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FY 2005 Phase I Awards

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitative Research (NIDRR)

Lynntech, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Steinshnider
Increasing Mobility through Advanced Power Sources for Assisted Mobility Devices

Ready! Set! Sign!
Principal Investigator: Daniel Burch
Learner-Controlled Beginning Sign Language Instruction for Children

Touch Graphics
Principal Investigator: Steven Landau
Expanding The Daisy-NISO Standard for Digital Talking Books to Include Interactive Talking Tactile Illustrations

CreateAbility Concepts, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Stephen M. Sutter
Talking Tags – Fast Identification of Objects and Locations for Individuals with Visual Impairments

AbleLink Technologies
Principal Investigator: Steven E. Stock
WorkRight Skill Builder: A Customizable State-of-the-Art Simulation Software System to Support Vocational Social Skills Training for Students and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Access Technologies Group
Principal Investigator: Lovisa S. Baney
Social Simentor: An Interactive Simulation e-Learning Tool Designed to Develop Interpersonal and Social Skills for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities to Improve Hiring and Job Retention

Med Graph, Inc
Principal Investigator: Ed Schlueter
Diabetes Communications for the Disabled

Universal by Design, LLC
Principal Investigator: Neesha Mirchandani
Mainstreaming Web Accessibility: Making it Cost-Effective, User-friendly, and Attractive to Non-Technical Audiences

Perceptive Sciences Corp.
Principal Investigator: Kelly Terry
Study on Feasibility of a Design for the Development of a Web-based Audit, Certification and Remediation System for Accessibility of Websites

Applied Medical Electronics Corp.
Principal Investigator: Gary Havey
Thermal Imaging as an Aid for the Blind

Touch Graphics, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Steven Landau
Web-enabled Creation and Distribution of Audio Tactile Maps

Science, Math & Engineering, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Michael L. Burns
Proximity Sensing Textile as a Wearable Aid to Orientation and Mobility for Individuals with Visual Impairment

Principal Investigator: Emdad Khan
Internet Access by Using Any Phone and User’s Voice: Accessibility to Blind, Visually Impaired and Dyslexic People

AbleLink Technologies
Principal Investigator: Daniel K. Davies
WayFinder: A Portable Multimedia Software System for Supporting Independent Community Transportation for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

WebNet Services
Principal Investigator: Luvai F. Motiwalla
A Voice-Enabled Discussion Forum for the Disabled

Koronis Biomedical Technologies Corp
Principal Investigator: Patrick Lichter
A System for Indoor Navigation to Assist the Visually Impaired

Blue Sky Designs, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dianne Goodwin
Powered Device Mounting and Positioning Technology for People with Disabilities

Assistech Systems
Principal Investigator: Thomas Keating
Expert Systems for Independent Living: Feasibility of a Residential Activity Analysis and Information Delivery System for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities and Caregivers

CreateAbility Concepts
Principal Investigator: Stephen M. Sutter
SSIMPLE: A Speech and Switch Input Mobile Phone that Links Everyone

MSF&W, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Michael Scott
Development of an Authoring Tool that Promotes Accessibility

CreateAbility Concepts, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Stephen M. Sutter
SoundAlert: A Centralized System Capable of Alerting People Who Are Deaf or Hearing Impaired of Critical Sounds in Their Environment

Automatic Sync Technologies
Principal Investigator: Kevin Erler
Automated DAISY Book Production System

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