High-performance Extremely Low Power GPS Receiver Card (HELPR)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$729,783.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W15P7T-07-C-L610
Award Id:
76940
Agency Tracking Number:
A062-092-2596
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1120 South Capital of Texas Highway, Building 3, Suite 310, Austin, TX, 78746
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
118514855
Principal Investigator:
David Gibson
Senior Member of Technica
(512) 382-8950
gibson@coherentlogix.com
Business Contact:
Donald Gorsuch
Vice President
(512) 382-8951
gorsuch@coherentlogix.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Coherent Logix, Incorporated (CLX) proposes to develop a military High-performance Extremely Low Power GPS Receiver (HELPR) system suitable for use with soldier handheld PDAs, micro-UAVs, and unattended ground sensors. HELPR will support form factors similar to existing PDA cards for civilian GPS receivers, but will achieve much greater position and time accuracy by receiving and processing military GPS signals on both the L1 and L2 frequencies. This effort leverages a much larger program at CLX to develop extremely high-performance per watt, reconfigurable (on-the-fly) digital signal processor (DSP) CMOS integrated circuits based on its HyperX Technology. Utilizing a reconfigurable DSP for IF signal processing and code correlation, HELPR will have the flexibility to use any and all codes broadcast by satellites and terrestrial stations for radio navigation, and will support a wide variety of power conservation and noise/interference mitigation strategies.

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