This awardee has received supplemental funding. This award detail page includes information about both the original award and supplemental awards.
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $300,000)
The goal of this effort is to develop a novel surveillance technology that allows for locating any wireless communication device inside or outside of buildings. Deliverable will be a final report.
The majority of the users of this technology will be local law enforcement.
Opening Paragraph: These funds are provided to support the NIJ Sensors and Surveillance Program.
This award will permit Intelligent Automation to continue development of design, implement and test an effective system for the detection and localization of cellular phones in correctional facilities. This completed system will allow state and local corrections officers to detect cell phones unobtrusively within a correctional facility, and potentially prevent criminal activity aided by cell phones from occurring.