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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 September, 2020.

  1. A COMPUTER AUDIO-VISUAL INDICATOR FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PEOPLE

    SBC: The Conference Center Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES SUBTOPIC 1.D "DEVELOPMENT OR ADAPTION OF A COMPUTER CHIP\BOARD OR RESIDENT MEMORY SOFTWARE TO PROVIDE VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF COMPUTER- GENERATED SOUND CUES, SUCH AS BEEPS AND BUZZES, FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED." IT IS PROPOSED THAT A HALF-CARD AND CONTROLLING MEMORY- RESIDENT SOFTWARE WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR IBM-TYPE PC AND AT COMPUTERS. THIS HALF-CARD WILL TA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Education
  2. ADAPTING VOICE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OPTIONS FOR DEAF PERSONS.

    SBC: Associated Enterprises Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF PHASE I IS TO ADAPT VOICE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO BE COMPATIBLE WITH DEVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED (TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES FOR THE DEAF - TDDS) AND THEREBY PROVIDE DEAF PERSONS WITH EQUAL ACCESS TO JOB OPPORTUNITY AND JOB TRAINING INFORMATION. ABUNDANT OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN JOB OPPORTUNITY AND TRAINING INFORMATION FROM VOICE PROCESSING SYSTEMS EXISTS FOR HEARING PERSONS BUT I ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Education
  3. AlphaBear2

    SBC: Spry Fox LLC            Topic: EDIES17R0006

    This project team will fully develop and test AlphaBear 2, a vocabulary learning game for grade 4 to 7 students. Vocabulary is a prerequisite for academic success, as it is linked to stronger performance across academic subjects and improved reading comprehension. It is more difficult for students to participate in educational activities without understanding the key vocabulary associated with tha ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  4. An American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    This project will create an American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for young children on an IBM-compatible CD-ROM. The majority of sign language programs on the market are developed for school-age children and older. This CD-ROM is targeted for pre-school age children. This program will assist children in associating pictures with the written English word and the American Sign Lang ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Education
  5. An American Sign Language/English Dictionary on CD/ROM

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of Education
  6. Broadcast Radio for Individuals Who are Deaf: Gaining

    SBC: Telesonic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Talk radio reaches large audiences of people and is a significantly less expensive medium than television. Yet radio broadcasts are inaccessible to deaf and certain hearing impaired people. In project BRIDGE, TeleSonic proposes to simultaneously broadcast information via the radio in multiple transmission forms to deliver both audio and visual information. Users of TTYS, for example, will recei ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Education
  7. COST EFFECTIVE MULTIFUNCTION DEVICE: HELPS HEARING AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED DETECT/IDENTIFY STANDARD TELEPHONE LINE STATUS SOUNDS

    SBC: MicroFlip Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ADAPT AND REFINE, SOPHISTICATED SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE, DESIGNED AND BUILT BY THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, TO PERFORMADDITIONAL AND INTER DEPENDENT TASKS RELATED TO AND PARTLY ALREADY ACHIEVED BY THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR ON THE MIC300I INTERNAL MODERN. THE DEVICE WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO RECOGNISE AND IDENTIFY 'VISUALLY' ALL STANDARD TELEPHONE "LINE STATUS" SOUNDS IN THE 'AREA OF OPERATION'. A VOI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Education
  8. Delivery of Cost-Effective, Real Time, Remote Transcription Services

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    The project focuses on establishing a low-cost, school-operated, remote real-time transcription service for students with disabilities using speech recognition technology, off-the-shelf equipment and commonly available software. Phase I demonstrated the feasibility of this concept. In Phase II, the concept is expanded and refined through a transcription service for students with disabilities. T ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Education
  9. Delivery of Cost-Effective, Real Time, Remote Transcription Services

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    Development of a low-cost, school-operated, remote real-time transcription service for students with disabilities using speech recognition technology, off-the-shelf equipment, and commonly available software

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Education
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF AN INFORMATION SYSTEM ON THE QUALITY, AVAILABILITY AND PRICING OF ASSISTIVE DEVICES

    SBC: Rehabtech Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY HAS HAD A MAJOR IMPACT ON THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, ENABLING THEM TO CAPITALIZE ON THEIR ABILITIES AND MINIMIZE THE EFFECT OF THEIR DISABILITIES. SEVERAL EXCELLENT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE TO IDENTIFY ASSISTIVE DEVICES AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICE PROVIDERS, MOST NOTABLY ABLEDATA AND THE TRACE COOPERATIVE SERVICE DIRECTORY. HOWEVER, INFORMATION ABOUT THE QUALIT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Education
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