Audible Output

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Vocalizer Expressive for Android

 Vocalizer Expressive for Android is an embedded Text-to-Speech that provides expressive and natural sounding voices in over 40 languages. It is designed to be used by people with cognitive disabilities, aphasia and blind or low vision.  The app allows to input text that translate into voice messages. 

2Gb Blank Cartridge For Nls/bard And Library Of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players

The 2GB Blank Cartridge for NLS/BARD and Library of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players is a digital talking book cartridge designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities that prevent holding a book. This cartridge is the new format for digital audio materials from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress, and is used by eligible borrowers to download digital talking books and magazines

Accessibility Suite

Accessibility Suite is a suite of computer access interfaces and functional applications that support reading and writing, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The suite is designed for use in schools, businesses, and other organizations to make workstations accessible to the largest number of users. It includes diverse software that provides support for the differing needs of students, employees, and others who find reading and writing a cha

Aladdin Ambassador & Aladdin Ambassador Pro

The Aladdin Ambassador is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to convert text from books, magazines, and other printed materials to high-quality speech using DECtalk speech synthesis software. This system has a 1.08 gigabyte hard drive with the capacity to hold 60,000 pages of text. A built-in tape recorder jack allows a tape recorder to be attached to make recordings. Fea

Alcazar Audiobooks

Alcazar Audiobooks are recorded books on CD designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Specializing in classical stories and books for younger listeners, the collection also includes literary classics, books with inspirational themes, and titles commissioned for the home school market.

Allreader

AllReader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device integrates a scanner, optical character recognition (OCR), voice synthesis, a Daisy player, and a CD-ROM drive in a single unit. It digitizes any type of printed material and reads Daisy format e-books and text files. Voice output is provided in English, French, Spanish, and German. The device has built-in stereo speakers, a headphone jack, a USB port, and a Super VGA out con

Art History Through Touch And Sound Series (Models 1-09003-00, 1-09002-00, 1-09004-00, & 1-09001-00)

The Art History Through Touch and Sound Series is a series of multimedia textbooks designed to teach art appreciation and art history to individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each title in the series includes a Diagram Manual with printed images of artworks and corresponding tactile representations; cassette tapes that guide users through the tactile diagrams; and an accessible Teacher's Supplement on a personal computer (PC)-formatted floppy disk, containing the text of the audio narrat

Aud A Dexer (Model 1035)

Tone indexer for tapes and cassettes. Places indexing tones on any tape or cassette as it is recorded. Small box with single push button and level control, plugs into recorder. Provides tone indexing with microphone or copy input. Low frequency tone does not interfere with recording at normal listening speeds. On fast forward or rewind it is heard as high pitched beep. Lectures, readings, tapes being copied can be indexed without the recorder. Indexing can be heard only on machines which operate

Aud-A-Reader (Model 1260)

Science Products bought up the remaining supply of Fisher-Price Sesame Street child's record player and has turned them into Talking Book players. This new model is slightly larger than their older model, measuring 11 by 12 by 4 inches. It plays Library of Congress 8 1/3 rpm disks and up to 16 2/3 rpms. Runs on four C cell batteries (included) or one can use an AC adapter ($12.50 extra). Instructions for soundsheet support base are included. Big Bird motif is unobtrusive.

Audible Digital Audiobooks

Audible Digital Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Over 27,000 titles are available, including abridged and unabridged books, radio shows, audio magazines, and daily newspapers. To protect copyrighted material, books and other items are presented in a proprietary digital format that prevents a customer from passing along duplicated digital audio files to another listener. Audio titles can be downloaded and played on a PC using Apple iT

Audio Bible For The Blind

Audio Bible for the Blind is a recorded book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or severe physical disabilities. Bibles include the New Testament, Proverbs, and Psalms, and are available in English (King James Version or selected other versions) in cassette tape or CD/MP3 format. The MP3 format allows the user to locate books and chapters via keyboard shortcuts; it plays on a MP3-compatible CD player or on most Windows-based computers. Bibles are also available in a

Audio Bookshelf Audiobooks

Audio Bookshelf Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are unabridged, and most are available on either cassette or CD. There are titles for children, teens, and adults, including "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water," by Michael Dorris; "Sacajawea: The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition," by Joseph Bruchac; "Ashley Bryan's Beautiful Blackbird and Other Folktales," by Ashley Bryan; "The Fifth of March," by Ann Rinaldi

Audio Classics

Audio Classics are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The subject matter is primarily based on the great ideas and events of history. Titles are available on audiocassette or CD, and include educational books in the areas of Philosophy, History & Science, Economics, Political Thought, and Religion & Ethics. Narrators include well-known personalities such as George C. Scott, Walter Cronkite, Ben Kingsley, Louis Rukeyser, Charlton Heston, and L

Audio Partners Audiobooks

Audio Partners Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include abridged and unabridged books and audio originals on cassette, CD, or MP3-CD format. Authors include Vikas Swarup, Douglas Adams, Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, and William Shakespeare. Categories include Classics & Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Humor, Mystery & Suspense, Nonfiction, Personal Improvement, and Children's Classics & Young Adult. Imprints include AUDIO ED

Biblecourier

The BibleCourier is a digital talking book player pre-loaded with a digital Bible, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a streamlined version of the manufacturer's BookCourier digital talking book player (see separate record), containing only those features that enable the user to navigate the text of the Bible. It is available with a variety of translations, including King James, American Standard, New International, and others. The text is read by a built-

Blackstone Audiobooks

Blackstone Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Over 2,000 titles are available. Books are unabridged and include both fiction and non-fiction titles. Categories include biography, classics, current affairs, general fiction, history, philosophy, religion, science fiction and fantasy, sports, travel, and Westerns. OPTIONS: Cassette, CD, or MP3-CD format.

Bolinda Audio Books & Large Print Books

Bolinda Audio Books and Bolinda Large Print Books are recorded or large print books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audio books are available on audiocassette or CD. Large print books are printed in 16-point type. Books include both abridged and unabridged titles in genres such as mystery, action/suspense, general fiction, general non-fiction, biography/autobiography, classics, travel, and children's/young adult.

