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  1. THIS PROPOSAL OUTLINES A SIMPLE YET ACCURATE APPROACH TO MEASURING THE POSITION AND ORIENTATION OF A ROBOT.

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL OUTLINES A SIMPLE YET ACCURATE APPROACH TO MEASURING THE POSITION AND ORIENTATION OF A ROBOT. THE MECHANISM CAN BE USED TO MAKE BOTH STATIC AND DYNAMIC MEASUREMENTS. TWO VERSIONS OF THE DESIGN ARE PROPOSED; THE FIRST VERSION HAVING HIGH ACCURACY OVER A SMALL WORK VOLUME,AND THE SECOND VERSION HAVING LOWER ACCURACY OVER A WORK VOLUME WHICH WOULD ALLOW POSE MEASUREMENT OVER THE ENTIRE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Commerce
  2. NOAA WEATHER RADIO COVERAGE MAPPING SYSTEM

    SBC: MCCREARY RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE DISSEMINATION OF TIMELY WEATHER DATA IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT AS THE POPULATION DENSITY OF THE UNITED STATES INCREASES. AS THE SOLE GOVERNMENT OPERATED RADIO SYSTEM PROVIDING DIRECT WARNINGS TO PRIVATE HOMES, THENOAA WEATHER RADIO (NWR) SYSTEM IS CRITICAL FOR DISSEMINATING NATURAL DISASTER WARNINGS AND THE TIMELY DISSEMINATION OF WEATHER DATA. THE NEED FOR A LOW COST, REAL TIME COVER ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Commerce
  3. SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS OF HIGH CLOUDS IN THE TROPICS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    SBC: Mentor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THREE ASPECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE INVOLVING VERY HIGH TROPICAL CLOUDS ARE: (1) WHETHER CHANGES IN HIGH CLOUD PARAMETERS LEAD TO POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE FEEDBACK IN CO2 EFFECTS ON CLIMATIC TEMPERATURE CHANGES; (2) DO CHANGES IN THE HEIGHTS OF CLOUD TOPS AND CLOUD AMOUNT, OR CLOUDS WHICH REACH TO THE TROPICAL TROPOPAUSE, AFFECT THE AMOUNT OFWATER VAPOR IN THE LOWER STRATOSPHERE AND INDIRECTLY THE ANTARCT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Commerce
  4. ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR LITERACY PROVIDERS

    SBC: Comsis Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THERE IS CURRENTLY NO CLEARINGHOUSE FOR ADULT LITERACY, AND NO PLACE FOR LITERACY PROVIDERS TO TURN FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION IN THEIR FIELD. AN ELECTRONIC INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM (EICS) WOULD BE A PLACE WHERE THE MOST RECENT INFORMATION ON LITERACY COULD BE COLLECTED AND DISSEMINATED. THE EICS SHOULD BE A PRACTITIONER-ORIENTED, USER-FRIENDLY SYSTEM THAT CAN EASILY BE USED BY PERSONS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  5. A COMPUTER AUDIO-VISUAL INDICATOR FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PEOPLE

    SBC: The Conference Center Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES SUBTOPIC 1.D "DEVELOPMENT OR ADAPTION OF A COMPUTER CHIP\BOARD OR RESIDENT MEMORY SOFTWARE TO PROVIDE VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF COMPUTER- GENERATED SOUND CUES, SUCH AS BEEPS AND BUZZES, FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED." IT IS PROPOSED THAT A HALF-CARD AND CONTROLLING MEMORY- RESIDENT SOFTWARE WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR IBM-TYPE PC AND AT COMPUTERS. THIS HALF-CARD WILL TA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Education
  6. DATABASE OF HEARING IMPAIRED RESEARCH SUBJECTS

    SBC: The Conference Center Inc.            Topic: N/A

    IT IS VERY DIFFICULT FOR RESEARCHERS TO OBTAIN A REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE OF DEAF OR SEVERELY HEARING IMPAIRED ADULTS. IT IS POSSIBLE TO GET LISTINGS OF MEMBERS OF SPECIFIC ORGANIZATIONS FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONS, SUCH ASTHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF OR SELF HELP FOR HARD OF HEARING PERSONS, BUT THESE MEMBERS ARE NOT TYPICAL OF THEHEARING IMPAIRED POPULATION AT LARGE. USUALLY, THEY REPRESEN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  7. COST EFFECTIVE MULTIFUNCTION DEVICE: HELPS HEARING AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED DETECT/IDENTIFY STANDARD TELEPHONE LINE STATUS SOUNDS

    SBC: MicroFlip Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  8. PORTABLE INFRARED UNIVERSITY REMOTE CONTROL WITH VISUAL, AUDIBLE AND INPUT DEVICE FEATURES TO ACCOMMODATE PERSONS WITH MOST SEVERE DISABILITIES

    SBC: Vme Technologies Inc.            Topic: N/A

    VME'S UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROLLER (URC) IS DESIGNED TO BE A KEY ELEMENT IN ALLOWING PERSONS WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES TO HAVE CONTROL OF THEIR ENVIRONMENTS. UNLIKE EXISTING ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS, THE URC WILL DIRECTLY CONTROL ANY UNMODIFIED INFRARED CONTROLLED DEVICE IN THE HOME, WORKPLACEOR SCHOOLS, FREEING USERS FROM BEING CHAINED TO A COMPUTER OR "ECU BASE UNIT". THE HAND HELD URC WILL BE SMALL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  9. SENSOR BASED SERVO CONTROL FOR A MOBILE ROBOT MANIPULATOR

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. MODULAR SOLDIER'S COMPUTER (MSC)

    SBC: Agilis Corp.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseArmy

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