Category Archives: Visual Impairment

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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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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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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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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eSight Electronic Glasses

http://www.ispeech.org The most sophisticated breakthrough in electronic glasses that let the legally blind actually see eSight 3 sets the gold standard for the most sophisticated low vision glasses of its kind anywhere in the world, enabling the legally blind to … 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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This Chrome extension helps color-blind users see the web

Text to Speech Color blindness isn’t just an accusation thrown around when someone believes a dress is blue-and-black where you see white-and-gold. It’s a very real condition that can create difficulties in daily life during those moments when discerning color … Continue reading

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