Book Port Dt

Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Users can also record or edit their own material in Digital Talking Book format. In addition, users can listen to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. Book Port DT offers: • National Library Service (NLS) Ca

Book Port Plus

The Book Port Plus is a digital talking book player and MP3 player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio book player, an accessible MP3 player, a clockand a voice recorder and player in one unit. The Book Port Plus contains a Wi-Fi chip, USB port, SD card port (up to 32 gigabytes [GB]), stereo microphone and headphone jacks, and a built-in speaker and microphone. One SD card is included. The USB can be used to connect to a computer

Book Wizard Reader (Models D-03531-00 & D-03531-Ed)

Book Wizard Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This progam allows the user to read digital talking books using a PC sound card and speakers. It supports all the media types covered by the DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) Consortium's Digital Talking Book 3.0 specifications, including audio only, text only, and synchronized text and audio. The program can be used to create digital talking books in DAISY 3.0 for

Bookcourier

BookCourier is a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. The e-book reader can be used for listening to electronic text, voice files, and digital music. Files can be downloaded from a personal computer (PC) or the Internet using the supplied transfer software. The device includes a built-in MP3 player; a built-in voice recorder; fast forward and fast reverse controls; bookmark

Books In Motion Audiobooks

Books in Motion Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are unabridged, and titles include mysteries, romance, historical fiction, westerns, Americana, classics, science fiction, war, and Christian fiction. Books are recorded on BASF cassette tapes and come in vinyl book packs with nylon webbing in the spine.

Books On Tape & Books On Cd

Books on Tape and Books on CD are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Thousands of unabridged titles are available in such categories as Adventure, Travel and Sea; Biography; Classics; Fiction; History and War; Humor; Mystery; Non-Fiction; Personal Achievement; Science Fiction; and Young Readers. OPTIONS: Cassette tape, CD, or MP3-CD format. Cassette and CD titles are available for rental as well as purchase. WARRANTY: 90 days for Collector's Edition

Booksense (Model T50)

The BookSense, model T50, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can play audio books and reads digital text in a wide range of formats. Media file types supported include DAISY, NLS, Learning Ally, BookShare, Audible.com, NISO, MP3, MP4, WMV, FLAC, ASF, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, WMA and Apple iTunes. The BookSense also supports the following document types: TXT, HTML, XML, RTF, DO

Booksense Xt (Model T50Xt)

The BookSense XT, model T50XT, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has more storage than BookSense (see separate entry), and it includes several additional features such as an FM radio with up to 6 channel presets and Bluetooth. It can play a wide range of audio formats and read a wide range of text formats. Support media file types include DAISY, NLS, RFB&D, Bo

Bookworm

The AbleNet Bookworm Literacy Tool is a voice output reading machine designed for use by children with cognitive, severe physical, or vision disabilities. To use the unit, which works with most books and worksheets, the reading material is clipped to the BookWorm unit and the book is adapted with the included stickers and page detectors. Each page is recorded on the included memory module. Reading is activated by pressing the activation area or using the attached single switch (switch not includ

Braille Interpreter

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a Braille interpreter for individuals who are blind or visually impaired who cannot read Braille. The Braille Interpreter is a single-finger glove featuring a tactile sensor, a Bluetooth headphone and interpreting software allowing individuals with sight impairments to read Braille. The index finger portion of the glove contains the tactile sensor, which is skimmed over the Braille text and sends data to a small computer housed on the ba

Braille+ Mobile Manager (Model 1-07450-00)

The Braille+ Mobile Manager, model 1-07450-00, is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille-input version of the Icon from LevelStar has a Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 30 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. Features include word processing; an MP3 player; a book player that supports DAISY books and Bookshare; voice recording; an address book, clock

Braille, Large Print, & Audio Instructional Booklets From Horizons For The Blind

Braille, Large Print, and Audio Instructional Booklets from Horizons for the Blind are cookbooks and crafts guides designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each booklet includes braille and large print text and comes with an audio cassette or CD. Titles currently available include Oriental Recipes, with 18 recipes for such dishes as fried noodles, almond chicken, and fortune cookies; Baking with Mixes, with instructions for using cake, biscuit, bread, and cookie mixes, r

Brilliance Audiobooks

Brilliance Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book list focuses on popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Books are recorded on tape, compact disc, or MP3-CD, and published at the same time as the print edition. Books are offered in a selection of categories, including children, business, classics, poetry, fiction, mystery, thrillers, suspense, romance, science fiction, fantasy, faith-based fiction and non-fiction, young adult, an

Btc Audiobooks

BTC Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include classic and contemporary Canadian writing by authors such as Stephen Leacock, W.O. Mitchell, Jane Urquhart, George Elliott Clarke, Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, and Mordechai Richler. More than forty titles are currently available, encompassing readings, poetry, and dramatizations in both CD and cassette tape format.

Can-Do Cassette Player / Recorder With Sleep Switch

The Can-Do Cassette Player/Recorder with Sleep Switch is a four track cassette player designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It plays both four- and two-track cassettes and records two-track cassettes. The sleep switch turns the player off when the user falls asleep listening. The user holds the switch in one hand, and on falling asleep the user releases the switch. When not needed, the sleep switch can be deactivated. The user can listen to cassettes with or without the i

Cassette Circulation / Storage Container (Models 1-02620-00 & 1-02630-00)

The Cassette Circulation/Storage Container is a talking book mailing container designed for use by indivduals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This plastic container can be used to mail talking book cassettes. Models are available to hold either four (model 1-02620-00) or six (model 1-02630-00) cassettes. Snap-shut plastic straps hold the box closed. On the front there is a slot that holds an address card. The back is embossed with "Free Matter for the Blind or Handicap

Claroread Plus

ClaroRead Plus is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Scanned documents are converted into Microsoft Word text, which can be read back immediately or saved. The program can also convert PDF files to Word format. Text is spoken as it is typed, and on-screen text can be read by highlighting sections and pressing Play. The program has five human-sounding voices: RealSpeak Daniel, Emi

Claroread Premium

ClaroRead Premium is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, concept mapping, and audio file creation program and accessibility software module designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This product includes ClaroRead Plus and Claro Mindfull together with a portable USB memory stick containing ClaroRead Standard (see separate entries). ClaroRead Standard runs directly from the memory stick on any personal computer (PC) without installing files. COMPATIBILIT

Claroread Standard Edition

ClaroRead Standard Edition is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or dyslexia. Text is spoken as it is typed, enabling the user to check and proof-read writing. Text can also be spoken by highlighting sections and pressing "Play." Text is read in a human-sounding voice, either male (RealSpeak Daniel) or female (Emily or Jane). Pronunciations can be modified. Spoken words can be tracked on screen with user-selected highlighting colors. A

Classmate Reader

The ClassMate Reader audio book player is a voice output electronic text reader designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or low vision. This unit reads electronic text and digital recorded books aloud and simultaneously displays text on its color screen. The user can highlight text and enter bookmarks by touching the screen. The user also can record text or voice notes within the text, and transfer them to a computer through a USB 2.0 port. It also can store and retrieve data f

Communicate: In Print 2

Communicate: In Print 2 is designed for children and adults who having difficulty reading text. It helps teacher and students create books with pages that face one another while using symbols to encourage independence in desktop publishing. It covers a variety of topics using 7,000 Widgit Literacy Symbols in both color and black-and-white. Communicate: In Print 2 also includes Widgit Pictures, a set of 1,500 clip art and background images for creating illustrations and scenes. Communicate: In Pr

