DEVELOPMENT OR ADAPTATION OF DEVICES MECHANISMS OR TECHNIQUES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH HEARING DISABILITIES "AN INEXPENSIVE MODEM AD-ON ACCESSORY FOR TDD COMMUNICATION"

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$39,899.00
Award Year:
1993
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
20900
Agency Tracking Number:
20900
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
8130 Boone Blvd #500, Vienna, VA, 22182
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jeffrey Gluck
Director Of Comm Sys Research
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL OUTLINES AN APPROACH THAT ALLOWS MODERN COMPUTER HARDWARE TO BE USED FOR COMMUNICATING WITH TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF (TDD). A DEVICE TO BE ATTACHED TO ANY STANDARD COMPUTER MODEM WILL PROVIDE THE INTERFACE AND CONVERSION NECESARY FOR THIS TO TAKE PLACE. THE PROPOSED DEVICE WILL USE LOW COST DIGITAL PROCESSING HARDWARE AND ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES. THE MICROPROCESSOR-BASED DESIGN PROVIDES THE POTENTIAL FOR MANY ADVANCED FEATURES. THE DEVICE WILL NOT AFFECT THE NORMAL USE OF THE USER'S COMPUTER, MODEM, OR TELEPHONE SERVICE, NOR WILL IT REQUIRE THE USE OF SPECIAL COMPUTER SOFTWARE. THE EXTENSION OF NORMAL MODEM COMMUNICATIONS TO INCLUDE TDD CAPABILITY WILL BE BENEFICIAL TO HEARING-IMPAIRED USERS BY PROVIDING A LOW COST ALTERNATIVE TO CONVENTIONAL TDD DEVICES.

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