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Company Information:

Name: VIEWPLUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Address: 1965 SW AIRPORT AVE
CORVALLIS, OR
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $890,970.00 9
SBIR Phase II $4,479,070.00 6

Award List:

Personal Tactile Graphics Embosser with Network Printing Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,833.00

THE ACCESSIBLE GRAPHICS READER FOR BLIND PEOPLE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Vladimir L. Bulatov
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Screen readers (computer applications that display screen text and icons in speech or an on-line mechanical braille display) can give blind people good access to standard text in many computer applications. We propose to develop an affordable on-line Accessible… More

SBIR Phase I: Accessible Scalable Vector Graphic Authoring and Editing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Vladimir Bulatov
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop proof-of-principle software permitting any graphic to be converted easily into a universally usable file in the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) web language format. Any sighted person with rudimentary computer skills could use this… More

The Accessible Graphics Reader for Blind People

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John A. Gardner
Award Amount: $668,750.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Screen readers (computer applications that display screen text and icons in speech or an online mechanical braille display) can give blind people good access to standard text in many computer applications. In Phase I research we have demonstrated the feasibility… More

SBIR Phase II: Accessible Scalable Vector Graphic Authoring and Editing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Vladimir Bulatov, PI
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will support development and testing of Windows applications for creating and making available highly accessible SVG files. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a graphics markup language supporting features critical to accessibility by… More

High Speed Tactile Graphics and Braille Embosser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Christian H. Herden
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is intended to determine the feasibility of creating a new very high-speed high-resolution variable-height-dot embosser that can emboss both Braille text and variable-height tactile graphics. Major Braille production houses badly need such a… More

High Speed Tactile Graphics and Braille Embosser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Christian H. Herden
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term goal of this proposed project is a commercial technology permitting mainstream authors easily to create and distribute a wide variety of one and two dimensional data plots that are easily accessible by all people including those who are blind or… More

Accessible Graphical Display for Numberical Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Vladimir L. Bulatov
Award Amount: $116,134.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term goal of this proposed project is a commercial technology permitting mainstream authors easily to create and distribute a wide variety of one and two dimensional data plots that are easily accessible by all people including those who are blind or… More

Accessible Graphical Display for Numerical Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $814,793.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long range goal of this project is to provide authoring tools permitting graphical information to be exported from popular computer applications in a form that is universally usable by all people, in particular by p eople who are blind or who have other print… More

Software for Automatic Conversion of Professional Journals to Fully Accessible Fo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,001.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long range goal of this project is to create technologies that permit authors and publishers of professional journals easily to make their content available in a form that is fully usable by all people, in particul ar by people who are blind or have other… More

Webcam Interface for Audio/touch Graphics Access by Blind People

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,001.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a compact inexpensive alternative to the bulky expensive touchpads now required by blind people for audio/touch access to graphical information. Audio/touch is known to provide ex cellent access to computer-literate blind… More

Software for Automatic Conversion of Professional Journals to Fully Accessible Fo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John A. Gardner
Award Amount: $745,527.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long range goal of this project is to create technologies that permit authors and publishers of professional journals to make their content available in the DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) XML (eXtensi ble Markup Language) format that is fully… More

Color Embossers for Digital Pen Access to Graphical Information

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John A. Gardner
Award Amount: $100,001.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The specific aim of this project is to develop a prototype color embosser capable of making tactile graphics readable with a digital pen. The digital pen from partner company, Livescribe, reads patterns of tiny, nearl y invisible dots printed (along with a… More

Polymer Roller for Production of Improved Braille and Tactile Graphics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John A. Gardner – 541-754-4002
Award Amount: $125,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The specific aim of this proposal is to determine if it is feasible to use a polymer-coated shaft in placed of a precision-machined roller die for the purposes of producing braille and tactile graphics. If successful, this project will result in the selection… More

Embosser Using Polymer Roller for Production of Improved Braille and Tactile Grap

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John A. Gardner – 541-754-4002
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The specific aim of this proposal is to develop and implement a new type of technology for production of braille and tactile graphics that uses a system in which metal punch pins fire into a smooth polymer-coated shaftrather than into a machined metal die as with… More