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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. INPUT AND OUTPUT MECHANISMS AND DEVICES.

    SBC: Trans Tech Alliances Corp            Topic: N/A

    DEVELOPMENT OF A SPEECH LEARNING MACHINE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED. USE OF TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTING THE DEAF TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIBLE LANGUAGE. A VOICE RECOGNITION DEVICE WILL BE COUPLED THROUGH COMPUTER TO A COLOR DISPLAY. CLEARLY ENUNCIATED WORDS WILL BE DISPLAYED TOGETHER WITH THE PRINTED WORD, AND IF DESIRED, GRAPHICS DEPICTING MOUTH SHAPE AND TONGUE POSITION, ETC. THE HEARING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  2. LabAR: An Augmented Reality Learning System for STEM

    SBC: LightUp, Inc.            Topic: 91990019R0011

    The team will develop a new component of the AR app, a prototype with computer vision and recognition software to present real-world phenomena that are ordinarily not observable in nature. In Phase I, the research team will create a magnetism module would show students the invisible magnetic field all around them and how it interacts with magnetic objects. At the end of Phase I, in a pilot study w ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  3. LEXICAL ANALYSIS TO ENHANCE MAN-MACHINE INTERACTION

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    ONE OF THE BIGGEST BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE AND WIDE SPREAD USE OF COMPUTERS BY NON-COMPUTER-SPECIALISTS IS THE NEED FOR USERS TO INTERACT WITH COMPUTERS IN "COMPUTERESE" RATHER THAN ENGLISH. ADDITIONALLY, THE LACK OF STANDARD SOFTWARE MODULES THAT "UNDERSTAND" NATURAL LANGUAGE HAMPERS THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE FOR TRANSLATING LANGUAGE AND FOR MONITORING LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SKILLS. THE PROPOSED EF ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Education
  4. METHODS TO UNDERSTAND AND ANALYZE AGING EFFECTS

    SBC: Sea Consultants            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1985 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  5. Online Music-based Game for Children with Speech- Language Delays/Disorders

    SBC: Iqsonics LLC            Topic: 91990019R0011

    The game, which is used by children alone or in tandem with a special education practitioner or caregiver, supports children in understanding and expressing musical patterns, and in learning to sing songs before speaking. This project will extend the existing version by developing a prototype that includes additional songs for increased speech-language learning outcomes, an animated onscreen singe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  6. PROBABILITY OF FLOODS WITH VERY LONG RETURN PERIODS

    SBC: Linsley Kraeger Associates Ltd            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS DIRECTED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PROCEDURE FOR GENERATING LONG STREAMFLOW SEQUENCES. IT IS PROPOSED TO FIRST DEVELOP A LONG SEQUENCE OF HOURLY RAINFALL BY STOCHASTIC METHODS AND TO TRANSFORM THIS RAINFALL SEQUENCE INTO STREAMFLOW WITH A DETERMINISTIC HYDROLOGIC MODEL. PHASE I WILL FOCUS ON THE A STOCHASTIC RAINFALL MODEL CAPABLE OF DEVELOPING RAINFALL SEQUENCES AT MULTIPLE SITES. ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. SCILNTILLATION FIBER DETECTOR FOR IN-VIVO ENDOSCOPIC INTER- NAL DOSIMETRY

    SBC: Center For Planning & Research            Topic: N/A

    AN ALPHA/BETA RADIATION DETECTOR SUITABLE FOR USE IN THE INSTRUMENT CHANNEL OF A FIBEROPTIC ENDOSCOPE WILL BE WILL BE DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE IN-VIVO IN-SITU BIOASSAY MEASUREMENTS LEADING TO COMPUTER-ASSISTED ESTIMATES OF IN- TERNAL DOSE AND DISTRIBUTION IN THE RESPIRATORY AND GASTRO- INTESTINAL TRACTS. DURING PHASE I OF THE PROGRAM, ALPHA AND BETA PARTICLE SENSITIVE SCINTILLATING PLASTIC FIBERS WILL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR IMPROVING SPEECH IMIRMENTS

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERN GOAL OF PHASE I AND PHASE II RESEARCH IS TO PROVIDE A NEW TOOL FOR SPEECH THERAPY BASED ON THE DISPLAY OF VOCAL TRACT CROSS-SECTIONS. THE SIGNAL PROCESSING APPROACHES UNDER INVESTIGATION ARE BASED ON SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNIQUES. THIS SYSTEM WOULD PERMIT USERS TO SEE IN A CONCRETE, GRAPHIC WAY HOW CLOSELY THEY APPROACH A TARGET SPEECH PATTERN AND WOULD PROVIDE SOME SUGGESTIONS ABOUT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Education
  9. Story Mode for Teaching Cross-Curricular Coding Projects

    SBC: CODESPARK, INC.            Topic: 91990019R0012

    In previous R&D, the developers created codeSpark Academy, a game that employs a visual and block-based approach with puzzles to teach coding skills to students ages 5 to 9 years old. codeSpark Academy is in widespread use in and out of schools around the world. In this project, the developers will expand storytelling creative tools within the existing game. The pretend-play scenarios will include ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  10. TEACHING BILLINGUAL READING & LANGUAGE ARTS WITH MICROCOMPUTERS IN THE CHICANO COMMUNITY

    SBC: Research & Resources            Topic: N/A

    PHASE 1 OF THIS PROJECT WILL INTEGRATE THE USE OF WORD-PROCESSING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH, PEER-TUTORING, AND COMMUNITY/BUSINESS INVOLVEMENT. PEER DIADS OF BILLINGUAL AND LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE INSTRUCTED IN THE USE OF A WORD-PROCESSING PROGRAM AND HOW TO UTILIZE THOSE SKILLS IN READING COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES AND CREATIVE WRITING. STUDENT DIADS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
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