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Company Information:

Name: Koester Performance Research
Address: 2408 Antietam Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $374,868.00 3
SBIR Phase II $748,113.00 1
STTR Phase I $99,895.00 2
STTR Phase II $249,151.00 1

Award List:

SOFTWARE FOR ASSESSING COMPUTER USAGE SKILLS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Principal Investigator: Heidi H. Koester
Award Amount: $249,151.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
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… More

Software for Computer Input Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Heidi H. Koester
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
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… More

Software for Computer Input Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Heidi H. Koester
Award Amount: $748,113.00
Abstract:
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 com puter input devices. Because each person's… More

Model-Based Software for Configuring Single-Switch Scanning Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Heidi H. Koester – 734-663-4295
Award Amount: $99,886.00
Abstract:
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… More

Adjusting Computer Input Device Settings Automatically to Meet User Needs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Heidi H. Koester – (734) 663-4295
Award Amount: $74,982.00
Abstract:
Abstract - The goal of this work is to enhance the productivity and comfort of computer access for people whose impairments affect their ability to use the computer keyboard and mouse. In Phase I, we will develop and evaluate a software tool for the automatic configuration of computer keyboards. The… More