Alaska Sealife Center

301 Railway Ave
Seward, AK 99664

Corporate Partners

Faculty & Staff

Name Awards Latest
Wildlife Computers, Inc.
Redmond, WA
2 11/02/10
Name Contacts Awards
Dr. Russel Andrews
 
2

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 STTR

Firm: Wildlife Computers, Inc.

Institution: Alaska Sealife Center

Agency: Navy
Topic: N09-T029
Budget: 11/02/10 - 05/01/12

Wildlife Computers presents a remote release device for use with marine mammal data-logging tags proposed with three variations to suit cetaceans and large and small pinnipeds. The device uses innovative approaches such as ElectRelease epoxy for the releasing mechanism and an Argos-based signaling system. Preliminary testing of device components...

Phase 1 STTR

Firm: Wildlife Computers, Inc.

Institution: Alaska Sealife Center

Agency: Navy
Topic: N09-T029
Budget: 06/29/09 - 04/30/10

Design and evaluate components for a new device for remotely releasing electronic tags that have been attached to marine animals with a focus on a novel approach for the release mechanism. Current methods for releasing tags include corrodible metal pins and mechanical devices for cutting plastic or steel wires. These methods are less reliable b...