Posts Tagged ‘screen reader’

Free screen reader frees the blind

By Lynn Rogers-Lent © — Finally, the sighted are starting to get it right. After reading about dozens of rather silly inventions by sighted people who yearn to relieve the burdens of the blind (guide robot, anyone?) finally there is something that makes sense: screen-reading software the blind can use at any computer capable of accessing the internet and producing audio…. READ STORY

Free service to help blind people navigate the Web

By Stephen Cass © Technology Review, Published by MIT, Massachusetts — Problem: More than 38 million people worldwide have low or no vision. To use the Web, many use screen readers, which speak on-screen text aloud…. READ STORY