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Q-Track Corporation
Profile last edited on: 1/17/2019

Near-Field Electromagnetic Ranging Systems
Year Founded
2002
First SBIR Year
2004
Latest SBIR Award
2020
Program Status
Active

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Location Information

2223 Drake Avenue Southwest 1st Floor
Huntsville, AL 35805
   (256) 489-0075
   info@q-track.com
   www.q-track.com
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   05
County:   Madison

Public Profile

Q-Track Corporation provides Real-Time Location Systems – similar to GPS, but more accurate and capable of working indoors. Q-Track has been developing and commercializing NFER real-time location systems employing a unique low-frequency, long-wavelength radio signal to achieve highly accurate location results even in complicated non-line-of-sight environments. With numerous issued U.S. patents and extensive patent coverage abroad, Q-Track has the industry-leading portfolio of near-field electromagnetic ranging intellectual property. Q-Track’s NFER products keep workers safe from collisions with automated cranes in dozens of factories nationwide. The nuclear power industry was an early adopter of NFER products, using them to train employees to avoid exposure to radiation. Southern Company hosted the initial pilot at Plant Vogtle, earning a “Top Industry Practice” Award for training from the Nuclear Energy Institute in recognition of the pioneering deployment. Today, nearly a third of the nation’s nuclear power plants use NFER products. Q-Track won a large contract from Lockheed Martin in 2013 to use NFER products to track soldiers in a large training facility for Military Operations Urban Terrain (MOUT). NFER products can enable many RTLS applications. Q-Track’s products successfully track hockey players. Integrators are exploring many other applications. Q-Track has deployed NFER technology in a variety of work environments to prove that it can reliably track firefighters, corrections officers, miners, and nurses. Q-Track’s NFER RTLS technology provides the “indoor GPS” to bring location awareness to the most difficult environments.

Extent of SBIR involvement

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

Employee Range
20-24
Revenue Range
2M-2.5M
VC funded?
No
Public/Private
Privately Held
Stock Info
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IP Holdings
20-24

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount Project Title
2020 2 NIH $1,409,291
A Next Generation, Low Cost Tracking System for Healthcare
2017 2 NIH $875,815
Correctional Officer Distress Alarm (Coda)
2016 2 NIH $490,015
Realistic Accurate Dosimulation (RAD)
2013 2 NIH $983,242
Locating The Elderly Overseen By Nurses
2012 1 USDA $100,000
Q-Track Milk Operations Optimization System

Key People / Management

  Stephen Werner -- Chief Executive Officer

  Bob DePierre -- Co-Founder; Vice President of Engineering

  Jerome S Gabig -- Corporate Attorney

  Rob Glasier -- Vice President of Business Development

  David Langford --

  Hans G Schantz -- Chief Technology Officer