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Company Information:

Company Name: Automated Functions, Inc.
City: Falls Church
State: VA
Zip+4: 22043
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (703) 883-9797

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,413,913.00 19
SBIR Phase II $3,847,762.00 11

Award List:

SCREEN ACCESS MANAGER FOR THE IBM PC (SAM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Director
Award Amount: $30,000.00

SCREEN ACCESS MANAGER FOR THE IBM PC (SAM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Director
Award Amount: $195,499.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this research project will be to test the feasibility of developing a screen access manger (sam) utility to assist visually impaired individuals in accessingdifficult to use off-the-shelf software for the ibm pc, ibm at, and compatibles. the project will focus on determining a… More

GRAPHICS ACCESS SENSORY SYSTEM (GASS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Dir Of Resch And Dev
Award Amount: $29,966.00
Abstract:
The graphic access sensory system (gass) will enable a visually impaired person to gain access to graphic screens on the ibm pc, ibm at, ibm ps/2, and compatibles. it will convert the graphical screen data into regular text characters. in this way, existing adaptive aids may be usedto output the… More

PORTABLE ADAPTIVE READING MACHINE (PARM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Dir Of Resch And Dev
Award Amount: $29,844.00

PORTABLE ADAPTIVE READING MACHINE (PARM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Dir Of Resch And Dev
Award Amount: $198,005.00
Abstract:
The portable adaptive reading machine (parm) system will enable a visually impaired person to read printed text at any location. the printed text may be spoken or read in braille. the system is based upon a laptop computer and a hand-held optical scanner. the laptop computer is equipped with a… More

NETWORK ARCHITECTURE SPEECH SYSTEM (NASS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Dir Of Research & Development
Award Amount: $29,709.00

NETWORK ARCHITECTURE SPEECH SYSTEM (NASS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , Dir Of Research & Development
Award Amount: $197,840.00
Abstract:
The network architecture speech system (nass) utilizes a new approach in providing excellent access for visually impaired people to off the shelf programs (e.g., wordperfect, lotus 1-2-3) that run on the ibm pc, at, ps/2, and compatibles. it dramatically changes the current sensory adaptive aid… More

GRAPHIC ACCESS NEW TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford
Award Amount: $64,558.00

GRAPHIC ACCESS NEW TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
The microsoft windows nt (new technology) operating system, released in the second half of 1993, is totally inaccessible to visually impaired students and business professionals. this operating system will be in many colleges and universities for science and math courses and will severely hinder… More

Intelligent Graphic Access Manager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , director of Research and Dev
Award Amount: $39,981.00

New Braille Technology (NBT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford , Director of Research and Dev
Award Amount: $39,950.00

Intelligent Graphic Access Manager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A Morford , director of Research and Dev
Award Amount: $249,829.00

TACTILE GRAPHIC PRINTER PROJECT (TGPP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00

New Braille Technology (NBT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford , Director of Research and Dev
Award Amount: $249,838.00

Screen Reader Architecture Math System (SRAMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $49,977.00
Abstract:
Many visually impaired people have difficulty learning mathematics. The lack of higher math skills limits educational and job opportunities for many visually impaired people since numerous professions are requiring more technical skills. The objective of the Screen Reader Architecture Math System… More

SBIR Phase I: Versatile Economic Speech Technology (VEST)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Ronald Morford
Award Amount: $74,960.00

Screen Reader Architecture Math System (SRAMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
Many visually impaired people have difficulty learning mathematics. The lack of higher math skills limits educational and job opportunities for many visually impaired people since numerous professions are requiring more technical skills. The objective of the Screen Reader Architecture Math System… More

TACTILE GRAPHIC PRINTER PROJECT (TGPP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $744,829.00

KNOWLEDGE DATABASE GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Morford, Ronald A
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Haptic Economical Audio Descriptive System (HEADS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,968.00
Abstract:
Not Available Foster-Miller, Inc. with their team members will evaluate and demonstrate the potential uses of continuous fiber reinforced hafnium carbide composites for larger scale TPS and leading edge components for the next generation of reentry and hypersonic vehicles. Foster-Miller has… More

KNOWLEDGE DATABASE GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $0.00

KNOWLEDGE DATABASE GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $375,001.00

Accessible Graphing Scientific Interactive Calculator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: Many high schools use a graphing scientific calculator to assist students in math and science courses. These calculators have a built-in screen and displays graphs and perform scientific functions.… More

Remote access screen reader Architecture Math System (RA SRAMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald Morford
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Remote Access Screen Reader Architecture Math System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald Morford
Award Amount: $0.00

Remote Access Screen Reader Architecture Math System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronald Morford
Award Amount: $500,000.00

ACCESSIBLE GRAPHING SCIENTIFIC INTERACTIVE CALCULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many high schools use a graphing scientific calculator to assist students in math and science courses. These calculators have a built-in screen and displays graphs and perform scientific functions. These calculators are used widely in higher math (Algebra I and… More

ACCESSIBLE GRAPHING SCIENTIFIC INTERACTIVE CALCULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $586,921.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many high schools use a graphing scientific calculator to assist students in math and science courses. These calculators have a built-in screen and displays graphs and perform scientific functions. These calculators are used widely in higher math (Algebra I and… More

Remote Access Graphing Calculator - Visually Impaired

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many visually impaired students have difficulty learning mathematics. The lack of higher math skills limits educational and job opportunities for many visually impaired people since numerous professions are requiring more technical skills. The objective of the… More

Cellular Phone Accessibility System (CPAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald A. Morford
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Blind and visually impaired people do not have full access to the technology offered by cellular telephones today. Most cell phones rely upon visual displays to relay or communicate information. The lack of a text-to-speech program integrated into cellular… More