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  1. A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED SYSTEM FOR LOCATING ASSISTIVE AND ADAPTIVE DEVICES FOR HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: ACADEMIC SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  2. "INTELLIGENT INTERFACE FOR IMPROVED COMMUNICATION BETWEEN HANDICAPPED PERSONS AND COMPUTERS AND ROBOTS".

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    MANY HANDICAPPED PERSONS ARE RESTRICTED BECAUSE THEY LACK THE NECESSARY CAPABILITIES TO INTERFACE EFFECTIVELY WITHIN ATECHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY. HOWEVER, TECHNOLOGY ITSELF HAS PROVIDED SOME COMPENSATION FOR A NUMBER OF PHYSICAL LINITAT IONS THROUGH THE USE OF COMPUTERS. YET, THERE REMAINS THE NEED TO APPLY INTELLIGENT INTERFACES BETWEEN HANDICAPPED PERSONS AND COMPUTERS AND ROBOTS TO ACHIEVE RAPID AND ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Education
  3. SCREEN ACCESS MANAGER FOR THE IBM PC (SAM)

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  4. TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION OF THE DEAF: INTEGRATED L3IV-CAI INTERFACE

    SBC: Bergwall Educational Software            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL SPECIFIES THE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF VIDEODISC BASED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION OF DEAF ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS. THE RESULTING PRODUCT WILL BE DEVELOPED BASED ON EXISTING AUDIOVISUAL FILMSTRIPS. IT WILL COMBINE A LEVEL 3 INTERACTIVE VIDEODISC (L3IV) AND A COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION DISKETTE (CAI) ON THE TOPIC BASIC SOLDERING FOR ELECTRONIC R ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  5. ADVANCED COMPUTER INTEGRATED WIRELESS BI-DIRECTIONAL GROUP RESPONSE SYSTEM

    SBC: Computer Enhanced Tech            Topic: N/A

    THE POWER OF INSTANT FEEDBACK IN STIMULATING LEARING HAS BEEN WELL DEMONSTRATED IN THE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY, BUT MODERN TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN SLOW IN PRODUCING A PRACTICAL, RELIABLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE METHOD OF PROVIDING SUCH FEEDBACK IN THE CLASSROOM. WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A SYSTEM WHICH UTILIZES CURRENT TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE THE LEARNING SITUATION FOR THE PUPIL AND INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY OF THE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  6. SENSORY ROUTES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

    SBC: Covox Inc            Topic: N/A

    AIDING THE HEARING HANDICAPPED IN PERCEIVING SPEECH BY THE SENSE OF TOUCH REQUIRES FIRST THAT SPEECH CUES BE ACQUIRED AND RECONSTRUCTED TO LOW DATA RATE FORM, COMPARABLE TO THAT CONVEYED BY VISUAL SIGNING AND TACTILE BRAILLE. SEVERAL PROMISING CUE EXTRACTING METHODS ARE DESCRIBED BASED ON EXISTING COVOX WORLD RECOGNITION PRODUCTS AS WELL AS ON STATISTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES WHICH USE OVE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  7. A LOW COST PRODUCT DESIGNED TO INTERFACE WITH A PERSONAL COMPUTER, WHICH WILL VOCALIZE WORDS IN THE COMPUTER'S MEMORY.

    SBC: Dynamic Industries Corp.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  8. SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR IMPROVING SPEECH IMIRMENTS

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERN GOAL OF PHASE I AND PHASE II RESEARCH IS TO PROVIDE A NEW TOOL FOR SPEECH THERAPY BASED ON THE DISPLAY OF VOCAL TRACT CROSS-SECTIONS. THE SIGNAL PROCESSING APPROACHES UNDER INVESTIGATION ARE BASED ON SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNIQUES. THIS SYSTEM WOULD PERMIT USERS TO SEE IN A CONCRETE, GRAPHIC WAY HOW CLOSELY THEY APPROACH A TARGET SPEECH PATTERN AND WOULD PROVIDE SOME SUGGESTIONS ABOUT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Education
  9. DIGITAL INFRA-RED EYE COMMAND TRANSDUCER

    SBC: Energy Optics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ALTHOUGH TECHNOLOGY IS ADVANCING AT AN EVER INCREASING PACE,ITS APPLICATION FOR USE BY HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS HAS BEEN SLOW. SEVERELY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS OFTEN REQUIRE SOME TYPE OF "HIGH TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TO ENABLE THEM TO HAVE A DEGREE OF MOBILITY. THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO INVESTIGATE THE POTENTIAL OF USING ELECTRO-OPTICS AS A MEANS FOR THE HANDICAPPED TO EFFECT CONTROL OF HIS/HER ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  10. PRIVATE SECTOR INNOVATION TO PROMOTE SUPPORTED WORK CONCEPTSIN THE HORTICULTURAL INDUSTRIES

    SBC: Evermay Enterprises Inc            Topic: N/A

    EVERMAY ENTERPRISES, INC. WILL INVESTIGATE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERGRATING SUPPORTED WORK MODELS INTO ALREADY EXISTING HORTICULTURAL COMPANIES THAT HAVE DOCUMENTED A NEED FOR WORKERS. WE WILL TEST THE HYPOTHESIS THAT WORKERS WHO ARE PROVIDED SUPPORT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMPANY'S PROFITABILITY. WE WILL INVESTIGATE THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT CURRENTLY EXIST AND THE OPPORTUNITIES EXPECTED IN THE NEX ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education

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