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  1. DEVELOPMENT OF QUICK-RETRIEVAL INDEXING FOR LARGE-STORAGE INFORMATION FOR USE BY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

    SBC: Ada Software Engineering Tools            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS BROKEN INTO FOUR PROJECTS. THE FIRST PROJ-ECT IS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A QUICK RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR LASER DISCS THAT WILL ALLOW USERS TO RAPIDLY ACCESS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA VIA INTERNAL COMPUTER CONTROLLED HASHING TA-BLES EITHER STORED ON THE LASER DISC OR MAINTAINED VIA MAIN-TENANCE SOFTWARE ON OTHER SOTRAGE MEDIA. THE SECON PROJECT CONSISTS OF A LIBRARY OF SUBROUTINES TO ACCESS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  2. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER.

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER. THE BRAILLE-OUTPUT ENVISIONED WOULD BE GRADE I BRABRAILLE SINCE GRADE II WOULD NORMALLY REQUIRE TRANSCRIPTION BY AN EX AN EXPERIENCED BRAILLIST. THIS CONCEPT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE AN INEXPENSIVE, AUTOMATED, AND RAPID SYSTEM OF BRAILLE- ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  3. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  4. EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SUPERVISORS FROM HIGH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES AS MENTORS IN THE TRANSITION OF HANDICAPPED YOUTH FROM SCHOOL TO WORK

    SBC: Harold Russell Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    HAROLD RUSSELL ASSOCIATES (HRA) HAS RECENTLY CONDUCTED A NATIONAL FIELD STUDY CONCERNING COORDINATION OF SPED, VR AND VOC. ED. SERVICES AND PRACTICES WHICH FACILITATE THE TRANSITION OF HANDICAPPED YOUTH FROM SCHOOL TO WORK. WHILE MANY COORDINATION PRACTICES WERE IDENTIFIED, HRA STAFF WAS NOT ABLE TO DOCUMENT ANY SYSTEMATIC INVOLVEMENT OF INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES IN THE VOCATIONAL PREPARATION OF HA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Education
  5. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  6. MICROMENTOR WAS ASKED BY THE EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA CABLE COOPERATIVE, A CONSORTIUM OF SEVEN RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, FOR HELP IN DEVELOPING FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS USING MICROCOMPUTER-VIDEODISC TECHNOLOGY, WITH CABLE TV AS A DISTRIBUTION MEDIUM.

    SBC: Micromentor Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MICROMENTOR WAS ASKED BY THE EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA CABLE COOPERATIVE, A CONSORTIUM OF SEVEN RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, FOR HELP IN DEVELOPING FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS USING MICROCOMPUTER-VIDEODISC TECHNOLOGY, WITH CABLE TV AS A DISTRIBUTION MEDIUM. THEIR PURPOSE WAS TO TUTOR AND DRILL LARGE NUMBERS OF STUDENTS INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT OCCUPYING A TEACHER'S TIME. MICROMENTOR'S INTERACTIVE VIDEO COMPUTER ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Education
  7. A PROGRAMMABLE COMPUTER SYNTHESIZED SPEECH MODULE FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION.

    SBC: Novcom Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Education
  8. IMPROVEMENTS

    SBC: Abt Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH RISKS EMANATING FROM CONTAMINANTS IN DRINKING WATER REQUIRES KNOWLEDGE OF THE IMPACTS OF WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS ON HOUSEHOLD WATER BILLS. FACTORS AFFECTING HOUSEHOLD WATER BILLS VARY SYSTEMATICALLY FROM PLACE TO PLACE. BY MODELING THESE FACTORS IT IS POSSIBLE TOPREDICT IMPACTS FROM IMPLEMENTING CONTAMINANT REMOVAL MEASURES. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH FOCUSES ON: 1) IMPROVEMENTS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 National Science Foundation
  9. DRY ELECTROSTATIC CONCENTRATION OF FROZEN AQUEOUS MIXTURES

    SBC: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc.            Topic: N/A

    RESEARCH ON A NOVEL MEANS OF PROCESSING FROZEN AQUEOUS BASED FOODS AND BEVERAGES, BASED ON ADVANCED ENERGY DYNAMIC'S STATE OF THE ART EXPERIENCE IN DRY ELECTROSTATIC SEPARATION, IS PROPOSED TO CONCENTRATE ORANGE JUICE AND A WIDE VARIETY OF OTHER JUICES AND FOODS. THE PROCESS IS BASED ON THE DIFFERENCE IN WORK FUNCTION OF ICE CRYSTALS COMPARED TO GLUCOSE AND OTHER JUICE CONSTITUENTS. IT REPRESENTS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Science Foundation
  10. "DESIGN OF THE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE FOR A CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WORKSTATION"

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

    DUE TO THE COMPLEXITY OF THE CALCULATIONS AND THE LACK OF EFFECTIVE STANDARDS, CHEMICAL ENGINEERS AND CHEMISTS HAVE BEEN LEFT BEHIND THEIR MECHANICAL AND ELECTRONIC COUNTERPARTS IN HAVING THE BENEFITS OF A COMPUTER WORKSTATION ADDRESSED TO THEIR REQUIREMENTS. A NEED EXISTS FOR THE MEANS TO INTEGRATE EXISTING AND NEW APPLICATIONS THROUGH A COMMON DATABASE, TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE USER INTERFACE AND ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Science Foundation

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