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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. DEVELOPMENT OF THE FUNCTION AND UTILITY OF AN EXTENDIBLE PNEUMATIC MOUTHSTICK

    SBC: ANHOLT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    MOUTHSTICKS OR ORTHODONTIC ORTHOSES ARE WIDELY USED BY PEOPLE WITH SPINAL CHORD INJURIES OR SIMILAR DISABILITIES TO INCREASE CONTROL OVER THEIR ENVIRONMENT. PEOPLE WITH THE ADDITIONAL LIMITATION OF LITTLE OR NO ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR HEAD MOTION MAY BENEFIT FROM AN EXTENDIBLE MOUTHSTICK. HOWEVER, COMMERCIAL EXTENDIBLE MOUTHSTICKS SUFFER IN THAT THEIR ACTION IS OFTEN SLOW, EXTENDIBILITY IS LIMITED, OR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  2. INVESTIGATION OF AN AUDIO FEEDBACK SYSTEM ALLOWING VISUALLY IMPAIRED ACCESS TO GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES

    SBC: Atg            Topic: N/A

    THE PROLIFERATION OF GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES (GUIS) IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS, SUCH AS MICROSOFT WINDOWS AND MACINTOSH, IS A THREAT TO VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS' ABILITY TO USE COMPUTERS BECAUSE GUIS REPRESENT INFORMATION ICONICLY AND SPATIALLY, AS WELL AS TEXTUALLY. THE GUIS VISUAL ORIENTATION MAKES GUIS DIFFICULT FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED TO ACCESS THROUGH TRADITIONAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. WE PR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  3. A MULT- PLATFORM MICRO-COMPUTER BASED EARLY INTERVENTION DATABASE WITH DISK- BASED FILE TRANSFER

    SBC: Educom Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP A COMPUTERIZED DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS UTILIZING HARDWARE COMMONLY AVAILABLE WITHIN EACH EARLY INTERVENTION CENTER SITE. PARALLEL DATABASE SYSTEMS WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR THREE HARDWARE PLATFORMS, ALL WITH THE ABILITY TO TRANSFER DATA INTO A CENTRAL MICRO-COMPUTER. THREE HARDWARE PLATFORMS ARE COMMONLY USED IN EARLY INTERVENTION SITE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  4. COMPUTER BASED LIFE SCIENCE LESSONS FOR JR. HIGH STUDENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENCY

    SBC: Standard Scientifics Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ENGLISH PROFICIENCY IS A GROWING PROBLEM IN EDUCATION. IN THE AREA OF SCIENCE, THE SITUATION IS EVEN MORE SERIOUS, SINCE STUDENTS NOT ONLY HAVE TO LEARN SCIENCE BUT ALSO TO UNDERSTAND THE EXPLANATION IN ENGLISH. THUS, WE PROPOSE AN INNOVATIVE COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENT STUDENTS IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS TO LEARN SCIENTIFIC CONTENT WHILE MASTERING THE SCIENTIFIC LANGUAGE IN ENGLIS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  5. OPTRODE DEVELOPMENT FOR REAL-TIME ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

    SBC: Cape Cod Research            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH INVESTIGATES THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING AN INNOVATIVE OPTRODE DEVICE FOR THE DETECTION, IDENTIFICATION, AND QUANTIFICATION OF TRACE LEVELS OF CHEMICAL CONTAMINANTS IN WATER. THIS FIBER OPTIC BASED INSTRUMENT WILL HAVE A RESPONSE DETECTOR AND CAN MEASURE CONCENTRATIONS OF CONTAMINANTS AT PARTS PER BILLION CONCENTRATIONS. IT IS ALSO ANTICIPATED THAT THIS INSTRUMENT WILL BE ABLE TO I ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. REDUCING DIESEL NOX AND SOOT EMISSIONS VIA PARTICLE-FREE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION

    SBC: Ceramem Corporation            Topic: N/A

    DIESEL ENGINES PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE UNITED STATES ECONOMY FOR POWER GENERATION AND TRANSPORTATION. HOWEVER, NOX AND SOOT EMISSIONS FROM BOTH STATIONARY AND MOBILE DIESEL ENGINES ARE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO AIR POLLUTION. MANY ENGINE MODIFICATIONS AND EXHAUST-AFTER-TREATMENT DEVICES HAVE BEEN PROPOSED AND TESTED TO REDUCE THE NOX AND SOOT EMISSIONS FORM DIESEL EXHAUSTS. SIMPLE TECHNIQUES FO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. EXTRACTION OF COPPER AND ZINC FROM MIXED-METAL CYANIDE SOLUTION USING SOLID PHASE EXTRACTION

    SBC: Chromatochem Inc.            Topic: N/A

    REMOVAL OF TOXIC METALS FROM WASTEWATER STREAMS HAS BECOME A PROBLEM OF INCREASING NATIONAL IMPORTANCE, AS A RESULT OF INCREASING CONCERN FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT, AND INCREASINGLY STRINGENT WASTE DISPOSAL REGULATIONS. CHROMATOCHEM, INC., HAS DEVELOPED AN ECONOMICAL AND EFFECTIVE NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REMOVAL OF LOW LEVELS OF TOXIC METAL IONS FROM WASTEWATER STREAMS, USING SOLID PHASE EXTRACTION (SPE) ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. REMOVAL OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS FROM GASEOUS EFFLUENT STREAMS BY NOVEL PERFLUOROMEMBRANES

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. CATALYTIC BRIDGE CHEMICAL MONITOR

    SBC: Envirochem Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. MICROBIAL REMOVAL OF ORGANIC SULFUR FROM COAL

    SBC: J.k. Research            Topic: N/A

    THE U.S. POSSESSES HUGE COAL RESERVES, BUT SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO2) RELEASED UPON COMBUSTION IS A MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO ACID RAIN. SIGNIFICANT ADVANCES HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROBIAL PROCESSES FOR PRECOMBUSTION REMOVALOF INORGANIC SULFUR FROM COAL. THIOBACILLUS AND SULFOLOBUS SP. HAVE BEEN MOST FREQUENTLY EMPLOYED. THEY ARE OPTIMALLY ADAPTED TO FUNCTION AT A PH BELOW 3 AND OFTEN AT ELEV ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
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