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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. StoryTiles: Programmable Manipulatives to Improve Language, Sequencing, Theory of Mind, and Play Skills in Children with Autism

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    IAI will develop and field test StoryTiles, a device with programmable manipulatives that foster language, sequencing, theory of mind, and play skills among children with autism. Children will be able to use this device to experiment with storytelling, and in doing so, work with sequencing, creative play, and language structures as they manipulate programmable, tangible objects.

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Education
  2. 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
  3. LOW-COST PORTABLE SOUND SOURCE DETECTOR/ANALYZER (SSDA) FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

    SBC: MicroFlip Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MICROFLIP PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A DESIGN AND RELATED SOFTWARE FOR A LOW-COST, PORTABLE SOUND SOURCE DETECTOR/ANALYZER (SSDA) FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED. THE SSDA WILL CONSIST OF A CENTRAL SOUND SPECTRUM ANALYZER AND CONTROL UNIT, A REMOTE WIRELESS SOUND DETECTOR, AND A REMOTE WIRELESS PAGER. THE SYSTEM WILL ALERT THE USER TO A WIDE RANGE OF EMERGENCY WARNING SOUNDS, AS WELL AS MANY SOUNDS INDIGENOUS T ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Education
  4. 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
  5. Software tools for federal student aid advisors

    SBC: UserWorks, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Abstract not provided by the Grantee.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  6. Delivery of Cost-effective, Real-time, Remote Transcription Services

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

    Many disabled students, especially those who have hearing problems, could benefit from real-time transcription of classroom auditory communication to replace or supplement interpreting. Various professional services exist that could be used to provide such transcription, but all have high cost as a major drawback. The proposed project focuses on establishing a low-cost, school-operated, remote re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  7. 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 I 2004 Department of Education
  8. ENHANCED SIMULATOR TRAINING PROGRAM FOR OPERATORS AT MULTI-UNIT PLANTS.

    SBC: Corpe Corp.            Topic: N/A

    AT MULTI-UNIT NUCLEAR GENRATING STATIONS, CONTROL ROOM OPERATORS ARE GENERALLY LICENSED TO OPERATE ALL SIMILAR UNITS. SIMULATOR TRAINING CONDUCTED AT THE LICENSEE TRAINING FACILITY OCCURS ON ONE SIMULATOR WHICH MAY NOT EXACTLY MIMIC ANY UNIT. INADEQUATE TRAINING ON UNIT-TO-UNIT AND UNIT-TO-SIMULATOR DIFFERENCES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH LIMITED PER-PERSON SIMULATOR TRAINING HOURS, CAN RESULT IN INCREAS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. ROBUST, ACCURATE, NON-CONTACTING VIBRATION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

    SBC: EPOCH ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WHEN ROTATING MACHINERY DETERIORATES, VIBRTION PATTERSN CHANGE. WHEN BEARING FREQUENCIES APPEAR, THEN INCREASE IN AMPLITUDE, BEARING FAILURE LOOMS. THE SAME WITH VALVES; WHEN THEY LEAK, THEY VIBRATE. AS LEAKAGE INCREASES, THE VIBRATION PATTERN CHANGES. THERE ARE MANY OTHERS. THE KEY IS KNOWING WHERE AND HOW DEEPLY TO LOOK. THE KEY IN OLDER REACTOR PLANTS IS TO UNOBTRUSIVELY, ECONOMICALLY BACKFIT S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED TECHNIQUES FOR DYNAMIC PRA

    SBC: Frh, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    CHANGES IN PLANT STATUS, EITHER BEFORE OR DURING AN ACCIDENT SEQUENC CAN CONSIDERABLY AFFECT ITS OUTCOME; BOTH THE ACTURAL OUTCOME AND THAT PREDICTED BY PROBABILISTIC RISK ASSESSMENT. IN ORDER TO ACCURATELY REPRESENT THE POSSIBLE ACCIDENTS AND THEIR PROBABILITIES, THE PRA MODEL MUST CONSIDER THE DYNAMIC CHARACTER OF THE PLANT, IT'S SYSTEMS AND OPERATORS. A LIVING, DYNAMIC PRA IS ONE IN WHICH ALL T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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