Complete Reading System

The Complete Reading System is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Most functions of this OCR program can be activated by pressing a single key. When the user presses the F5 key, the program activates the scanner and recognizes the text. When the scanning is finished, the user presses the F6 key and the program starts reading. This OCR program has full talking menus, so no screen reader is required to navigate thr

Computer Books, Children's Books, Magazine, Newspaper

The National Braille Press Catalog lists braille books and magazines for sale. Sample titles include TAKE CHARGE: A STRATEGIC GUIDE FOR BLIND JOB SEEKERS, and OUR SPECIAL magazine, as well as SYNDICATED COLUMNISTS WEEKLY newspaper and selected children's books. Some titles are available on cassette or PortaBook (a disk containing a Grade 2 braille file that is formatted to be read easily by a braille reading device, braille notetaker, or computer with a braille display). The catalog is available

Concise Heritage Dictionary (Model C-10800-00)

American Heritage Dictionary in print and audio cassette formats. 5 book volume contains 55,000 words on 55 cassettes. All words are indexed in tape content for easy location. Cassettes are labeled in braille and large print. Recorded on 4 tracks at 15/16 ips, can be used with APH recorder/player and NLS player.

Cook With Ease Cookbook

The Cook With Ease Cookbook, by Margaret Weber Martinez, is a large print and audio cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each recipe uses six ingredients or fewer. The book is available in a choice of four-track cassettes or large print. The large print version is printed in 24-point type on heavy laminated paper with spiral binding; the laminated pages can be wiped in case of spills.

Coolspeech

CoolSpeech is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech player reads text files (.txt format), rich-text files (.rtf format), and HTML files (.html format). It can read e-mail messages, web pages, and clipboard contents aloud. It also reads words or sentences as they are typed, and converts text files into spoken WAV files. Files, URLs, and e-mails can be scheduled to be read aloud, and the program can be set to read the time and date in differen

Darwin Reader

The Darwin Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system to function as a voice output electronic book reader for full-text, full-audio, and combined books and other print media in the standard DAISY 2.02 and 3.0 formats. Darwin Reader has a voice input search feature, and the user can download books directly into their device

Easereader Daisy Player

The EaseReader DAISY Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program enables publishers of audio e-books to deliver text and audio content that is protected from unauthorized copying, viewing, or editing of the source text. Content published using this program can be played back on DAISY-format playback devices, but cannot be copied, edited, or distributed in other formats. When content is viewed in applications such a

Eclipsereader

The eClipseReader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software plays text documents and DAISY format digital talking books. It has a talking user interface that can be customized for keyboard operation or a simple graphic interface for users with low vision. The software is screen reader compatible. Volume and speed controls are selectable via a hot key or tool bar. The software allows chapter, page, heading, and phrase

Eye-Pal

The Eye-Pal is an optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind. This portable USB scanner/reader connects to a computer and instantly converts printed material into speech, text files, or refreshable Braille (when used with a Braille display from manufacturers such as Freedom Scientific, Optelec, or Handytech). The unit has two lightweight legs that pivot into an L-shaped arrangement from their compact carrying position. This securely supports

Eye-Pal Solo

The Eye-Pal SOLO is a voice output reading machine and optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This motion activated optical character recognition device reads from a book, newspaper, or other printed material automatically after the material is placed face down on the unit's scanner. Reading stops when the material is removed. When a hand is waved near the reading material, the reading pauses; when the hand passes again, the readin

Eye-Pal Solo Lv

The Eye-Pal SOLO LV is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system reads aloud almost any printed material. The unit is composed of a rectangular base with a camera mounted on at the top of an arm that extends from the center of one of the sides of the base. Some controls are located on the side of the base opposite the camera's support arm, and there is a handheld keypad that connects to the base with a cable

Eye-Scan

The Eye-Scan is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The Eye-Scan recognizes paper currency so it m

Eye-Scan Low Vision

The Eye-Scan Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The

Eye-Scan Plus

The Eye-Scan Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. It can store up to 20 pages of scanned text, and it has a USB port to allow text to be stored on a flash drive. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voi

Eye-Scan Ultimate

The Eye-Scan Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It has an unlimited capacity to store scanned text, and it can import and export MP3 media files. A

Eye-Snap

The Eye-Snap is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a

Eye-Snap Low Vision

The Eye-Snap Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or m

Eye-Snap Plus

The Eye-Snap Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It can store up to 20

Eye-Snap Ultimate

The Eye-Snap Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is

Gh Player

The gh PLAYER is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This playback software enables users to play DAISY-standard digital talking books, save time finding information, and improve reading productivity. Text can be read aloud with or without an on-screen display. Users have the option of navigating a book by individual sections or segments or by going directly to a specific page, and can determine their location within the book us

Ghostreader

GhostReader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This text-to-speech utility enables text files or e-mail to be read aloud with human-sounding Acapela voices. The program can read text, Word, HTML, PDF, and RTF files, or to speak selected text in any application. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read. The user can cause onscreen text to be read by pointing the cursor at it. The program can also convert text to MP3 audio file

Gobible Traveler

The GoBible Traveler is a digital talking book and digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is pre-loaded with an audio version of the entire Christian. An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and verse, and begin play. Text appears on screen as it is read. The unit is available preloaded with either the King James Versi

Gobible Voyager

GoBible Voyager is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is preloaded with an audio version of the entire Christian Bible, with 3 gigabytes (GB) of space available for additional content (approximately 750 songs or over 100 hours of audio books). An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and ve

Hachette Audiobooks

Hachette Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles on audio cassette or CD, selected from print editions published by the Hachette Book Group USA, with a focus on best-sellers in the categories of self-help, humor, business, and mainstream fiction. Authors include Candace Bushnell, Michael Connelly, John Le Carre, Janet Fitch, Malcolm Gladwell, Joshilyn Jackson, Brad Meltzer, and James Patterson.

Haptic Reader

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a haptic reader which can convert paper books into Braille or speech for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Haptic Reader allows individuals with visual impairment to read regular paper books. The device is placed directly on the page of a book, and it scans the text on the page. Using optical character recognition (OCR) software, the Haptic Reader converts the text into braille, which is displayed on the devices refresha

Harperaudio & Caedmon Audiobooks

HarperAudio and Caedmon Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are published in CD format and include abridged and unabridged versions. Current authors include Charles J. Bukowski, Roald Dahl, Tommy R. Franks, Neil Gaiman, C. S. Lewis, Dennis Miller, A.A. Milne, Ann Patchett, Sidney Poitier, Lemony Snicket, Dylan Thomas, Rebecca Wells, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Marianne Williamson, and Simon Winchester.

