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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. Software Package for Material Model Evaluation

    SBC: APTEK, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I and II SBIR will develop a user-friendly, run-time efficient software package dedicated to fitting and evaluating material models used in finite element codes like LS-DYNA. The software package will consist of a pre-processor, a core driver, and a post-processor. The pre-processor will allow the user to specify the material model, model parameters, and desired load history. The dri ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Transportation
  2. Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Recycling

    SBC: Road Processing Resources Inc.            Topic: N/A

    RPR's Phase I contract proved the feasibility of concrete recycling based o a shock-producing hammer/anvil concept for fracturing and sizing aggregate and separating reinforcing steel into marketable scrap. The Phase II project will develop a portable self-propelled prototype to remove and process a 12 foot wide roadway at a rate of about a mile a day. This is called "Fast Track" highway removal ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Transportation
  3. Development and Evaluation of an Accessible Voice Recognition System (AVRS) for Individuals with Intellectual

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    Individuals with significant cognitive impairments have among the highest incidence of illiteracy. This, combined with the complex and text based interfaces of mainstream computer programs and operating systems, makes typical keyboard input largely inaccessible to this population. Voice recognition technology offers promise to overcoming this barrier, but currently provides the same barriers of ex ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  4. Job Quest: An Internet-based, Self-Directed Career Exploration and Assessment System for Students and Adults with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    People with Intellectual Disabilities depend a great deal on work for their quality of life. Working in community-based jobs can make a substantial difference in income, relationships and self-esteem. An important factor in successful employment outcomes is matching individuals with jobs that are of interest to the job seeker. However, existing job interest tools are ineffective for this populatio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Education
  5. Rocket Reader: A simplified PDA-based portable reading system for enabling access to audio books and electronic documents for individuals with intellectual disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    One of the most significant barriers existing today for individuals with intellectual disabilities is the inability for much of this population to independently read and access written information. The plethora of materials available electronically, including books, biographies, audio books as well as talking book services for individuals with visual and learning disabilities. Regrettably, while t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  6. Job Quest: An Internet-based, Self-Directed Career Exploration and Assessment System for Students and Adults with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    People with Intellectual Disabilities depend a great deal on work for their quality of life. Working in community-based jobs can make a substantial difference in income, relationships and self-esteem. An important factor in successful employment outcomes is matching individuals with jobs that are of interest to the job seeker. However, existing job interest tools are ineffective for this populatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  7. LCAI: Exploring the potential of an independently usable, internet-based multimedia software system for self-Paced assessment, instruction and practice in listening comprehension skills for non readers

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    The most recent data available from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) indicates that 4-6% of adults in the United States have insufficient reading skills to even attempt participation in the NAAL’s literacy assessment in 1992 (Literacy in the Labor Force, p. 310- 320). While there are approximately 8 million individuals with intellectual disabilities (e.g., mental retardation) in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  8. Interactive CD ROM Technology for Home-Based Autism Intervention

    SBC: ACANTHUS, INC            Topic: N/A

    The platform consists of simple, user-friendly tools to create speech and language lessons which incorporate a lip readable accurate talking head, dubbed "Baldi®." Baldi's skin can be made transparent to show how speech is created by the tongue, jaw (palate, gums and teeth) and lips. Views from any angle can be supplemented with airflow and vibration indicators and highlighting.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  9. Content-oriented reading software for struggling readers

    SBC: Active Artz            Topic: N/A

    In 2003, The Nation’s Report Card for educational progress showed that thirty-seven percent of fourth graders could not read at the most basic level. Further, poor readers are notoriously “disengaged” - they do not have the desire to read. These students need explicit instruction to improve their reading comprehension skills; however, few programs are available to older students and the avai ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  10. Integrated training and assessment system for basic academic skills.

    SBC: Apprion, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Ninety million American adults are deficient in the basic academic skills and problem solving competencies mandatory for success in today’s workplace, resulting in unemployment, lowered productivity, and a shortage of qualified job applicants. This proposal is for the development of an internet-based, integrated training, assessment, and certification system called the Basic Academic Skills Syst ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
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