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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. Interactive Multimedia to Teach Reading to Adult Learners

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

    N/A

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

    SBC: The Masters Group            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I project will consist of a fesibility study in preparation for Phase II project in which a complete 20-hour sign language videocourse will be produced reflecting the entry level skills, learning styles, learning preferences, and sign-processing strategies of hearing adult beginning learners. The primary hearing populations for this instruction are (a) current and prospective teachers ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of Education
  3. New Braille Technology (NBT)

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Education
  4. Intelligent Graphic Access Manager

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Education
  5. NEW GRAPHICAL COMMUNICATION TACTILE SENSORS TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS HAVING VISUAL DISABILITIES

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

    ONE OF THE MAJOR OBSTACLES TO EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH SEVERE VISUAL DISABILITIES IS THE INABILITY TO ACCESS VISUAL IMAGES FOUND IN THE EDUCATIONAL SETTING OR REQUIRED FOR SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE IN THE WORKPLACE. EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO VISUAL IMAGES HAVE INCLUDED TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS SUCH AS COMPUTER-BASED BRAILLE PRINTERS, TACTILE BRAILLE DISPLAYS AND RAISED-RELI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF THE ADULT RATING OF ORAL ENGLISH (AROE) FOR LEP ADULTS

    SBC: Development Associates            Topic: N/A

    VERY FEW ORAL ENGLISH PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENTS EXIST THAT ARE APPROPRIATE FOR LIMITED-ENGLISH-PROFICIENT (LEP) ADULTS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS. THE AVAILABLE INSTRUMENTS REQUIRE LEVELS OF STUDENT AND STAFF TIME AND OTHER PROGRAM RESOURCES THAT ARE DIFFICULT FOR PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE AND OFTEN ARE NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ASSESSMENT OF EMPLOYMENT-RELATED ORAL PROF ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Education
  7. NETWORK ARCHITECTURE SPEECH SYSTEM (NASS)

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE NETWORK ARCHITECTURE SPEECH SYSTEM (NASS) UTILIZES A NEW APPROACH IN PROVIDING EXCELLENT ACCESS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE TO OFF THE SHELF PROGRAMS (E.G., WORDPERFECT, LOTUS 1-2-3) THAT RUN ON THE IBM PC, AT, PS/2, AND COMPATIBLES. IT DRAMATICALLY CHANGES THE CURRENT SENSORY ADAPTIVE AID ARCHITECTURE BY TRANSFERRING THE "SCREEN READER" SOFTWARE FROM THE PC TO A NEW TYPE OF "SMART" OUTPUT DE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Education
  8. DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTAMINATION MONITOR USING VISUAL IDENTIFICATION

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL RESEARCH AND DEVELOP A FLOOR MONITOR FOR QUICK DETERMINATION OF RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION. THE MONITOR WILL UTILIZE A NEW PORTABLE TECHNOLOGY (INCLUDING SUPPORT ELECTRONICS). IT WILL HAVE THE CAPABILITY TO MEASURE BETA CONTAMINATION BELOW 5000 DPM/100 CM SQUARED WHEN AVERAGED OVER ONE SQUARE METER AND COVER AN AREA AS LARGE AS SEVERAL SQUARE FEET PER SECOND. IT WILL ALSO BE CAPAB ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. A Detection System for Determining the Concentration, Size, and Depth of Buried Radioactive Material

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  10. DEVELOPMLENT OF A LAUNDRY MONITOR FOR DETECTION OF HOT PARTICLE CONTAMINATION

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    TWO APPROACHES WILL BE EXAMINED TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE THESENSITIVITY OF LAUNDRY MONITORS TO DETECT AND SPECIFY LOCATION OF HOT PARTICLES ON LAUNDERED GARMENTS. THESE PROPOSED TECNIQUES HAVE HIGH POTENTIAL FOR DETECTING BOTH LOW ENERGY BETA AND ALPHA PARTICLE RADIATION AS WELL AS IMPROVING SENSITIVITY BY REDUCING BACKGROUND COUNT RATE.

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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