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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 April, 2020.

  1. Small, Cheap, Smart, and Simple

    SBC: CORPORA SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    This project develops an electronic mobility aid for individuals with low vision or blindness to prevent collision with overhanging obstacles not detected by standard methods such as the cane. This electronic mobility aid fulfills the criteria of (1) small size, (2) low cost, (3) low cognitive demands, and (4) hands-free operation. Phase I of the project focuses on novel algorithms to minimize cog ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  2. OPEN

    SBC: One Planet Education Network (OPEN) LLC            Topic: N/A

    Virtual worlds are an emerging form of technology where users can take the form of an avatar and move around within a simulated environment. Such worlds may have potential in the field of education to provide students with new learning opportunities by affording participation in tasks that often would not be possible in the real world due to constraints and restrictions, such as cost, scheduling, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  3. Planet Energy First World

    SBC: One Planet Education Network (OPEN) LLC            Topic: N/A

    Planet First Energy Worlds will be a 3D virtual environment focused on energy-related topics that address mathematics and science standards for 6th grade. The curricula embedded within the intervention will focus on inquiry scenarios and will leverage disciplinary content to address different situations using a video game format immersed in 3-D technology. The games will take two days of class tim ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  4. FabLab Construction Station: Engaging Teachers and Students in STEM

    SBC: FABLE VISION, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The FabLab Construction Station will allow second grade teachers and students to design and fabricate 2D and 3D geometric shapes, bulletin boards, paper airplanes, pop-ups, and other materials. Student outcomes will include improved math and engineering knowledge in topics including shapes, geometry, pre-algebra, and measurement. Curricular materials for teachers will be designed to integrate ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  5. Iprompt to Improve Teaching of Students with ASD

    SBC: Handhold Adaptive, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project will develop the iPrompt software, for use with iphones and ipdads. Teachers will employ the tool with flexible and unobtrusive strategies to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The main features of the iprompt are the Video Modeling Library and the Community Media Library, a teacher’s professional development manual, and video Modules to support teacher use of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  6. Volunteer, Employment, and Internship Web Solutions

    SBC: STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SOFTWARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    The Volunteer, Employment, and Internship Web Solutions project will produce a web-based services that provide students with employment, volunteer, and internship opportunities to prevent students from dropping out of school. The website will connect students to local businesses and civic organizations. The intervention will include teacher professional development and support. Phase I work will d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  7. Indoor Route Following Tool for the Blind

    SBC: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORP.            Topic: N/A

    This project develops an effective, indoor low-vision navigation aid, the KBT Indoor Route Following Tool, for individuals with low vision and age-related visual disorders. Individuals who are blind or have low vision can navigate outdoors using a cane, guide dog, or their own low vision as an aid; however, indoor navigation in large or unfamiliar buildings can be very challenging. The use of a GP ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  8. Improved Hearing Aid Connection to Public Induction Loops

    SBC: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORP.            Topic: N/A

    This project seeks to improve on the old hearing aid telecoil technology by replacing wire-wound receiver coils (telecoils) within the hearing aid with new solid state sensors. Improvements in size, orientation, sensitivity, and noise rejection are possible by replacing these existing telecoils with new three axis thin film Giant Magnetoresistive (GMR) sensors. Telecoils in hearing aids have serve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  9. 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
  10. 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

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