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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. MyASL Quizmaker

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual and gestural language that is distinct from English, has its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and no text representation. Despite the differences between the languages, students who use ASL are typically assessed with protocols for English-speaking students, as few exist specifically for students who use ASL. Not surprisingly, prior research shows ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Education
  2. Multiresolution Raster Chart Image Digitization and Compression

    SBC: GMA INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed research focuses on achieving significant gains in the ability to compress the information contained within raster images of nautical charts in such a manner that aids the characterization and acquisition of metadata pertaining to individual chart features. Present NOAA electronic nautical charts, which consist of raster images that are inherently difficult to compress without loss of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  3. Observing Station Metadata System

    SBC: MAYUR TECHNOLOGIES            Topic: N/A

    Mayur Tech demonstrated a prototype web based system for submitting and storing observational station metadata for NOAA NWS programs during phase 1. We propose to develop this prototype into a complete metadata operational system leading to the development of commercial tools in phase 2. Mayur Tech plans to enhance the current CSSA metadata system, and add new functionality to NWS and FAA sites. T ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  4. SCAP Content Editor

    SBC: G2, INC.            Topic: N/A

    NIST and G2 have been on the forefront of security automation with the development of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). However, the barrier to entry for SCAP content creation is the requirement to have in depth knowledge of the underlying specifications. This project aims to allow security experts to create SCAP content without the need to be an expert in the specification. By leve ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. ESSENTIAL VOCABULARY BUILDER TO PREPARE LEP ADULTS FOR BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CRAFT TRAINING

    SBC: Neuwirth Associates            Topic: N/A

    MANY OCCUPATIONS, AMONG THEM THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES, OFFER ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINED AND QUALIFIED PEOPLE. HOWEVER, ENGLISH PROFICIENCY AS WELL AS KNOWLEDGE OF THE ESSENTIAL TERMS AND CONCEPTS ARE PREREQUISITES FOR MOST APPRENTICESHIP AND JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS. NEUWIRTH ASSOCIATES PROPOSES TO DEVELOP AN INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE THAT WOULD HELP PREPARE BEGINNING AND I ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Education
  6. WINDOWS ICON-BASED LAN TDD SOFTWARE TO ENABLE LAN ENVIRONMENT TO COMMUNICATE WITH TDD USERS

    SBC: MicroFlip Inc.            Topic: N/A

    WINDOWS ICON BASED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE TO ENABLE THE USE OF STANDARD LAN (LOCAL AREA NETWORK) BASED SYSTEMS LIKE NOVELL NETWARE, ARTISOFT LANTASTIC, BANYAN VINES, MICROSOFT LAN MANAGER & NETBIOS, TO MAKE OUTGOING CALLS AND RECEIVE INCOMING CALLS. IT WILL ALSO ENABLE A CALLER TO LEAVE A MESSAGE IN THE ELECTRONIC MAIL INCORPORATED IN THE LAN SYSTEM AND AUTOMATICALLY DISPATCH THE MESSAGE TO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Education
  7. A Computational Tool for Simulating Hydrodynamic Behavior of Multiple Vessels in a Harbor

    SBC: DYNAFLOW, INC            Topic: N/A

    The hydrodynamic characteristics of a vessel are affected in restricted waters by the proximity of nearby moving or moored vessels. Interactions can result in large motions, potential collisions and significant loads on nearby structures, banks, and sediments. In Phase 1, we developed and demonstrated feasibility of a PC-Based numerical code for the prediction of the hydrodynamics of multiple vess ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  8. A SENSITIVE, HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGING DETECTOR FOR COLD NEUTRONS

    SBC: NewTek            Topic: N/A

    A NOVEL PHOTOSTIMULABLE PHOSPHOR IMAGING TECHNIQUE IS PROPOSED TO REPLACE BULKY COUNTING SYSTEMS CURRENTLY USED IN NEUTRON DIFFRACTION AND SCATTERING INVESTIGATIONS. THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE PROPOSED DETECTOR CAN BE VARIED TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO MOVE THE DETECTION SYSTEM CLOSER TO THE SCATTERING SAMPLE, THEREBY INCREASING THE NEUTRONS AVAILABLE FOR DETECTION AND SHRINKING THE SIZE OF THE EXPERIME ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  9. DIODE LASER ABSOLUTE MOISTURE SENSOR

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    SOUTHWEST SCIENCES PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIODE LASER-BASED MOISTURE SENSOR. THE INSTRUMENT DYNAMIC RANGE WILL SPAN WATER VAPOR MIXING RATIOS OF 100 PPM TO BETTER THAN 10 PPB. THE PLANNED INSTRUMENT DETECTS ABSOLUTE WATER VAPOR CONCENTRATIONS USING OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY WITH A CUSTOM-FABRICATED INGAASP DIODE LASER OPERATING AT 1393 NM. OPTICAL ABSORBANCE MEASUREMENTS ARE MADE USING HIGH FREQ ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  10. TalkTiles: A Multi-sensory language development tool and communication device.

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

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    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Education
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