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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. GPS-BASED AUTONOMOUS SPACE NAVIGATION

    SBC: Arrowsmith Technologies Inc            Topic: N/A

    COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS DEPEND ON GROUND SUPPORT FOR NAVIGATION. THE GROUND SOLUTION CAN BE COSTLY AND MAY PROVIDE LESS ACCURACY THAN NEEDED. A GPS-BASED REAL-TIME AUTONOMOUS SPACECRAFT NAVIGATION SYSTEM IS PROPOSED. AN ALGORITHM WILL BE DEVELOPED WHICH COMBINES GPS-DERIVED POINT POSITION ESTIMATES WITH A PROPAGATED A PRIORI POSITION ESTIMATE. THE POINT POSITIONS ARE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  2. Miniature, Voice Output, Independent Reading Device

    SBC: Ascent Technology            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Education
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF AN EMPLOYMENT HISTORY INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: Connect            Topic: N/A

    THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABLILTIES EDUCATION ACT REQUIRES TRANSITION PLANNING, RELATED INSTRUCTION AND INTERAGENCY COORDINATION FOR ALL SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS. THE MOVEMENT FROM SCHOOL TO POST-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES IS AN IMPORTANT EVENT IN TERMS OF THE INFORMATION WHICH CAN BE CAPTURED AND ANALYZED. SPECIFICALLY, THE EMPLOYMENT HISTORY OF DISABLED INDIVIDUALS HAS BEEN A CONCERN NOTED IN A NUMBER OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  4. Digital Waveform-Based System for Acoustic Emission Measurement for Nondestructive Testing of Structural Steel

    SBC: Digital Wave Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Digital Wave Corporation proposed to develop a novel nondestructive testing (NDT) system for high speed acquisition and analysis of wide band acoustic emission (AE) waveforms. The system will provide the capability to detect, identify and locate crack growth in loaded steel structures. This system will incorporate the new high fidelity sensor developed by the Federal Highway Administration and a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Transportation
  5. "Transportation Planning Decision Support Systems"

    SBC: In Motion            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Transportation
  6. STRUCTURES

    SBC: Invocon Consultants            Topic: N/A

    A NEED EXISTS TO MONITOR VIBRATION IN HIGHWAY BRIDGES. IT IS DESIRABLE TO MONITOR MANY POINTS ON THE BRIDGE. THE CURRENT PROBLEM IS THAT SENSORS MUST BE WIRED TO A CENTRAL LOCATION. WIRE IS DIFFICULT TO INSTALL AND TO MOVE. THE SOLUTION IS TO COLLECT SENSOR DATA BY RADIO. A SYSTEM EXISTS THAT ELIMINATES WIRE. IT GATHERS SENSOR DATA TO A CENTRAL LOCATION BY RADIO. THE SYSTEM'S UNIQUE FEATURE IS THA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Transportation
  7. Field Energy Recoil Emission Technology (FERET)

    SBC: Invocon, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Passenger safety concerns have prompted the FAA to elicit energy-sensitive neutron detectors which do not rely on the time-of-flight method and are suitable for use in explosive detection systems. Invocon, Inc. proposes to design an inspection system consisting of an energy source and a detector. Designated FERET sytem, (Field Energy Recoid Emission Technology), it would detect substances identi ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Transportation
  8. LINE-OF-GAZE SENSOR FOR A COMMUNICATION/ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR PERSONS HAVING MENTAL RETARDATION

    SBC: Kostraba Engineering            Topic: N/A

    KOSTRABA ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES IS PROPOSING TO INITIATE A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT WHICH WILL PROVIDE INTERACTIVE EYEGAZE TECHNOLOGY FOR USE BY PERSONS HAVING MENTAL RETARDATION AND OTHER DISABILITIES. THIS TECHNOLOGY ENABLES THESE PEOPLE TO COMMUNICATE AND CONTROL THEIR ENVIRONMENT ENTIRELY BY EYE GAZE USING A COMPUTER SYSTEM WHICH HAS THE ABILITY TO SENSE THEIR LINE-OF-SIGHT. PREVIOUS R ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  9. MenuCoach: A Multimedia Software Tool to Enhance Independence and Knowledge in Menu Planning, Grocery Shopping, Meal Preparation and General Nutrition for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

    SBC: Meeting the Challenge, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    General nutrition issues consistently rank among the highest of needs for individuals with developmental disabilities in terms of dependency on others. The cognitive challenges faced by this population create great barriers in understanding the complexity of nutritional concepts such as the food groups, caloric values, saturated fats, cholesterol, etc. The proposed research will demonstrate the ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  10. Transition AbleAideTM: A needs-based computer system for matching assistive technology and home automation devices to students transitioning from school to adult life.

    SBC: Meeting the Challenge, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
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