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Assistive Technologies Close Digital Divides for People with Visual Impairments | Institute of Museum and Library Services

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Grant Program Name: Grants to States FY 15 Amount for NJ Library TBBC: $1,733,539 Recipient: New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center “The one thing we have done at TBBC is to offer veterans the ability to read by … Continue reading

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Voice Cam – for Blind and Visually Impaired is currently free for a limited time | AppleVis

http://www.ispeech.org Hi to All, Voice Cam, the app for Blind and visually impaired is free for a limited time! More details at http://www.infogp.net/app-per-non-vedenti/ Gian Piero Link to app in the App Store:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/voice-cam/id826208000?mt=8 Deal Type:  iOS Apps Gone Free Source: … Continue reading

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Southeast ADA Center: Audio Description Comes to Amazon Video

Speech Synthesis I am delighted to announce that last week we launched audio description support for Amazon Video, providing our blind and visually-impaired customers access to professional narration describing what is taking place during stretches where there is no dialog. … 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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TellMe TV and BluEvo Partner to Launch Worlds First Subscription Video Streaming Service for the Blind – NewsOn6.com – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – KOTV.com |

http://www.ispeech.org TellMe TV and BluEvo have launched the world’s first fully described video on-demand service (VOD), delivering an unprecedented selection of rich audio description entertainment experiences to the American vision-loss community. Founded by media connoisseur and accessibility advocate Kevin Shaw, … Continue reading

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LED Handrails for the Visually Impaired 

iSpeech Zoon Designs’ LED handrails are both a clever and surprisingly obvious way to light up a staircase. Named the Blind Handrail they are conceived to replace area lighting and put it where it is needed the most. The concept … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS »

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech The stress of holiday travel can impact anyone, but add in the need to find wheelchair-accessible transportation, hotel rooms or restaurants, and that stress is amplified considerably.The experts at Mobility Ventures, maker of the MV-1—the only mobility vehicle built … Continue reading

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Bryan Dooley | The Huffington Post | Observations from Below 

Text to Speech Bryan Dooley is a graduate of Guilford College. While earning a degree in History, he won numerous leadership awards and scholarships, wrote for The Guilfordian, and worked as a Diversity Coordinator. Bryan currently writes twice-weekly for a … Continue reading

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BLINCAM | Wearable Camera

http://www.ispeech.org BLINCAM is a wearable camera that attaches to any pair of eyeglasses. All you have to do is wink to capture any moment you see, exactly as it happens. Beautiful scenery, smiling faces, authentic moments you spend with your … Continue reading

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The Easy Push — IntelliWheels

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Pushing a standard manual wheelchair can be tough, but with the IntelliWheels Easy Push, pushing instantly becomes twice as easy. The IntelliWheels Easy Push uses simple gears in each wheel  to make it significantly easier to push forwards, backwards, … Continue reading

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