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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. GOODFEEL: MIDI-TO-BRAILLE TRANSLATOR

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. A GENERATIVE AUTHOIRING SYSTEM BASED ON COGNITIVE PROCEDURESFOR DIAGNOSIS AND TUTORING.

    SBC: Intelligent Micro Systems Ltd            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  6. IMPAIRMENT OF HEARING TIS THE SINGLE MOST PREVALENT CHRONIC PYHSICAL DISABILITY IN THE UNITED STATES.

    SBC: Psi Systems            Topic: N/A

    IMPAIRMENT OF HEARING TIS THE SINGLE MOST PREVALENT CHRONIC PYHSICAL DISABILITY IN THE UNITED STATES. MORE PERSONS S SUFFER A HEARING DEFECT THAN HAVE VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS, HEART DISEASE OR TOTHER CHRONIC DISABILITIES. THIRTY PERCENT OF OF AMERICAN DEAF YOUTH ARE FUNCTIONALLY ILLITERATE, 60 PER CENT ARE AT 5.3 GRADE LEVEL OR BELOW AND ONLY 3 TO 5 PERCENTACHIEVE A TENTH GARDE LEVEL. THIS RECORD CONTR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
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