AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE HYPERMEDIA DICTIONARY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 13774
Amount: $38,814.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Linstok Press Inc
9306 Mintwood St, Silver Spring, MD, 20901
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 William C Stokoe
 (301) 585-1939
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MICROCOMPUTER AND VIDEO TECHNOLOGY-SPECIFICALLY HYPERTEXT AND INTERACTIVE VIDEODISK-PROMISE EASILY USABLE, COMPREHENSIVE DICTIONARY SYSTEMS FOR AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL), TO BE USED BY HEARING AND DEAF STUDENTS OF ASL, TEACHERS, AND RESEARCHERS. HYPERTEXT AND INTERACTIVE VIDEODISK WILL ALLOW THE DICTIONARY TO INCLUDE SEVERAL FUNCTIONS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN ANY PRINT-MEDIA ASL DICTIONARY, INCLUDING PHONETIC LOOKUP, DEFINITIONS IN ASL, INFLECTED FORMS, COMPLETE PRONUNCIATION INFORMATION, AND EXAMPLES OF USAGE. SIGNS WILL BE SHOWN IN ACTUAL PERFORMANCE, WITH SLOW, STOP, AND REPEAT MOTION OPTIONS AT USERS' COMMAND.

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