TechConnect Innovation Program

Low cost spectral sensor for light and color measurement

Chromation Partners LLC, New York, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Chromation's spectral sensor is a compact low-cost OEM component that fills the gap between low cost and high performance in light and color measurement, providing an affordable way to integrate color and light measurement into products. The small, light-weight form factor is ideal for portable and handheld devices.

Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors & Communications

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Our technology is a low cost alternative to spectrometers that enables spectral sensing in products affordable to consumers in a small form factor that is desirable for handheld or highly integrated products. Measurements that needed to be done in a lab can now be done in the field.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 656

Website: www.chromationspec.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: Phase I National Science Foundation SBIR $150,000 1/2011-6/2011
Phase II National Science Foundation SBIR $500,000 + $116,000 3/2012-8/2014
Phase I United States Air Force SBIR $100,000 1/2011 - 9/2011
Phase II United States Air Force SBIR $750,000 4/2012 - 4/2014

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners