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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. Algorithms for Look-down Infrared Target Exploitation

    SBC: Signature Research, Inc.            Topic: 1

    Signature Research, Inc. (SGR) and Michigan Technological University (MTU) propose a Phase I STTR effort to develop a learning algorithm which exploits the spatio-spectral characteristics inherent within IR imagery and motion imagery.Our archive of modelled and labeled data sets will allow our team to thoroughly capture the variable elements that will drive machine learning performance.The overall ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Adjusting Computer Input Device Settings Automatically to Meet User Needs

    SBC: Koester Performance Research            Topic: 84133S1

    Abstract - The goal of this work is to enhance the productivity and comfort of computer access for people whose impairments affect their ability to use the computer keyboard and mouse. In Phase I, we will develop and evaluate a software tool for the automatic configuration of computer keyboards. The software will assess current user performance with their keyboard and recommend the appropriate Win ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  3. App for Speech Development for Students with ASD

    SBC: Handhold Adaptive, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are severe neurodevelopmental disabilities characterized by deficits in social and communication skills and the presence of restrictive, repetitive behaviors. For the 80 percent of individuals with ASDs who speak, prosody—the rhythm, stress, and intonation of speech—is among the most noticeable and chronic impairments. Prosodic speech deficits impede social int ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  4. The American War Featuring Valley Sim

    SBC: Flip Learning            Topic: N/A

    This project team is developing a prototype of The American War: Featuring Valley Sim, an e-textbook for college students that will integrate thematic content and role-playing, games, and simulations. The product will allow students to recreate and critique arguments and events during the civil war from the perspective of those who were alive during that period. The games will supplement classroom ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  5. Ko's Journey: Empires

    SBC: MidSchool Math, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project team is developing a prototype of a web-based pre-algebra math game for middle school students for use on tablet and personal computer platforms. The game, called Empires, will be story-based, strategic, and will enable peer-to-peer interactions. The games will be integrated within classroom practice. Pilot research in Phase I will seek to demonstrate that the gaming prototype functio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  6. Iprompt to Improve Teaching of Students with ASD

    SBC: Handhold Adaptive, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project will develop the iPrompt software, for use with iphones and ipdads. Teachers will employ the tool with flexible and unobtrusive strategies to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The main features of the iprompt are the Video Modeling Library and the Community Media Library, a teacher’s professional development manual, and video Modules to support teacher use of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  7. Volunteer, Employment, and Internship Web Solutions

    SBC: STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SOFTWARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    The Volunteer, Employment, and Internship Web Solutions project will produce a web-based services that provide students with employment, volunteer, and internship opportunities to prevent students from dropping out of school. The website will connect students to local businesses and civic organizations. The intervention will include teacher professional development and support. Phase I work will d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  8. Social-Simentor: Interactive Simulation e-Learning Tool to Develop Interpersonal Skills for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities to Improve Hiring and Retention

    SBC: Access Tech            Topic: N/A

    An interactive application that employs social interactions to teach key social conventions, including appropriate responses, reacting to body language and facial expressions, and the ability to ask for help to facilitate functioning in society

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Education
  9. RF Tag and Development Systems for Manipulative Educational Activities

    SBC: AdamLab, LLC            Topic: N/A

    The project designs, tests, and evaluates the Teach ME system. The Teach ME system embodies universal design for learning principles by using smart sensor technology to create manipulative activities for all students and specifically addresses the needs of students with cognitive disabilities. Research identifies a family of radio frequency (rf) passive tags, both regular and anti-collision, and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  10. Technology enhanced science education.

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    There is a troubling decline in the number of US citizens training to become scientists and engineers. There are insufficient numbers of qualified science teachers in the middle schools, where interest in science must be kindled. Technology enhanced learning environments (TELEs), which could improve science education, are not being widely deployed. This Phase I project will customize a TELE to a) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
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