Tactical Active Anti-Fogging Goggle or Spectacle
Award last edited on: 9/21/2018

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Principal Investigator
Jack C Cornelius

Company Information

Abom Inc (AKA: Abominable Labs LLC)

7145 SW Varns Street Suite 101
Tigard, OR 97223
   (503) 583-6752
Location: Single
Congr. District: 01
County: Washington

Phase I

Contract Number: H9240518P0005
Start Date: 6/20/2018    Completed: 12/18/2018
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ABOM has developed a novel active anti-fog technology platform that has solved the problem of eyewear fogging. These fog-free and ballistics-rated polycarbonate lenses provide the individual soldier with sustained distant visual acuity and improved situational awareness. Under this proposed SBIR Phase I project, ABOM will perform evaluation and feasibility studies for four proposed Military Combat Eye Protection (MCEP) candidates (two tactical goggles and two spectacles). All MCEP candidates will incorporate ABOMs active anti-fog technology platform and will be evaluated for lower size, weight, and power (SWaP) characteristics; abrasion resistance; individual equipment compatibility; ultraviolet blocking; maximum field of view; ballistic resistance; impact resistance; optical performance compliance; and cost-effective design. Feasibility studies will also evaluate centralized power source/management system connections as a primary or recharging power source. Future integration opportunities include see-through heads-up-displays, physiologic and surveillance sensors, and communications technologies. The primary objective of this SBIR Phase I project is to select one of the four active anti-fog MCEP candidates to progress to Phase II using a down selection criteria matrix for translation into a stable, producible, sustainable, and cost-effective design that will enhance soldiers situational awareness, operational readiness, and sustained human performance/effectiveness while operating in harsh environmental conditions.

Phase II

Contract Number: H92405209P003
Start Date: 12/9/2019    Completed: 11/8/2021
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Develop an innovative tactical active anti-fogging goggle or spectacle in a smaller form factor than traditional goggles.