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Company Information:

Company Name:
Active Signal Technologies, Inc.
Address:
Hammonds South, Unit Q
611 North Hammonds Ferry Road
Linthicum Heights, MD
Phone:
(410) 636-9350
URL:
EIN:
521960088
DUNS:
959989054
Number of Employees:
9
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,064,802.00 24
SBIR Phase II $8,215,750.00 11
STTR Phase I $69,967.00 1

Award List:

NEW ACOUSTIC DEVICE FOR CLINICAL BRAIN TRAUMA DIAGNOSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,934.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
John M. Sewell
Abstract:
N/a

ADVANCED AT HOME SCREENING DEVICE FOR SLEEP APNEA

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,466.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Arthur V. Cooke
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
John M. Sewell
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$543,215.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
John M. Sewell
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,937.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Director, Technology
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,935.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Director, Technology
Abstract:
N/a

Portable Noninvasive Acoustic Identification of Stroke

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,883.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
John M. Sewell
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: (Verbatim from the Applicant's Abstract) Active Signal Technologies, in partnership with the Brain Attack Team of the University of Maryland Medical Center, proposes to develop a novel portable, non-invasive system that will enable rapid identification… More

Advanced at-Home Screening Device for Sleep Apnea

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$364,078.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Arthur V. Cooke
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies proposes to further develop its self applied, electrodeless home monitoring device for sleep apnea with the ultimate goal of making clinical diagnosis available to a much larger population of sleep disorder patients than currently possible. Preliminary results from Phase I… More

Advanced at-Home Screening Device for Sleep Apnea

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Arthur V. Cooke
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies proposes to further develop its self applied, electrodeless home monitoring device for sleep apnea with the ultimate goal of making clinical diagnosis available to a much larger population of sleep disorder patients than currently possible. Preliminary results from Phase I… More

Electronic Stethoscope for Use in Helicopter Noise Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,763.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John M. Sewell, Vice President
Abstract:
"Active Signal Technologies proposes to develop an active noise reduction (ANR) stethoscope that will enable detection and discrimination of heart and breathing sounds in the high noise environment of a UH-60 BlackHawk helicopter. We will enhance ourdirect contact sensor technology, which already… More

PORTABLE NON-INVASIVE ACOUSTIC IDENTIFICATION OF STROKE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Active Signal Technologies, in partnership with the Brain Attack Team of the University of Maryland Medical Center, proposes to refine and test a novel portable, non-invasive system that will enable rapid identification of stroke. Approximately 750,000 people… More

PORTABLE NON-INVASIVE ACOUSTIC IDENTIFICATION OF STROKE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,520.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Active Signal Technologies, in partnership with the Brain Attack Team of the University of Maryland Medical Center, proposes to refine and test a novel portable, non-invasive system that will enable rapid identification of stroke. Approximately 750,000 people… More

Electronic Stethoscope for Use in Helicopter Noise Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$722,580.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John Sewell, Treasurer
Abstract:
In the high noise environment of fixed and rotary wing aircraft used for casualty evacuation, a critical need exists to detect normal vs. pathologic heart and breath sounds and discriminate among their components. Evaluations by the Army staff at theU.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory has… More

Wear-and-Forget Electrocardiogram and Ventilation Sensor Suitable for Multi-day Use in Physically-Active Warfighters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,791.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Cooke, President
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies proposes a thoroughly planned systematic development effort to produce a system that will meet the requirements of rugged operational monitoring to provide continuous electrocardiogram (ECG) and ventilation data on activelydeployed personnel. The program starts with a… More

Brain Trauma Assessment System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,361.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With over 1.5 million persons suffering head injury annually in the U.S., and approximately 50,000 dying from these injuries, a need exists for early direct assessment of brain injury. Currently, injuries must be inferred from Glascow Coma Scores (GCS), low blood… More

Advanced High Temperature Dielectric Material

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,204.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Vice-President
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies and Alfred University have brought together a broad-based industrial consortium to rapidly advance the development and commercialization of bismuth sodium titanate (BNT), a novel high performance capacitor material for use in both high-temperature and high-field… More

Pulse width modulated servo valve enabled by single crystal piezoelectric

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,456.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Technical Director
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies and Moog propose to demonstrate a solid state pulse width modulated pilot stage for a servo valve enabled by single crystal PMN-PT. The basic mechanism and labor intensive fabrication processes used to build conventional servo valves remain largely unchanged since the… More

Brain Trauma Assessment System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$810,381.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies proposes to further develop and field-test its innovative hand-held Brain Trauma Assessment System (BTAS) with the objective of equipping EMS providers to directly measure brain pathology with sufficient sensitivity to confidently triage patients. With current field… More

Compact Variable Depth Sonar (CVDS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,651.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Sewell, Chief Acoustics Engineer
Abstract:
The current tested and proven LBVDS system is limited in the platforms that can host it due to the large volume and weight requirements of the system. Active Signal Technologies proposes to retain the high power density features of the system, but modify it to retain as much performance as feasible… More

Pulse-Width-Modulated Servo Valve Enabled by Single-Crystal Piezoelectric Stack

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,648.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Vice President, Technolog
Abstract:
Active Signal, Moog, and Cornell University propose to develop and demonstrate a full-scale, benchtop-integrated, high-speed digital servovalve for use in adaptive structural control schemes that employ distributed actuation. Today's servovalves are expensive and low bandwidth because the mechanism… More

