MobileTran: A Handheld Sign Translation Apps for Warfighters

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$98,597.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
W31P4Q-11-C-0045
Solitcitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Number:
2010.2
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award Year:
2010
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
10SB2-0107
Solicitation Topic Code:
SB102-002
Small Business Information
Limaging, LLC
12009 Distant Thunder Trl, Clarksville, MD, 21029
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
827092227
Principal Investigator
 Huiping Li
 President
 (301) 728-0694
 huiping.li@limaging.net
Business Contact
 Huiping Li
Title: President
Phone: (301) 728-0694
Email: huiping.li@limaging.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
When the United States military commits to operations in foreign territories, it is important for soldiers to have the ability to understand textual information they encounter accurately and in a timely manner. For this SBIR Limaging proposes to develop a document and sign translation system that can be operated by a novice user to obtain and interpret documents and signs in foreign languages, The system will be comprised of a programmable Android camera phone (Smart Phone) and software developed for text detection, recognition and translation, and a configuration and visualization interface to aid personnel deployed in foreign countries. We will demonstrate technical feasibility by investigating and evaluating two modes of operation: standalone and client/server.

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