Sense changes in shape in real time without affecting performance and without the need for structural modifications NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has developed a shape-sensing technology that offers high resolution (0.5-inch) at a 60-Hz refresh rate. The technology is contained … Continue reading

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Many tech transfer organizations find that getting a license deal inked is a time-consuming process – too time-consuming. One possible solution to this recurring problem is to develop a standard agreement for licenses. Standardizing license agreements is beneficial to both … Continue reading

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High-Speed Three-Dimensional Laser Scanner with Real-Time Processing NASA Ames Research Center offers for license its award winning, patented ShuttleSCAN 3-D surface scanning and profiling technology. Originally developed for critical, real-time inspection of damage to the thermal protection tiles of the … Continue reading

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At least a dozen intellectual property (IP) listing Web sites exist today. Effective placement of your IP on these Web sites can yield low-cost leads for your technology commercialization program. Nonprofits can especially benefit from these sites, as participation is … Continue reading

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A simplified, cost-saving measurement device using optical transmission properties Innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a unique prototype for measuring the liquid level in a tank, employing the properties of optical transmission. The technology is simpler and … Continue reading

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Commercializing software presents a number of unique challenges. Creating a high-quality, self-running demonstration can alleviate some of the skepticism typical of the software industry, help increase the quality of your technology commercialization leads and save hours of effort in presenting … Continue reading

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Researchers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed and patented a low-cost, low-power method to monitor and detect gas leaks in vacuum or pressurized systems. The technology monitors for leaks of multiple types of gases up to ten million … Continue reading

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There is no one single recipe to market a diverse portfolio of technology-based intellectual property. Defining and institutionalizing an agile marketing process is important for delivering consistent, high-quality results from your technology transfer efforts. I recommend designing, developing and deploying … Continue reading

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A widely applicable suite of technologies with optimized capabilities for fluid metering, mixing, and conditioning Innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a suite of prototype fluid plug technologies with an array of capabilities for fluid flow metering, … Continue reading

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This white paper provides guidance for federal agencies considering various venues for “passively” marketing their technologies. Continue reading

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