Lightweight, Modular, High-Rate Data Recorder

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W81XWH-10-C-0006
Agency Tracking Number: A092-109-1693
Amount: $69,553.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solitcitation Year: 2009
Solitcitation Topic Code: A09-109
Solitcitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
Active Signal Technologies, Inc.
Hammonds South, Unit Q, 611 North Hammonds Ferry Road, Linthicum Heights, MD, 21090
Duns: 959989054
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dennis Kohlhafer
 Senior Electronic Engineer
 (410) 636-9350
 dennis@activesignaltech.com
Business Contact
 Arthur Cooke
Title: President
Phone: (410) 636-9350
Email: arthur@activesignaltech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Active Signal Technologies proposes to develop a compact, modular, high-rate data recorder that will record high quality data from an entire exposure event. The design will use hardware logic and single-port, static volatile random-access memory to minimize power required. The system will have a microcontroller that will be in standby mode until an event occurs and will remain on only for the time it takes to transfer the event record to non-volatile memory and to re-initialize the hardware logic and SRAM. In Phase I Active Signal will create a design schematic and evaluate component performance including critical timing functions, so that in the Phase-I Option it can fabricate and test a benchtop prototype. This will enable the first compact prototype circuit layout and packaging design to be created, ready for fabrication in Phase II. Phase I will also include developing a work plan for subsequent human testing; submission of regulatory documents to execute such testing in Phase II; and delivering a report on proposed hardware and software design and prototype test plan.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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