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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. 220 Watt, Man-Portable, Chemical Hydride Based Fuel Cell System for Arms Control Applications

    SBC: TRULITE TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    "Now that reliable, robust, commercial proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are available, the problem has shifted to fuel storage. PEMFCs function most efficiently (>50%) when supplied with pure hydrogen. Unfortunately, storing large quantitiesof hydrogen in a compact, lightweight form has proven to be very difficult. Most of the hydrogen storage methods that have been developed for fu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. A Collaborative Interface for Teacher-Student Interaction in Virtual Environments

    SBC: STRANGE LOOP GAMES INC.            Topic: edIES17R0005

    In prior projects, including a 2015 ED/IES SBIR award, the team developed two immersive multiplayer virtual game environments. In Eco and Colony, middle school students collaboratively apply scientific practices within the virtual worlds to address challenges, such as the availability of resources and energy and maintaining clean water. With this Phase I funding, the team is developing a prototype ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  3. A DEVICE ENABLING CHILDREN WHO HAVE LOST THE USE OF A HAND TO PLAY MUSICAL WIND INSTRUMENTS.

    SBC: Amend Music Center            Topic: N/A

    USING AN ALTO SAXOPHONE WE WILL DESIGN A BRACKET AND A FRAME SYSTEM UPON WHICH WILL BE MOUNTED A SERIES OF ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SOLENOIDS. THE SOLENOIDS WILL BE MOUNTED OVER THE KEYS ON HALF OF THE SAXOPHONE IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO OPERATE THE KEYS INDIVIDUALLY OR IN GROUPS. THE SOLENOIDS WILL BE CONNECTED TO AND ACTIVATED BY A MECHANISM SIMILAR TO A JOYSTICK FROM A VIDEO GAME. ONLY SIX OF THE TERMIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  4. A KNOWLEDGE-BASED TUTORING SYSTEM WITH STUDENT-DRIVER, GRAPHIC INTERFACE, FOR TEACHING ARABIC ON MICROCOMPUTER

    SBC: New Sage            Topic: N/A

    NEW SAGE WILL DEVELOP SOFTWARE THAT CAN TEACH BEGINNING ARABIC (AND PERSIAN) SKILLS. THE SYSTEM WILL BE A RESPONSIVE, STUDENT-DRIVEN, INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT USING MACINTOSH COMPUTERS. KEY TO THE DESIGN IS THE INTEGRATION OF SEVERAL KNOWLEDGE BASES INTO THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: 1) A RICH (BUT NOT LARGE) DICTIONARY -- FOR KNOWLEDGE OF WORD MEANINGS, 2) LINGUISTIC RULES -- FOR GENERATION A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  5. A MICROCOMPUTER SCREENING SYSTEM FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: Edmark Corpon            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL REQUESTS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SUPPORT FOR EDMARK, A SMALL BUSINESS IN BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON, TO DEVELOPAND FIELD-TEST A HARDWARE/SOFTWARE PACKAGE TO ADDRESS THE POSSIBLE DISABILITIES BY TEACHERS AND PARAPROFESSIONALS. PUBLIC LAW 99-457 REQUIRES THE IDENTIFICATION AND PROVISION OF SERVICES TO YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED PERSONAL, REMOTE LOCATION, OR OTHER REASONS. A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  6. A MULTIMEDIA APPROACH TO TEACHING SCIENCE TO SPANISH-SPEAKING JR. HIGH STUDENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENCY

    SBC: Icd Corp            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH PROJECT FOCUSES ON DESIGNING A PROGRAM THAT APPLIES MODERN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TESL, BILINGUAL EDUCATION, AND SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION TO TEACHING SPANISH-SPEAKING JR. HIGH SCHOOL LEP STUDENTS SCIENCE CONCEPTS IN THE CONTEXT OF AN INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA ENVIRONMENT. SUBJECT CONTENT, PEDAGOGICAL ISSUES, AND TECHNOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS ARE EXAMINED TO DETERMINE THE SCOPE OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  7. A PERSONAL COMPUTER CONTROLLER FOR MULTI-HANDICAPPED BLIND INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: WESTEST ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    PERSONAL COMPUTERS ARE NORMALLY CONTROLLED BY ENTERING DATA INTO A KEYBOARD AND MONITORING THE RESULTS ON A VIDEO TERMINAL. MANY PEOPLE WHO ARE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CANNOTUSE KEYBOARDS AND VIDEO TERMINALS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR THE BLIND. EXISTING DEVICES WHICH HELP THE HANDICAPPED OVERCOMETHESE BARRIERS ARE EITHER SLOW AND CUMBERSOME OR USE CUSTOM SOFTWARE WHICH RESTRICTS THEIR USE. WESTEST ENGIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  8. A Project to Assist Children in Classrooms to Successfully Communicate with Their Handicapped Peers (Project Child-to-Child)

    SBC: HOPE, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The high performance, high power density combustors being proposed for IHPTET III must operate without exhinbintng combustion instability. There is a need to develop a time-accurate CFD combustion dynamics code that provides improved understanding of the acoustic/heat-release coupling and is able t predict the frequency and limit cycle of the instability. The code also needs to be p ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  9. A virtual launchpad for learning at higher speeds

    SBC: Current Conceptions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The overall goal is to develop a Virtual Learning LaunchPad prototype and to compare the learning by students viewing this prototype with a traditional video lecture. The Virtual Learning LaunchPad will merge six delivery methods to greatly compress delivery time of a complex concept in reproductive science. The technologies incorporated will be: 3-dimensional anatomical reconstructions, step-an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  10. ADAPTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPACT, PORTABLE COMPUTERIZED REAL-TIME CAPTIONING STENOGRAPHIC UNIT FOR USE IN COURTROOMS WHERE DEAF LAWYERS OR JURORS ARE ACCOMODATED

    SBC: Virgus Computer Systems            Topic: N/A

    USING COMPUTERIZED REAL-TIME CAPTIONING STENOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY VIRGUS COMPUTER SYSTEMS (VCS), THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR WILL DETERMINE ANY ADAPTATIONS NECESSARY TO ENABLE THIS STENOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY TO BE OF SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO HEARING-IMPAIRED (DEAF) LAWYERS, JURORS, LITIGANTS OR WITNESSES IN A COURTROOM SETTING. VCS,A SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING FIRM SPECIALIZING IN PRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
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