MULTI-MODE TRANSIT ACCOUNTING".

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1262
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
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
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 JOHN W. HALPERN
 VICE PRESIDENT
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Business Contact
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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.

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