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Company Information:

Name: INTELLIGENT HEARING SYSTEMS
Address: 6860 SW 81st Street
MIAMI, FL 33143-7708
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,179,859.00 16
SBIR Phase II $5,965,368.00 9
STTR Phase I $304,938.00 4
STTR Phase II $257,661.00 1

Award List:

DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPROVED TACTUAL VOCODER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Miskiel, Edward , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

NEURAL NETWORK BASED SEIZURE DETECTION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael Delgado
Award Amount: $50,000.00

TACTILE AID FOR THE DEAF

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Edward Miskiel , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $30,000.00
Abstract:
The aim of the proposed research is to develop a digital tactile vocoder significantly improved over existing commercially available devices. current vocoders have had a significant impact on the development of language and speech skills in profoundly deaf children. their impact has been limited… More

FAST-TRACKING INTRAOPERATIVE EVOKED POTENTIA (EP) MONITORING DEVICE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E Delgado
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Although intraoperative evoked potential (ep) monitoring has become routine in recent years, the standard ep systems are far from meeting the requirements of such procedures. for an intraoperative ep monitoring system to be effective, responses should be acquired at high display speeds that can… More

RAPID AUDIOGRAM DETERMINATION USING EVOKED RESPONSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Edward Miskiel
Award Amount: $50,000.00

NEURAL NETWORK BASED SEIZURE DETECTION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael Delgado
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
In this project, static modular and dynamic time-delay feedforward neural networks will be developed. electroencephalography (eeg) recordings previously acquired and interpreted will be used to train, test and evaluate these networks. a cost-efficient, automated computer-based system will then be… More

DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPROVED TACTUAL VOCODER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Miskiel, Edward , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $485,116.00
Abstract:
We will develop a digital tactual vocoder significantly improved over existing commercially available devices. current vocoders have been proven partially effective but have several significant problems. these problems include (1) the failure to transmit adequately information about voice… More

Automated Two-Ear Hearing Testing for Infants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Edward Miskiel
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The specific aims of Phase I are to develop software programs to implement two methods of hearing threshold estimation that have simultaneous acquisition of two audiograms: one from each ear, and to develop VRA- based behavioral training and testing techniques that allow infants to respond with… More

RAPID AUDIOGRAM DETERMINATION USING EVOKED RESPONSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Edward Miskiel
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Although hearing evaluation using the auditory brainstem response (abr) has become a routine te0st, current clinical procedures employing click stiumli with abr yield only a rough estimate of hearing. frequency specific procedures are too lengthy to be applied to newborn and infant pppulations who… More

Dpoae System with Advanced Noise Cancellation Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael Delgado
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Device for Simultaneous ABR/OAE Acquisition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael Delgado
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
We will develop a computerized device capable of simultaneously acquiring and processing otoacousti(OAEs) and auditory evoked potentials (AEPs). A simultaneous OAE-AEP recording device will provide amany clinical and research applications: l) differential diagnosis, 2) infant hearing screening… More

INNOVATIVE AVERAGING DEVICE FOR EP ACQUISTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Dpoae System with Advanced Noise Cancellation Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael Delgado
Award Amount: $736,191.00
Abstract:
A dual Distortion Product Otacoustic Emission (DPOAE) and Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)automated newborn hearing screener will be developed. This application focuses on new noisecancellation techniques for DPOAE acquisition in order to increase the reliability and testing bandwidthbelow 1500 Hz.… More

BEDSIDE AUDIO VESTIBULAR TESTING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Principal Investigator: Durrant
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael Delgado
Award Amount: $749,913.00

FAST AUDIOGRAM DETERMINATION USING AUDITORY SSEPS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
The objective of this study is to develop a system capable of objectively determining audiogram configurations in newborn infants using auditory steady-state evoked potentials (ASSEP). The system will address the need to obtain frequency-specific hearing threshold information infants less than six… More

OTIC PROBE FOR NEUROCOCHLEAR INTRAOPERATIVE MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $747,279.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many cases of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) likely are caused by interruption of cochlear blood flow (CBF). Disruption of the internal auditory artery during surgical procedures to remove acoustic neuromas (ANs) probab'y account for many cases of… More

OTIC PROBE FOR NEUROCOCHLEAR INTRAOPERATIVE MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many cases of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) likely are caused by interruption of cochlear blood flow (CBF). Disruption of the internal auditory artery during surgical procedures to remove acoustic neuromas (ANs) probab'y account for many cases of… More

Fast Audiogram Determination Using ASSRs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $749,942.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this study is to develop a small portable handheld system capable of objectively determining audiogram configurations in infants using auditory steady-state responses (ASSRs). The system will address the need to obtain frequency-specific hearing… More

Advanced Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) Screening and Testing System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Edward Miskiel
Award Amount: $99,877.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this project is to develop a comprehensive and advanced Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) testing module as part of an integrated hearing and vestibular assessment ystem that can be used for vestibular screening, testing, ototoxicity… More

Multi-microphone long probe for OAE acquisition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The development of an innovative multi-microphone probe and acquisition system for recording otoacoustic emissions {OAEs} with advanced noise cancellation algorithms, increased frequency and intensity ranges and pressurization capabilities is proposed. Two… More

Advanced DSP-Based Hearing Simulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $99,985.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The development of a comprehensive hearing simulator is proposed. The simulator will be able to receive acoustic stimuli and output the corresponding auditory evoked potentials (AEP) and otoacoustic emissions (OAE). The simulator will have a broad range of… More

Advanced DSP-Based Hearing Simulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $747,506.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The development of a comprehensive hearing simulator is proposed. The simulator will be able to receive acoustic stimuli and output the corresponding auditory evoked potentials (AEP) and otoacoustic emissions (OAE). The simulator will have a broad range of… More

Advanced Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) Screening and Testing System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $749,421.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of the project is to develop an advanced Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) screening and testing device. VEMP testing has been recognized as an indirect measure of the functional integrity of the s accule, a portion of the otoliths, the… More

Bone Conduction Testing for Newborn Hearing Screening

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This study aims to develop an improved neonatal hearing screening device that will incorporate novel testing procedures combining simultaneous air and bone conduction testing so that mild hearing losses (lt 35 dB nHL) are better and consistently detected. The… More

Automated Head Turn Tracking and Other Innovations for VRA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: University Of Pittsburgh
Principal Investigator: Edward Miskiel – 305-668-6102
Award Amount: $104,938.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of this study is to develop a head tracking procedure for the automated assessment of hearing in infants using Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA). The head tracking procedure will be incorporated into the Intelligent Visual Reinforcement… More

The Simultaneous Acquisition of Auditory Transient and Steady State Evoked Potent

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rafael E. Delgado – 305-668-6102
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project aims to develop a device capable of acquiring transient and steady state auditory evoked potenlatials (AEPs) simultaneously using an efficient and advanced processing technique. The proposed technique willbe implemented as a software module on… More