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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. CRYOGENICALLY COOLED CONTROLLED SWITCH FOR SPACE POWER CONDITIONING

    SBC: Hmj Corp.            Topic: N/A

    A SOLID STATE SWITCH FOR OPERATION AT CRYOGENIC TEMPERATURE IS BEING DEVELOPED THAT WILL PROVIDE MULTI-MEGAWATT POWER CONDITIONING IN THE RAPIDLY EXPANDING FIELD OF LOW TEMPERATURE ELECTRONICS. SINCE EXISTING CONTROLLED SWITCHES ARE NOT DIRECTLY SUITABLE FOR CRYOGENIC OPERATION, ONLY A FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH CAN DEVELOP STRUCTURES CAPABLE OF LOW LOSS AND RELIABLE OPERATION IN THE TEMPERATURE RANGE B ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. MAINTENANCE-AND-VIBRATION-FREE SOLID ELECTROLYTE CRYOGENIC COOLER

    SBC: LONE PEAK ENGINEERING COMPANY            Topic: N/A

    THE COOLING REQUIRED FOR THE PROPER OPERATION OF VARIOUS SENSORS AND INSTRUMENTS IS A KEY PROBLEM IN SPACE-BASED FACILITIES. A NOVEL CONCEPT HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AT LONE PEAK ENGINEERING BASED ON THE COMPRESSION OF A GAS TO HIGH PRESSURES USING A SOLID ELECTROLYTE COMPRESSOR. RAPID EXPANSION OF THE COMPRESSED GAS (JOULE-THOMSON EFFECT) CAN BE USED TO COOL SPACECRAFT INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT. SOME O ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. CDTE OPTICAL COMPONENTS IN LONG WAVELENGTH INFRARED SYSTEMS

    SBC: Xacton Corp            Topic: N/A

    INFRARED SYSTEMS ARE NEEDED FOR A VARIETY OF DEFENSE RELATED APPLICATIONS, SUCH AS: SURVEILLANCE, TARGET DETECTION, ACQUISITION AND TRACKING, MISSILE GUIDANCE, ETC. FOR MANY APPLICATIONS SUCH AS THOSE INVOLVING COLD-DIM TARGETS, THESE SYSTEMS NEED TO OPERATE IN THE VERY LONG WAVELENGTH REGION OF THE INFRARED SPECTRUM, E.G. 15-35 MICRONS CUTOFF. IN THIS WAVELENGTH REGION, THE AVAILABILITY OF SUITAB ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. MERCURY CADMIUM TELLURIDE FOR LONG WAVELENGTH (15-25 MICRONS) INFRARED SENSOR APPLICATIONS

    SBC: Xacton Corp            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. MERCURY CADMIUM TELLURIDE SUBSTRATE FOR FOCAL PLANE ARRAYS

    SBC: Xacton Corp            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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