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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. MACHINE VISION RECOGNITION OF EMBLEMATIC FACIAL EXPRESSIONS TO FACILITATE HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  2. PEN-SIZE PAPER CURRENCY READER

    SBC: APPLIED SCIENCES LABORATORY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DIFFERENTIATING AMONG THE DENOMINATIONS OF U.S. CURRENCY IS A PROBLEM FOR THE VISUALLY HANDICAPPED. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DEVICES THAT ASSIST THE BLIND IN DETERMINING CURRENCY DENOMINATIONS ARE RELATIVELY LARGE AND EXPENSIVE. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IS A SYSTEMATIC APPLICATION OF PATTERN RECOGNITION AND MICRO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY TO DEVELOP A PEN-SIZE PAPER CURRENCY READER. RECENT AD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Education
  3. INTERACTIVE COMPUTER INFORMATION TRAIL GUIDES FOR ACCESSIBILITY

    SBC: BENEFICIAL DESIGNS INC            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  4. INTERACTIVE MEDIA TO PROMOTE JOB READINESS SKILLS

    SBC: Creative Enterprises            Topic: N/A

    PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH ABILITIES AND LIMITED EXPERIENCE WITH MAINSTREAM CULTURE WOULD BENEFIT FROM TRAINING IN THE PRACTICAL SKILLS NECESSARY TO OBTAIN AND RETAIN JOBS. THE ACTIVE CLIENT PARTICIPATION FOUND NECESSARY IN JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS CAN BE ACHIEVED IN A COMFORTABLE ANDEFFECTIVE MANNER BY THE USE OF INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY. THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP A USER-FRIEND ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  5. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)/ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING DATABASE PROJECT

    SBC: Dawnsignpress            Topic: N/A

    DawnSignPress WILL DEVELOP A TWO LANGUAGE, FULLY RELATIONAL, DATABASE FOR AMERICAN SIGN LanguagE (ASL) AND ENGLISH. THE PHASE I DATABASE WILL BE BUILT USING THE MICROSOFT FOXPRO FOR WINDOWS PROGRAM WITH STANDARD .DBF DATA TABLES LINKED THROUGH WINDOWS OLE LINKS TO DIGITAL GRAPHIC, SOUND, AND VIDEO FILES. THIS APPROACH WILL PROVIDE FOR MAINTAINING TRADITIONAL TEXT, GRAPHICS, VIDEO CLIPS, AND SOUN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  6. PREPARING TODAY'S STUDENTS FOR TOMORROW'S WORKPLACE

    SBC: Onef Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE DOCUMENT "LEARNING A LIVING: A BLUEPRINT FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE" (SCANS, DEPT OF LABOR) IDENTIFIED THE WORKPLACE COMPETENCIES AND FOUNDATION SKILLS TODAY'S STUDENTS NEED TO POSSESS WHEN THEY ENTER THE WORK FORCE. THIS PROJECT WILL BUILD ON THAT RESEARCH BY EXTRACTING THE CORE TECHNOLOGIES FROM THE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT AND ADAPTING THEM TO THE FUTURE JOB TASKS OF TODAY'S STUDENTS. THE APPLICAT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  7. ACCESSIBLE MULTIMEDIA BRAILLE MUSIC REFERENCE MATERIALS ON CD-ROM

    SBC: Opus Technologies            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  8. POINTING KEYBOARD AND TACTILE FEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR BLIND COMPUTER ACCESS

    SBC: Tini Alloy Company            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF THIS EFFORT IS A REFRESHABLE "BRAILLE" SYSTEM TO MAKE SCREEN AND PAGE FORMATTED INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND COMPUTER USERS. MECHANICAL TACTILE STIMULI ARE PRESENTED TO INDIVIDUAL FINGERS, REPRESENTING DOTS OF BRAILLE-CODED CHARACTERS, SO THAT READING IS THE INVERSE OF WRITING WITH A BRAILLE KEYBOARD. THE KEYBOARD, NORMALLY AN INPUT DEVICE, IS ENHANCED TO SERVE BOTH INPUT AND OUTPUT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Education
  9. A VIRTUAL PHYSICS LABORATORY: ADVANCED ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED STUDENTS

    SBC: INTERFACE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: N/A

    MEDICAL ADVANCES, NEW LEGISLATION, AND CHANGING SOCIAL ATTITUDES HAVE ENCOURAGED MORE DISABLED INDIVIDUALS TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS CONSEQUENTLY MUST CONTINUE TO RESPOND TO THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF THIS POPULATION BY DEVELOPING ADAPTIVE EDUCATIONAL TOOLS. FOR EXAMPLE, LABORATORY COURSES ARE TYPICALLY CHALLENGING TO THE PHYSICALLY DISABLED. ONE PROMISING AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
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