Highbridge Audiobooks

HighBridge Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audiobooks include unabridged and abridged books on CD or cassette. Titles include New York Times best-selling fiction and nonfiction, Oprah’s Book Club selections, and others. Categories include Humor, Fiction, Westerns, Classics, Poetry, Business / Finance, Personal Development, Biography / Memoir, and History / Culture. Approximately 45 titles are added each year. In addition to book-bas

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

Ida-Reader

ida-reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by people who are blind, dyslexic, or have reading disabilities or low vision. This software accepts ePub 2/ePub 3, Daisy 2.0/2.02, Daisy 3.0, HTML, RTF and XML as input and reading file formats. It has a bookshelf feature that automatically collects information on, and displays the names of, the books stored on a computer or on external devices like memory sticks, CDs or DVDs. When a book is being read, the text is displayed a

Insignia Narrator Advanced Hd Radio With Radio Reader Service (Model Ns-Clhd01)

The Insignia Narrator Advanced HD Radio with Radio Reader Service, Model NS-CLHD01, is a portable AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service b

Intel Reader

The Intel Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or who have reading-based learning disabilities. This hand-held mobile device captures printed text, converts it to digital text, and reads it aloud. Reading is accomplished by pointing the Intel Reader's built-in camera at the printed material, snapping a picture, and listening to the spoken read-out. The user can change voices, select voice gender, and change pitch and playback s

Ireadwrite For The Ipad

iReadWrite is a support app that helps struggling readers and writers of all ages read and write, especially those with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or other learning difficulties. This app, which runs on an iPad, does not require Wi-Fi or 3G access. iReadWrite offers Text-to-speech; Phonetic Spell Checker; Homophone and Confusable Word Checker; Word Prediction; Dictionary; Picture Dictionary; customizable background, text colors and fonts; and a choice of voices. With the iReadWrite, users can import

Irispen Executive

The IrisPen is a text recognition pen scanner that instantly enters text, numbers, and grayscale images into your computer by scanning them. The IrisPen is an study tool for children or adults who learn through visual learning, but also helpful to those with learning disabilities who need information reinforcement. The pen can be used with printed information from books, newspapers, magazines, letters, and more. The device can recognize up to 1000 characters per second for ease of copying info

Isis Audio Books

Isis Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The books are unabridged voice recordings. Most are available on cassette tape, and some are available on CD. The company offers thousands of titles, including mysteries, thrillers, romances, and general fiction.

Ispeak For Pocket Pc

iSpeak for Pocket PC is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech (TTS) software product allows users of Pocket PC handheld devices to listen to e-mail messages, text documents, web pages, MP3 (.mp3) files, and Wave (.wav) files. This program will play text files of any length, including web page information, presentations, papers, reports, and e-books. Users can create or merge playlists consisting of text, MP3, or Wave files. The program includ

Itr-100A Hd Radio

The ITR-100A HD Radio is an AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service by registering the radio's serial number with a local reading service p

Key To Access

Key to Access is an accessibility software module, MP3 player, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of ten accessibility tools: (1) Universal Reader for reading email and web pages; (2) E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; (3) Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-

Key To Access Vpod

Key to Access VPod is an accessibility software module, MP4 video player, and digital voice recorder designed for use by individuals who have learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of accessibility tools: Universal Reader Plus for reading email and web pages; E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-word voice output dic

Kindle Keyboard & Kindle Keyboard 3G

The Kindle Keyboard and Kindle Keyboard 3G are voice output electronic book readers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. These portable electronic book (e-book) readers includes a text-to-speech feature that will read aloud all books in English that are loaded onto the reader. Both models of the Kindle Keyboard hold up to 3,500 books in 4 gigabytes (GBs) of storage, and each can be used with audio books. Books can be

Kindle Touch & Kindle Touch 3G

The Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G are voice output electronic book (e-book) readers that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. These multi-touch portable e-book readers include a text-to-speech feature that will read aloud all books in English that are loaded onto the reader. Both models of the Kindle Touch hold up to 3,000 books in 4 gigabytes (GBs) of storage, and each can be used with audio books. Books can be downloa

Knfbreader Mobile

The knfbReader Mobile is a cell phone, optical character recognition device, and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The user takes a photo of the text to be read with the built-in cell phone camera, and the text is read aloud. An automatic viewfinder tells the user whether the entire document is in the photo. While the text is being read, the device can display the text on the phone’s built-in screen and highlight each word as it is spo

Kurzweil - National Federation Of The Blind Reader

The Kurzweil - National Federation of the Blind Reader is a voice output optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld unit scans text and reads it aloud with synthetic speech. The user holds the unit's camera over print, and it snaps a picture. In seconds it reads the contents of the printed document in clear synthetic speech. Scanned text can be discarded, stored for later reading, or transferred to a computer or braille no

Kurzweil 3000 For Windows

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows is an optical character recognition (OCR) and test program with voice output designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This OCR software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Documents are shown on screen with words highlighted as they are spoken. This combined auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for struggling readers.

Learning Ally Audio

Learning Ally Audio is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. Learning Ally membership is required in order to use the app and download audiobooks from the Learning Ally website. The Direct Downloading feature allows the user to download audiobooks from their Learning Al

Lexiflow

Lexiflow is a voice output electronic book player program designed for use by publishers of books and student assessments. This program enables publishers to create talking Flash eBooks and assessments that are accessible to students who require read-aloud support. Pages are converted from PDF to talking Adobe Flash for playback using the free Adobe Flash Player. Books are displayed in an exact representation of the printed content on PC or Mac in any industry standard Internet browser. In addit

Library Of Congress Cassette Player (Model Loc-3)

Portable cassette player that plays Library of Congress formatted four track cassette recordings. Includes: variable speed control from 15/16 to 1 7/8 inches per second, capability of two track recording on blank tape using either built-in or external microphones, large 3 inch speaker and high gain amplifier, lockable pause control, cassette eject, bidirectional scan capability for quick location of marker tones, automatic level control and tone indexing for two track recording. POWER: AC adapte

Librette Turnkey System & Libra Turnkey System

The Librette Turnkey System and Libra Turnkey System are personal computer systems pre-loaded with optical character recognition (OCR), screen magnification, web browser, and voice output software, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Librette system includes a personal computer running the Windows XP operating system, with a monitor, printer, and scanner, pre-loaded with VIP Scan/Read/Write, a voice output OCR program, and PnC Net, a voice output web browser tha

Listen And Think (Models 1-08510-00, 1-03890-00 & 1-03910-00)

