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Automated Functions Inc
Profile last edited on: 5/13/20      CAGE: 38ZQ1      UEI:

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Location Information

7700 Leesburg Pike Suite 420
Falls Church, VA 22043
   (703) 883-9797
Location: Single
Congr. District: 08
County: Fairfax

Public Profile

Automated Functions Inc. has developed the LapTalker and SmarTalk Speech Synthesizer. LapTalker is a portable IBM PC-compatible computer with built-in speech synthesis hardware. The rate of speech may be adjusted from 70 to 450 words per minute, with several intermediate speeds available. Smartalk is a speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This synthesizer is compatible with DOS- and Windows-based screen reading programs and optical character recognition (OCR) programs. Smaller than an index card, this system produces fully-adjustable speech at a rate 50 to 600 words per minute

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2005 1 NIH $100,000
Project Title: Cellular Phone Accessibility System (CPAS)
2004 2 NIH $500,000
Project Title: Remote Access Graphing Calculator - Visually Impaired
2004 2 NIH $686,921
Project Title: Accessible Graphing Scientific Interactive Calculator
2003 2 DoEd $575,000
Project Title: Remote Access Screen Reader Architecture Math System (RA SRAMS)
2002 2 NIH $850,001
Project Title: Knowledge Database Graphical User Interface

Key People / Management

  Ronald A Morford -- President

  Faye Evans -- Vice President

  Mary Landon -- Marketing

  Arnold Wallen -- Marketing

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