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Company Information:

Company Name:
The Blindsight Corp
Address:
2030 Addison St, Suite 250
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone:
N/A
URL:
EIN:
043330765
DUNS:
014447945
Number of Employees:
7
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,462,094.00 7
SBIR Phase II $5,376,310.00 5

Award List:

DEVICE FOR READING CONSUMER ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Nitzberg, mark j
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mark J. Nitzberg
Abstract:
N/a

A DEVICE FOR READING CONSUMER ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Huiying Shen
Abstract:
N/a

A DEVICE FOR READING CONSUMER ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$555,256.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Huiying Shen
Abstract:
N/a

A SMART TELESCOPE FOR LOW VISION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$491,820.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a proposal to test the feasibility of a "Smart Telescope" for use to improve the ability of visually impaired persons in tasks such as travel, navigation and social interactions. Advances in low-power high-speed portable computers combined with novel… More

Sign Finder: Computer Vision to Find and Read Signs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,381,190.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to build a device that enhances the mobility of visually impaired persons by finding and reading signs aloud without the need for infrastructure beyond ordinary signs. Using new computer vision techniques, it will detect and read text in images… More

A Smart Telescope for Low Vision

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$882,518.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a proposal to build and test a Smart Telescope, a device for persons with low vision that uses computer vision algorithms to search for, detect and enhance targets such as text and faces to aid in everyday tas ks such as travel, navigation and social… More

Handsight Mobile Services for Low Vision

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,973.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
N/A
Abstract:
Determination of the user interface requirements response time accuracy and function set needed for the Handsight cell phone service to improve independence.

Sight on Call: Remote Services for the Blind and Low Vision

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,796.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a proposal to build an on-demand assistance service atop the existing mobile phone infrastructure. Something like a GM OnStar service for the Blind and Low-vision, Sight on Call will provide help from a remote , distributed assistant workforce. With… More

Sight on Call: Remote Services for the Blind and Low Vision

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$717,044.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a proposal to build an on-demand assistance service atop the existing mobile phone infrastructure. Something like a GM OnStar service for the Blind and Low-vision, Sight on Call will provide help from a remote , distributed assistant workforce. With… More

Handsight Mobile Services for Low Vision

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,840,302.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
N/A
Abstract:
Determination of the user interface requirements response time accuracy and function set needed for the Handsight cell phone service to improve independence.

A Remote Assistance Phone for Active Aging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$597,505.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Peter W. Hallinan – 530-686-8148
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a proposal to create an Assistance Phone , a mobile device that is simpler to use than the simplest commercial mobile phone, yet technologically far more capable, designed specifically for remote assistance services for America's 38 million older… More