Category Archives: Visual Impairment

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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Blindfold Song Name on the App Store

text to speech Blindfold Song Name is a fully accessible music game inspired by the TV Game Show “Name That Tune”. In each turn, you first hear all of the song title choices. Then you will hear the song. As … Continue reading

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H.R. 3749: The Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act of 2013 – VisionAware Blog – VisionAware

iSpeech Guest blogger Mark Richert, Esq. is an attorney with extensive experience in public policy and governmental relations in the vision loss field and is the Director of the Public Policy Center of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). The AFB Public Policy … Continue reading

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ViSee LVM-500 Portable Video Magnifier Reading Aide for Low Vision with 5 Inch Monitor and 15 Color Modes

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech  This 5” portable video magnifier is a handy aid to those dealing with low vision and macular degeneration. Small and compact, it can come to your aid anytime, anywhere. It magnifies from 4X to 32X on its LCD screen, … Continue reading

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