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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. Siting for Marine Hydrokinetic Devices by Means of a Self-Propulsion Glider

    SBC: DEHLSEN ASSOCIATES, LLC            Topic: 812SG

    Dehlsen Associates, LLC (DA) founders have a long history with renewable energy, establishing both Clipper Windpower and Zond Systems (now GE Wind). DA’s Aquantis C-Plane is designed to provide 4MW per platform in ocean currents with a target cost of energy of 0.08 $/kWh by means of off-the-shelf, highly reliable components. Though previous ADCP sampling was performed in partnership with Flori ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Commerce
  2. Improved Transit Rider Experience

    SBC: Automa Aurora Inc.            Topic: 121FT1

    The project develops a flexible (flex) route bus system, as an alternative to fixed route system plans, to enhance a transit rider’s experience by routing buses in real-time based on rider demand. The architecture leverages existing smart phone, wireless, Internet and GPS technologies but drives innovation through online routing algorithms based on recent theoretical work in optimization and mac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Transportation
  3. Innovative Solutions to Effectively Enforce Anti-texting Rules on Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Drivers

    SBC: Savari Inc.            Topic: 121FM2

    Distracted driving could have severe repercussions leading to loss of life, loss of property, and expensive lawsuits. While there can be many reasons for the driver to get distracted, research shows that the probability of accidents from texting/web-surfing while driving is an order of magnitude higher. Although federal law prohibits texting by operators of commercial vehicles and has strict penal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Transportation
  4. Fast Real Positioning using GNSS


    This project initially examines the theoretical basis by which low cost “automotive grade” (typically devices with L1 signal tracking only) GPS and GNSS devices can be made to perform with a very rapid start-up and acquisition times and still maintain a high level of sub meter kinematic accuracy when in the presence of various local correctional data such as RTCM. The resources of such a chip ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Transportation
  5. SmartWorkZone- Situational awareness messages in the vehicle when driving through a work zone area.

    SBC: Savari Inc.            Topic: 122FH1

    Congestion due to a work zone can cause accidents, as the drivers may not be prepared to take sudden actions ahead of a work zone or in some cases may not have enough visibility/time. Transmitting alert messages in advance can enable the driver to take safety precautionary measures so that it is beneficial to both the driver and the work zone personnel. The proposal aims to develop a scalable sol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Transportation
  6. PEAT Communication Scheduler for Autism

    SBC: Attention Control Systems            Topic: N/A

    This project team is developing a prototype of the Planning Execution Assistant and Trainer (PEAT), an application (app) for mobile phones and tablets to provide cues and support to non-verbal students with ASD in special education settings. Students will carry and use iPhones at all times as part of this intervention, both in and out of school. PEAT will support students in achieving greater inde ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  7. Accessible People Finder Application for Individuals with Visual Impairments

    SBC: Sendero Group LLC            Topic: 84133S1

    This Phase I project develops an accessible geosocial networking (AGN) application for the iPhone with Voice Over with the goal to connect people with visual disabilities with other people in their proximate environment while employing a revolutionary use of the positioning and connectivity technology built into mainstream cell phones. By capitalizing on the ubiquity of mobile phones with GPS, cel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  8. Resonating Arm Exerciser: Affordable Active Assistance for Arm Rehabilitation

    SBC: FLINT REHABILITATION DEVICES, LLC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project establishes the feasibility and potential for commercialization of an arm rehabilitation device, Resonating Arm Exerciser (RAE), appropriate for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, which is safe to use, and provides a therapeutic benefit without the supervision of a rehabilitation therapist while remaining affordable. The RAE device temporarily converts a wheelchair ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  9. A Music-Based Rehabilitation Device for Training and Assessing Hand Function

    SBC: FLINT REHABILITATION DEVICES, LLC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project develops a music-based therapeutic device, MusicGlove, for at-home rehabilitation and assessment of hand function in individuals with hand-related disabilities as the result of stroke. Inspired by the popular video game, Guitar Hero, MusicGlove motivates individuals to practice functional gripping movements to play a custom computer game thereby inducing significant improvements in ha ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Education
  10. Drug regulators of nitric oxide production as Alzheimer's disease therapeutics

    SBC: Epigen Biosciences, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Druggable regulators of nitric oxide production as new Alzheimer's disease therapeutics Summary: Nitrosative stress is a critical mediator of the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD): it precedes and is associated with neuritic dystrophy and dendritic spine loss, A /amyloid accumulation and deposition, cholinergic denervation and a memory ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
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