Koester Performance Research

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 12
Total Value of Awards $2.64MM
First Award Date 09/30/96
Most Recent Award Date 02/01/16

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Koester Heidi H Koester 11
Higginbotham Jeff Higginbotham 1

12 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-071
Budget: 02/01/16 - 01/31/17

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Model-Based Software for Configuring Switch Scanning Systems The overall goal of this work is to improve outcomes for people who use switch scanning. Switch scanning is used by individuals with severe motor and speech impairments as a method for entering text and data into computers and augmentative communic...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-071
Budget: 02/01/15 - 01/31/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Model-Based Software for Configuring Switch Scanning Systems The overall goal of this work is to improve outcomes for people who use switch scanning. Switch scanning is used by individuals with severe motor and speech impairments as a method for entering text and data into computers and augmentative communic...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-050
Budget: 08/01/11 - 01/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of this work is to improve outcomes for people who use single-switch scanning. Single-switch scanning is used by individuals with severe motor and communicative disabilities as a method for entering text and data into computers and augmentative communication devices. The text entry rate (TER...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-20
Budget: 09/01/08 - 08/31/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Software for Computer Input Devices The goal of this project is to improve interventions in the area of computer use for people with disabilities through the development of a software agent for the configuration of computer input devices. Because each person's disability is unique, tuning these devices to ea...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-20
Budget: 09/20/07 - 08/31/08

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Software for Computer Input Devices The goal of this project is to improve interventions in the area of computer use for people with disabilities through the development of a software agent for the configuration of computer input devices. Because each person's disability is unique, tuning these devices to ea...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-02-71
Budget: 09/30/04 - 12/31/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is a form of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) in which the user of an AAC device must successfully select and/or retrieve information stored in their device in order to construct utterances needed for spoken and/or written communication. With the advent of c...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-02-71
Budget: 09/01/04 - 08/31/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to improve interventions in the area of computer use for people with disabilities through the development of a software agent for the configuration of computer input devices. Because each person's disability is unique, tuning these devices to each user's strengths and limitations ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-02-71
Budget: 09/19/03 - 08/31/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to improve interventions in the area of computer use for people with disabilities through the development of a software agent for the configuration of computer input devices. Because each person's disability is unique, tuning these devices to each user's strengths and limitations ...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/02 - 02/29/04

DESCRIPTION: Accurate functional assessment of a user's abilities is a key component of successful computer access interventions. Continued development of an easy-to-use software tool is proposed for measuring users' skills in various kinds of computer interaction, including motor actions, perceptual activities, and cog...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/01 - 08/31/02

DESCRIPTION: Accurate functional assessment of a user's abilities is a key component of successful computer access interventions. Continued development of an easy-to-use software tool is proposed for measuring users' skills in various kinds of computer interaction, including motor actions, perceptual activities, and cog...

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