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  1. DEVELOPMENT OF QUICK-RETRIEVAL INDEXING FOR LARGE-STORAGE INFORMATION FOR USE BY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

    SBC: Ada Software Engineering Tools            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS BROKEN INTO FOUR PROJECTS. THE FIRST PROJ-ECT IS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A QUICK RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR LASER DISCS THAT WILL ALLOW USERS TO RAPIDLY ACCESS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA VIA INTERNAL COMPUTER CONTROLLED HASHING TA-BLES EITHER STORED ON THE LASER DISC OR MAINTAINED VIA MAIN-TENANCE SOFTWARE ON OTHER SOTRAGE MEDIA. THE SECON PROJECT CONSISTS OF A LIBRARY OF SUBROUTINES TO ACCESS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  2. EXERCISE AND RECREATION EQUIPMENT FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF TECH- NOLOGIES AND DEVICES WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN EXERCISE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR HANDICAPPED AND DISABLED INDIVIDUALS. THE SPECIFIC APPROACH IS TO COMBINE THE THERAPEUTIC VALUE OF EXISTING EXERCISE EQUIPMENT WITH THE RECRECREATIONAL, ENTERTAINMENT AND MOTIVATIONAL ATTRI- BUTES OF COMPUTER VIDEO GAMES. A CONVENTIONAL EXERCI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  3. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  4. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  5. SIMPLIFYING THE CREATION OF EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION WITH THE HELP OF A COMPUTER-BASED VIDEO PRODUCTION SYSTEM

    SBC: Information Technology Design            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  6. INTEGRATED, INTELLIGENT AND INTERACTIVE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR HEARING/SPEECH IMPAIRED PERSONS

    SBC: Integrated Microcomputer Sys            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  7. A DYNAMIC FULL PAGE BRAILLE DISPLAY DEVICE.

    SBC: Novcom Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    CURRENTLY, THERE ARE NO FULL PAGE BRAILLE DISPLAY DEVICES ON THE MARKET. DESPITE THE DESIRABILITY AND OBVIOUS BENEFITS OF SUCH A PRODUCT, TRADITIONAL ENGINEERING APPROACHES HAVE RESULTED IN MANUFACTURING DESIGNS WHICH ARE PROHIBIITIVELY EXPENSIVE TO PRODUCE. AFTER CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF DOZENS OF ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES, NOVCOM'S PROPOSED PHASE I APPROACH OFFERS THE POTENTIAL TO ACHIEVE FULL PAGE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  8. MATERIALS FOR NEW AND PROSPECTIVE HANDICAPPED ENTERPRENEURS.

    SBC: Associated Enterprises Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PHASE I EFFORT IS TO ESTABLISH THE TECHNICAL MERIT AND FEASIBILITY OF USING VOICE MESSAGING TECHNOLOGY AS AN INST INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL FOR TRAINING HANDICAPPED PEOPLE WHO DE DESIRE TO START A BUSINESS OF THEIR OWN. THE HYPOTHESIS OF THE STUDY IS: USING VOICE MESSAGING TECHNOLOGY, IT IS POSSIBLE TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR A NATIONWIDE AUDIENCE OF NEW AND FUTURE HANDICAPPED ENTRE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  9. 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
  10. LANGUAGES

    SBC: Advanced Technology & Research            Topic: N/A

    THE TECHNICAL OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT TO WHICH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION CAN BE IMPLEMENTED AND ENHANCED BY THE EMERGING CAPABILITIES OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS PROVIDING PERSONALIZATION, MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION, AND A HIGH DEGREE OF HUMAN/MACHINE INTERACTION. IF SUCCESSFUL, THIS WORK WILL LEAD TO NEW TECHNIQUES FOR TEACHING LANGUAGES, TECHNIQUES WHICH WILL OVERCOME CURRE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Education
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