Category Archives: Computers and Related

Anker’s Genie Is Just Like the Echo Dot, Only Cheaper | WIRED

http://www.ispeech.org Now it’s [Anker] launching a cheaper version of the Echo Dot smart speaker, powered by Amazon’s Alexa. (Anker’s not trying to win the virtual-assistant game, or at least not yet.) The Eufy Genie’s capabilities match the Echo Dot’s almost exactly. … Continue reading

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Tecla expands its accessibility features for users with limited mobility to IOT devices | TechCrunch

http://www.ispeech.org For the past seven years, the Canadian technology developer Komodo Openlabs has been working on a device called Tecla that allow users with limited mobility to control electronic devices. Designed for users who have trouble operating smartphones, tablets, or … Continue reading

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Helping people with disabilities to enjoy video games | SpecialEffect

http://www.ispeech.orgWe put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play video games.By using technology ranging from modified joypads to eye-control, we’re finding a way for people to play to the very … Continue reading

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Google Glass 2.0 Is a Startling Second Act | WIRED

http://www.ispeech.orgYes, that’s Google Glass on her frames. But she’s not using it to check her Facebook, dictate messages, or capture a no-hands video while riding a roller coaster. Erickson is a 30-year-old factory worker in rural Jackson, Minnesota. For her, … Continue reading

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How to use Drop In with your Amazon Echo speakers – CNET

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Amazon rolled out a new feature that piggybacks on voice calling: Drop In. This is intended for calling relatives and checking in on them with video or voice calling. But for users with multiple Echos or Echo Dots scattered … Continue reading

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Speech Central | Labsii

http://www.ispeech.orgListen to the headlines from your favorite sites and select their linked articles to be read by using only the headphones or Bluetooth hands-free. For the first time feel the freedom without the need to prepare your text to speech … Continue reading

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NV Access | Microsoft Excel Training for NVDA (eBook)

TTS Demo Microsoft Excel with NVDA is the third module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader. Suitable for the new and existing user of Microsoft Excel wishing to improve proficiency. … Continue reading

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Voice Typing in Google Docs

http://www.ispeech.org Talk and type! In Google Docs, you can now simply talk for speech-to-text dictation if your computer has a microphone! Use can even pause, issue a command, pause again, and resume dictating. Below, you will find some initial directions … Continue reading

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iPad Pro 1 & 2 Cases for 12.9″ | OT’s with Apps & Technology

Powered by iSpeech While the newest iPad Pro 2 has just become available on the market this June (2017), only recent experience with the 12.9″ tablet has required searching for accessories and application of its features for individuals with a … Continue reading

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Visual Tracking / Motor Coordination Apps for Adults | OT’s with Apps & Technology

http://www.ispeech.org Visual Tracking & Motor Control /Reaction Time Apps A recent email from Kate A. requested suggested app for visual motor reaction time for home programming after use of Dynavision in the clinic. Although, I am not a user of the Dynavision, … Continue reading

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