Sensor-based monitoring and intervention for gravity-induced loss of consciousness (GLOC)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-05-M-0097
Agency Tracking Number: O043-H10-3010
Amount: $97,689.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD04-H10
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
ATHENA ISG / GTXTREME, INC.
10282 Sixth Street, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91730
DUNS: 048031913
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mark Darrah
 CEO
 (909) 476-0385
 mdarrah@athenagtx.com
Business Contact
 Mark Darrah
Title: CEO
Phone: (909) 476-0385
Email: mdarrah@athenagtx.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Athena ISG/GTXtreme approach to this research and development effort is to leverage and expand on several current programs under contract with the US Navy. This will allow us to perform more work in Phase I than is normally expected and produce working prototypes to demonstrate the concepts proposed. The investigation of current and new neurophysiological sensor technologies will result in an assessment of their feasibility to be used in an integrated flight helmet sensor suite. This will be coupled with an advanced miniature, man-mountable, computer system capable of multi-channel data acquisition, processing and wireless transmission/communication of data. Preliminary algorithms for assessing subject or pilot neurophysiological state will be created for use in human centrifuge evaluations anticipated in Phase II. Finally, a prototype system will be built and demonstrated in a flight simulator.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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