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MORPHOMETRIC TECHNIQUES ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY INDISPENSABLE IN MANY FIELDS…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
1383
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1383
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
American Innovision, Inc.
9581 Ridgehaven Court San Diego, CA 92123
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: MORPHOMETRIC TECHNIQUES ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY INDISPENSABLE IN MANY FIELDS INCLUDING MICROANATOMY, PATHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY.
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

MORPHOMETRIC TECHNIQUES ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY INDISPENSABLE IN MANY FIELDS INCLUDING MICROANATOMY, PATHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY. COMPUTER BASED MORPHOMETRY SYSTEMS GREATLY FACILITATE THE COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE LARGE VOLUMES OF DATA REQUIRED FOR A MEANINGFUL STATISTICAL ANALYSIS. SYSTEMS OF THIS TYPE CURRENTLY COST $12,000 - $20,000 LARGELY BECAUSE THEY MAY REQUIRE SEMICUSTOM HARDWARE AND BECAUSE THE COST OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IS SPREAD OVER A SMALL CUSTOMER BASE. THE APPEARANCE OF INEXPENSIVE AND CAPABLE MICROCOMPUTERS, SUCH AS THE COMMODORE 64 IN THE MASS MARKET, MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO DESIGN A MORPHOMETRY SYSTEM IN WHICH THE PARTS COST COULD BE AS LOW AS $900. IF THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COSTS WERE SPREAD OVER A LARGE NUMBER OF CUSTOMERS A POWERFUL MORPHOMETRY SYSTEM COULD BE SOLD FOR AS LITTLE AS $2500. WE ENVISION A SYSTEM BASED ON THE COMMODORE 64 WHICH WOULD WORK WITH EITHER VIDEO IMAGES OR PHOTOGRAPHS AND ALLOW THE USER TO INDICATES POINTS OR LINES WITH EITHER A LIGHT PEN OR A DIGITIZING PAD. THE SYSTEM WOULD THEN STORE THIS DATA TO A FLOPPY DISK FOR LATER PROCESSING BY A LIBRARY OF MORPHOMETRIC AND STEREOLOGIC PROGRAMS.

Principal Investigator:

Jose torre bueno
VICE PRESIDENT
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

American Innovation, Inc.
1009 Urban Ave. Durham, NC 27701

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No