unique biometric evaluation approaches for measuring and comparing failure/performance predictions. The approach models what is important for a particular task and then learning the coefficients of the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Homeland Security
  5. Nanorod Array Solid-State Neutron Detectors

    SBC: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    In this Phase I SBIR project, Synkera proposes to develop and commercialize solid-state neutron detectors of a unique architecture that will enable sensor modules for a variety of operating environment. The neutron detectors are based around nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide, and will be fabricated using a combination of gas-phase and solution-based deposition methods. The detectors will incorporat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Homeland Security
  6. Robust Algorithm Development for Multidimensional Chemical Analysis

    SBC: NUMERICA CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    Highly reliable detection of hazardous materials is a fundamental part of homeland security. Arrays of simple sensors can provide much of the sensitivity and selectivity of sophisticated sensors, but without the substantial hardware overhead. Unfortunately, such arrays are not without their challenges. The selectivity of such arrays can be realized only if the data is first distilled using advance ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Homeland Security
  7. Border Surveillance

    SBC: PERCEPTEK            Topic: N/A

    The 1400 mile southern border of the United States has historically been difficult to secure due to the vast stretches of land and the inhospitable nature of the terrain. This situation has resulted in a breach of our immigration laws but more importantly provides an opportunity for terrorists to illegally enter the country unobserved. Our phase I effort will demonstrate the feasibility of the sig ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  8. Networked Event and Object Correlated Multimedia System

    SBC: SEMQUEST, INC.            Topic: N/A

    100 cameras each with one million pixel resolution operating at 30 frames per second would require 24Gbps of bandwidth without data compression. Even at 100:1 compression the bandwidth is still large relative to existing digital systems, and this bandwidth is continuous. We propose a technology that continuously digitizes and records data from a scaleable system with 1000¿s of cameras. This sur ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  9. Human Detector for Cargo Shipping Containers

    SBC: SYNKERA TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    Detection of human stowaways in cargo containers is an area of grave concern, and the proposed project will develop a sensor module for the detection of humans hidden within cargo shipping containers. Humans hiding in shipping containers are a threat to homeland security and detectors to reliably identify the presence of individual(s) will be extremely valuable. The proposed devices will rely upon ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  10. Swimmer Detection

    SBC: Alaska Native Technologies, LLC            Topic: HSB051004

    The United States Coast Guard`s homeland security mission includes providing security for 361 ports and 95,000 miles of US Coastline. This coastline is susceptible to both criminal and terrorist attack. Waterside facilities and critical infrastructure are especially vulnerable to attack from on or under water. Alaska Native Technologies, LLC (ANT) propose using broadband active sonar technology co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Homeland Security

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