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Company Information:

Company Name: Berkeley Systems Inc
City: Berkeley
State: CA
Zip+4: 94709
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $180,000.00 4
SBIR Phase II $166,000.00 2

Award List:

MICROCOMPUTER DISPLAY MAGNIFICATION FOR LOW-VISION USERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Hugh Boyd , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

AUDIBLE MICROCOMPUTER INTERFACE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence H Boyd , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

MICROCOMPUTER DISPLAY MAGNIFICATION FOR LOW-VISION USERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Hugh Boyd , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $84,000.00
Abstract:
This is a proposal for the development of an inexpensive software accessory which enhances microcomputer access for the partially sighted. the software magnifies selected portions of a computer screen, enabling a person with low visual acuity to use standard personal computers and software packages… More

AUDIBLE MICROCOMPUTER INTERFACE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence H Boyd , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $82,000.00
Abstract:
The built-in speech synthesis capabilities of the coming generation of personal computer hardware raise new hopes forproviding the visually handicapped universal access to personal, work, and educational opportunities. paradoxically, software trends toward more powerful "visual"user interfaces for… More

ACCESS TO HYPERCARD TEACHING TOOLS BY BLIND TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Lawrence H Boyd , Director Of Research
Award Amount: $30,000.00
Abstract:
Two new computer technologies profoundly changing teaching tools are multimedia technologies and do-it-yourself programming technologies. both are embodied in apple macintoshc's hypercard. these new developments enable teachers to use, modify, and create teaching materials that combine visual and… More

AUDIO SPATIAL ORIENTATION FOR BLIND COMPUTER USERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence H Boyd
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The highly visual interfaces of today's computers threaten to exclude blind people from equal access. a completely newapproach to that problem is to synthesize directional hearing signals through headphones that allow blind users to move about and interact with the objects on the computer screen.… More