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
Award Id:
1280
Agency Tracking Number:
1280
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
455 N. Bernardo Ave., P.o. Box 7455, Mountain View, CA, 94039
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
MR. ROBERT E. SAVOIE
VICE PRESIDENT
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
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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