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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. EXPERT COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION ACCESS NETWORK (ECIAN)

    SBC: ANALYSIS & SIMULATION, INC.            Topic: N/A

    VARIOUS ACTIVITIES (EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT, RESEARCH) GENERATE LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAW DATA. HOWEVER, DATA IS COLLECTED IN A DISJOINTED AND ISOLATED FASHION (I.E., ACTS, LITERATURE) CREATING BARRIERS IN DATA ACCESS AND DISSEMINATION. THERE IS A CONSENSUS AMONG FAMILIES AND PROFESSIONALS, THAT NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND SERVICES PROVIDED TO THESE INDIVIDUALS COULD BE GREATLY IMPROVED IF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  2. 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
  3. AUTOMATED NATIONAL TELEPHONE DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR THE DEAF ACCESSIBLE BY TDD TTY AND COMPUTER

    SBC: Quatera Communications Corp            Topic: N/A

    A RESEARCH AND EVALUATION PROJECT TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY AND FORM OF A FULLY AUTOMATED NATIONWIDE DIRECT DIAL TELEPHONE NUMBER DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE SERVICE FOR THE DEAF CONTAINING TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF ALL INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES OWNING TDD/TTYS, WHICH WILL BE ACCESSIBLE BY TDDS (TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF), TTYS, AND PERSONAL COMPUTERS. THE PROJECT WILL EVALUATE THE TECHNICAL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. UNIQUE ON-SITE DESTRUCTION OF TRANSFORMER ASKARELS USING A LOW-TEMPERATURE, MILD CHEMICAL METHOD

    SBC: Veritay Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THESE IS A GREAT NEED FOR A SAFE, ENERGY-EFFICIENT, ON-SITE METHOD FOR DECONTAMINATING VARIOUS CHEMICAL TOXINS. NEARLY ALL (I.E., 99.8%) OF THE POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBS) FOUND IN CURRENT APPLICATIONS ARE USED AS DIELECTIC FLUID. THIS AMOUNTS TO ABOUT 30,000,000 GALLONS OF PCB-CONTAMINATED FLUID. TO REDUCE THIS EXPOSURE RISK THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY IS REQUIRING THE ACCELERATED PH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. REDUCED-COST CLOSED-CAPTIONING CONSUMER DECODERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

    SBC: Eeg Enterprises, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE CLOSED-CAPTIONING CONSUMER DECODERS (TELE-CAPTION I&II) ARE HIGHLY DEVELOPED UNITS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE IN QUANTITY PRODUCTION. TELE-CAPTION II HAS BEEN MARKETED AT ABOUT $200RETAIL. COST REDUCTION FOR A REPLACEMENT DECODER WILL REQUIRE COST REDUCTIONS IN EACH OF THE SUB-UNIT COMPONENTS SUCH AS TUNER, IF-DEMODULATOR, IN THE DECODER CIRCUITS AND UL APPROVALS AS WELL. THE USE OF A CONSUMER/VIDEO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Education
  8. A MODULAR APPROACH TO CUSTOMIZED SYNTHETIC VOICES FOR THE NON-SPEAKING

    SBC: Eloquent Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  9. COMPUTER SYSTEM SOFTWARE FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR DISABLED PERSONS

    SBC: Hazencraft Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT SURVEYS 50 DISABLED PERSONS FOR WHAT INFORMATION IS NEEDED IN A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER (H.C.P.) DATA BASE. HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS INCLUDE VENDORS, AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS, AND REHABILITATIVE CENTERS WHICH SERVICE DISABLED PERSONS. RESPONSES TO THE SURVEY WILL HELP DETERMINE THE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF THE DATA BASE. TWENTY-FIVE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WILL BE REQUESTED TO PROVIDE INFORM ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  10. AN IMPROVED HEAD SCANNER USING AN ADVANCED TEXT-RECOGNITION ALGORITHM TO IMPROVE PORTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE

    SBC: Intellisys, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO DEVELOP AN IMPROVED READER FOR PRINTED TEXT. THE PRESENT STANDARD IN THIS FIELD IS THE KURZWEIL READING MACHINE. THIS MACHINE HAS SEVERAL DISADVANTAGES, MOST NOTABLY ITS PHYSICAL SIZE AND WEIGHT, ITS COST, AND ITS POOR PERFORMANCE WITH CERTAIN SPECIALIZED TYPES OF FORMATS AND FONTS (E.G., CHEMICAL JOURNALS AND FADED PRINT ON DAMAGED PAPER). IT IS PROPOSED HERE TO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Education
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