60 GHZ Wide Band, Local Radio (WBLR)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-09-C-C002
Agency Tracking Number: A083-194-0487
Amount: $119,870.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: A08-194
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
2071 Lemoine Avenue Suite 302, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
DUNS: 145051095
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Houman Ghajari
 Project Manager
 (858) 272-8800
 houman@maxentric.com
Business Contact
 Kamran Mahbobi
Title: Managing Director
Phone: (201) 242-9800
Email: kmahbobi@maxentric.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The 60 GHz frequency band possesses the potential for short range, wide bandwidth and stealthy communication. MaXentric’s ViFi-MESH is a V-band (60GHz) Vehicular mobile mesh network that allows fast moving vehicles to perform on-the-move command and control operations with high quality video, voice and data. ViFi-MESH overcomes the current limitation in power amplifiers by having an active directional antenna system in the RF front-end. It is able to meet the link budget requirement for range up to 100 meters while providing 360 degree azimuth coverage. ViFi-MESH is well suited for multi-path environment because of its mitigations at both the architectural level and waveform level. Its MAC protocol algorithm is able to provide reliable high throughput content at multiple-hop distance. With the use of directional antenna, it is also capable of improving the spatial channel utilization and immunity toward eavesdropping.

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