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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. RESTORATION OF THE COMPETITIVE CAPABILITY AND PROFITABILITY OF RANDOLPH SHEPPARD VENDOR BUSINESSES BY INTRODUCING INNO-VATIVE EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NEW FOODSERVICE MARKETING PROGRAMS AND PRODUCT CONCEPTS.

    SBC: General Research And Analysis            Topic: N/A

    FOR 50 YEARS THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD VENDING PROGRAM HAS MEANTEMPLOYMENT AND INDEPENDENCE TO THE BLIND. TODAY, HOWEVER, THE PROGRAMS AND ITS VENDOR MEMBERS FACE SEVERE CHANGES IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT THAT THREATEN THE LONG TERM ECO-NOMIC STABILITY OF MANY INDIVIDUAL OPERATORS AND PERHAPS THEENTIRE PROGRAM. THIS NEW BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT FEATURES IN- TENSIFIED COMPETITION FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR, ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  2. BIOMECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF RECIPROCATING MOTION FOR DIS- ABLED INDIVIDUALS WHILE CYCLING

    SBC: Motion Transfer Cycling            Topic: N/A

    ALTHOUGH BICYCLES HAVE LONG BEEN USED IN THE REHABILITATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR AND MUCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS FOR BOTH LOW-ER AND UPPER EXTREMITIES, LITTLE RESEARCH HAS BEEN DONE TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFECTS OF THE TRADITIONAL CIRCULAR CRANKINGMOTION ON PATIENT REHABILITATION. RETURNING A PATIENCT TO OPTIMUM FUNCTION REQUIRES A VARIETY OF MEASURES TO INCREASE STRENGTH, RANGE OF MOTION, ENDURANCE (BOTH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  3. Disability data management for state and local planning.

    SBC: Integrated Research And            Topic: N/A

    Disability is the nation's largest public health issue; with over 35 million Americans experiencing disability and annual disability-related costs exceeding $170 billion. Planning for the efficient and equitable allocations of state and local rehabilitation services has generally been inadequate, however. Geographic information systems (GIS) approaches have the potential to dramatically improve ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  4. Multi-Modal, Configurable User Interface for Persons with Disabilities

    SBC: Synthetic Environments, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Individuals with disabilities need better access to computing technology. Recent research and development that is integrating multiple input modalities for general business and consumer applications can address the special access needs of persons with disabilities as well. The proposing firm has recently developed integrated eye-tracking and voice recognition technology for hands-free operation ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  5. 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
  6. WorkWORLD On-Line: An Employment Decision Tool

    SBC: Decision Technology Network,            Topic: N/A

    Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have developed decision support software, called WorkWORLD, for analyzing the financial effects of current and alternative "work incentive" policies on individuals who receive various disability and welfare benefits. Decision Technology Network (DTN), Inc. proposes: (1) to further develop WorkWORLK as an individual counseling and decision-making too ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  7. A Beginning Sign Language VideoCourse for Hearing Adult Learners

    SBC: The Masters Group            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  8. Adapting the Statistical Software Resampling State to Teach

    SBC: Resampling Stats, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The statistical software program "Resampling Stats" will be modified to serve as a teaching instrument, with emphasis on students in colleges of education - our future teachers. The American Statistical Association (ASA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCRM) identify probability and statistics as vital subjects for high school students. Unfortunately, education students too o ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  9. Development of Interactive Exercises for the World Wide Web

    SBC: Language Analysis Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    With the rise in the familiarity of and access to the World Wide Web, an exciting and powerful new environment that can provide materials to users regardless of location has been added to the spectrum of computer-assisted language learning tools. Although computer-assisted language learning has been the focus of much research over the recent past, implementing the range of desirable, interactive ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  10. Development of a CD-ROM Solution Called METAMATH

    SBC: EAST Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    EAST proposes to investigate the feasibility of building a comprehensive learning system called, METAMATH, for improving the mathematical literacy of adults using CD-ROM technology. Having researched metacognition applications for military training and education, EAST is proposing a software architecture that combines the recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics with 21st ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
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