Sign Finder: Computer Vision to Find and Read Signs

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Amount:
$1,381,190.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
2R44EY011821-02
Solitcitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Number:
PHS2004-2
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2004
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
1R43EY011821-01A2
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
BLINDSIGHT CORPORATION
833 Miller Drive, DAVIS, CA, 95616
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 MARK Nitzberg
 (617) 812-2673
 nitzberg@blindsight.com
Business Contact
 MARK NITZBERG
Phone: (617) 812-2673
Email: NITZBERG@BLINDSIGHT.COM
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to build a device that enhances the mobility of visually impaired persons by finding and reading signs aloud without the need for infrastructure beyond ordinary signs. Using new computer vision techniques, i

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