Ultra Low Power Electronics for Autonomous Micro-Sensor Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-11-C-1028
Agency Tracking Number: F093-159-0558
Amount: $750,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: AF093-159
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
Kairos Microsystems Corporation
5620 NE 248th TER, MELROSE, FL, -
DUNS: 824765304
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joe Brewer
 President&CEO
 (352) 475-1480
 jeb@kairosmicro.com
Business Contact
 Joe Brewer
Title: President&CEO
Phone: (352) 475-1480
Email: jeb@kairosmicro.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Kairos Microsystems proposes a rugged low power"postage stamp"sized wireless micro-sensor node capable of 20m node to node and 1km node to base station communication with an operating life of one year. The small physical structure (16.5x16x4mm) is visually non-obvious and the spread spectrum signal is difficult to detect. It may be used as a point sensor or as an array of sensors that report observations to a base station (which may be a UAV), or as a wireless link that replaces wiring. With a price potential of about $3, it can be deployed as a disposable item and used to cover large areas affordably BENEFIT: Kairos micro-sensors are suitable for covert military uses, on-soldier medical monitoring, equipment monitoring, perimeter/area monitoring, and urban warfare building clearance monitoring. Alternate packaging of the micro-sensor will allow dispensing from a UAV into hostile territories.

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