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  1. ADVANCED COMPUTER INTEGRATED WIRELESS BI-DIRECTIONAL GROUP RESPONSE SYSTEM

    SBC: Computer Enhanced Tech            Topic: N/A

    THE POWER OF INSTANT FEEDBACK IN STIMULATING LEARING HAS BEEN WELL DEMONSTRATED IN THE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY, BUT MODERN TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN SLOW IN PRODUCING A PRACTICAL, RELIABLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE METHOD OF PROVIDING SUCH FEEDBACK IN THE CLASSROOM. WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A SYSTEM WHICH UTILIZES CURRENT TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE THE LEARNING SITUATION FOR THE PUPIL AND INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY OF THE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  2. THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ROBOTIC SYSTEMS FOR THE ORTHOPEDICALLY HANDICAPPED.

    SBC: GUILD ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO HANDICAPPED PERSONS INCLUDES A VARIETY OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE MEANT TO ENHANCE THEIR PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE ABILITIES. RECENT ADVANCES IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF ROBOTIC MANIPULATORS INDICATE THAT THEY HAVE GREAT PROMISE AS PROSTHETIC AIDS FOR THESE INDIVIDUALS. ROBOTIC DEVICES PROMISE TO ONE DAY PROVIDE A GREATER DEGREE OF PERSONAL I ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  3. IDENTIFICATION OF MAJOR BARRIERS AFFECTING EMPLOYERS' DECISIONS TO HIRE HANDICAPPED WORKERS

    SBC: Psi Assoc Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH WILL SURVEY A STRATIFIED SAMPLE OF 120 EMPLOYERS IN N.E. OHIO (BASED ON SIZE, FUNCTION, AND SIMILAR VARIABLES) TO DETERMINE WHAT MAJOR FACTORS AFFECT EMPLOYERS IN THEIR HIRING OF HANDICAPPED PERSONS. PSYCHOLOGISTS WILL INTERVIEW PERSONNEL DECISION MAKERS TO IDENTIFY EMPLOYER'S PERSPECTIVES ON BARRIERS TO THE GREATER EMPLOYMENT OF HANDICAPPED PERSONS. RESULTING FROM THIS INVESTIGATION ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  4. INPUT AND OUTPUT MECHANISMS AND DEVICES

    SBC: Stafftec            Topic: N/A

    A SIX MONTH EFFORT IS PROPOSED TO DEVELOP A 2-CHANNEL ELECTROMYOGRAM (EMG) ADAPTIVE-FIRMWARE CARD SYSTEM FOR IBM AND IBM COMPATIBLE COMPUTERS. THE ADAPTIVE-FIRMWARE CARD SYSTEM WILL PROVIDE KEYBOARD INPUT THAT IS CONTROLLED BY EMG SIGNALS. THE SYSTEM IS DESIGNED FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS WHO CAN NOT USE STANDARD KEYBOARDS IN THEIR NORMAL FASHION. THE SYSTEM WILL BE "TRANSPARENT" TO THE COMPUTER AND ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  5. PORTABLE LIGHT-WEIGHT FIELD DENTAL CHAIR UTILIZING COMPOSITE MATERIALS

    SBC: Adelsys Inc            Topic: N/A

    DENTAL ILLNESSES AND INJURIES OCCURRING IN THE FIELD ARE DIFFICULT TO TREAT WITHOUT A DENTAL CHAIR. WE HAVE DESIGNED A FIELD EXPEDIENT DENTAL CHAIR MADE OF COMPOSITE (PRIMARILY HONEYCOMB AND CARBONGRAPHITE FIBER) MATERIALS. THE CHAIR ALLOWS BOTH STAND-UP AND SIT DOWN DENTISTRY. THE CHAIR WEIGHS LESS THAN TEN LB., FOLDS TO A SMALL VOLUME, IS EASILY CLEANED AND IS RUGGED. ADDITIONALLY, THE DEVICE AL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. LFAD VS GUIDED MUNITIONS

    SBC: Applications Resources Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A NEW DECEPTION COUNTERMEASURE TECHNIQUE TO COUNTER ADVANCED GUIDED WEAPON SYSTEMS. PRIOR EXPERIMENTATION PERFORMED AT ARC DEMONSTRATED THE INTERACTIONS OF THE LFAD ANGULAR DECEPTION TECHNIQUE, SUPERIMPOSED ON TARGET LINE-OF-SIGHT RATE, AND THE IMPACT UPON MICROWAVE WEAPON SYSTEM PERFORMANCE. THESE PROJECTS EXPLORED SEVERAL OPERATIONAL SITUATIONS AND IDENTIFIED POTENTIAL WE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. LOW COST MULTI-SPECTRAL EXPENDABLE COUNTERMEASURES

    SBC: Applications Resources Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED CONCEPT IS A REFLECTOR-EXPENDABLE DESIGNED TO COUNTER WEAPONS SYSTEMS THAT UTILIZE INTEGRATED RF/EO/IR TARGET ACQUISITION AND TRACKING SYSTEMS THREAT FIRE CONTROL SENSORS OVER THE ENTIRE FREQUENCY. THIS PHASE I EFFORT IS CONCERNED WITH PROVING PRELIMINARY FEASIBILITY OF THE BASIC CONCEPT ANALYTICALLY FOR APPLICATIONS ON SEMA AIRCRAFT, AND TO PERFORM SUFFICIENT PACKAGING ANALYSIS TO ES ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. 30MM COMVAT FEED SYSTEM STUDY

    SBC: ARES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    IN SUPPORT OF THE IDENTIFIED NEED FOR A FULL SCALE FEED SYSTEM FOR COMVAT WHICH WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH FUTURE AND PRESENT RESUPPLY VEHICLES AND REQUIRE LITTLE EFFORT FROM THE CREW, THIS SIX MONTH TRADE STUDY WILL CREATE, AND ANALYZE A MINIMUM OF THREE FEED SYSTEM CONCEPTS VIA A SYSTEMS APPROACH. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ESTABLISHED, WEIGHTED AND APPROVED BY THE SPONSORING AGENCY PRIOR TO THE C ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR STUDYING WATER ASSOCIATED WITH OPTICAL FIBERS

    SBC: H & N Instruments Inc            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. TRANSITIONAL ARMATURE CONTACT DEVELOPMENT

    SBC: IAP RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    RAILGUN ARMATURES ARE LOSSY AND CAN PRODUCE SEVERE BARREL DAMAGE. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP THE DESIGN TOOLS AND DATA REQUIRED TO PERMIT THE USE OF TRANSITIONING CONTACTS IN ARMATURES. THIS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY AND BARREL LIFE OF RAILGUNS BY COMBINING THE LOW LOSS, LOW SPEED CHARACTERISTICS OF METAL ARMATURES WITH THE LOW DAMAGE, HIGH SPEED CHARACTERISTICS O ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseArmy

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