Vortant Technologies, LLC

Weaverville, NC 28787

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 28
Total Value of Awards $5.9MM
First Award Date 09/30/00
Most Recent Award Date 02/01/15

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Schaefer Philip R Schaefer 28 Message

28 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-12-088
Budget: 02/01/15 - 07/31/15

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR project is to develop a new tool to improve the ability of blind and visually impaired people to quickly get to the right web pages, to avoid ending up on the wrong web pages, and to reach the desired part of each web page efficiently. The motivation for this effort is that getting a ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-12-088
Budget: 02/01/14 - 01/31/15

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR project is to develop a new tool to improve the ability of blind and visually impaired people to quickly get to the right web pages, to avoid ending up on the wrong web pages, and to reach the desired part of each web page efficiently. The motivation for this effort is that getting a ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-12-088
Budget: 02/01/13 - 01/31/14

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR project is to develop a new tool to improve the ability of blind and visually impaired people to quickly get to the right web pages, to avoid ending up on the wrong web pages, and to reach the desired part of each web page efficiently. The motivation for this effort is that getting a ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-11-096
Budget: 09/30/11 - 06/30/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project will create a new tool to improve health tracking of older adults in research and in clinical settings by automating user-friendly, in-home assessment of walking speed, which has emerged as one of the strongest predictors of health status and life expectancy among older adults. It is predic...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.4-2011
Budget: 01/01/11 - 12/31/11

It is currently time consuming and expensive to install water quality monitoring stations to report data on water quality to researchers and monitoring agencies quickly and efficiently. In this project, we will develop the technology to improve the gathering and reporting of such data. The end product after commercialization of the results of th...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-09-081
Budget: 09/15/10 - 05/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Freezing of Gait (FOG) effects the majority of the approximately one million individuals who have Parkinson's disease nationwide and causes a cessation of movement that patients describe as feeling as if their "feet are glued to the ground". FOG most often occurs in the mature stages of Parkinson's disease an...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 08/01/10 - 07/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project aims to improve the quality of life, computer accessibility, and employment potential for spinal cord injured (SCI) and other individuals who cannot use a standard computer keyboard and mouse. Some assistive products, such as head trackers, are suitable for controlling the position of the mouse p...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-09-080
Budget: 02/01/10 - 07/31/11

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR project is to develop a new tool to improve the ability of blind and visually impaired people to quickly get to the right web pages, to avoid ending up on the wrong web pages, and to reach the desired part of the web page efficiently. The motivation for this project is that getting a ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 08/11/09 - 07/31/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project aims to improve the quality of life, computer accessibility, and employment potential for spinal cord injured (SCI) and other individuals who cannot use a standard computer keyboard and mouse. Some assistive products, such as head trackers, are suitable for controlling the position of the mouse p...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 08/01/09 - 07/31/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term aim of this SBIR project is to develop an aid to enhance the ability of people with tunnel vision or functional blindness to keep track of their own orientation and that of multiple targets of interest in the surrounding environment. The proposed device will augment and improve the effectiveness...

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