Category Archives: Blindness

iDentifi- Object Recognition for Visually Impaired on the App Store

iSpeech iDentifi is an app that empowers visually impaired individuals to gain more independence in daily tasks like grocery shopping, self-navigating in indoor environments, and reading. It uses artificial intelligence to enable a visually impaired user to click a photo … Continue reading

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Audio Tutorials  for NVDA

http://www.ispeech.orgTUTORIALS by Joseph Lee NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free “screen reader” which enables blind and vision impaired people to use computers. It reads the text on the screen in a computerised voice. You can control what is read … Continue reading

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Seeing AI App – Update Offers New Recognition Tools | OT’s with Apps & Technology

Powered by iSpeechThe Seeing AI iOS app (free) developed by Microsoft brought a variety of object recognition tools to mobile devices. The first version offered text and object recognition via text to speech. Although not perfect, the Seeing AI app provides remarkable accuracy … Continue reading

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Lazarillo GPS for Blind – Android Apps on Google Play

Convert Text to Speech Lazarillo lets you explore the world around you and set up routes , get specific address and find places such as coffee shops, museums, hospitals, etc. Lazarillo is a specialized GPS app that brings mobility tools … Continue reading

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Blindfold Song Name on the App Store

text to speech Blindfold Song Name is a fully accessible music game inspired by the TV Game Show “Name That Tune”. In each turn, you first hear all of the song title choices. Then you will hear the song. As … Continue reading

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H.R. 3749: The Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act of 2013 – VisionAware Blog – VisionAware

iSpeech Guest blogger Mark Richert, Esq. is an attorney with extensive experience in public policy and governmental relations in the vision loss field and is the Director of the Public Policy Center of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). The AFB Public Policy … Continue reading

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DrawBraille Concept Is a Smartphone for the Blind 

iSpeech For many people, smartphones are an indispensable part of their lives: Email, games, music, a camera–all instantly accessible wherever you go. But not everyone can fully enjoy the benefits of a smartphone. For the visually impaired, a lot of … Continue reading

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Wear.Works : Wearable Haptic Navigation

korean text to speech Our first product, is a wearable haptic navigation device for the blind and visually impaired. It guides users to an end-destination using only vibration. WAYBAND communicates navigation information by using non-intrusive tactile feedback. Offloading this from … Continue reading

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OxSight uses augmented reality to aid the visually impaired | TechCrunch

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech One percent of the world’s population, approximately 70 million people, are blind. That is not a huge number when you think of it in terms of a potential use base for a consumer product, but it is massive when … Continue reading

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