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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. PRELIMINARY STUDY OF A HIGH QUALITY SPEECH SYNTHESIZER CHIP

    SBC: Aicom Corpon            Topic: N/A

    AICOM PLANS TO DEVELOP A LOW COST, HIGH QUALITY SPEECH SYNTHESIZER CHIP WHICH MAY BE USED IN THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED MARKET, IN THE EDUCATION MARKET, AND IN THE COMMERCIAL MARKET. IN THIS PHASE, WE PLAN TO STUDY THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CHIP, THE COMPLEXITY OF THE CIRCUIT, THE POSSIBLE DIE SIZE, THE POWER CONSUMPTION, AND THE TOTAL COST OF PRODUCING THE CHIP. IN ADDITION, WE PLAN ON RUNNING A COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  2. ACCESS TO HYPERCARD TEACHING TOOLS BY BLIND TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

    SBC: Berkeley Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    TWO NEW COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES PROFOUNDLY CHANGING TEACHING TOOLS ARE MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES AND DO-IT-YOURSELF PROGRAMMING TECHNOLOGIES. BOTH ARE EMBODIED IN APPLE MACINTOSHC'S HYPERCARD. THESE NEW DEVELOPMENTS ENABLE TEACHERS TO USE, MODIFY, AND CREATE TEACHING MATERIALS THAT COMBINE VISUAL AND AUDITORY MEDIA TO ENHANCE THE LEARNING PROCESS OF ALL STUDENTS AND TO HELP REMEDIATE CERTAIN KINDS OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  3. A MULTIPURPOSE HYPERMEDIA SYSTEM FOR DRUG USE PREVENTION EDUCATION

    SBC: Horizons Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  4. LEARNING IN CONTENT AREAS: MULTIMEDIA MODULES FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

    SBC: Mclean Media            Topic: N/A

    MCLEAN MEDIA PLANS TO RESEARCH, DESIGN, PRODUCE AND EVALUATEA PROTOTYPE MODULE FOR TEACHING SCIENCE CONCEPTS TO LEARNINGDISABLED, MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 6-8) STUDENTS USING A COMPUTER-BASED, MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM. THE PROTOTYPE WILL INCORPORATE TEXT, GRAPHICS, SOUND AND VIDEO USING HYPERCARD SOFTWARE, AN APPLE MACINTOSH COMPUTER AND A VIDEODISC WITH "REPURPOSED" VIDEOTAPE MATERIAL. RESEARCH WILL FOCUS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  5. INTERACTIVE FULL SCREEN MONITOR FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

    SBC: Netrologic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP A MECHANICALLY ACTUATED DEVICE WITH A TACTILE SURFACE. IT WILL PROVIDE A BRAILLE INTERFACEREPRESENTING THE SAME INFORMATION THAT A VIDEO MONITOR PROVIDES TO A SIGHTED PERSON. THE BRAILLE WILL BE IMPLEMENTED BY A GRID OF SOLENOIDS DRIVEN BY AN IBM PC COMPATABLE HARDWARE BOARD. THIS PHASE I PROJECT WILL DEMONSTRATE A 4" X 4" SAMPLE WHICH WILL SHOW THE FEASIBILITYOF PRODUCIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-SENSORY "SOUND LAB" FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION APPLICATIONS

    SBC: OVAL WINDOW AUDIO            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  7. ADAPTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF HYPERCARD/VIDEODISK TECHNOLOGIES TO FACILITATE INDIVIDUALIZED MULTISENSORY LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: The Tuckerman Group Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT EXAMINES THE ABILITY OF A COMPUTER BASED LEARNING AID TO ADAPT TO THE INDIVIDUAL, LEARNING DISABLED CHILD BY CHANGING THE MANNER IN WHICH IT PRESENTS SUBJECT MATTER. THE ABILITY OF COMPUTER BASED SYSTEMS TO QUICKLY ADAPT, WITHLITTLE OR NO EXTERNAL INSTRUCTION, TO DIFFERING SITUATIONS, OFFERS CONSIDERABLE PROMISE FOR THE LEARNING DISABLED. THESE CHILDREN TYPICALLY REQUIRE HIGHLY PERSON ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  8. ADAPTATION OF TONGUE TOUCH KEYPAD AND SMARTLINK SYSTEM TO EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS

    SBC: Zofcom Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROJECT INVOLVES TEH ADAPTATION OF A NEWLY DEVELOPED HARDWARE DEVICE CALLED THE TONGUETOUCH KEYPAD (TTK) AND SMARTLINK SYSTEM (CONTROLLER) TO EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS, AND TEH DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO OPTIMIZE ITS USEFULLNESS WITHIN THESE APPLICATIONS, FOR THE PURPOSES OF IMPROVING PARTICIPATION ININSTRUCTION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES THAT RESTRICT THEIR ATTEND ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  9. A NEW DIAGNOSTIC TEST FOR SWINE DYSENTERY

    SBC: Arizona Biotechnology Corp.            Topic: N/A

    SWINE DYSENTERY (SD) HAS BEEN ESTIMATED TO COST SWINE PRODUCERS IN EXCESS OF 130 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY, AND IS QUARANTINABLE IN MOST STATES. CONFIRMATION OF THE DISEASE IS BASED ON THE DETECTION OF THE BACTERIA, TREPONEMAHYODYSENTERIAE, FROM THE FECES OF INFECTED PIGS. THE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ASSAY IS TIME CONSUMING, LACKS SENSITIVITY, AND IN MANY CASES REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED TECHNICIAN FOR AN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Agriculture
  10. ANTIBODIES SPECIFIC FOR GROWTH HORMONE/PROLACTIN ISOFORMS IN TILAPIA

    SBC: Berkeley Antibody Company            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Agriculture
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