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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. PROPOSES TO DETEMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING THREE COMMERCIAL MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONAL PACKAGES ON THE SUBJECT OF PROVIDING ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADI) ASSISTANCE TO SEVERELY DISABLED AND/OR FRAIL ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN THEIR OWN

    SBC: Psi International Inc.            Topic: N/A

    PROPOSES TO DETEMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING THREE COMMERCIAL MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONAL PACKAGES ON THE SUBJECT OF PROVIDING ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADI) ASSISTANCE TO SEVERELY DISABLED AND/OR FRAIL ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN THEIR OWN HOMES. TWO ARE TRAINING MATERIALS PACKAGES--ONEFOR TRAINING IN-HOME ADL ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS, ONE FOR TRAINING DISABLE OR ELDERLY USERS OF SUCH ASSIST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  5. FAMILIES: THE VITAL LINK- A VIDEOTAPE SERIES RESPONSIVE TO DIVERSE FAMILIES OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: SVR, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO DEVELOP AND DISSEMINATE VIDEOTAPE PRODUCTS THAT WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE FAMILIES' KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR WHO ARE AT-RISK FOR DISABILITIES. THE VIDEOTAPES WILL BE DEVELOPED IN THE CONTEXT OF FAMILY-CENTERED AND CULTURALLY COMPETENT CARE AD WILL PORTRAY EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR ACCESSING EARLY INTERVEN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OR ADAPTATION OF DEVICES MECHANISMS OR TECHNIQUES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH HEARING DISABILITIES "AN INEXPENSIVE MODEM AD-ON ACCESSORY FOR TDD COMMUNICATION"

    SBC: Information Systems Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL OUTLINES AN APPROACH THAT ALLOWS MODERN COMPUTER HARDWARE TO BE USED FOR COMMUNICATING WITH TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF (TDD). A DEVICE TO BE ATTACHED TO ANY STANDARD COMPUTER MODEM WILL PROVIDE THE INTERFACE AND CONVERSION NECESARY FOR THIS TO TAKE PLACE. THE PROPOSED DEVICE WILL USE LOW COST DIGITAL PROCESSING HARDWARE AND ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES. THE MICR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
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