TechConnect Innovation Program

Data mining the acoustical field inside vehicles to prevent distracted driving

Sonisafe Inc., VA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

New wide-spectrum mobile phone sound acquisition and processing platform that produces positional intelligence and situational awareness inside a closed environment in 3-D space. First application is a new filter that, using spectral data common to most vehicles (new discovery) is able to determine handling of phone by only the driver.

Primary Application Area: Defense & Transportation

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Sonisafe outperforms competitors by:

- Restricting functions of only the driver’s phone
- Eliminating need for hardware or GPS/motion sensors
- Designing smart auto-SMS and emergency features
- Working on any platform, any carrier, anytime, at lowest data consumption
- Enabling vehicle-wide sound analysis platform

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 22M

Website: http://www.sonisafe.com/

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: N/A

Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, Personal Savings

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners