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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. DEVELOPMENT OF PORTABLE, COMPUTERIZED, REAL-TIME CAPTIONING UNIT FOR DEAF INDIVIDUALS IN COURTROOM ENVIRONMENTS

    SBC: Casda, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS FOCUSED ON THE CREATION OF A DATA RECEPTION, STORAGE, AND DISPLAY DEVICE WHICH WOULD BE LINKEDWITH A COURT REPORTER'S STENOGRAPH (VIA A TRANSLATION SOFTWARE PACKAGE, COUPLED TO A DATA PACKETIZATION AND TRANSMISSION DEVICE) TO ALLOW THE HEARING IMPAIRED TO CLOSELY FOLLOW AND UNDERSTAND COURTROOM AURAL PROCEEDINGS. ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS AND INNOVATIVE SOFTWARE A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  2. A KEYBOARD/VOICE INTERFACE FOR USE OF AN ON-LINE LIBRARY SYSTEM BY THE VISUALLY HANDICAPPED

    SBC: Vatell Corporation            Topic: N/A

    TODAY BUSINESSES, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND FAMILIES ARE MORE THAN EVER DEPENDENT ON ACCESS TO MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF INFORMATION. THE "INFORMATION EXPLOSION" HAS RESULTED IN WIDESPREAD IMPLEMENTATION OF LARGE DATA BASES SUCH AS THE VIRGINIA TECH LIBRARY SYSTEM (VTLS). ACCESS TO THESE SYSTEMS HAS BECOME A VIRTUAL NECESSITY FOR THE VISUALLY HANDICAPPED. DEVELOPMENT OF A CONVENIENT, EASILY LEARNED KE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  3. RESEARCH FEASIBILITY OF A PORTABLE, REAL-TIME STENOGRAPHIC DEVICE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

    SBC: Advanced Technical Concepts            Topic: N/A

    IT IS THE INTENT OF THIS PROJECT TO RESEARCH THE VARIOUS QUESTIONS REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STENOGRAPHIC DEVICECAPABLE OF INSTANTLY CONVERTING THE SPOKEN WORD INTO SOME TYPE OF VISUAL "TEXT" DISPLAY THAT WOULD BENEFIT THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED. THE DEVICE SHOULD BE A PORTABLE, LIGHTWEIGHT, SELF-CONTAINED UNIT THAT COULD BE EASILY MOVED FROM ONE LOCATION TO ANOTHER AND SET UP FOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  4. NEURAL NETWORK INTERFACE FOR UPPER EXTREMITY PROSTHESIS CONTROL

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    A NATURAL FUNCTION PROSTHESIS INTERFACE FOR AMPUTEES AND VICTIMS OF UPPER EXTREMITY DYSFUNCTION CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED USING AN INTELLIGENT CONTROLLER TO INTERPRET THE AVAILABLE NEURAL SIGNAL DATA FOR CONTROL OF A ROBOTIC ARM. THE GOAL IS TO DEVELOP A SUFFICIENTLY SOPHISTICATED NATURAL FUNCTION INTERFACE WHICH USES NEURAL NETWORKS TO PROVIDE SIMULATED MUSCULAR CONTROL AND REFLEX. THE OBJECTIVES OF TH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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