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PEN-SIZE PAPER CURRENCY READER

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
20896
Program Year/Program:
1994 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
20896
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
APPLIED SCIENCES LABORATORY, INC.
P.O. Box 21158 Albuquerque, NM 87154 0115
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1994
Title: PEN-SIZE PAPER CURRENCY READER
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $252,299.00
 

Abstract:

DIFFERENTIATING AMONG THE DENOMINATIONS OF U.S. CURRENCY IS A PROBLEM FOR THE VISUALLY HANDICAPPED. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DEVICES THAT ASSIST THE BLIND IN DETERMINING CURRENCY DENOMINATIONS ARE RELATIVELY LARGE AND EXPENSIVE. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IS A SYSTEMATIC APPLICATION OF PATTERN RECOGNITION AND MICRO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY TO DEVELOP A PEN-SIZE PAPER CURRENCY READER. RECENT ADVANCES IN NEURAL NETWORK TECHNOLOGY AND ANALOG VERY LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION (VLSI) CIRCUIT TECHNOLOGY WILL BE APPLIED TO DEVELOP AN INEXPENSIVE DEVICE FOR QUICKLY AND ACCURATELY DETERMINING CURRENCY DENOMINATIONS. PRELIMINARY RESULTS ARE PRESENTED WHICH SHOW THE FEASIBILITY OF THE PARTICULAR NEURAL NETWORK APPROACH.

Principal Investigator:

John P Ditucci
Senior Engineer
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Applied Sciences Laboratory
Po Box 21158 Albuquerque, NM 87154

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