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PICTORIAL INTERFACES FOR INFORMATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
6949
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
6949
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Macgregor-bates Inc
3820 Watkins Ln Eugene, OR 97405
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: PICTORIAL INTERFACES FOR INFORMATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $26,000.00
 

Abstract:

SOFTWARE FOR PUBLIC-ACCESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS, SUCH AS PUBLIC LIBRARY ARE ONLINE CATALOG SYSTEMS, HAVE BEEN DESIGNED WITH RELATIVELY LITTLE ATTENTION TO THE COGNITIVE AND SENSORY ABILITIES OF SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS WHO MIGHT ACCESS SUCH SYSTEMS. THE PRESENT PROPOSAL EXAMINES THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF DESIGNING SOFTWARE INTERFACES FOR PUBLIC-ACCESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS THAT UTILIZE PICTORIAL AND GRAPHIC PRINCIPLES TO ENHANCE THE UNDERSTANDIBILITY AND READIBILITY OF THE INTERFACE BY INDIVIDUALS EXHIBITING EITHER DELAYS IN EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OR IMPAIRMENTS IN VISUAL ACQUITY.

Principal Investigator:

Dr donald macgregor
PRESIDENT

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Macgregor-bates Inc
3820 Watkins Ln Eugene, OR 97405

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No