Development of a Novel Acoustic Resuscitation Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$293,252.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Currently almost half of all trauma mortality is directly or indirectly attributable to hemorrhagic shock, accounting for more than 50,000 deaths yearly in the U.S. and hundreds of billions of dollars in economic costs. Active Signal Technologies proposes to… More

Portable Pulmonary Injury Diagnostic Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,593.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Sewell, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
Pneumothorax is a serious and potentially fatal warfighter injury that is difficult to diagnose in the high noise environment of the battlefield. Diagnostic methods beyond percussion, ineffective in the presence of high ambient noise, include large systems unsuitable for the first responders, such… More

Smart Hemodynamic Monitoring System for Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,839.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Sewell, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
Aeromedical evacuation (AE) involves prolonged transport of injured warfighters at risk for clinical deterioration under austere medical conditions. Because of their injuries they have a high potential for progression of recognized and/or occult additional injuries leading to acute instability… More

Smart Hemodynamic Monitoring System for Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,956.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Sewell, Chief Engineer
Abstract:
With the advent of the CCATTs a need exists for monitoring not only the vital sign information generated by a Propaq monitor but for additional hemodynamic and neurologic data to complement the Propaq data, especially in the event that the patient becomes destabilized during transport. Following… More

Heat Extraction from Underwater Acoustic Projectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,967.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, VP, Technology
Research Institution:
ALFRED UNIV.
RI Contact:
Gart Gregor
Abstract:
The present proposal is focused on developing novel methods to counteract excessive heat build-up in underwater sonar projectors. Building on over 25 years of experience in the design of Navy sonar devices and thermal management applied to high power density transducers and smart material… More

Wide Temperature, High Energy Density Capacitors for Power System Conditioning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,555.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Chief Technical Officer
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies, in collaboration with Novacap and Alfred University, will advance the development of two bismuth sodium titanate (NBT) ceramic materials with very promising dielectric properties across the temperature range -55oC to 300oC. The work will include enhanced formulation… More

Non Invasive Assessment of Intracranial Pressure and Cerebrovascular Status after Traumatic Brain Injury

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,643.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Sewell, Principal Design Engineer
Abstract:
Given the critical need for early detection of TBI and the potentially associated increase in ICP a requirement exists for a system capable of detecting elevated ICP and TBI, especially cerebrovascular status. The requirement is for a combination small, portable, robust fieldable system, and this… More

High Temperature, High Frequency Fuel Metering Valve

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,620.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John M. Sewell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies and its subcontractor Moog propose to develop a high-frequency actuator driven valve intended to achieve TRL 6 by the end of Phase II. This active control component will be capable of modulating fuel flow at multiple injection locations with minimum fuel pressure drop and… More

High Temperature Capacitors for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,886.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies, in collaboration with Novacap, Alfred University and Lockheed Martin, proposes in Phase I to build a compact-design 700-V, 50 μF high temperature capacitor module. The module is populated with 1 μF capacitors based on a newly developed sodium bismuth titanate… More

Lightweight, Modular, High-Rate Data Recorder

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,553.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dennis Kohlhafer, Senior Electronic Engineer
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… More

High-Temperature Capacitors for Geothermal Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,766.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Enhanced Geothermal Systems technology is capable of providing up to 100 billion watts of electricity within 50 years, by utilizing the United States¿ abundant, clean, renewable geothermal resources. In order to exploit this energy in a cost-effective manner, and thereby establish it as… More

High Temperature Capacitors for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,880.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Treasurer – (410) 636-9350
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies, in collaboration with Novacap, Alfred University and Lockheed Martin, proposes to further develop its high-temperature capacitor technology and deliver multiple 700-V modules to the Army. The modules will be populated with 1-muF capacitors based on a newly-developed… More

Novel and Electro-Hydrostatic Actuation for Robotic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,252.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Ph.D. – (410) 636-9350
Abstract:
Hydraulic actuation is particularly attractive for robotics because it is mature, robust, high speed and offers inherently high power and force densities. However, its implementation in this field has been relatively restrained because of size (central pumps, actuators and fluid distribution… More

Nonlinear Dielectric Materials and Processing for High-Energy-Density Capacitors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,666.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Treasurer – (410) 636-9350
Abstract:
Active Signal Technologies proposes to develop novel nonlinear dielectrics based largely on solid solutions of substituted sodium bismuth titanate (NBT) with substituted lead magnesium niobate (PMN) to shift the NBT antiferroelectric phase into the ambient temperature range. The effects on… More

Wide-Temperature High Frequency Capacitors for Power Conditioning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,619.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, Technical Director – (202) 547-0293
Abstract:
Phase II of the present program will produce capacitors and modules that meet the Air Force need for ultra-stable electrical properties (loss<0.1%, permittivity ~2,000<+/- 5% from -55 300 degrees C) with high insulation resistance (>>1-OhmF at 250 degrees C), and graceful performance… More

Pulse width modulated servo valve enabled by single crystal piezoelectric

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,299,669.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Keith Bridger, VP, Technology – (410) 636-9350
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Surface-to-air missiles (SAM) represent a serious threat to both military and civilian aviation. However, development of more effective countermeasures requires realistic simulation of the missile plume to improve recognition capability. Accordingly, the purpose of this program is to… More