Visit the iNOAAvation Center @ Blue Tech Week 2019!

The NOAA Technology Partnerships Office will be attending Blue Tech Week in San Diego, November 20-22, 2019.  Come visit us at the iNOAAvation Center and see how NOAA is innovating across the Blue Economy!  

Before you come, check out some of the latest technologies from NOAA labs and our SBIR awardees below.


North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies Publishes New Big Data Project Site

North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies Publishes New Big Data Project Site

Easy Access to Critical NOAA Data Sets on the Cloud

NOAA’s Big Data Project (BDP) is designed to facilitate public use of key environmental datasets by providing copies of NOAA’s information in the Cloud, allowing users to do analyses of data and extract information without having to transfer and store these massive datasets themselves.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
Flexible PIT Antenna System

Flexible PIT Antenna System

Seeking interested manufacturers for technology transfer

NOAA has developed a flexible antenna system for collecting data form PIT-tagged fish.  The system is flexible, scalable, easy to deploy, and can be used in both fixed and towed applications.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4565)/Comments (0)/
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Adaptable and driven by renewable energy, Saildrones voyage into remote waters

Adaptable and driven by renewable energy, Saildrones voyage into remote waters

NOAA's Cooperative Research and Development Agreement or CRADA with Saildrone, Inc. is providing mountains of data across multiple NOAA mission areas.

Friday, May 18, 2018/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
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Science on a Sphere Mobile Application

Science on a Sphere Mobile Application

SOS Explorer Now Available for iOS and Android

SOS Explorer™ (SOSx) is a flat screen version of the widely popular Science On a Sphere® (SOS). The revolutionary software takes SOS datasets, usually only seen on a 6-foot sphere in large museum spaces, and makes them more accessible. The visualizations show information provided by satellites, ground observations and computer models. There are two versions available. SOS Explorer is an exhibit-quality version and SOS Explorer Mobile is a free introductory version.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (855)/Comments (0)/
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NOAA Big Data Project at Work

NOAA Big Data Project at Work

How the slightest shift kept Hurricane Irma from turning into an even worse disaster

Tampa Bay Times news team uses NOAA NEXRAD data provided through the Big Data Project for an in-depth analysis of Hurricane Irma.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
Deepwater Lionfish Trap

Deepwater Lionfish Trap

Designs for Two New Deepwater Traps Released

NOAA scientists have developed two new trap designs that can target invasive lionfish in deep water and reduce negative effects on native species that are ecologically, recreationally, or commercially important. 
Monday, March 6, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4600)/Comments (0)/
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NOAA's Expendable BathyThermograph (XBT) - Innovation for Taking the Ocean's Temperature

NOAA's Expendable BathyThermograph (XBT) - Innovation for Taking the Ocean's Temperature

An eXpendable BathyThermograph (XBT) is a probe that is dropped from a ship and measures the temperature as it falls through the water. A very thin wire transmits the temperature data to the ship where it is recorded for later analysis. The probe is designed to fall at a known rate, so that the depth of the probe can be inferred from the time since it was launched.
Friday, December 22, 2017/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (4736)/Comments (0)/
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Science Magazine Features NOAA's Successful Partnership with Saildrone

Science Magazine Features NOAA's Successful Partnership with Saildrone

NOAA's Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Saildrone, Inc. is helping scientists explore new ways to gather data without the expense of large vessels, buoys, or satellites.

