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Company Information:

Company Name:
AUGMENTECH, INC.
Address:
AUGMENTECH, INC.
5001 BAUM BLVD
PITTSBURGH, PA 15213
Phone:
N/A
URL:
N/A
EIN:
521578583
DUNS:
613722933
Number of Employees:
N/A
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,267,546.00 15
SBIR Phase II $679,642.00 1

Award List:

A REMIND-AND-GUIDE PROSTHETIC TO INCREASE INDEPENDENCE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$39,325.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark B Friedman
Abstract:
Augmentech, inc., has developed a remind-and-guide device that verbally reminds a person about tasks to be done, guides the person to the locale for the task to be done, and can create an electronic record of the movement of the person. it can either selectively guide a user to lost or forgotten… More

WEARABLE ELECTRONIC REMINDING GUIDING AND LOCATION MONITORING COGNITIVE AID FOR RETARDED STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$30,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Dr Mark B Friedman
Abstract:
We are developing a wearable, personal electronic reminding,guiding and location monitoring system that may be used to augment traditional teaching and supervision of students whoare mentally retarded and/or to serve as a long term cognitive prosthetic to promote their personal autonomy. this… More

Wireless Monitor to Prevent Bed Sores in Nursing Homes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,246.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark Friedman
Abstract:
We will develop low cost, wireless instrumentation to monitor the frequency and duration ofbody turning by elderly nursing home residents who are bedfast and clinically at risk for the developmentof pressure sores. This instrumentation should facilitate both the better diagnosis of 'at risk'… More

Quality Assurance Tools for Nursing Care of the Elderly

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,570.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark Friedman
Abstract:
Motivating nurses' aids and nurse attendants is a challenge for nursing supervisors as is assuringWe will focus on providing tools to help assure the provision of quality care by these workers for epatients who are at risk for developing pressure ulcers. Monitoring the scheduled delivery of this… More

Refining a speaking wearable computer to facilitate the transition from school to work sites.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$40,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Mark B. Friedman, Ph.D. , President
Abstract:
N/a

SBIR PHASE I: Position Sensing to Improve the Interface forAdvice Giving Wearable Computers Used as Cognitive Prosthetics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Mark Friedman
Abstract:
N/a

MONITOR FOR RESTRAINT RELEASE & EXERCISE FOR THE ELDERLY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Friedman, mark b
Abstract:
N/a

Wireless Monitor to Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$679,642.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark Friedman
Abstract:
Motivating nurses' aids and nurse attendants is a challenge for nursing supervisors as is assuringWe will focus on providing tools to help assure the provision of quality care by these workers for epatients who are at risk for developing pressure ulcers. Monitoring the scheduled delivery of this… More

AUTOMATICALLY SENSING FECAL INCONTINENCE IN BED

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark B. Friedman
Abstract:
Not Available The purpose of the proposed project is to develop an internet based job opportunity network and support systems for the disabled. The web site will include three main areas; employment, reference materials, and avenues for social support. The site will be compliant to the Web Content… More

AID TO IDENTIFY AND CATEGORIZE ERYTHEMA IN DARK SKIN

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$90,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark B. Friedman
Abstract:
Not Available The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) considers reading failure to reflect not only an educational problem, but a significant public health problem as well. Recent research findings indicate that as many as 40% of US citizens can be classified as reading… More

WIRELESS SENSORS FOR NEED-BASED CARE OF THE ELDERLY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Whether at home or at an institution, those unable or unwilling to ask for continence and repositioning assistance typically receive their care on a schedule that is suggested by various standards setting organizations based on the best available evidence… More

Smart Hydration & Snack Cart for Elder Care Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose developing a "Smart Cart" for dispensing beverages and snacks between mealtimes, which is a largely unstudied means for improving hydration and nutrition for the elderly in geriatric hospitals and long-term care facilities. With the ability: 1) to… More

Very small & low cost wearable "care timeliness" monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The timeliness and reliability of the delivery of body care for the frail elderly is crucial to the maintenance of their health. This physical caregiving for those with mobility impairments may include repositioning assistance to prevent or aid healing pressure… More

Low-cost portable shareable wheelchair mobility

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$105,438.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Users of standard manual wheelchairs sometimes lack the endurance for extended travel or may be temporarily fatigued enough to need assistance with wheeled mobility. Elderly manual wheelchair users in nursing homes and assisted living facilities find their… More

Bathing aids palliative cancer care & aging-in-place

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$105,972.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose developing bathing assistance technologies that are closely related at the device level for two very distinct, but important and underserved populations of potential users: 1) bedroom bathing for people with fragile skin receiving palliative care for… More

Care monitor system to facilitate pressure ulcer prevention for the elderly

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$107,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): To reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers, administrators of long term care facilities must identify which care processes need improvement and measure if their management interventions are effective. Currently, this is difficult because the reliability of care… More