Accession Number : AD0607205

Title :   DEVELOPMENTS IN THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH PROGRAM ON AIDS FOR THE BLIND.

Descriptive Note : Summary rept.,

Corporate Author : VETERANS ADMINISTRATION NEW YORK PROSTHETIC AND SENSORY AIDS SERVICE

Personal Author(s) : Freiberger,Howard

Report Date : 01 OCT 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Contents: Fabrication of obstacle detectors for the blind, by Thomas A. Benham, J. Malvern Benjamin, Jr., and D. Ridgely Bolgiano Research on human perception of objects by use of pulsed sound, by John J. Dreher and Ralph G. Beil Spelled speech for automatic readers usable by the blind, by Milton Metfessel and Constance Lovell Research on audible outputs of reading machines for the blind, by Franklin S. Cooper, Robert Epstein, Jane Gaitenby, and George Sholes Output characteristics and construction of an interim word reading machine, by Paul Brubaker, Franklin S. Cooper, Jane Gaintenby, and Eugene Peterson The development and evaluation of optophone devices for the blind, by John L. Coffey The development and evaluation of a personal reading machine for the blind, by Hans A. Mauch and Glendon C. Smith.

Descriptors :   (*RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, BLINDNESS), (*BLINDNESS, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT), PROSTHETICS, AUDITORY PERCEPTION, SPEECH RECOGNITION, SPEECH REPRESENTATION, SOUNDS(WATERWAYS), TRAINING, TRAINING DEVICES, READING MACHINES, TOUCH, EARPHONES, LEARNING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE