FOR BLIND OPTACON USERS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$29,928.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
1280
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Telesensory Systems Inc.
455 N. Bernardo Ave., P.o. Box 7455, Mountain View, CA, 94039
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 MR. ROBERT E. SAVOIE
 VICE PRESIDENT
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Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE OPTACON DIRECT-TRANSLATION READING MACHINE FOR THE BLIND HAS BEEN WIDELY DISSEMINATED IN SCHOOLS. THE "OPTACONPLUS" OUTPUT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW THE OPTACON TO INTERFACE TO A WIDE RANGE OF TYPING, COMPUTING, AND PRINTING DEVICES, THEREBY EXTENDING THE OPTACON FROM A READ-ONLY SYSTEM TO A NOTETAKING, EDITING, PRINTING, AND ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM. THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF OPTACONPLUS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. A LABORATORY PROTOTYPE WILL BE DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED, AND EVALUATED, THEN PRELIMINARY PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS WILL BE WRITTEN.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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