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  1. IVE, SYCHRONIZED HUMAN VOICE INSTRUCTION AND GRAPHICS.

    SBC: Hec Software Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WOULD DEVELOP AN INTERFACE BOARD FOR THE IBM PERSONAL COMPUTER AND COMPATIBLES WHICH WOULD ALLOW SOFTWAREDEVELOPERS TO PRODUCE INEXPENSIVE MULTISENSORY COURSEWARE. THE STUDENTS USING THE COURSEWARE WOULD GET HUMAN VOICE VER BAL INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO OPERATE THE COMPUTER AN BE TAUGHT THE SUBJECT MATTER THROUGH VERBAL. VISUAL AND TACTILE INTER ACTION WITH THE COMPUTER. TO KEEP THE METHO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Education
  2. SODIUM HEAT ENGINE DEVELOPMENT

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. SODIUM HEAT ENGINE DEVELOPMENT

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: N/A

    THE SODIUM HEAT ENGINE (SHE) IS AN EFFICIENT DEVICE FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF THERMAL ENERGY TO ELECTRICAL ENERGY. THE DEVICE HAS HIGH SPECIFIC POWER BOTH ON A VOLUME AND WEIGHT BASIS, HIGH CONVERSION EFFICIENCY WHICH IS INDEPENDENT OF SIZE, AND NO MOVING PARTS WHICH IMPLIES POTENTIALLY HIGH RELIABILITY. THESE ATTRIBUTES MAKE THE SHE AN ATTRACTIVE DEVICE FOR SDI APPLICATIONS. ALTHOUGH THE PRINC ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. A MULTIMEDIA APPROACH TO TEACHING SCIENCE TO SPANISH-SPEAKING JR. HIGH STUDENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENCY

    SBC: Icd Corp            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH PROJECT FOCUSES ON DESIGNING A PROGRAM THAT APPLIES MODERN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TESL, BILINGUAL EDUCATION, AND SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION TO TEACHING SPANISH-SPEAKING JR. HIGH SCHOOL LEP STUDENTS SCIENCE CONCEPTS IN THE CONTEXT OF AN INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA ENVIRONMENT. SUBJECT CONTENT, PEDAGOGICAL ISSUES, AND TECHNOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS ARE EXAMINED TO DETERMINE THE SCOPE OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  5. A KNOWLEDGE-BASED TUTORING SYSTEM WITH STUDENT-DRIVER, GRAPHIC INTERFACE, FOR TEACHING ARABIC ON MICROCOMPUTER

    SBC: New Sage            Topic: N/A

    NEW SAGE WILL DEVELOP SOFTWARE THAT CAN TEACH BEGINNING ARABIC (AND PERSIAN) SKILLS. THE SYSTEM WILL BE A RESPONSIVE, STUDENT-DRIVEN, INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT USING MACINTOSH COMPUTERS. KEY TO THE DESIGN IS THE INTEGRATION OF SEVERAL KNOWLEDGE BASES INTO THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: 1) A RICH (BUT NOT LARGE) DICTIONARY -- FOR KNOWLEDGE OF WORD MEANINGS, 2) LINGUISTIC RULES -- FOR GENERATION A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  6. A PERSONAL COMPUTER CONTROLLER FOR MULTI-HANDICAPPED BLIND INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: WESTEST ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    PERSONAL COMPUTERS ARE NORMALLY CONTROLLED BY ENTERING DATA INTO A KEYBOARD AND MONITORING THE RESULTS ON A VIDEO TERMINAL. MANY PEOPLE WHO ARE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CANNOTUSE KEYBOARDS AND VIDEO TERMINALS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR THE BLIND. EXISTING DEVICES WHICH HELP THE HANDICAPPED OVERCOMETHESE BARRIERS ARE EITHER SLOW AND CUMBERSOME OR USE CUSTOM SOFTWARE WHICH RESTRICTS THEIR USE. WESTEST ENGIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  7. HIGH POWER SHORT PULSE BATTERY/CAPACITOR

    SBC: ERNEST MEADOWS INDUSTRIAL DESIGN            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. COMPUTERIZED READING DIAGNOSIS AND REMEDIATION

    SBC: New Sage            Topic: N/A

    NEW SAGE HAS UNDERTAKEN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPUTERIZED ENVIRONMENT FOR TESTING AND REMEDIATING A VARIETY OF READINGDISABILITIES. IT IS CALLED DELVE. THE TEST IS BASED ON A MULTIDIMENSIONAL MODEL OF READING SKILL COMPONENTS. DELVE PRESENTS ITEMS TO TEST ALL READING SKILL AREAS, PRESENTS A VARIETY OF DIAGNOSTIC DATA, SUGGESTS APPROPRIATE REMEDIATION, AND THEN PROVIDES GAMES DESIGNED TO BEEF UP WE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  9. HIGH POWER SHORT PULSE BATTERY/CAPACITOR

    SBC: ERNEST MEADOWS INDUSTRIAL DESIGN            Topic: N/A

    BIPOLAR BATTERIES CAN, IN PRINCIPLE, YIELD ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE HIGHER SPECIFIC POWER THAN CONVENTIONAL, PARALLEL PLATE BATTERIES. SUCH BATTERIES BEGIN TO HAVE PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS SIMILAR TO CAPACITORS AND COULD POSSIBLY BE USED TO REPLACE CAPACITOR FOR SOME APPLICATIONS. BATTERY PERFORMANCE OF BETWEEN 5 AND 2 A/CM2 AT 1.0 V CELL POTENTIAL FOR A TIME PERIOD OF 500 MICROSECONDS WITH ELECTROD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. 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

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