THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$29,300.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
1855
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Duffy Engineering Co
Rfd #1 Box 378-a, Mashpee, MA, 02649
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 () -
Business Contact
 William F Duffy
Title: Investigator
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
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-OUT PUT WHEN A BRAILLIST IS EITHER UNAVAILABLE OR IPRACTICAL TO TO USE . USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A COMMERCIAL MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEM, WORD PROCESSING AND/OR TERMINAL SOFTWARE COULD P D PRODUCE A BRAILLE-OUTPUT IN A TIMELY MANNER OF MATERIAL NOT NORMALLY AVAILABLE IN BRAILLE.

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