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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 April, 2020.

  1. WEARABLE ELECTRONIC REMINDING GUIDING AND LOCATION MONITORING COGNITIVE AID FOR RETARDED STUDENTS

    SBC: AUGMENTECH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WE ARE DEVELOPING A WEARABLE, PERSONAL ELECTRONIC REMINDING,GUIDING AND LOCATION MONITORING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE USED TO AUGMENT TRADITIONAL TEACHING AND SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS WHOARE MENTALLY RETARDED AND/OR TO SERVE AS A LONG TERM COGNITIVE PROSTHETIC TO PROMOTE THEIR PERSONAL AUTONOMY. THIS WALKMAN-SIZED, MICROPROCESSOR-BASED GUIDANCE SYSTEM CANAUTOMATICALLY VERBALLY REMIND A USER ABOUT PRESCHED ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  2. MATERIALS TO ASSIST IN RECRUITMENT AND PREPARATION OF STENOCAPTIONERS

    SBC: Captionamerica            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES SUBTOPIC 1.D, "DEVELOPMENT OF SELF- INSTRUCTIONAL MODULES, EQUIPMENT, OR SOFTWARE THAT CAN BE USED TO TRAIN COURT STENOGRAPHERS TO DO REAL-TIME CAPTIONING." REAL-TIME CAPTIONING BASED ON COMPUTER-AIDED TRANSCRIPTION (CAT) EQUIPMENT HAS BEEN A MAJOR ADVANCE IN CAPTIONING SERVICES FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PEOPLE. HOWEVER, CAPTIONING AGENCIES ARE CURRENTLY HAVING DIFFICULTY FINDIN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Education
  3. AN EYEGAZE/HEADPOINTING COMMUNICATION/ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DEVICE FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION

    SBC: Kostraba Engineering            Topic: N/A

    THERE ARE MORE THAN TWO MILLION CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN THE UNITED STATES WHOSE PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL IMPAIRMENTS ARE SO SEVERE THAT THEY ARE UNABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH OTHER PERSONS OR INTERACT AND LEARN FROM THEIR ENVIRONMENT IN AN EFFECTIVE MANNER. DISABILITIES OF THIS DEGREE IMPACT PEOPLEWITH MENTAL RETARDATION AND OTHER DISABILITIES AND SEVERELY LIMIT THEIR ABILITY FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, EFF ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Education
  4. THE VIDEO GUIDE TO EVALUATING DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION VIDEO PROGRAMS

    SBC: Media Group of CT.            Topic: N/A

    AS PRODUCERS OF ONE OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S EIGHT SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION VIDEOS DISTRIBUTED TO EVERYSCHOOL IN THE NATION, WE WILL COMBINE OUR EXPERTISE WITH THAT OF PREVENTION AND EVALUATION EXPERTS FROM YALE UNIVERSITY PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT AND THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A USER-FRIENDLY, VIDEO- BASED TRAINING PROGRAM AND EVALUATE SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Education
  5. ELECTRONIC ORIENTATION, MOBILITY AND SAFETY SYSTEM FOR WHEELCHAIR BOUND HANDICAPPED PERSONS

    SBC: Nurion Industries Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  6. DESIGNING, PRODUCING AND EVALUATING AN INTERACTIVE MICROWORLD FOR PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PRESCHOOLERS WITH LANGUAGE DISABILITIES

    SBC: Touchstone Computer Learning            Topic: N/A

    CONCRETE EXPERIENCE AND INTERACTION WITH ONE'S ENVIRONMENT PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION FOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. PRESCHOOLERS WHO ARE PHYSICALLY DISABLED ARE OFTEN LIMITED IN THE KINDS OF INTERACTIONS THEY CAN INITIATE. THESE LIMITATIONS CAN AFFECT THEIR ABILITY TO DEVELOP LANGUAGE SKILLS WHICH IN TURN MAY CONTRIBUTE TO LONG TERM DIFFICULTIES IN ALL AREAS OF FUNCTIONING. TOUCHSTONE COMPUTER LEARNING CE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  7. HTSC CHANNELIZED RECEIVER

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

    RECENT ADVANCES IN HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING (HTSC) THIN FILM TECHNOLOGY ENABLE THE FABRICATION OF LOW-LOSS COMPONENTS THAT WILL IMPROVE THE COST AND PERFORMANCE OF CHANNELIZED RECEIVERS. CHANNELIZED RECEIVERS ARE USED IN SATELLITE TRANSPONDER, ELECTRONIC WARFARE AND ELECTRONICS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS AND ARE COMPRISED OF A GROUP OF NARROW BAND RECEIVERS THAT COVER INDIVIDUAL SLOTS IN A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. HTSC RECEIVE PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA

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

    SIGNIFICANT SIMPLIFICATION OF MICROWAVE PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES CAN BE ACHIEVED WITH HTSC DEVICE TECHNOLOGY. ELIMINATION OF THE LOW NOISE AMPLIFIERS (LNAS) CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH REPLACEMENT OF THE GAAS PHASE SHIFTERS WITH LOW LOSS HTSC COMPONENTS. A REDUCTION IN COMPLEXITY LOWERS BOTH SYSTEM WEIGHT ANDCOST. KEY TO HTSC TECHNOLOGY INSERTION IN PHASED ARRAY ANTENNAS IS THE DE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. PROCESS MONITORING AND CONTROL DURING MOCVD OF FERROELECTRIC THIN FILMS

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    FERROELECTRICS (FE) HAVE A LARGE COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL AS PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENTS, DIELECTRICS FOR CAPACITORS, AND IN OPTICAL GUIDED-WAVE DEVICES. MATERIALS PROCESSING HAS LIMITED APPLICATIONS IN MICROELECTRONICS AND PHOTONICS, HOWEVER, AND FEW METHODS ARE CAPABLE OF DEPOSITING HIGH QUALITY THIN FILMS COMPATIBLE WITH STANDARD SI INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PROCESS TECHNOLOGY. METALORGANIC CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. RELAXOR FERROELECTRIC PB(MG1/3NB2/3)03 FOR THIN FILM CAPACITORS

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROGRAM'S OBJECTIVE IS TO ESTABLISH THE RELAXOR FERROELECTRIC PB(MG1/2NBS/3)O3 (PMN) AS THE MATERIAL OF CHOICE FOR THIN FILM CAPACITORS IN DRAM AND ELECTRONIC PACKAGING APPLICATIONS.IN CONTRAST TO "NORMAL" FERROELECTRICS, E.G., BATIO3 AND PZT, RELAXORS OFFER HIGH DIELECTRIC CONSTANTS (K>10,000), BROAD PHASE TRANSITIONS,LOW E-FIELD DEPENDENCY OF K, AND LARGE RXC TIME CONSTANTS. IN ADDITION, TH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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