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Company Information:

Company Name: IQ Engines, Inc.
City: Berkeley
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (530) 219-2192

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
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gerald A. Pesavento, MBA
Award Amount: $100,000.00
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
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gerald A. Pesavento, MBA
Award Amount: $500,000.00
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
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Gerry A. Pesavento
Award Amount: $138,770.00
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
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Gerry A. Pesavento – 530-219-2192
Award Amount: $998,716.00
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