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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. An Immersive Cell Biology Learning Resource that Couples

    SBC: BIOGRAFX            Topic: N/A

    The Cell Biology Learning Resource (CBLR) will be a multimedia educational resource designed to give the student a better means of learning cell biology through an immersive and interactive environment. Utilizing novel cell visualization technology, the CBLR will enhance the learning experience by facilitating the first-ever exploration of a computer reconstructed human cell and its internal stru ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  2. Multi-language Speech Synthesis for Voice Output Communication Aids using Eloquence

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

    Many speech- and visually-impaired individuals can benefit from text-to-speech systems for unlimited vocabulary speech synthesis. The demands on these systems are especially severe in the case of voice output communication aids (VOCAs) for speech-impaired individuals, since the speech produced substitutes for a speaker's own voice. VOCA quality thus depends not only on intelligibility, but on th ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of Education
  3. Advanced Prediction Methods for Augmentative Communication

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

    Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices can provide an effective avenue of communication for individuals with communicative disabilities. A core component of many AAC systems is dynamic word prediction, in which a list of probable words is autonomously generated and presented for immediate user selection. Current word prediction systems employ algorithms which do not take full a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  4. Impact of a Learning Network for Collaborative Story Telling on

    SBC: Prescient Code Solutions            Topic: N/A

    Elementary and middle-school teachers have begun using LAN and WAN networks to engage students in authentic learning tasks. The Neverending Tale, Classroom Edition is proposed as a combination learning network and computer tool for editing and publishing hypertext. It will be implemented via internet server and database, accessible with any networked World Wide Web browser. Within The Neverendi ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  5. Classroom Anywhere Online, A Web-Based Training Program

    SBC: Technical Learning Resources            Topic: N/A

    The Internet, via the World Wide Web (WWW), currently provides some self-help learning programs. Technical Learning Resources, Inc. (TLR), using its proven methodology and courseware, intends to combine its resources on the WWW to provide online training. Together, TLR and the Internet can provide powerful training tools to those who use the Internet or work within company Intranets. This propos ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  6. 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
  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. 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
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