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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Miniature, Voice Output, Independent Reading Device

    SBC: Ascent Technology            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Education
  2. Fruit Inspection Using a Liquid Crystal Tunable Optical Filter Multispectral Camera

    SBC: BOULDER NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Currently, fruit is sorted for bruises and blemishes by hand. This is an inefficient and labor intensive method for detemining fruit quality, in need of automation. It has recently been determined that visible and near infrared multispectral imaging is useful for extracting several fruit quality characteristics. In order to acquire information in several bands as fruit is processed, a high thro ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Agriculture
  3. Wireless Telecommunications Infrastructure for Rural Communities

    SBC: Integrator Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Rural community telecommunications services are far behind the state-of-the art as found in urban areas. As a result, rural communities may not participate in the benefits of access to the National Information Infrastructure now being defined. Recent advances in wireless communictions technology, and FCC authorization of Personal Communications Services (PCS), present an opportunity to define a ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Agriculture
  4. MenuCoach: A Multimedia Software Tool to Enhance Independence and Knowledge in Menu Planning, Grocery Shopping, Meal Preparation and General Nutrition for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

    SBC: Meeting the Challenge, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    General nutrition issues consistently rank among the highest of needs for individuals with developmental disabilities in terms of dependency on others. The cognitive challenges faced by this population create great barriers in understanding the complexity of nutritional concepts such as the food groups, caloric values, saturated fats, cholesterol, etc. The proposed research will demonstrate the ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  5. Transition AbleAideTM: A needs-based computer system for matching assistive technology and home automation devices to students transitioning from school to adult life.

    SBC: Meeting the Challenge, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  6. Talking Menus: An inexpensive, hand-held device that gives easy access to restaurant menus by using multiple audio messages

    SBC: Meeting the Challenge, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Education
  7. SMARTVOICE: An Intelligent Sound Field System for the Classroom

    SBC: OVAL WINDOW AUDIO            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  8. Video Series: Transition Opportunities for Teenagers With Disabilities

    SBC: People Productions            Topic: N/A

    While the need for an informed partnership between teenagers with disabilities, family members, educators and employers is ever apparent, there appears to be a scarcity of relevant, accessible video programming for these groups. In light of this need, People Productions proposes to create a series of programs on videotape that respond to the issue of teens with disabilities making the transitio ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  9. Real Time Information System to Estimate Processed Grain Value Over the U.S.

    SBC: Quetzal Computational Associat            Topic: N/A

    The influence of environmental conditions on specific grain quality characteristics such as oil, starch, and protein contents in major grain crops has been known for the last several decades. Within the past several years incentive to predict the value of grains prior to harvest has increased due to significant price differences paid for grains possessing specific quality characteristics. There ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Agriculture
  10. Removal of Selenium from Agricultural Drainage Waters Using Emulsion Liquid

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Agricultural drainage waters emanating from irrigation projects in seleniferous lands in the western United States are a major source of selenium contaminated waters. Because of selenium's known toxicity and teratogenicity to waterbirds, the discharge limits adopted by the California State Water Resources Control Board are very low (0.005 mg/L). Therefore, in order to prevent selenium poisoning, ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Agriculture
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