Delivery of Cost-Effective, Real Time, Remote Transcription Services

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: H133S050129
Agency Tracking Number: H133S050129
Amount: $74,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: 84.133S-2
Small Business Information
Institute for Disabilities Research & Training, Inc.
11323 Amherst Avenue, Wheaton, MD, 20902
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Carl Jensema
 PD
 (301) 942-4326
 carl@idrt.com
Business Contact
 Carl Jensema
Title: PD
Phone: (301) 942-4326
Email: carl@idrt.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The project focuses on establishing a low-cost, school-operated, remote real-time transcription service for students with disabilities using speech recognition technology, off-the-shelf equipment and commonly available software. Phase I demonstrated the feasibility of this concept. In Phase II, the concept is expanded and refined through a transcription service for students with disabilities. The resultant training materials are used to develop a commercial product that allows other school systems to set up transcription services for students with disabilities.

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