USA flag logo/image

An Official Website of the United States Government

Standard Computer Interface for People with Disabilities

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
29304
Program Year/Program:
1995 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
29304
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Westest Engineering Corp.
1470 North Main St Bountiful, UT 84010
View profile »
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1995
Title: Standard Computer Interface for People with Disabilities
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1 R43 HD33654-01,
Award Amount: $95,482.00
 

Abstract:

In recent years, computers have made dramatic contributions to the independence of people with disaBecause many people with physical disabilities are not able to use a keyboard or a mouse, a varietydeveloped which provide alternate methods of controlling computers. The usefulness of these devicescompromised by the lack of a standard method of providing computer access. This Small Business InnovPhase I project will develop a standard method of providing computer access to people with physicalintroduction of the PCMCIA bus, a technology which uses credit card sized interface devices, providestandardize computer access for people with disabilities. This project will develop software interfadevices which will allow personal computers to be controlled through the PCMCIA bus. The design chardevices will be documented in an open standard which will be provided to both the computer industryof assistive technology.

Principal Investigator:

James Lynds
80198

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Westest Engineering Corp
1470 N Main Street Bountiful, UT 84010

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