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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. A NOVEL MASS SPECTROMETER FOR THE DETECTION OF VAPORS FROM EXPLOSIVE, INCENDIARIES AND NOXIOUS GASES

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    SOUTHWEST SCIENCIES, INC. PROPOSES A NOVEL MASS SPECTROMETRIC METHOD, * IONIZATION ENERGY MODULATED MASS SPECTROMETRY (IEMMS), FOR THE RAPID DETECTION OF VAPORS FROM EXPLOSIVES, INCENDIARIES AND NOXIOUS GASES. IEMMS COMBINES ELECTRON IMPACT IONIZATION USING A MONOCHROMATIC ELECTRON BEAM WITH ION DETECTION USING TWIN TIME-OF-FLIGHT (TOF) MASS ANALYZERS. ONE ANALYZER QUANTIFIES POSITIVE IONS WHILE T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF AN EMPLOYMENT HISTORY INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: Connect            Topic: N/A

    THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABLILTIES EDUCATION ACT REQUIRES TRANSITION PLANNING, RELATED INSTRUCTION AND INTERAGENCY COORDINATION FOR ALL SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS. THE MOVEMENT FROM SCHOOL TO POST-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES IS AN IMPORTANT EVENT IN TERMS OF THE INFORMATION WHICH CAN BE CAPTURED AND ANALYZED. SPECIFICALLY, THE EMPLOYMENT HISTORY OF DISABLED INDIVIDUALS HAS BEEN A CONCERN NOTED IN A NUMBER OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  3. A SIGN-LANGUAGE TELEPHONE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

    SBC: Gms Systems            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO PRODUCE A SIGN-LANGUAGE TELEPHONE PROVIDING VISUAL COMMUNICATION TO THE HEARING IMPAIRED. CURRENTLY THEIR ONLY ACCESS TO TELEPHONE CONVERSATION IS WITH TYPED MESSAGES USING TELEPHONE FOR THE DEAF AND DISABLED. SIGN-LANGUAGE IS A MORE APPROPRIATE AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION MEDIUM THAN IS WRITTEN ENGLISH. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF THE EXISTING TELEPHONE NETWORK PRECLUDE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  4. LINE-OF-GAZE SENSOR FOR A COMMUNICATION/ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR PERSONS HAVING MENTAL RETARDATION

    SBC: Kostraba Engineering            Topic: N/A

    KOSTRABA ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES IS PROPOSING TO INITIATE A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT WHICH WILL PROVIDE INTERACTIVE EYEGAZE TECHNOLOGY FOR USE BY PERSONS HAVING MENTAL RETARDATION AND OTHER DISABILITIES. THIS TECHNOLOGY ENABLES THESE PEOPLE TO COMMUNICATE AND CONTROL THEIR ENVIRONMENT ENTIRELY BY EYE GAZE USING A COMPUTER SYSTEM WHICH HAS THE ABILITY TO SENSE THEIR LINE-OF-SIGHT. PREVIOUS R ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  5. ATM-SIM: APPLICATION OF COMPUTER SIMULATION TO TEACH BASIC LIVING SKILLS TO INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION

    SBC: Meeting the Challenge, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  6. COMPUTERIZED ASSESSMENT OF MATHEMATICS PROGRAMS BY TESTING APPLIED STUDENT KNOWLEDGE

    SBC: Mid Continent Laboratorytor            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROJECT ADDRESSES THE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF A PROTOTYPE MATHEMATICS PROGRAM EVALUATION ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS PROGRAMS. THE PROPOSED ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT WILL ADDRESS THE NEW STANDARDS FOR MATHEMATICS PROGRAMS THAT WERE ESTABLISHED BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS AND WILL RELY ON ALTERNATIVE TESTING STRATEGIES TO MORE A ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Education
  7. DEVELOPMENT OF A VEHICULAR INDUCTION ASSISTIVE LISTENING SYSTEM FOR HEARING DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: OVAL WINDOW AUDIO            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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