Railroad and Highway Vehicle Detection with Magnetic Sensors
Central Signal, LLC, Wisconsin, United States
Multidimensional AMR sensors, digital signal processing, wireless communication, battery power and energy harvesting, non-intrusive placement. Proprietary vehicle detection and speed measuring software. Single sensor speed measurement. Railroad vital signal systems hardware and software design.
Primary Application Area: Automotive & Transportation
Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Central Signal sensors solve PTC implementation problems. They provide accurate track location, direction and speed for any rail car or complete train. They operate independently of on-board equipment, track rails and other signal devices. They are modular, small, power efficient and independent of other infrastructure.
Organization Type: Corporation
Showcase Booth #: 956
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: USDA Award No. 2006-33610-16783, SBIR-Phase 1, 05/15/2006 to 01/14/2007, $80,000 Grant Amount, ’An Innovative Cost-Effective Active Warning System for Improved Safety at Rural Railroad Crossings’
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant, Other
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners