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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 June, 2020.

  1. ADAPTING VOICE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OPTIONS FOR DEAF PERSONS.

    SBC: Associated Enterprises Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF PHASE I IS TO ADAPT VOICE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO BE COMPATIBLE WITH DEVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED (TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES FOR THE DEAF - TDDS) AND THEREBY PROVIDE DEAF PERSONS WITH EQUAL ACCESS TO JOB OPPORTUNITY AND JOB TRAINING INFORMATION. ABUNDANT OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN JOB OPPORTUNITY AND TRAINING INFORMATION FROM VOICE PROCESSING SYSTEMS EXISTS FOR HEARING PERSONS BUT I ...

    SBIR Phase II 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. Real-Time Teach Speech Recognition & Information Display for Students with Hearing Disabilities

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

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Education
  4. Self-Paced CD-ROM Program with Live Action Video for Career Investigation and Matchmaking

    SBC: CareerWorks, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Education
  5. Effective Math Instruction for Adult Learners on CD-ROM

    SBC: CompuTaught, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this project is to improve remedial math instruction for adults by combining (a) an effective adult education model; (b) an effective instructional design method, with; (c) the multimedia capabilities of the computer. The innovative combination of these components will produce an effective math program designed specifically for adult learners that can be used at home, at school, or ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  6. Integration of Voice Input and CD-ROM Technology to Provide

    SBC: Computer Multimedia            Topic: N/A

    The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation has determined that efforts to adequately serve Deaf clients could be greatly enhanced by a voice-to-sign translation system (Shalls, 1997; Ward, 1997). It is hard for DVR to hire enough VR Counselors fluent in sign language (Shalls) and very expensive to hire interpreters to handle all communication between Counselors and Deaf clients. Very few prospect ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. Job Success- A School-to-Work Transition Initiative

    SBC: Educational Patterns, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed project addresses the design, development, and testing of a prototype job-related social skills program for At-Risk Students - providing these students with the reasoning abilities to be competitive in the world of work. The computer-based role playing scenarios will be modeled after the existing Skills for Job Success Program - a job-related social skills training curriculum (develo ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  8. Wearable Assistive Onterpersonal Communications System for Sensory & Cognitively Impaired Workers

    SBC: Humanitas, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Education
  9. An American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    This project will create an American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for young children on an IBM-compatible CD-ROM. The majority of sign language programs on the market are developed for school-age children and older. This CD-ROM is targeted for pre-school age children. This program will assist children in associating pictures with the written English word and the American Sign Lang ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Education
  10. An American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    This project will create an American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for young children on an IBM-compatible CD-ROM. The majority of sign language programs on the market are developed for school-age children and older. This CD-ROM is targeted for pre-school age children. This program will assist children in associating pictures with the written English word and the American Sign Lang ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
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