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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. INVESTIGATION OF AN AUDIO FEEDBACK SYSTEM ALLOWING VISUALLY IMPAIRED ACCESS TO GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES

    SBC: Atg            Topic: N/A

    THE PROLIFERATION OF GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES (GUIS) IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS, SUCH AS MICROSOFT WINDOWS AND MACINTOSH, IS A THREAT TO VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS' ABILITY TO USE COMPUTERS BECAUSE GUIS REPRESENT INFORMATION ICONICLY AND SPATIALLY, AS WELL AS TEXTUALLY. THE GUIS VISUAL ORIENTATION MAKES GUIS DIFFICULT FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED TO ACCESS THROUGH TRADITIONAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. WE PR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  2. JOB DEVELOPMENT TELEVISION TRAINING NETWORK: PHASE I

    SBC: Berkeley Planning Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE NEED FOR AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO TRAINING IN THE FIELD OF JOB DEVELOPMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IS PARAMOUNT IN A CHANGING LABOR MARKET. THIS PROJECT WILL EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A JOB DEVELOPMENT TELEVISION TRAINING NETWORK (JOBNET) TO ENHANCE JOB DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL, EMOTIONAL, AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. USING DISTANCE EDUCATION METHOD ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION FOR PROMOTING SUPPORTED WORK OPPORTUNITIES

    SBC: Berkeley Planning Associates            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  4. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER.

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER. THE BRAILLE-OUTPUT ENVISIONED WOULD BE GRADE I BRABRAILLE SINCE GRADE II WOULD NORMALLY REQUIRE TRANSCRIPTION BY AN EX AN EXPERIENCED BRAILLIST. THIS CONCEPT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE AN INEXPENSIVE, AUTOMATED, AND RAPID SYSTEM OF BRAILLE- ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  5. THE PURPOSE OFTHIS RESEARCH EFFORT IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING BILINGUAL TEXT ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AS A TOOL TO ASSIST IN TEACHING ENGLISH WRITING SKILLS TO NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS.

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

    THE PURPOSE OFTHIS RESEARCH EFFORT IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING BILINGUAL TEXT ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AS A TOOL TO ASSIST IN TEACHING ENGLISH WRITING SKILLS TO NON -NATIVE SPEAKERS. SINCE SPANISH IS THE VATIVE LANGUAGE PREDOMINANTLY SPOKEN BY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN BILINGUAL PRL PROGRAMS IN GRADES 1-12 IN THE SAN DIEGO AREA, IT HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE TARGET LANGUAGE IN PHASE I. THIS EFFORT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  6. ENGLISH-WRITING SOFTWARE FOR ESL STUDENTS

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

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  7. WITH MICROCOMPUTERS

    SBC: INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL            Topic: N/A

    RECENT ADVANCES IN MICROCOMPUTER TECHNOLOGY HAVE MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS TO CONTINUE NORMALLY WITH THEIR EDUCATION. VOICE SYNTHESIZERS AND TEXT MAGNIFI CATION ENABLE HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS TO BEAR RO READ BOOKS,MAGAZINES, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS WHICH ARE STORED IN D N DIGITAL FROM IN THE MICROCOMPUTER. THE RECENT INTRODUCTION OF A LOW COST, MANUALLY OPERATED, OPTICAL SCANNE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  8. DEVELOPMENT OF PROTOTYPE MATH MODELING CONSTRUCTION SOFTWAREFOR HIGH SCHOOL MATH AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE COURSEWARE

    SBC: Microcosm, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  9. INFRARED REMOTE TRANSPONDER SIGNAGE FOR PERSONS WITH VISION OR PRINT IMPAIRMENTS

    SBC: Pacific Technical Co            Topic: N/A

    REMOTE SIGNAGE IS A WAY OF TELLING PEOPLE WHO HAVE VISION OR PRINT IMPAIRMENTS THINGS THEY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THEIR SURROUNDINGS. IN ADDITION TO THE ESTIMATED 1.1 MILLION PEOPLE WHO ARE LEGALLY BLIND (CHIANG, ET AL, 1992) AND THOSE LOW VISION PEOPLE WHO MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE PRINT, THERE ARE MANY STROKE, HEAD-INJURED, OR DYSLEXIC PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ASSIMILATE PRINTED LANGUAGE. ADD ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  10. FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION OF A FORM-BASED VISUAL INTELLIGENT SPANISH TRANSLATION ASSISTANT (FORM VISTA)

    SBC: Systems Control Technology,            Topic: N/A

    WITH THE SIGNING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA) AND OTHER POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL INITIATIVES, LANAGUAGE TRANSPARENCY WILL BE KEY TO ACHIEVING A PRODUCTIVE INTERRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENTERPRISES FROM ANGLO AND HISPANIC COMMUNITIES. TOOLS BASED ON MODERN TECHNOLOGY WILL BE CRITICAL TO SUCCESSFULLY ACHIEVING INFORMATION TRANSPARENCY IN A BILINGUAL ENVIRONMENT. SCT'S FORM-BA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
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