Category Archives: Blindness

Accessible Guitar Tuner 

iSpeechA Guitar Tuner for Blind Guitarist This is a tuner that is made specifically for blind people. It uses audio feedback to tell you if a string is too high or too low. How does it work? After turning it … Continue reading

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iMerciv. Wearable Assistive Technology

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Feel the Buzz, Not the Bump. The BuzzClip is a small and discreet wearable for people that are blind or partially sighted. The device uses ultrasound to detect obstacles that may lie directly in one’s path. It then notifies … Continue reading

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The iPad & Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities: Making it Easier to Get Started | Paths to Literacy

http://www.ispeech.orgThe iPad is an awesome tool for children with disabilities, including those with visual impairments as well as other multiple disabilities (MD/VI).  Now you have an iPad – but how do you and your kiddos get started? First, change your settings … Continue reading

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BrailleBlaster

Text to Speech Demo A New Leader in Braille Transcription Software BrailleBlaster is a braille transcription program being developed by the American Printing House for the Blind to help transcribers provide blind students with braille textbooks on the first day … Continue reading

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KNFB Reader for Windows 10 Review – Audio Pizza

http://www.ispeech.org KNFB Reader on mobile devices has proven itself to be one of the most reliable and convenient ways of reading printed text.  With a easy to use user interface specifically designed for use by the visually impaired and fast document processing, the … Continue reading

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Blind Bargains on the App Store

http://www.ispeech.org Blind Bargains is your source for the latest deals and news for the blind and visually impaired. Browse the latest deals and classifieds. Listen to the latest audio podcasts. Shop for what you need with our powerful Product Search. … Continue reading

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Phones for Low Vision and Blind Seniors | National Federation of the Blind

http://www.ispeech.orgThe National Federation of the Blind Access Technology team made its presence known this year at the CSUN Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. As in years past, we presented on topics of interest to blind technology users. Below, you … Continue reading

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Kindle Accessibility Improvements: NVDA Screen Reader

Powered by iSpeech Last year, we brought our VoiceView screen reader to Kindle E-readers. This week, I’m excited to announce our update to the Kindle for PC app, making it easier for visually impaired customers to find and read millions … Continue reading

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OneSwitch.org.uk blog: Electronic Soup Podcast: Audio Games and How far we’ve come….

Text to VoiceAbove I’ve uploaded the 2010 SpecialEffect electronic soup podcast’s to YouTube. The four-parts include audio games and playing with a visual impairment.These were put together by Dark of AudioGames.net and myself for the much missed SpecialEffect Accessible GameBase and the Dave … Continue reading

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