RESEARCH FEASIBILITY OF A PORTABLE, REAL-TIME STENOGRAPHIC DEVICE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 10940
Amount: $29,905.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA, 22091
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Frankling Smith
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Research Institution
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Abstract
IT IS THE INTENT OF THIS PROJECT TO RESEARCH THE VARIOUS QUESTIONS REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STENOGRAPHIC DEVICECAPABLE OF INSTANTLY CONVERTING THE SPOKEN WORD INTO SOME TYPE OF VISUAL "TEXT" DISPLAY THAT WOULD BENEFIT THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED. THE DEVICE SHOULD BE A PORTABLE, LIGHTWEIGHT, SELF-CONTAINED UNIT THAT COULD BE EASILY MOVED FROM ONE LOCATION TO ANOTHER AND SET UP FOR OPERATION IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. THE PRIMARY THRUST OF THERESEARCH WOULD BE TO INVESTIGATE THE FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH A DEVICE.

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