Listen and Think is a recorded auditory and cognitive skills training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This three-level cassette tape lesson series develops and improves listening comprehension and thinking skills. Level AR (Auditory Readiness), model 1-08510-00, covers basic listening skills such as understanding location (e.g., up and down), using the senses, comparing, and classifying. It includes an introductory tape, 15 lesson tapes, 250 simple multiple

Literacy Productivity Pack - Version 14.0

Literacy Productivity Pack – Version 14.0 is a suite of reading and writing software applications designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Programs include Premier Launch Pad; Worksheet Wizard; Write Now; English Talking Dictionary, a voice output dictionary; the Universal Reader Plus, a voice output program; Scan and Read Pro, a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) and audio file creation program; Text-To-Audio, an audio file creatio

Macmillan Audiobooks

Audio Renaissance Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audiobooks include abridged and unabridged titles in cassette, CD, and digital delivery formats. Many are audio editions of fiction and non-fiction titles from Holtzbrinck trade publishers, including Farrar Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt and Company, Picador, St. Martin's Press, and Tor Books. Authors include Michael Cunningham, Janet Evanovich, Frederick Forsyth, Brian Herbert and

Milestone 312 Daisy Player

The Milestone 312 DAISY Player is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio books player, an accessible MP3/AAC player, voice recorder, FM tuner/recorder, alarm clock, and an RFID tag reader in one unit. The DAISY player offers full access to heading levels, page numbers, phrases, etc. It also supports bookmark setting and switching between books on the memory card. The MP3 player offers accessible MP3 nav

Mobile Daisy Player

Mobile Daisy Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software allows a Symbian-based mobile phone to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY format, including audio, text-only, or mixed formats. It supports DAISY navigation and allows the user to assign bookmarks and select and install smaller portions of large books.

Naxos Audiobooks

Naxos Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The catalog focuses on classic literature, including more than 200 fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama titles. All books are digitally recorded, with performances by actors accompanied by classical music (and sound effects in many of the Junior Classics range). Books are available on CD or cassette. Authors include Homer, Herodotus, Sophocles from the ancient world; Dante, Chaucer and Malory

Neospeech Tts On Demand

NeoSpeech TTS On Demand is an audio file creation program designed to convert text to audio files for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. To use this online service to create a speech audio file, the user goes to TTSOnDemand.com, enters the text to be converted, previews the resulting speech audio, then purchases the speech audio file for immediate download.

Oasis Audiobooks

Oasis Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles in audio cassette or CD format. Titles include Bibles and inspirational books with a Christian theme; children's books, including the Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner; adult fiction by authors such as Andy Andrews and Ted Dekker; books on health such as the Bible Cure series by Dr. Don Colbert and The Jerusalem Diet by Ted Haggard; a

Omnipage Pro 14

OmniPage Pro 14 is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program converts scanned paper documents into text files in a variety of electronic formats, including Word, XML, HTML, Open e-Book, and PDF (Portable Document Format). Files can be read aloud, and words can be corrected by voice or by typing. The program also converts PDF documents into Microsoft Office documents that preserve formatting. Paper and electr

Original Gobible

The Original GoBible is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable MP3 audio device is preloaded with an audio version of the entire Christian Bible, including both Old and New Testaments. All content, over 70 hours of audio, has been downloaded onto the unit. An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments and select a book, chapter,

Ovation

Ovation is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Its flatbed scanner accommodates newspapers, books, and magazines. Documents are scanned, stored in files, and converted to audio output. Users can move through documents by page, paragraph, or sentence. Up to 500,000 pages can be stored, with up to 20 pages per individual file. File names can be recorded in the user's own voice. Playback features include fast forward, rewind, electronic b

Panasonic 4 Track Player With Variable Speed

The Panasonic 4 Track Player with Variable Speed is a four-track cassette player and two-track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This four-track player uses earphones only and has no external speaker. It features variable speed control, fast forward and rewind, and comes with a belt clip. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 1.125 x 3.5 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.

Panasonic Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder

The Panasonice Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays and records four track cassettes at 1 7/8 and 15/16 speeds, and is a tone indexer. It has a built-in stereo microphone and an external microphone jack. It also has a built-in mono speaker and comes with headphones. Other features include variable speed control for output, a pause control, and a tape counter. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER

Pdf Equalizer Ml

PDF Equalizer ML is a voice output program for PDF documents, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program can open files in any PDF version and read them aloud without going through a conversion or import process. Documents can be read continuously, page by page, or by page selection, in English, French, or Spanish. Reading speed is adjustable. The program includes a text-to-audio converter that can convert a single page or a range of p

Penguin Audiobooks

Penguin Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles in CD or e-book format. Categories include general fiction, classics, mystery/thriller, biography, business, current affairs, history, humor, and mind/body/spirit. Authors include Lauren Willig, Patricia Cornwell, Margaret Cho, Suze Orman, Kevin Phillips, Jared Diamond, Ron Chernow, Herman Melville, Teri Garr, Billy Graham, and the Dalai Lama.

Phoenix Audio Books

Phoenix Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or reading disabilities. Books are recorded on CD and include abridged and unabridged titles in Biography, Business, Children's Classics, Fiction, History, Humor, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Philosphy/Religion, Psychology, and Science/Health.

Plextalk Cd/sd/online Player (Model Ptx1)

The PLEXTALK CD/SD/Online Player, model PTX1, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device plays digital talking books from CDs, SD cards, USB flash drives or online (LAN or WIFI) using its voice synthesizer. Playable formats include DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO Z39.86/DAISY 3.0, audio files (MP3, WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM)), and text/HTML contents by embedded text-to-speech engine (TTS). The user can listen with the built-in sp

Plextalk Daisy Player (Model Ptn2)

The PLEXTALK Daisy Player, model PTN2, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0 along with content from PDTB2, NLS, RFB&D, Bookshare.org, and Read How You Want. Content can also be read from USB 2.0 media. Text is supported from Microsoft.d

Plextalk Linio

The PLEXTALK Linio is is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0. Text is supported from Microsoft .doc, HTML, plain text or DAISY text files. The Linio has 2 gigabytes (GB) internal flash memory and a LAN connection port. It reads media from CDs

Plextalk Pocket (Model Ptp1)

Plextalk Pocket, model PTP1, is a portable digital recorder and electronic talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This pocket-sized unit plays Daisy-format digital talking books, music CDs, MP3 CDs, and audio books on CD. It reads HTML input from SD cards and USB flash memory so the user can input media, including text-to-speech (TTS), without connecting to a PC. The unit has a built-in microphone and speaker for voice recor

Plextalk Portable Recorder (Model Ptr2)

The Plextalk Portable Recorder, model PTR2, is a digital talking book player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can record DAISY 2.02 books and audio file or music CDs, and can play DAISY titles, music and audio file CDs, and CF cards. When connected to a computer, it can be used as a CD-RW or memory card drive. The unit comes with Plextalk Recording Software (PRS) for recording, editing, and finalizing audio only DAISY 2.02 books. Radio prog

