Category Archives: mobile devices

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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Thumbs up! These smart gloves translate sign language to text – CNET

http://www.ispeech.org If you’ve played Wii, HTC Vive or (yeah, I’ll say it) Just Dance, you’re no stranger to seeing your movements rendered in 3D animation. But what if gesture-recognition technology could be used to break down communication barriers and isolation … Continue reading

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Uber-Like Service Designed For Riders With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech  RideKC Freedom The one-year pilot project enables riders to use a cellphone app to hail taxis. While the core of the service was built with the mobility of people with disabilities in mind, it is open to the general … 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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iPhone Case System with Swappable Modules – An Option for AAC Users? | OT’s with Apps & Technology

TTS Demo Otterbox cases have been the mobile device case choice for most of our clients mobile device recommendations. Otterbox cases provide a protection, good quality yet remain somewhat slim.  Of course their is never a one size fits all for our clients pending … Continue reading

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Gestype: New Phone Keyboard For People With Visual Impairment – Assistive Technology Blog

iSpeech Smartphones have made consuming information and communicating with people we know a lot more easier, and great accessibility features, including speech to text, have made navigating phone apps and writing messages more convenient, especially for blind people. However, there … Continue reading

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Voice – Take Pictures & Have Them Read w/ Fast OCR

Text to Speech Take a picture of anything that has words on it, and Voice will read it to you! Designed for iOS 8, this simple and easy to use interface will let you listen to all your books/words/documents/magazines in … Continue reading

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Virtually Unknown iOS VoiceOver Feature | Automatically Announcing the Time

http://www.ispeech.org As an iOS VoiceOver user, several years ago I discovered that if I touched theitem VoiceOver would continue to automatically announce the time until interrupted by touch or certain incoming notifications. I can’t remember exactly when this became a … Continue reading

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Smyle Mouse | Hands-free Mouse Control

TTS Head and face tracking mouse software for controlling a Windows computer using a webcam. Patent pending technology designed for people with motor impairments due to spinal cord or brain injury, paralysis, carpal tunnel, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s or ALS. No … Continue reading

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Eye Tracking 101: How Does It Work?

Text to Speech Eye tracking is about where we look, what we look at, how much time we spend looking at it, how our pupils react to different kinds of visual stimulation and when we blink. Put most simply, eye tracking … Continue reading

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