Award Data

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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 September, 2020.

  1. Prototype software application

    SBC: Azavea Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Avencia will develop a prototype software application based on a user interface design. The software will be designed for the market as a cost effective yet sophisticated data access and analysis tool, and will form the basis of the educational data management tool. Phase I calls for the development of the open source version of the functional prototype which will assess the financial viability of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  2. Low Vision Lime: Solution For Low Vision Musicians to Perform, Edit, and Print Music Notation

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    The project explores the feasibility of enhancing the well-established Lime notation software with features to benefit musicians with low vision. Enhancements include the presentation of musical measures for the low vision reader. Adding functionality by offering user-definable settings in adjusting magnification of staff notation, colors, and screen contrast, building on Windows accessibility fe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  3. Low Vision Lime Solution for Low Vision Musicians to Read Perform Write and Print Music Notation

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    Evaluates and defines the Lime notation software a self contained music reading and writing system that allows low vision musicians to accomplish typical tasks important to performers and composers with normal vision

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  4. Artificial intelligence software for individualized math tutoring for students who are blind and visually impaired

    SBC: Quantum Simulations, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I proposal responds to Priority 2, Products, and focuses on the development of accessible artificial intelligence software for individualized tutoring of applied mathematics at the middle school level.  Quantum has successfully innovated new concepts in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and has developed, tested and brought to the classroom tutoring and assessment systems for s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  5. A computer assisted process for developing curriculum plans tightly aligned to state assessment standards

    SBC: Corridor Training Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Low school achievement presents a profoundly serious national crisis affecting, not only the lives of students, but the ability of our nation and our people to compete in an increasingly competitive world. This research takes direct aim at this problem by developing a computer assisted process for constructing useable school curriculum plans that will give teachers usable and practical daily guida ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  6. Universal Access to Passenger Rail

    SBC: Marshall Elevator            Topic: N/A

    Freight rail shares train tracks wih passenger rail cars. The differences in car width result in horizontal gaps between passenger rail cars and boarding platforms. This gap creates safety hazards for wheelchair users, for the elderly, individuals with visual impairments, and other passengers boarding rail cars. The project continues the research on the Phase I prototype, QuickRamp. Phase II a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  7. Artificial intelligence assessment sotware for mathmatics education

    SBC: Quantum Simulations, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    One of the main requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act is that eligible students be provided supplemental tutoring. Many states have already implemented their own initiatives; however, there is significant concern over whether it will be realistic to help as many students as possible in a cost-effective way. This SBIR Phase I project is responsive to the goals of evidence-driven consulting s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  8. SCORM-Conformant artificial intelligence tutoring software for science education

    SBC: Quantum Simulations, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the extension of Quantum’s successful technology for interactive intelligent tutoring to develop powerful new artificial intelligence-based tools for computerized assessment of student work in mathematics. This addresses an important area where there has been clearly articulated teacher demand for advancement. Quantum proposes a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  9. Advanced Microcalorimeter Instrumentation for X-Ray Microanalysis


    An innovative superconducting transition edge sensor (TES) microcalorimeter array with superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) readouts is described for high energy and high spatial resolution X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy and microanalysis. The proposed microcalorimeter instrument offers an energy resolution that is comparable to and potentially even better than wavelength disp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  10. Developing a versatile, affordable wheelchair mounted robot arm based on the Arlyn FeederBot Design

    SBC: Arlyn Toolworks            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Education
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