Plustek Book Reader

The Plustek Book Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system scans books without shadows around the spine. The included optical character recognition (OCR) software turns the scan result into text, which is automatically read aloud using TTS (text-to-speech) software. Scanned text is automatically saved as a text file, and can also be saved in MP3 or WAV format. There is a choice of male and female voices with British or A

Poet Be (Bookedge)

The Poet BE (BookEdge) is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to read bound books without damaging the spine and without having to know how to operate a computer. The user places a book with the text down and its spine flush against the edge of the scanner and then presses a button. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of document placed on the glass scanner

Poet Compact 2

The Poet Compact 2 is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to listen to any kind of printed documents without having to know how to operate a computer. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of documents placed on the glass scanner bed, scans the document, converts the picture into spoken language, and reads it aloud. The machine consists of an integrated flatb

Poet Compact 2+

The Poet Compact 2+ is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to listen to any kind of printed documents without having to know how to operate a computer. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of documents placed on the scanner bed, scans the document, converts the picture into spoken language, and reads it aloud. The machine consists of an integrated flatbed sc

Portset Reader

The Portset Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This machine reads letters, books, magazines, or bills with a page size up to A4 (20 x 28 centimeters) and a font as fine as 8 points. The user can select between male and female speaking voices with clear British pronounciation. Pages scanned on the Portset Reader can be stored in internal memory or saved to diskette for future reference. This device can read line-by-line, word

Premier To Go

Premier to Go is an accessibility software module designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The module is a portable USB drive loaded with ten software applications that support reading and writing. When connected to a computer's USB port, the module launches a floating toolbar from which the applications can be started. In addition to the software, the module has over 1.5 GB (gigabytes) of free storage space. Applications include Universal Reader

Proloquo

Proloquo is a communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or low vision. This program enables a computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak. Text typed into the program is spoken, and words and phrases can be custom set to be spoken with a mouse click or keystroke. The program can also speak messages associated with image-based speech panels designed w

Quicktionary Ii Multi

The Quicktionary II Multi is a hand-held scanner designed for use by individuals with reading disabilities or low vision. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner enables the user to scan words or a line of text in French or Spanish and see and hear them pronounced and translated wherever needed. This scanner can be set for right- or left-handed use and recognizes more than 300,000 words and phrases. Words, their translations, and definitions are displayed on the scanner in a large font and c

Random House Audiobooks

Random House Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles are available in both abridged and unabridged formats and on cassettes and compact discs. Titles are published for both children and adults. The backlist includes more than 200 children's titles, with 50 to 60 new children's titles published annually. Among the children's authors are J.K. Rowling, Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary, Brian Jacques, Madeline L'Engle, Gary Paulsen, E.B. White

Ray

The RAY is a cellular phone configured for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The RAY is a fully functional Huawei Vision smartphone with an Android operating system that has been modified to simplify navigation through the phone's functions and applications (apps) and to provide voice input for certain functions and apps as well as voice output for all screen content using text-to-speech technology. In addition to basic smartphone capabilities such as calling, text messaging, calen

Read & Write Gold, Read & Write Gold For Mac, & Read & Write Gold Mobile

Read & Write Gold, Read & Write Gold for Mac, and Read & Write Gold Mobile are voice output word processor programs designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. All three versions include text to speech, dual color highlighting, TextHelp voices, audible phonetic spell checker, audible homophone support, context-based speech-enabled word prediction, audible dictionary, Word Wizard, and scanning from paper or a saved image. Other features include pronounciation control,

Read2Go

Read2Go is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader for books in the standard DAISY format. From within the app, the user can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare (Bookshare membership required), as well as read DAISY books from other sources. When Read2Go audio is on, Read2Go

Readingpen2

The ReadingPen2 is a hand-held scanner designed for individuals with reading disabilities. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner is adjustable for right-or left-handed use and enables the user to scan words or a full line of text and see and hear them pronounced wherever needed. A history of the last 80 words scanned is retained. The unit recognizes six to 22 point text, bold, italics, underlining, inverted text, and text from left-to-right or from right-to-left. Individual units include m

Readspeaker Docreader

ReadSpeaker docReader is a voice output text to speech digital document conversion program designed to provide a voice output option for a wide variety of Web-based content. ReadSpeaker docReader code is added to online documents to add the option for any user to click on a "Listen" button to hear the content of that document. Its thumbnail navigation function enables the user to navigate easily and directly to each page of the document. A toolbar at the top of the page enables the user to brows

Rocket Reader

The Rocket Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. Designed for use on a pocket PC, this audio book reader has been simplified by removing text-based instructions and menus, utilizing the efficiency of pictures and audio to guide the end user through the book selection and reading process. COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with books from Audible.com only.

Royal Atb3 Electronic Bible

The Royal ATB3 Electronic Bible is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This book features a narrated audio version of the complete King James Version (KJV) Bible, and a full text version of both the KJV and World English Bible. Features include a built-in speaker for easy listening with ear buds included for private listening. This electronic book offers the user the option of reading or listening and reading sim

Scan And Read Pro

Scan and Read Pro is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program reads printed text aloud in any of five voices. As the document is read, the word being read is highlighted on screen for users with low vision to follow along. Onscreen text can be magnified up to 400 percent and displayed with different fonts, font sizes, and color schemes, and spacing. Other features includes a talking

Scan N Talk

Scan N Talk is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This reading machine incorporates a Visionaire scanner and optical character recognition (OCR), ATT Natural Voices text to speech, and ReadPlease screen reader software. The machine scans documents placed on the scanner and converts the text into speech. A voice starts reading the document 20 seconds after the push of a button. A text window shows the entire bo

Scan-A-Page & Scan-A-Word

Scan-A-Word and Scan-A-Page are voice output optical character recognition and reading machine systems designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. These systems scan text or numbers and enable an individual to hear them read out loud in a clear and natural sounding voice. Scan-A-Word is a computer add-on system consisting of a lightweight wand scanner, scanner holder, OCR software, headphones, and installation and product manuals. Scan-A-Word provid

Scannar

ScannaR (Scan and Read) is a scanner and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact flat bed scanner automatically scans text and reads it aloud. Users can control speed and volume of speech by turning a dial. All functions are performed using seven buttons with tactile markings. In addition to reading printed materials aloud, the machine can store up to 500,000 pages of text, and can be used to capture print materials for the Brai

Simon & Schuster Audiobooks

Simon & Schuster Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged editions in audio cassette, compact disk (CD), eAudio, or eBook format. Genres include fiction, nonfiction, business/finance, self-improvement, inspiration, and language learning programs, and imprints include Sound Ideas, Audioworks, Success, Encore, and Pimsleur Language Programs.

Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/recorder

The Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/Recorder is a four-track cassette player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include variable speed playback, an external speaker, headphones, a microphone jack, and a tape counter. It will not erase tapes. It comes with a carrying case. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.25 x 3.25 x 4.375 inches.

Sony Radio Cassette-Corder

The Sony Radio Cassette-Corder is a four-track cassette player, two-track cassette player/recorder, and TV/weather band/AM/FM radio designed for use byindividuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features variable speed control, built-in speakers, and an FM/TV telescopic antenna. The unit does not erase four track cassettes. POWER: Uses four D batteries or alternating current (AC); batteries and a power cord are included. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 10.75 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 3 pounds 6 oun

Sony Slim-Man

The Sony Slim-Man is a four track cassette player and two track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays cassette tapes at 1 7/8 (standard) and 15/16 (Library of Congress Talking Book) speeds. It features a stereo microphone, variable speed control, pause, a tape counter, and microphone and headphone jacks. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries (included) or alternating current (AC) adapter (in

Soundings Audio Books

Soundings Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are unabridged and sold on cassette tapes for use on ordinary tape recorders.

Soundnote Application

SoundNote is an app designed to help individuals who have trouble communicating orally, as it offers ways for augmentative and alternative communication such as vibrating and loud alarms and an easy to read calendar. It is available to download as an app on iTunes. After updating to iOS 7, SoundNote may be enabled in Settings / Privacy / Microphone. Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad. Version 2.5.1. Size 2.7 megabytes. LANGUAGE: English, Dutch, French. German, Italian, Japanese, Kor

Speakeasy Media System

The SpeakEasy Media System is a computer-based voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. Using audio menus and minimal keyboard commands, users may navigate to different features of the system. Features include: Scan & Read (works like a traditional reading machine); news article browsing; web searches; a talking reference section with dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia; e-mail; audio books, including a Daisy book reader, audio bo

Speech Expressor (Models 1-07050-00 & 1-07050-01)

The Speech Expressor is a speech compressor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This digital pitch control device works with a talking book cassette player or other tape player having a variable speed control, allowing the user to control the pitch while the playback speed is increased or decreased. The device controls volume, tone, compression rate, and sharpness, and is compatible with any sound source having variable speed control. It plugs in to the earphone jac

Speech-Over Professional

Speech-Over Professional is a voice input and output program, audio file creation program, and captioning system designed to add audio content to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. This program offers a text-to-speech feature to add speech to selected sections of text with a simple dialog that allows the user to enter the text to be spoken and choose the voice to speak it. The dialog can also be used to add speech to graphics. A male and female voice are included. Text can be typed in or dictat

Speechstream

SpeechStream is a voice option program designed for use by publishers to provide access to textbooks and other written material for students with learning disabilities. This program embeds auditory and visual resources within a publisher's content to improve retention, comprehension, and recall. Text can be read aloud continuously or by word, sentence, or paragraph, with dual color synchronous highlighting of text that is being read aloud; for example, highlighting a sentence in one color while

Studio Recorder (Models D-03600-00 & D-03600-Ed)

Studio Recorder is digital audio recording and editing software designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software is designed specifically for recording of the spoken word, including production of digital talking books. Recording features include the ability to speed up playback with no pitch distortion; index tone generation and removal; the ability to mark and label points in the recording for later reference; phrase detection capability for navigating through the

Symword

SymWord is a talking word processor designed for use by early learning and older individuals with literacy deficiencies, including comprehension skills and for use by teachers & parents who can also create their own on-screen activities and quizzes to engage and challenge students as well as reinforce vocabulary and create spelling lists. Powerful word & symbol prediction converts words into symbols, and symbols into words. On Screen Grids and audio read-back assists in and reinforces re

Synapse Ada Workstation

The Synapse ADA Workstation is an accessible computer terminal designed for use by individuals with visual, mobility, physical, cognitive, or learning disabilities. This unit provides a hardware interface to a computer network or mainframe. Features are integrated for use in environments where more than one accommodation technology may be required, such as schools, libraries, the workplace, or assessment and evaluation centers. Available features include speech recognition, screen reader softwar

Talkman Xl

The Talkman XL is a stereo four-track cassette player/recorder and stereo AM/FM radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit also plays and records standard two- track cassettes. It features a built-in speaker, variable speed, a pause control, an external stereo microphone, and headphones. Cassette and print instructions are included. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries or alternating current (AC) adapter (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.5 x 1.5 x 3.5 inches.

Tantor Unabridged Audiobooks

Tantor Unabridged Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are available on CD or MP3-CD. Categories include Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western, Short Stories, History, and Children's. Titles include The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq, by John Crawford; The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America, by Larry McMurtry; Killing

Tape 2Pc Cassette Conversion System

The Tape 2PC Conversion System is a cassette to digital audio file converter designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device can convert books on tape or other audio material recorded on a cassette tape into an MP3 file for use on a computer or MP3 player. The Tape 2PC connects to a computer using a USB cable; no drivers are necessary for the computer. Recording software for both Windows and Macintosh computers is included. Once a track has been converted into an

Text-To-Audio - Version 10.0

Text-to-Audio – Version 10.0 is an audio file creation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program converts electronic text files into audio files with clear, natural-sounding voices using Cepstral's Natural Voices. It can turn e-books into audio books on a personal computer or CD. An hour's worth of audio can be produced in four minutes. The program can automatically break up an e-book into segments in separate audio files or tracks on an audio CD, and

Textaloud

TextAloud is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This software uses voice synthesis to convert text into spoken audio and read text from email, Web pages (HTML), Word files, PDF files, PowerPoint, and e-books. It can also convert text to MP3 or Windows Media (WMA) files. Toolbar plug-ins are included for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Outlook. OPTIONS: AT&T Natural Voices, Acapela, or Nuance RealSpeak text-to-speech converters. COM

Textparrot

TextParrot is a voice output and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This program enables the user to listen to Text, Word, HTML, PDF or RTF files with natural- sounding voices in a language of the user's choice. Selected text in any application can be spoken in a reader window with play, fast forward, and rewind functions. Text can also be selected for reading by pointing the cursor to it. Text can be converted to audio files for

Textsound

TextSound is an audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech file converter can batch convert text documents in .txt format to spoken audio files in .wav or .mp3 format. There is no text size limit. The program can be used to listen to documents, e-mails, e-books, or Web pages. Before they can be converted, files must be added to the conversion list using either drag and drop, a pop-up menu, the program's Add button, or a directory command line

