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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. Militarized Power Line Communication

    SBC: 5-D SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: OSD12EP7

    Significant energy is required to operate and maintain the extensive U.S. military mission around the world. This equates to significant costs to the country. Smart power microgrids have proven to significantly increase efficiency, as well as enable the u

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. Autonomy Management Platform

    SBC: Traclabs Inc.            Topic: OSD12HS1

    Autonomous vehicles are becoming more and more integral to our nation's defense. There is a desire to increase the autonomy of these vehicles and enable humans to delegate those tasks that are more effectively done by computer. Achieving this will require

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. Coalition of Operators and Automation for Collaborative Tasking (COACT)

    SBC: Traclabs Inc.            Topic: OSD13HS5

    Increasing the autonomy of unmanned vehicles potentially reduces operator workload and cognitive load. Realizing the promise of autonomy however, is difficult when deploying in environments with mobility and visibility challenges, enemy threats, risks of endangering civilians, and limited communication. Achieving full autonomy in the face of these challenges is both a hard technical problem and do ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. Fashioning of an Adaptive Workspace through Autonomous Services

    SBC: SECURBORATION, INC.            Topic: OSD12AU5

    During Phase I of this research, the Securboration Team prototyped the Adaptive Data Immersion ENvironment (ADIEN) and demonstrated groundbreaking capability in adaptive human machine collaboration one in which the computer learns, adapts, and informs analysts based on their practices, situational context, and data content. ADIEN provides a unique and innovative system that is data centric in ter ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. Recognizing Event Attributes in Unstructured Text (REACT)

    SBC: LANGUAGE COMPUTER CORPORATION            Topic: OSD12LD5

    During REACT Phase II LCC will develop an end-to-end autonomous system to extract many types of attributes for all types of events from large amounts of unstructured text with state-of-the-art accuracy, with the overall goal of making sure this information is structured in a way that can easily be used by human analysts or by other intelligence applications.

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. Improved Turbo/Superchargers for UAS/UGS Application

    SBC: Florida Turbine Technologies Inc.            Topic: OSD13PR5

    Florida Turbine Technologies proposes an oil-free bearing shaft support system for an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) internal combustion (IC) engine turbocharger. During the course of Phase 1, FTT will design a light-weight high performance UAS turbocharger for IC engines in the 150 horsepower class. A conceptual design of the turbocharger system capable of providing sufficient boost pressure wil ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. Advanced Heavy Fuel Injection System for UAS/UGS Applications

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: OSD13PR1

    Mainstream Engineering will use state-of-the-art technology and manufacturing processes to develop an innovative, high speed, lightweight fuel injection system capable of providing multiple injections per engine cycle at engine speeds up to 6000 RPM. To overcome the barriers associated with spark ignition of direct-injected heavy fuel (JP5, JP8, etc.), Mainstream will leverage previous internal re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  8. 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
  9. AN AUDIO-VISUAL STIMULATION UNIT WITH EEG BIOFEEDBACK FOR ENHANCING COGNITIVE ABILITIES OF LEARNING DISABED BOYS

    SBC: Bio-educational Research Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP AN INEXPENSIVE, PORTABLE, ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH (EEG) BIOFEEDBACK UNIT THAT PROVIDES AUDIO AND VISUAL STIMULATION (AVS) AT BRAINWAVE FREQUENCIES TO AID IN THE TREATMENT OF LEARNING DISABLED (LD) SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADD) OR WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD). THE UNIT WILL BE EASY ENOUGH TO OPERATE, SO THAT COUNSELORS AT SCHOO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Education
  10. 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
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