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Integration of Advanced Inductive Signature Vehicle Detectors with an Advanced Transportation Controller running under the Real Time Linux Operating System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: DTRT5706C10010
Agency Tracking Number: SBArenumDOT06PH1-5
Amount: $95,442.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2006
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
608 South Gay Street, suite 210, Knoxville, TN, 37902
DUNS: 010182843
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Steven Hilliard
 VP Chief Technology Officer
 (865) 673-9434
Business Contact
 Steven Hilliard
Title: President
Phone: (865) 673-9434
Research Institution
We propose to determine what outputs from the SSAJ measurement system would be suitable for traffic control applications, to determine what the "real time" needs and accuracies are for measurements of signature, speed, acceleration, and jerk (SSAJ), to integrate the output of our IST-222 Standard Signature Output Card with and Advanced Transportation Contorller (ATC) and finally to demonstrate prototype software and hardware embodying a simplified version of a functional SSAJ measurement system. We will examine ways for the SSAJ measurement system to communicate with the ATC via the serial communications bus, ATC Ethernet, and the NTCIP 1211 protocol, and we will supplement the Application Programmer's Interface (API) of the Real Time Linux Operating System (RTLOS) of the ATC as needed to integrate the plural outputs of our advanced inductive signature vehicle detector(s) into the data stream that is available for advanced real time traffic logic-based applications running on the ATC.

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