MULTI-MODE TRANSIT ACCOUNTING".

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
1262
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Paperless Acct. Trans. Tech
2707 Adams Mill Road N.w., Washington, DC, 20009
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
JOHN W. HALPERN
VICE PRESIDENT
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
FEASIBILITY OF USING MICROPROCESSOR BASED PERSONAL TOKEN DEVICES INDUCTIVELY COUPLED FOR BI-DIRECTIONAL INFORMATION FLOW WILL BE STUDIED FOR TRANSIT FARE COLLECTION AND ACCOUNTING. A SIMPLE MICROPROCESSOR BASED USER TOKEN WILL BE DEVELOPED PRINCIPALLY TO TEST COUPLING AND SOFTWARE CONCEPTS. HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE INTERFACES TO EXISTING TURNSTILE EQUIPMENT WILL BE STUDIED. RESEARCH ON APPROPRIATE READER/WRITER STATIONS WHICH COULD BE USED FOR STATIONARY TURNSTILES, MOVING VEHICLES (BUSES) AND PRIVATE VEHICLE ENTRANCE/EXIT (PARKING LOTS) WILL BE PERFORMED. TYPICAL SOFTWARE WHICH COULD BE USED FOR A THREE MODE - BUS, TURNSTILE, PARKING LOT - SYSTEM WILL BE DEVELOPED.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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