SBIR Phase I: Low-cost, High-performance Microphones Enabled by MEMS Integration Innovation

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0810535
Award Id:
88404
Agency Tracking Number:
0810535
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
800 Peachtree Street, Suite 1307, Atlanta, GA, 30308
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
808319839
Principal Investigator:
Neal Hall
PhD
(404) 963-5963
neal@micro-audio.com
Business Contact:
Neal Hall
PhD
(404) 963-5963
neal@micro-audio.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will lay the foundation for creation of a new microphone with performance characteristic of the highest precision measurement microphones today, but with size and cost approaching those of microphones found in consumer electronics. The broader impacts of this project are that by reducing the cost of instrumentation microphones, access to high-quality test and measurement will be more available to schools and educational institutions. Beyond instrumentation applications, having a high performance, low-cost, small-sized microphone can have a strong impact on other consumer markets isuch as the hearing aid market.

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