Category Archives: Visual Impairment

For Blind Gamers, Equal Access to Racing Video Games | The Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science – Columbia University

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech For Blind Gamers, Equal Access to Racing Video Games The RAD, an audio-based interface that can easily be integrated into existing video games, enables people who are visually impaired to play video games with the same speed and control … Continue reading

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Comcast Promotes Paralympic Sponsorship, Assistive Technologies 03/12/2018

http://www.ispeech.org Danelle Umstead, Alpine Skier, Team USA, Person with a Visual Impairment Comcast created a video showcasing one of the Paralympic athletes that the telecom company is sponsoring. The video, just under two minutes, features the inspiring story of U.S. Paralympic … Continue reading

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Usability Testing Opportunity: Usability Research, Integrated Channels & Experience

http://www.ispeech.org     Now recruiting: Online banking users with visual impairments/disabilities. We’re creating a panel to get feedback on our website. With your help, we’ll create better online banking experiences that are accessible to a wider audience. To qualify to … Continue reading

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iDentifi- Object Recognition for Visually Impaired on the App Store

iSpeech iDentifi is an app that empowers visually impaired individuals to gain more independence in daily tasks like grocery shopping, self-navigating in indoor environments, and reading. It uses artificial intelligence to enable a visually impaired user to click a photo … Continue reading

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Snapchat and Low Vision | Paths to Technology | Perkins eLearning

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Recently, I was talking to one of my friends who asked me how people with low vision can access social media applications. With so many visual apps out there, it’s easy for people with vision impairments to feel left … Continue reading

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Audio Tutorials  for NVDA

http://www.ispeech.orgTUTORIALS by Joseph Lee NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) is a free “screen reader” which enables blind and vision impaired people to use computers. It reads the text on the screen in a computerised voice. You can control what is read … Continue reading

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Perkin’s E-Learning – Choosing the Appropriate Video Magnifier | OT’s with Apps & Technology

Text to Speech Image from Perkin’s e-Learning In the school system, selection of video magnifiers are typically reserved to the Teachers of the Visually Impaired. Their expertise on the needs of the student,  core curriculum and expanded core curriculum tasks make … Continue reading

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Seeing AI App – Update Offers New Recognition Tools | OT’s with Apps & Technology

Powered by iSpeechThe Seeing AI iOS app (free) developed by Microsoft brought a variety of object recognition tools to mobile devices. The first version offered text and object recognition via text to speech. Although not perfect, the Seeing AI app provides remarkable accuracy … Continue reading

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Lazarillo GPS for Blind – Android Apps on Google Play

Convert Text to Speech Lazarillo lets you explore the world around you and set up routes , get specific address and find places such as coffee shops, museums, hospitals, etc. Lazarillo is a specialized GPS app that brings mobility tools … Continue reading

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