Category Archives: Blindness

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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VEST vibratory vest

http://www.ispeech.orghttps://youtu.be/sRk6IsUUseg   Can sensory data be fed through unusual sensory channels?  And can the brain learn to extract the meaning of such information streams? Yes and yes. Sensory substitution is a non-invasive technique for circumventing the loss of one sense … Continue reading

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ElBraille: Portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind.

http://www.ispeech.org The ElBraille is a portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind and want to stay connected at school, work, or home as well as on the go. The twenty-first century, take anywhere replacement for the dedicated … Continue reading

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BrainPort: Technology That Lets Blind People See With Their Tongue – Assistive Technology Blog

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech What is the extent assistive technology can go to in order to provide solutions? Emily Gossiaux was hit by a truck (18 wheeler) a few years ago because of which she lost her vision. Being a visual artist, she … Continue reading

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VOICEYE on the App Store

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechThe new way to access printed information for print and visually impaired! VOICEYE is the smartphone application enabling those with print impairments to access printed information using a VOICEYE code on the printed material. 1. Access to printed information – … Continue reading

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DIY Project: Objects Describe Themselves On Touch (For Blind People) – Assistive Technology Blog

http://www.ispeech.org Wouldn’t it be great if objects around us could just describe themselves instead of us having to figure out where and what they are? How convenient would it be for a blind person to touch or grab an object, … Continue reading

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Accessible Apps – Chicken Nugget

english text to speech voices Chicken Nugget! Chicken Nugget is a fast and powerful Twitter Client for Windows. It works extremely well with screen readers, and makes all aspects of Twitter accessible to the blind. Try Chicken Nugget now for … Continue reading

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iBill Talking Banknote Identifier | Products for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Orbit Research

http://www.ispeech.org IndependenceRapid and immediate identification of paper money without having to depend on anyoneConfidenceThe ultra-high accuracy of the iBill provides peace of mindConvenienceThe compact iBill goes everywhere – in the pocket, purse or clipped to the belt and with its … Continue reading

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Graphiti – Tactile Graphics Display | Products for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Orbit Research

Text to Speech Graphiti is an Interactive Tactile Graphics Display based on revolutionary Tactuator technology from Orbit Research. It represents a breakthrough in non-visual access to any form of graphical information such as charts, drawings, flowcharts, floorplans, images and photographs, … Continue reading

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