Monday, March 12, 2018/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
Oscillating/Tidal Biological Filtration System

Oscillating/Tidal Biological Filtration System

Seeking Licensees for Aquaculture Systems, Aquarium Supplies, Wastewater Treatment

NOAA engineers have recently developed an innovative biological filtration system for aquaculture and aquarium usage that is inexpensive, simple to set up, scalable, and best of all, is self-cleaning.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3814)/Comments (0)/
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New NOAA app brings earth and space animations to your phone

Free tool helps teachers, students understand the Earth

On the SOS Explorer Mobile app, users can interact with streaming data visualizations— zooming in and out, rotating, scrolling through time, taking guided tours through datasets, and watching embedded educational videos.
Monday, September 16, 2019/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
CA Water Forecast Improvement Driven by NOAA Innovation and Partnerships

CA Water Forecast Improvement Driven by NOAA Innovation and Partnerships

The NOAA Physical Sciences Division (PSD) is entering its third consecutive five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Department of Water Resources (CA-DWR) as part of their Enhanced Flood Response and Emergency Preparedness (EFREP) program. The cornerstone of these MOUs has been the development, deployment, operation, and maintenance of a 21st-century observing system to help California deal with its water resource and flood protection issues.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (1188)/Comments (0)/
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Man Overboard Recovery Device

Man Overboard Recovery Device

Seeking U.S. Manufacturer for NOAA device that allows assisted rescue of incapacitated crew

The NOAA Man Overboard Device allows a single rescuer to attach a lifting harness to an unresponsive victim who is unable to assist in their own rescue.  NOAA device does not require the rescuer to enter the water to assist the victim, which is critical in situations where the water is too cold and/or the operator of the boat is required to make the rescue. 
Monday, March 6, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4750)/Comments (0)/
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Sub-Surface Automated Dual Water Sampler (SAS)

Sub-Surface Automated Dual Water Sampler (SAS)

NOAA-Designed Hands On Learning Tool for Students and Scientists

The sub-surface automated dual water sampler (SAS) was designed by researchers at NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) and the University of Miami to help scientists study water chemistry on shallow reef habitats. Explore the SAS website, use it to guide you in building and using your own water samplers, embrace the maker movement and improve on our design. If you are a teacher, there are free lesson plans to download that include labs and activities related to science, technology, and engineering. Enjoy this site and please use the SAS to learn about and explore our oceans!
Wednesday, August 28, 2019/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (850)/Comments (0)/
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Smart Module for Communications Processing and Interface US Patent 9,297,925

Smart Module for Communications Processing and Interface US Patent 9,297,925


Engineers at NOAA’s National Data Buoy Center have developed a patent-pending data collection and reporting system, the Smart Module for Communications Processing and Interface,  for use on data buoys or similar ocean- or land-based platforms where environmental data are being collected.  The benefit of the Smart Module design is that it may be readily retrofitted to a data buoy, weather station, or other similar applications, in order to add additional data acquisition capabilities or features, without disturbing existing communications and data logging equipment at the location.  This saves both time and money for testing and certifying new equipment at existing data gathering sites, some of which may be quite remote and difficult to access. By eliminating the risk of compromising an entire system by adding new components, the Smart Module makes adding new capabilities to existing platforms relatively simple and extremely cost effective.

 

Thursday, October 1, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (7209)/Comments (0)/
ONav and GeoPixel™: Web-Based Navigation for the Collection of Aerial Imagery (US Patent Pending)

ONav and GeoPixel™: Web-Based Navigation for the Collection of Aerial Imagery (US Patent Pending)

Seeking commercial partners for licensing and distribution of this NOAA-developed technology.

NOAA engineers have created a heads-up navigation display for pilots for coastal imagery acquisition, "ONav."  The system combines a real-time Global Positioning System (GPS) and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) stream along with image collection metadata from the on-board cameras to generate vector overlays the pilots can use to easily navigate, track progress, and ensure full coverage of the survey area greatly improving survey efficiency.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4645)/Comments (0)/
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S-Curve Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer - US Patent 9,751,431

S-Curve Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer - US Patent 9,751,431


Time-of‐flight mass spectrometers are commonly used in analytical chemistry and many other applications. NOAA scientists have developed a new geometry that has improved performance over existing designs and is looking for qualified U.S. manufacturers of scientific instruments to build, market, and sell this device under license.

Friday, May 18, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (7638)/Comments (0)/
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