Mechanisms for Hands-Free Point of Care Data Entry in Combat Environments

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Amount:
$99,944.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W81XWH-06-C-0080
Agency Tracking Number:
O052-H10-3063
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
LI CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
30 A Vreeland Road, Suite 130, Florham Park, NJ, 07932
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
125624432
Principal Investigator:
Qi Li
President
(973) 822-0048
li@licreativetech.com
Business Contact:
Qi Li
President
(973) 822-0048
li@licreativetech.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A novel and promising solution for hands - and eyes-free voice interface for point-of-care data entry is proposed. The solution consists of the following major modules: a recently-developed noise-reduction microphone, a Bluetooth earphone, an automatic speech recognizer, a text-to-speech synthesizer, and a dialogue manager. To make the developed system useful in combat environments, we emphasize on noise robustness and user-friendly dialogue management. Our unique new research results and algorithms in noise and recognition robustness are applied; new development language and tools for dialogue management are used in the system integration. Every effort has been made to minimize the project risk and deliver a useful system in this project.

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