FOR BLIND OPTACON USERS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1280
Amount: $29,928.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
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
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 MR. ROBERT E. SAVOIE
 VICE PRESIDENT
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
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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.

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