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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. 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. Connectivity to Modern Electronics for the Hearing Disabled

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    This project creates a wireless solution for interconnecting hearing aids with consumerelectronic devices based on a new, ultra-low-power radio specifically developed by project partnerIntriCon Corporation (St. Paul, MN), for use in micro-behind-the-ear (Micro-BTE) hearing aids. Thesmall consumer electronics add-on module, with greater than 100-hour battery life from a standardzinc-air hearing aid ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. FluidMath A Teaching Intervention for Algebra

    SBC: FLUIDITY SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I project develops a prototype FluidMath software application and demonstrates its feasibility as an intervention in the teaching and learning of basic algebra. At its core, the prototype includes a first of its kind recognition engine which enables a Tablet PC to interpret mathematical expressions written on its screen with an electronic stylus. In addition, the prototype will include ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Online Learning System to Advance Teaching of Hyper Molecular Modeling

    SBC: MolySym, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MolySym has successfully prototyped and classroom tested the MolySym Hypermodeling System, a tangible user interface that provides high school chemistry students with a direct link between a physical model and a software simulation system. The incorporation of electronics and robotics technologies into ball and stick models to communicate in real time with a software simulation system is called hy ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  10. Expanding, Testing and Validating the Universal Assessment System

    SBC: Nimble Assessment Systems            Topic: N/A

    The Universal Assessment System is an innovative computer based test delivery system that applies principles of Universal Design for Learning to flexibly meet the accessibility and accommodation needs of individual students with disabilities in grades 3 to 12. Flexibly meeting individual needs is accomplished by allowing teachers to activate one or more of the accessibility and accommodation tool, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education

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