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  1. REMOTE AERIAL INSPECTION OF BRIDGES

    SBC: Aca Industries, Inc.            Topic: n/a

    OF THE OVER 600,000 HIGHWAY BRIDGES AND APPROXIMATELY 100,000 RAILROAD BRIDGES IN THE U.S., MANY ARE DIFFICULT TO INSPECT BECAUSE OF LIMITED ACCESSIBILITY. REMOTE INSPECTIONBY UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES MAY PROVIDE A SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM, BUT INVOLVES CONSIDERATIONS OF VEHICLE SUITABILITY (HELICOPTER, BLIMP DUCTED FAN VEHICLE), THE BRIDGE LOCAL ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, AND THE TYPE OF CONTROL (R ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  2. PICTURE ICON LAYOUT SOFTWARE FOR COMMUNICATIONS BOARD

    SBC: ACADEMIC SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: n/a

    THIS RESEARCH STUDY DEVELOPS AN INTERACTIVE, MICROCOMPUTER-BASED, PICTURE ICON LAYOUT AND AUTHORING SYSTEM FOR EDUCATORS, COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALISTS, AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGISTS WHO ADAPT OR FABRICATE COMMUNICATIONS AIDS AND SYSTEMS FOR NON-VOCAL OR SPEECH-IMPAIRED CHILDREN OR ADULTS. A PROTOTYPE PICTURE ICON LAYOUT SOFTWARE (PILS) SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED FOR THE UNICORN II EXPANDED KEYBOARD (UN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Education
  3. THE USE OF NEW MATERIALS FOR ROADSIDE SAFETY HARDWARE

    SBC: Adian Engineering Corp.            Topic: n/a

    NEW MATERIALS ARE BEING DEVELOPED EVERYDAY AND ARE REVOLUTIONIZING PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES AT AN ASTOUNDING RATE. IN RECENT YEARS, THE ROADSIDE SAFETY APPURTENANCE FIELD HAS BEEN AFFECTED AS WELL, AS NEW MATERIALS HAVE BEEN APPLIED TO PRODUCE IMPROVED DESIGNS IN A VARIETY OF SITUATIONS. IN RECENT YEARS PLASTICS, CERAMICS, HIGH STRENGTH FIBERS AND COMPOSITES HAVE BECOME MORE WIDELY USED IN INDUSTRY ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation
  4. REMOVAL OF BRAN FROM WHEAT FLOUR

    SBC: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc.            Topic: n/a

    RESEARCH ON A NOVEL MEANS OF REMOVING BRAN AND OTHER CONSTITUENTS FROM WHEAT FLOUR, BASED ON ADVANCED ENERGY DYNAMIC'S UFC SYSTEM, A DRY, ELECTROSTATIC POWDER CLEANING SYSTEM, IS PROPOSED TO ACCOMPLISH THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS: (1) RECOVERY OF ADDITIONAL PATENT-GRADE FLOUR (ORDINARY BAKING FLOUR) AND FIRST CLEAR FLOUR (USED TO MAKE RYE BREAD AND HARD ROLLS) FROM THE BYPRODUCT AND ANIMAL FEED STREAMS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Agriculture
  5. A DECENTRALIZED, FOCUS LEARNING INSERVICE MODEL WITH COMPUTERIZED ASSESSMENT AND RECORD KEEPING

    SBC: A.U. Software, Incorporated            Topic: n/a

    PROVISION OF MEANINGFUL INSERVICE TRAINING FOR THE EDUCATORSOF HANDICAPPED CHILDREN IS INCREASINGLY COSTLY AND DIFFICULT TO ADMINISTER. OUTDATED DELIVERY MODELS ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE FOCUSED CONTENT, AND ARE UNRESPONSIVE TO STAFF REQUIREMENTS. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE NEED FOR BETTER INSERVICE TRAINING WITH A DECENTRALIZED, SELF-PACED MODEL THAT PROVIDES FOCUSED CONTENT WITH COMPUTERIZED REVIEW ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Education
  6. ICING PREVENTION BY NUCLEATION OF ICE PARTICLES IN FRONT OF SUBSONIC AIRCRAFT

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: n/a

    WE PROPOSE THE INVESTIGATION OF NUCLEATION PROCESSES CAPABLEOF CAUSING THE FREEZING OF SUPERCOOLED WATER DROPLETS IN FRONT OF A MOVING SUBSONIC AIRCRAFT. THE GOAL IS TO DEVELOPA NUCLEATION MECHANISM CAPABLE OF FREEZING THE WATER DROPLETS FAR ENOUGH IN FRONT OF THE MOVING PLANE SO THAT BY THE TIME THE PLANE REACHES THE DROPLETS THEY ARE FROZEN AND BOUNCE FROM THE LEADING EDGES AND THE IMPENAGE, WIT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  7. ROBOTIC TRANSPLANTING

    SBC: Agrobotics Inc.            Topic: n/a

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Agriculture
  8. PRELIMINARY STUDY OF A HIGH QUALITY SPEECH SYNTHESIZER CHIP

    SBC: Aicom Corpon            Topic: n/a

    AICOM PLANS TO DEVELOP A LOW COST, HIGH QUALITY SPEECH SYNTHESIZER CHIP WHICH MAY BE USED IN THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED MARKET, IN THE EDUCATION MARKET, AND IN THE COMMERCIAL MARKET. IN THIS PHASE, WE PLAN TO STUDY THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CHIP, THE COMPLEXITY OF THE CIRCUIT, THE POSSIBLE DIE SIZE, THE POWER CONSUMPTION, AND THE TOTAL COST OF PRODUCING THE CHIP. IN ADDITION, WE PLAN ON RUNNING A COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  9. COCAINE/HEROIN DRUG DETECTION USING SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE (SAW) SENSORS

    SBC: Amerasia Technology, Inc.            Topic: n/a

    THERE IS A NEED FOR A PORTABLE DETECTOR SYSTEM THAT CAN DETECT ILLEGAL DRUGS, PRIMARILY MARIJUANA, COCAINE, AND HEROIN, ENTERING THE UNITED STATES ABOARD MARITIME VESSELS. A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION HAS SHOWN THAT SAW TECHNOLOGY CAN DETECT 10 FEMTOGRAMS (1 X 10-14) WITH A SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO OF 3:1. IN ADDITION, THESE SENSORS HAVE A DYNAMIC RANGE OF OVER 1,000,000. BY COMBINING SAW TECHNOLOGY W ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF LOW POWER DIGITAL COMMUNICATION (LPDC) SYSTEM

    SBC: Amerasia Technology, Inc.            Topic: n/a

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation

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