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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 April, 2020.

  1. THE POSTURE MONITOR

    SBC: ACADEMIC SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROJECT DEVELOPS AND FIELDTESTS A COMMERCIAL PROTOTYPE SOFT- WARE/HARDWARE PACKAGE DESIGNED TO SUPPORT CHILDREN WHO HAVE LIMITED PHYSICAL CONTROL AND DIFFICULTY MAINTAINING APPROPRIATE POSTURE DUE TO NEOROLOGICAL DEFICITS. THE POSTURE MONITOR (PM) CONSISTS OF A MICROPROCESSOR-CONTROLLED MONITORING DEVICE HOUSED IN A SMALL PLASTIC CASING; A SENSOR FOR DETECTING THE ANGLE OF TRUNK ALIGNMENT; AN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  2. TECHNOLOGY-BASED ASSESSMENT FOR LEP LEARNERS IN VOCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS

    SBC: Aguirre International            Topic: N/A

    TO MEET THE NEEDS OF VOCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT-RELATED TRAINING PROGRAMS, THE FIELD REQUIRES ASSESSMENT MEASURES THAT GO BEYOND CONVENTIONAL PAPER AND PENCIL, AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS. INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS VIDEOS, COMPUTERS, AND INTERACTIVE VIDEODISCS CAN SERVE THAT NEED BY PRESENTING INFORMATION IN VISUAL AND AUDITORY FORM, ALLOWING TEST-TAKERS TO SOLVE PROBLEMS AND MAKE DECISIONS, AN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  3. MULTIMEDIA ADAPTATION OF THE GENERALIZABLE INTERPERSONAL VOCATIONAL SKILLS ASSESSMENT FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: Computer Multimedia            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  4. JUMP INTO MY SHOES

    SBC: Conexus Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE SPECIAL EDUCATION SYSTEM NEEDS A RESOURCE THAT ENHANCES ITS SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION GUIDANCE SERVICES WITHOUT REQUIRING ADDITIONAL WORK FROM ALREADY BURDENED TEACHERS. INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE TRANSITION SERVICES THROUGH INNOVATIVE PROGRAMMING. THIS PROJECT INVOLVES THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM CALLED JUMP INTO MY SHOES T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  5. TACTILE AID FOR THE DEAF

    SBC: Intelligent Hearing Systems Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THE AIM OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS TO DEVELOP A DIGITAL TACTILE VOCODER SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED OVER EXISTING COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE DEVICES. CURRENT VOCODERS HAVE HAD A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE AND SPEECH SKILLS IN PROFOUNDLY DEAF CHILDREN. THEIR IMPACT HAS BEEN LIMITED HOWEVER, IN THAT THEY HAVE SEVERAL SIGNIFICANT BUT REMEDIABLE PROBLEMS. THESE PROBLEMS INCLUDE (1) THE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  6. PRIMARY STUDENTS AND PARENTS: HOMEBASED MODULES FOR LIMITEDENGLISH PROFICIENT LEARNING TO LEARN

    SBC: Juarez and Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL PRESENTS OUR STRATEGY FOR ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM OF LOW PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN THE EDUCATION OF LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT (LEP) CHILDREN. OUR AIM IS TO USE DISTANCE EDUCATION TECHNIQUES TO INFORM PARENTS OF THEIRRIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS CONSUMERS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND TO DEVELOP A DISTANCE EDUCATION CURRICULUM (L.E.P. LEARNING TO LEARN MODULES OR LLLP) THAT ENABLES PARENTS T ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Education
  7. TEXT-TO-VOICE SYNTHESIS FOR INTERMOADL-HANDICAP COMMUNICATION

    SBC: Netrologic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    NETROLOGIC WILL DELIVER A TDD/ASCII MODE TO VOICE INTERFACE FOR A PERSONAL COMPUTER WHOSE PURPOSE IS TO ALLOW THE DEAF AND BLIND TO COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER. AT THE END OF PHASE I NETROLOGIC WILL DELIVER AND INSTALL ON AN ED COMPUTER A SYSTEM WHICH WILL ALLOW A DEAF USER TO SEND A MESSAGE TO A BLIND USER AND HAVE THE SYSTEM VOCALIZE THE ASCII TEXT. DURING PHASE I NETROLOGIC WILL ALSO DEVELOP A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  8. THE ADAPTABLE SCANNING SELECTION AID

    SBC: ORCCA TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP, FABRICATE AND FIELD TEST AN ADAPTABLE SCANNING SELECION AID (ASSA) AND APPLICATION ACCESSORIES. THIS SYSTEM WILL PROVIDE PERSONS WITH LIMITED MOTOR FUNCTION AND/OR MINIMAL VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND MEANS OF MAKING CHOICES IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT USING SIMPLE SWITCHES. THE ASSA CONSISTS OF A TRANSMITTER UNIT, A RECEIVER/CONTROL UNIT AND AN ARRAY OF LIGHTED INDICATORS W ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  9. EC&C TECHNOLOGIES COMBINES NOX/SOX/PARTICULATE REMOVAL SYSTEM, STEP III TESTS

    SBC: Ec&c Technologies            Topic: N/A

    LABORATORY TESTS OF A PORTION OF THE EC&C TECHNOLOGIES COMBINED NOX/SOX/PARTICULATE REMOVAL SYSTEM ARE PROPOSED. THE LABORATORY TESTS ARE FOR OPTIMIZATION OF DESIGN AND OPERATING PARAMETERS. THE PROPOSED INTEGRATED SEQUENTIAL TREATMENT SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO OBTAIN ULTRA HIGH REMOVAL EFFICIENCIES INCLUDING CONTROL OF NOX/SOX/PARTICULATE MATTER FROM COAL FIRED BOILER FLUE GAS WITH IMPROVED ECONOMICS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. REDUCTION OF SULFUR DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM SMELTER OVENS

    SBC: MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    SULFUR DIOXIDE AND NITROGEN OXIDES ARE THE CHIEF PRECURSORS OF ACID RAIN, AND THEIR CONTINUED EMISSION INTO THE ATMOSPHERE HAS BECOME A GLOBAL CONCERN. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 23.4 MILLION TONS ARE EMITTED FROM INDUSTRIAL PROCESSESYEARLY, MAINLY FROM NONFERROUS METAL SMELTING OPERATIONS. NONFERROUS METALS, INCLUDING COPPER, NICKEL, ZINC, LEAD, AND MOLYBDENUM, ARE MINED AS METAL SULFIDES, AND THE META ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Environmental Protection Agency

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