Indiana company wins grant to make scientific data more accessible

12/30/2009 | Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Ind.)

A technology company in Indiana has received a $150,000 National Science Foundation grant to fund the development of software that makes scientific data more accessible for students with visual impairments. Independence Science is working on a program that adds text-to-speech audio to a portable scientific-data device called LabQuest. Students at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will be among the first to test the software when it becomes available.

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