Category Archives: Computers and Related

Pointello laser-wireless low-tech communication system | Talk To Me Technologies

http://www.ispeech.org Pointello laser-wireless low-tech communication system. Just point and communicate! Pointello provides a quick and easy way to communicate medical requests, basic needs and common words and phrases. How it works. Just attach the communication board to a wall, turn on … Continue reading

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Google brings Morse code to Gboard

Text to Speechhttps://youtu.be/Oc_QMQ4QHcw During Google I/O today, the company announced that Gboard would soon support Morse code, a move inspired by developer Tania Finlayson who communicates through head movements that are translated into Morse code and then into speech. She and her … Continue reading

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ELIA—the world’s most intuitive tactile reading system by Andrew Chepaitis

text to speech Meet ELIA — In 1829, Louis Braille published the first book introducing the braille system—and while the applications of braille have been immense, the system still relies on the outdated technologies of the 1800s. We’ve created a … Continue reading

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Use Echo speakers to send announcements around your home

iSpeech Amazon keeps building out its Alexa ecosystem by adding more featuresand integrating products. But the platform has more potential than just allowing, say, your Fire tablets in on the voice control fun. But now Alexa has a new ability, Announcements, that lets … Continue reading

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Road Maps | Accessibility Guidelines

http://www.ispeech.org Road maps can present accessibility challenges. In the best practices below, we are addressing ways to improve the accessibility of road maps. Floor plans present a different set of challenges, and can best be handled by in-person assistance, or … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Accessibility: What to expect in the year ahead – Windows Experience BlogWindows Experience Blog

http://www.ispeech.orgNew Ease of Access Settings As we have been improving and adding accessibility features to Windows, we recognized the opportunity to make our Ease of Access Settings easier to discover, learn and use. Easier to Discover: We brought a lot … Continue reading

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How to string multiple Alexa commands together

http://www.ispeech.orgSmart speakers do a great job of making simple tasks around the house easier. Control the brightness or color of your lights, change the thermostat temperature, control multiple alarms and timers and even order food for dinner. However, sometimes, sometimes … Continue reading

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Learning from accessibility: ‘When we embrace inclusive design, everyone benefits’

Text to Speech For Robin Christopherson, who is blind, getting cash out has traditionally been a socially uncomfortable and not entirely secure process. “Whenever I’m lining up at an ATM, I have to grab a person next to me and … Continue reading

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(35) The Fight for Accessibility (Ian Hamilton) – Noclip Sessions – YouTube

Text to Speech Ian Hamilton is an accessibility specialist who co-directs the Gaming Accessibility Conference and consults with game companies over how to make their games more accessible. We talked to him about the small changes studios can make to … Continue reading

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Steve Gleason’s Space for Humanity Video Application

Text to SpeechIf I understand the application correctly, the applicant video(s) with the most likes advances to the interview process. With your help I’d like to be that applicant. I’m setting a goal of 5000 likes by this Friday. Can … Continue reading

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