U.S. DOT FY 2023 Phase I Pre-Solicitation Q&A
This U.S. DOT Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Pre-solicitation Q&A Forum provides small businesses an opportunity to submit clarifying questions on the topics published in the U.S. DOT Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Phase I Pre-Solicitation. Questions will be answered by the Technical Experts/Topic Authors at the U.S.DOT Operating Administrations during this period. Questions shall be limited to improving the understanding of a particular topic's requirements and should not share proposal ideas nor proprietary information.
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Relationship to law enforcement career learning curriculum
When would this training be presented to officers? Experienced officers or early recruits? Is the hope that this system will be available for career-long learning? (as opposed to a class they pass and never go back to)2 votes
Relationship with current training and task emphasis
- Is this VR trainer intended to supplement/add to or replace current training?
- Are there any tasks/specific aspects of current training they hope this VR system will improve?
Is there expectation that the final VR training product should be accessible primarily in VR headsets or should it be accessible on tablet and/or computer hardware as well?2 votes
Impairment detection stage
Is the topic interested in detection of impairment while a vehicle is driving down the road only (looking at driving behavior), after the stop (ala a field sobriety test looking at physiological behavior), or both?3 votes
Desired hardware specs?
What are the desired hardware specs for the SBIR developed prototype, and for any field-implemented device?2 votes
Can you provide insight on the DRE SME expectations?
For the statement below, can the subject matter expertise be via a contracted consultant(s) or do you envision the team working with a training organization that has DRE experience / SMEs?
To achieve this, it is expected that subject matter expertise in the areas of drug-impaired driving enforcement will inform the training approach and material. Ideally, these subject matter experts (SMEs) should be drug recognition experts (DRE); drug recognition expert instructors; or drug recognition expert state coordinators who are familiar with the content and application of the DECP.1 vote
The topic mentions virtual. Is the use of augmented reality of interest?
What is the interest in AR, if any? The team would like to know if there prioritized targets for how the training/course is deployed to users.2 votes
For Phase I, is there an expectation that filming for the training program take place or just the curriculum build?1 vote
VR driving simulation
Our company designs driving simulators with VR.
Would it be of interest to train law enforcement officials to recognize erratic driving? I welcome collaboration with folks who have expertise in impaire driving. firstname.lastname@example.org vote
Can applications be related to immersive and scalable VR driving training for individuals with ADHD/ASD?1 vote