Infrared Robotic Imaging System (IRIS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-12-M-0380
Agency Tracking Number: N12A-021-0240
Amount: $79,973.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N12A-T021
Solicitation Number: 2012.A
Small Business Information
15 Presidential Way, Woburn, MA, -
DUNS: 004841644
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Matthew Erdtmann
 Director of Sensor Techno
 (781) 935-1200
 merdtmann@agiltron.com
Business Contact
 Amanda Contardo
Title: Contracts Administrator
Phone: (781) 935-1200
Email: acontardo@agiltron.com
Research Institution
 Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 Tammy Houle
 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA, 01609-
 (508) 831-5489
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Agiltron, in partnership with Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), will build and test the Infrared Robotic Imaging System (IRIS), a stereoscopic vision system to provide 3-D location and mapping capability for the navigation of firefighting robotic systems. IRIS is based on Agiltron"s uncooled photomechanical thermal imaging technology that employs the long wavelength infrared (LWIR) and terahertz (THz) wavebands for superior visibility through all types of smoke. The low size, weight, and power (SWAP) of the IRIS system is ideal for installation on mobile robots.

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