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Company Information:

Company Name:
IQ Engines, Inc.
Address:
2501 9th Street, Ste 100
Berkeley, CA
Phone:
(530) 219-2192
URL:
N/A
EIN:
262523006
DUNS:
788105695
Number of Employees:
8
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:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $238,770.00 2
SBIR Phase II $1,498,716.00 2

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: Image Search Engine using Dynamic Routing Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to develop image search and recognition software inspired by the structure of biological vision systems. There are four main components to the proposed system: A hierarchical dynamical routing circuit, an associative memory, a sparse… More

SBIR Phase II: Mobile Visual Search Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will develop a biologically-inspired image search and recognition technology to provide rapid object information retrieval from a mobile phone camera. The end result is that potentially any object in the real world is now clickable: a picture… More

Mobile Search for the Visually Impaired

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$138,770.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Gerry A. Pesavento
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): IQ Engines' mobile visual search technology will enable the visually impaired to access real-time information about physical objects using their mobile phone camera. The mobile phone provides a visually-driven hyper link between the physical and digital… More

Mobile Search for the Visually Impaired

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$998,716.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Gerry A. Pesavento – 530-219-2192
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The technology developed as part of this NIH SBIR project will transform the cell phone camera of visually impaired individuals into a powerful tool capable of identifying the objects they encounter, track the itemsthey own, or navigate complex new… More