Miniaturized, Synchronized, Data Acquisition System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DACA42-02-C-0026
Agency Tracking Number: A012-1899
Amount: $69,995.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2002
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Nve Corp. (Formerly Nonvolatile Electron
11409 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
DUNS: 114264351
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert Sinclair
 Senior Staff Engineer
 (952) 829-9217
 bobsin@nve.com
Business Contact
 James Daughton
Title: Chief Technical Officer
Phone: (952) 829-9217
Email: daughton@nve.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
"A miniature distributed data acquisition system with it's own wireless local area network (LAN), based on the IEEE 802.11b specification will be developed for airblast and explosion property measurements. This system LAN will operate at up to 11 Mbps andhave the added features of a synchronized clock controlling all of the remote data acquisition recorders. Since all of the recorders are connected to the central computer by the LAN, synchronizing the timing functions becomes a straight forward task. Thedata acquisition modules feature a dual LAN interface allowing either RF connection and/or a 2 wire cable connection for applications out side the targeted 1K meter RF range. Up to 30 recorders can be configured on the LAN with a mix of RF and cable. Upto 8 megabytes of nonvolatile storage will be available in each recorder with a conversion speed of 1 megahertz and a resolution of 12 bits. An assortment of front ends will be available on each recorder to service all of the sensors required for thisprogram. Technogy from 100K g shock recorders developed for Eglin and Kirtland AFB will be used as a basis for this program. Both the Military and commercial industry will benefit from this product by being able to measure events in harsh environments.Synchronized measurements of events will allow distributed measurements over a wide area . The aerospace, utilities, telecommunications, petrochemical, NRC, EPA, and NASA organizations w

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