DEVELOPMENT OF A CONSOLIDATED INTELLIGENT CONTROL UNIT (CICU) FOR CONTROL OF RCVS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$356,000.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
9203
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Technology International Inc.
429 W Airline Hwy - Ste S, Laplace, LA, 70068
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Michael Barnett
(504) 652-1127
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A CONSOLIDATED INTELLIGENT CONTROL UNIT (CICU) IS CONCEPTUALIZED FOR CONTROL OF MULTIPLE ROBOTIC COMBAT VEHICLES FROM A SINGLE RRC. WHILE A CONTROL STRATEGY WILL BE DESIGNED FOR CONTROL FUNCTIONS COMMON TO ALL MISSIONS, SPECIAL CONTROL TECHNIQUE WILL BE USED FOR MISSIONSPECIFIC CONTROL. THE DESIGN OF THE CICU IS BASED ON HIERARCHICAL AND MODULAR COMBINATION OF APPLICABLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES, REDUCTION OF COMMANDER'S WORKLOAD VIA AUTOMATION, USE OF CARD, WHEREVER FEASIBLE, PROVISION OF DECISION AIDS AND DISPLAY AIDS, HUMAN FACTORS INTERFACE AUGMENTATIONS. THE PHASE I EFFORT INVOLVES QUANTIFICATION OF THE SITUATION, DEVELOPMENT OF SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS VIA HUMAN FACTORS SIMULATION PROCEDURES, SPECIFICATION OF CICU AND ASSESSMENT OF ITS FEASIBILITY BASED ON THE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGIES.

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