Auto Tracking Antenna Platform
Armstrong Flight Research Center, CA, United States
This technology is a continuously rotating antenna mounting platform on which multiple antennas can be mounted. This system enables all antennas on the platform to be moved simultaneously to track the same object. The platform is capable of continuous rotation in azimuth and vertical +/-180 degrees.
Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors & Communications
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: The main differentiation of this innovation compared to other antenna mounting platforms on the market is that it is light enough that a single person can carry it and it costs under $5000. In comparison, the current antenna mounting/tracking platforms are huge and are in hundred thousand dollar range.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 322
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: The technology was developed by NASA.
Primary Sources of Funding: Other
Looking for: Development / License Partners