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RANGEFINDER SYSTEM FOR THE BLIND

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
16607
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
16607
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Multipath Systems, Inc
1255 Nuuanu Avenue, Suite E180 5 Honolulu, HI 96817
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: RANGEFINDER SYSTEM FOR THE BLIND
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

WHEN TRAVELING ON UNFAMILIAR ROUTES, SIGHTED INDIVIDUALS TYPICALLY VIEW DISTANT KNOWN LANDMARKS TO MAINTAIN THEIR ORIENTATION, A CAPABILITY A BLIND PERSON DOES NOT HAVE. THE RANGEFINDER SYSTEM HAS THE CAPABILITY OF OPTICALLY TRIANGULATING THE DISTANCE OF SUCH LANDMARKS, PRODUCING AN AUDITORY OUTPUT ACCORDING TO LANDMARK RANGE. IN THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENT, THE SOUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF ECHO, WITH GREATER ECHO LATENCIES CORRESPONDING TO GREATER DISTANCES.

Principal Investigator:

Yen, Duen H
Principal Investigator
8085455419

Business Contact:

1 r43 ey09325-01
Small Business Information at Submission:

Multipath Systems, Inc
1255 Nuuanu Avenue, Suite E180 5 Honolulu, HI 96817

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