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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 June, 2020.

  1. METHODOLOGY FOR CORRELATION OF ATC CONTROLLER WORKLOAD AND ERRORS

    SBC: Computer Technology Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF IREASED AUTOMATION ON THE WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRA-TION'S AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER. IN PHASE I, RESEARCH WILL FOCUS ON ADAPTRING OUR CURRENT HUMAN PERFORMANCE MODEL TO REPRESENT THE JOB CHARACTERISTICS OR ATTRIBUTES THAT WILL DETERMINE LEVELS OF WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE IN THE AD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  2. ELECTRONIC BOMB FUZE DETECTION

    SBC: Household Data Services            Topic: N/A

    SEVERAL METHODS OF RAPIDLY SCREENING AIRLINE PASSENGERS AND BAGGAGE FOR EXPLOSIVE DEVICES ARE PROPOSED. TWO OF THESE METHODS USE NONLINEAR DEVICE DETECTION (NLDD) TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF ACTIVE OR PASSIVE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES WHICH MAY BE PART OF AN ELECTRONIC BOMB FUZE. ANOTHER TWO DETECT THE PRESENCE OF RUNNING OSCILLATORS WHICH ARE LIKELY SUBSYSTEMS OF A FUZING DEVICE.

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Transportation
  3. NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION-- EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

    SBC: Humrro International Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Transportation
  4. RESEARCH ON AN AIRBORNE WIND SHEAR SENSOR

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    THE RECOGNIZED LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR PHENOMENON KNOWN AS A MICROBURST POSES A SERIOUS AIR SAFETY THREAT TO COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR POSES A SERIOUS COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR TAKEOFF PATTERN. THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO DE A THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO BE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO SEVERAL CRASHES OF COMMERCIAL AIRLIN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  5. "INTELLIGENT INTERFACE FOR IMPROVED COMMUNICATION BETWEEN HANDICAPPED PERSONS AND COMPUTERS AND ROBOTS".

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    MANY HANDICAPPED PERSONS ARE RESTRICTED BECAUSE THEY LACK THE NECESSARY CAPABILITIES TO INTERFACE EFFECTIVELY WITHIN ATECHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY. HOWEVER, TECHNOLOGY ITSELF HAS PROVIDED SOME COMPENSATION FOR A NUMBER OF PHYSICAL LINITAT IONS THROUGH THE USE OF COMPUTERS. YET, THERE REMAINS THE NEED TO APPLY INTELLIGENT INTERFACES BETWEEN HANDICAPPED PERSONS AND COMPUTERS AND ROBOTS TO ACHIEVE RAPID AND ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Education
  6. SCREEN ACCESS MANAGER FOR THE IBM PC (SAM)

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  7. DIGITAL INFRA-RED EYE COMMAND TRANSDUCER

    SBC: Energy Optics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ALTHOUGH TECHNOLOGY IS ADVANCING AT AN EVER INCREASING PACE,ITS APPLICATION FOR USE BY HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS HAS BEEN SLOW. SEVERELY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS OFTEN REQUIRE SOME TYPE OF "HIGH TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TO ENABLE THEM TO HAVE A DEGREE OF MOBILITY. THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO INVESTIGATE THE POTENTIAL OF USING ELECTRO-OPTICS AS A MEANS FOR THE HANDICAPPED TO EFFECT CONTROL OF HIS/HER ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  8. PRIVATE SECTOR INNOVATION TO PROMOTE SUPPORTED WORK CONCEPTSIN THE HORTICULTURAL INDUSTRIES

    SBC: Evermay Enterprises Inc            Topic: N/A

    EVERMAY ENTERPRISES, INC. WILL INVESTIGATE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERGRATING SUPPORTED WORK MODELS INTO ALREADY EXISTING HORTICULTURAL COMPANIES THAT HAVE DOCUMENTED A NEED FOR WORKERS. WE WILL TEST THE HYPOTHESIS THAT WORKERS WHO ARE PROVIDED SUPPORT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMPANY'S PROFITABILITY. WE WILL INVESTIGATE THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT CURRENTLY EXIST AND THE OPPORTUNITIES EXPECTED IN THE NEX ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  9. A MICROCOMPUTER EXPERT SYSTEM FOR INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES DEVELOPMENT

    SBC: Knowledge Software            Topic: N/A

    KNOWLEDGE SOFTWARE PROPOSES TO DETERMINE THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF USING A MICROCOMPUTER BASED EXPERT SYSTEM TO ASSIST EDUCATORS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES. THIS EFFORT SUPPORTS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S GOAL OF DEVELOPING METHODS TO SIMPLIFY AND IMPROVE COURSEWARE CREATION. WE PROPOSE TO DETERMINE FEASIBILITY BY DEVELOPING A MICROCOMPUTER BASED EXPERT SYSTEM. OUR PLAN I ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  10. "AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIAN-LANGUAGE PEDAGOGICAL MATERIALS"

    SBC: Language Analysis Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A PROPOSAL IS MADE TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF AN AUTOMATED MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM (AMDS) FOR IMPROVED TEACHING OF THE RUSSIAN LANGUAGE. THE AMDS IS INTENDED TO PRODUCT CLASSROOM MATERIALS MORE DIRECTLY FROM SELECTED RUSSIAN SOURCE-LANGUAGE MATERIALS. THE PROPOSED INVESTIGATION INCLUDES IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF RELEVANT DATA AND SOFTWARE RESOURCES, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTATION OF T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
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