MULTIMEDIA FEASIBILITY STUDY - PHASE I

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$499,988.00
Award Year:
1994
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
21810
Agency Tracking Number:
21810
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
8240 Professional Place, Suite 207, Landover, MD, 20785
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Nichael T. Panich
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A VISUALLY8ORIENTED DATABASE OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN AT THE STATE LEVEL UNDER ISTEA. THESE ENHANCEMENTS COULD INCLUDE BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROJECTS, LANDSCAPING AND SCENIC ENCHANCEMENTS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND MITIGATION OF HIGHWAY RUNOFF IMPACTS ON WATER QUALITY. THE GOAL OF THE DATABASE IS TO EXPEDITE PROJECT INFORMATION SHARING BETWEEN STATE LEVEL TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS IN ALL 50 STATES. THE TECHNICAL EFFORT IS FOCUSED ON THE DETERMINATION OF THE DATABASE INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS AND MATCHING THEM WITH THE CURRENT ABILITY OF DATABASE AND MULTIMEDIA SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE SYSTEMS. THE DATABASE WILL UTILIZE COLOR STILL PHOTOGRAPHS, ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS, MOTION PICTURES, AND SPREADSHEET INFORMATION. THE SYSTEM WILL USE HYPERTEXT TO AUGMENT AND ADD DETAIL TO THE GRAPHIC INFORMATION DISPLAYED. THE REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS EFFORT WILL ALSO EVALUATE DIFFERENT MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION APPROACHES TO THE DATABASE. THE EFFORT WILL CULMINATE IN A DEMONSTRATION OF CRITICAL ASPECTS OF SEVERAL CANDIDATE SYSTEMS & A SELECTION OF A RECOMMENDED HARDWARE, SOFTWARE & MANAGEMENT APPROACH FOR SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION.

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