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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. ADVANCED FARE PAYMENT MEDIA

    SBC: Echelon Industries Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE FEASIBILITY OF SMART CARDS FOR THE PUBLIC TRANSIT INDUSTRY HAS NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED. THERE IS A PERCEPTION THAT SMART CARDS CAN BE USED TO REDUCE THE TOTAL TRANSACTIONCOSTS ASSOCIATED WITH FARE PAYMENT, TO IMPROVE SECURITY, REDUCE FRAUD AND IMPROVE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND RIDERSHIP. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THESE CLAIMS; THIS WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED BY R ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Transportation
  2. TURBINE ENGINE ROTOR SYSTEM FAILURE PREDICTION AND PREVENTION

    SBC: Systems Control Technology,            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DEVELOP A METHODOLOGY AND A PROTOTYPE DESIGN FOR A SYSTEM CAPABLE OF PREDICTING FAILURE OF ROTATING PARTS IN TURBINE ENGINES. SCT PROPOSES AN INNOVATIVE, INTEGRATED APPROACH THAT ASSIMILATES DATA FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES TO TREND ENGINE PERFORMANCE AND HEALTH. INDICATIONS OF COMPONENET FAILURE WILL BE IDENTIFIED AND ACTUAL DATA WILL BE COMPARED AGAINST THE INDICAT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Transportation
  3. A LOW-COST OPTICAL WEATHER IDENTIFIER FOR AN AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEM

    SBC: DYNAMICS TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE TYPE OF PRECIPITATION (RAIN, SNOW, FOG/HAZE, HAIL) HAS TRACTIONALLY RELIED ON HUMAN JUDGMENT. RECENTLY, THE WAVE PROPAGATION LABORATORY OF DEVELOPED A TECHNOLOGY FOR AUTOMATIC WEATHER IDENTIFICATION USING LASER SCINTILLATION AND SCATTERING. THE TECHNIQUE HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY TESTED IN FIELD OPERATION. HOWEVER, THE SYSTEM IS TOO CLUMSY AND EXPENSIVE FOR LARGE-SCALE FIELD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Transportation
  4. LEXICAL ANALYSIS TO ENHANCE MAN-MACHINE INTERACTION

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    ONE OF THE BIGGEST BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE AND WIDE SPREAD USE OF COMPUTERS BY NON-COMPUTER-SPECIALISTS IS THE NEED FOR USERS TO INTERACT WITH COMPUTERS IN "COMPUTERESE" RATHER THAN ENGLISH. ADDITIONALLY, THE LACK OF STANDARD SOFTWARE MODULES THAT "UNDERSTAND" NATURAL LANGUAGE HAMPERS THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE FOR TRANSLATING LANGUAGE AND FOR MONITORING LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SKILLS. THE PROPOSED EF ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Education
  5. ICING MONITORING EQUIPMENT

    SBC: JONAS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A SIX MONTH PROGRAM TO DEVELOP A RUGGED NEW DEVICE FOR MONITORING THE ONSET OF ICE FORMATION ON SURFACES OF TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES, ROADS, BRIDGES AND AIRCRAFTS, WILL BE DEVELOPED AND A PROTOTYPE WILL BE LABORATORY TESTED. THE NOVEL GAGE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM IS PARTLY BASED ON THE TECHNOLOGY APPLIED TO MEASURE CONDUCTIVITY OF SOLUTIONS. BASED ON EXISTING TECHNOLOGY, AND ALREADY TESTED UNDER HIGH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Transportation
  6. IMPROVING TECHNOLOGY, TRAINING, AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BLIND PEOPLE IN WORD PROCESSING.

    SBC: Telesensory Systems Inc.            Topic: N/A

    WHILE WORD PROCESSING JOBS INCREASE WITH SERVICE INDUSTRY GROWTH, BLIND TYPISTS ARE ACTUALLY LOSING JOBS. ADAPTIVE DEVICES DESIGNED TO READ TYPWRITERS IN THE 70'S UNDERUTILIZE WORD PROCESSORS IN THE 80'S. AS THE TECHNOLOGY GAP EXPANDS, COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT IS INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT. TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE BLIND ARE BECOMING DISARRAYED. NEW TECHNOLOGIES HAVE POTENTIAL TO MODIFY EXISTING OFFICE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Education
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