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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 September, 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. DEVELOPING "JUMP START": FAMILY LITERACY KITS IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS K-3

    SBC: Early Childhood Assoc Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1992 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. DEVELOPMENT OF INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA SOFTWARE TO TEACH SIGN LANGUAGE TO FAMILIES OF DEAF CHILDREN

    SBC: Litterst And Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF HEARING IMPAIRED CHILDREN IS DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO THEIR FACILITY WITH LANGUAGE. PRIMARY LANGUAGE SKILLS THAT ARE EASILY AND NATURALLY ACQUIRED BY ALL OTHER CHILDREN ARE DELAYED IN DEAF CHILDREN WHOSE PARENTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS ARE NOT SKILLED COMMUNICATORS IN SIGN LANGUAGE. CURRENT SIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE MARGINALLY EFFECTIVE AND ARE LIMITED BY THE EX ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
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