Tpb Reader

The TPB Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software can be used to play digital talking books that meet the international DAISY standards, including those distributed by Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D). Users can navigate books by page, chapter, or section. The reading voice can be sped up or slowed down. Up to 200 bookmarks can be placed in a book. Commands are entered through drop down menus or

True Speaking Bible

The True Speaking Bible is a digital talking book with player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The player comes with the full text edition of the King James or New American Standard version of the Bible, including the Old and New Testaments read in a human voice in English and Spanish. The user can navigate from book to book, and chapter to chapter using navigation buttons. The buttons also allow the user to skip forward or backward in 15 second intervals. POWER:

Unabridged Audiobooks From Recorded Books, Llc

Unabridged Audiobooks from Recorded Books, LLC are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are recorded by professional actors and are unabridged. Titles are published under various imprints, including Griot Audio (contemporary African American titles), Pimsleur Language Program (foreign language training), LoneStar Audio (Texas authors), Development (business and personal success), Romantic Sounds (romance), Inspirational, Clipper Audio (British ti

Victor Reader Classic

Victor Reader Classic is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Victor Reader Classic reads talking books recorded in digital format, which allows fast and easy navigation through the structure of a book. Unlike talking books on cassette, Victor Reader allows the reader to jump straight to a specific section or passage, skip from page to page, or consult the table of contents without rewinding and fast-forwarding to find a specific pas

Victor Reader Classic Plus With Recording

The Victor Reader Classic Plus with Recording is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays digital talking books in DAISY format, with navigation by chapter, section, page, and paragraph. The player has variable speed playback with pitch compensation. Users can place multiple bookmarks and record spoken notes while reading. A Key Describer function announces the functions of each key. The device also

Victor Reader Soft

Victor Reader Soft is a software version of the Victor Reader digital talking book player (see separate entries), designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Installed on a personal computer, Victor Reader Soft reads digital talking books from the computer's CD drive. It provides basic and advanced navigation features, including browsing the table of contents, skipping from section to section or returning quickly to a page, and inserting bookmarks to return to a spot or to mark

Victor Reader Stream

Victor Reader Stream is a handheld digital talking book and MP3 player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This DAISY, MP3, and NISO player enables the user to read and navigate through complex recorded books in DAISY format, including reference manuals, textbooks, and magazines. It can also play NLS download books and NLS book cartridges from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and can read books in text format such as Bookshare u

Victor Reader Stream Cd Edition

The Victor Reader Stream CD Edition is a handheld digital talking book and MP3 player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It differs from the standard Victor Reader Stream (see separate entry) in that it does not require a PC for loading digital talking books and other content such as e-text files, music, podcasts, and voice recordings. The player comes with a CD player accessory that connects to the player via the included USB cable and can transfer DAISY books dir

Victor Reader Wave

Victor Reader Wave is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays DAISY format digital talking books, as well as MP3s and music CDs, and includes variable speed playback with auto-pitch compensation. It has a compact clamshell shape with a telephone-style keypad and tactile zones to aid users in identifying controls, and includes both audio and visual indicators for reading position (book title and sec

Vip

VIP is an optical character recognition (OCR) program and low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program scans printed documents, books, and magazines and reads them aloud. Text also appears on-screen in the user's choice of font, letter size, letter spacing, colors, format, and presentation. Once configured, the program is controlled with four large buttons on a trackball mouse. Presentation options include text filling the full screen (W

Visiovoice

VisioVoice is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The screen reader can be used to listen to selected text in any application or to text, Word, HTML, PDF, or RTF documents. It has play, pause, stop, rewind and fast forward functions, and can highlight words or sentences on screen as they are spoken. The content of buttons, menus, and text entry areas can be read in applications that support Apple's Access

Voice Dream Reading Application

Voice Dream is an accessible communication and reading application designed for those with hearing impairments and/or communication disabilities. With text-to-speech features and a configurable screen layout, the app can be tailored to suit mulitiple reading styles from completely auditory to completely visual, plus synchronized combination of both.

Voice Of Daisy (Vod)

Voice of DAISY (VOD) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted for copyr

Voice Of Daisy Lite (Vod Lite)

Voice of DAISY Lite (VOD LITE) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted

Voiceye Maker For Adobe Indesign

VOICEYE Maker for Adobe InDesign is a voice output bar code creation program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This plug-in for Adobe InDesign (not included) can create a graphic code that is added to the upper right corner of a Word document. This code can be read by the VOICEYE app for iPhone or Android (see separate entry), and it will read the text of the document aloud using Apple Voiceover (see separate

Voiceye Maker For Ms-Word

VOICEYE Maker for MS-Word is a voice output bar code creation program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This plug-in for Microsoft Word (not included) can create a graphic code that is added to the upper right corner of a Word document. This code can be read by the VOICEYE app for iPhone or Android (see separate entry), and it will read the text of the document aloud using Apple Voiceover (see separate entry)

Voiceye Mate

The VOICEYE Mate is a voice output bar code reader, color identifier and a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals with blindness, low vision, dyslexia or other reading disabilities. This unit reads digital books aloud in a human-sounding voice. The VOICEYE Mate can read data from VOICEYE bar codes on printed content with its scanner. VOICEYE bar codes contain up to two pages of text, and when the user reads the bar code with the device's camera, the device will display the d

Wordread

WordRead is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals who need assistance reading text from a computer. It speaks text on the computer screen using ScanSoft RealSpeak, including Word documents, e-mail, web pages, spreadsheets, presentations, and accessible PDF files. In Microsoft Word or web pages viewed with Internet Explorer, the user clicks the mouse at any starting point and presses the "play" button. The program reads from that point onward, highlighting each sentence as it is

Wynn Wizard & Wynn Reader

WYNN Wizard and WYNN Reader are voice output, web browser, and text editor programs intended to help individuals with learning disabilities to read, write, study, and comprehend text more effectively. WYNN can read aloud ASCII text files, standard word processing files, digital talking books (DAISY and NIMAS), PDF files, web pages, and e-mail using RealSpeak Solo, which offers multiple voices and languages. Text is highlighted as it is read, and the user can control the speed at which text is re

Zbs Audio

ZBS Audio CDs are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The catalog features books and radio/audio stories on CD in categories that include science fiction, mystery, humor, and children's books. Many of the radio/audio productions were originally broadcast on National Public Radio, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), or the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation). Titles and authors include The Complete Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Dougl

Zoom-Twix

The Zoom-Twix is a video magnifier and optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system combines a digital scanner and OCR with a zoomable long distance camera to capture and magnify what's on a blackboard or whiteboard or on a desk, all controlled from a laptop computer keyboard. The foldable stand holds two autofocus cameras, while the edges of the stand and its anodized aluminum support legs act as an alignment guide for material to be sc

 
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