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
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1855
Amount: $29,300.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Timeline
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 1985
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
Rfd #1 Box 378-a, Mashpee, MA, 02649
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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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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