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  1. WT1: Wireless Systems

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals that involve next-generation wireless communication technologies requiring systems with high data rates, low cost, and that support a wide variety of applications and services, while maintaining full mobility, minimum latency, and long battery life are sought. Examples include low-energy Bluetooth; IrDA point and shoot communications; light wave communications (Li-Fi for >10 Gigabits/ ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  2. WT2: Wireless Devices and Components

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Devices and subsystems that increase data throughput rates via cell density, increased spectrum, MIMO, and massive MIMO; new “antenna” concepts: embedded, fabric, dot antennas, 3D, multiferroic, biological; Modulation and demodulation techniques for signal generation and reception through spectral efficiency, noise immunity, jamming immunity, and power efficiency; RF pollution: device ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  3. I : Internet of Things

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a rapidly evolving field that involves the interconnection and interaction of smart objects (objects or devices with embedded sensors, onboard data processing capability, and a means of communication) to provide automated services that would otherwise not be possible. IoT is not a single technology, but rather involves the convergence of sensor, information, communi ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  4. IoT1: IoT Sensors and Actuators

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    IoT is on track to connect 50 billion "smart" things by 2020, and one trillion sensors soon after. This subtopic includes (but is not limited to) innovations in device and materials technology to enable new sensor functionality, further sensor miniaturization, improved sensor performance or more efficient energy use; actuator technologies to enable new IoT functionalities; and device pac ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  5. IoT2: IoT Energy and Power Systems

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Many of the components that enable IoT will have to operate in severely power constrained network edge environments, requiring improvements in energy efficiency in simple, low-cost systems. In many cases, the devices will not have a consistent power supply, and local energy harvesting will therefore be required. This subtopic includes (but is not limited to) novel power management integrated circu ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  6. IoT3: IoT Communications

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Enabling ubiquitous connectivity and the aggregation of IoT data presents key data processing and communications challenges as the industry tries to simplify and define how "smart" things interact. A wide variety of communication solutions, both wired and wireless, will likely emerge. This subtopic includes (but is not limited to) innovations that will substantially improve the underlyin ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  7. IoT4: IoT Integrated Systems

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Many of the benefits of IoT require the full integration of complex systems to enable developers to build innovative service delivery platforms. This subtopic includes (but is not limited to) new design and development platforms that facilitate widespread adoption of IoT; IoT systems with the flexibility to allow rapid development and deployment of new use cases and functionalities; and shared pla ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  8. IT: Information Technologies

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Information technology is increasingly impacting almost every aspect of our lives, from communicating with friends and family to manufacturing of the products we use, the efficient supply of food, the provision of healthcare services, and the performance of financial markets and our nation's economy.    The past decade has seen explosive growth in the generation of data and the cre ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  9. IT1: Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    This subtopic focuses on information technology innovations in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), which refers to intelligence exhibited by machines or software. AI is usually limited or targeted in nature, with general machine-based intelligence remaining an elusive long-term goal.   Included in this subtopic are the technical sub-specialties of machine learning and natural lan ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  10. IT2: Image and Video

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    This subtopic focuses on information technology innovations that enhance the acquisition, processing, interpretation and use of images or video. This includes both innovations in human perception and use of images or video, and innovations in machine vision. The terms "image" and "video" should be interpreted in their broadest sense – image or video simply refers to stati ...

    STTR National Science Foundation

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