Electrically Generated Haptic Feedback to Simulate Virtual Explosions - Phase II

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W900KK-13-C-0058
Agency Tracking Number: A2-5382
Amount: $497,152.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: A12-074
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
13076 NW 120th St., Whitewater, KS, 67154-9091
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 William Carey
 (316) 799-2763
Business Contact
 William Carey
Title: President
Phone: (316) 799-2763
Email: carey@arc-tech.us
Research Institution
This proposal details the development of a variable pulsed power system and custom load that simulates the audio, visual, and tactile response of a variety of explosive devices. The system operates by tailoring the driver parameters, such as voltage and current discharge profile, through the stimulus generator at the operating point that best matches the signature of the explosive device. The device resets itself and can be operated multiple times to mimic various explosive devices and distances in a single training session. The system will not harm the either the trainee or the simulation facility and will leave no trace of its operation such as spent projectiles, paint or other debris.

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