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2+2

2+2 is a math skills training system designed for use with children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This program focuses on early arithmetic problems and uses an errorless learning method. The program features both drill and test modes and are designed to enable the instructor to enter vertical or horizontal problems for drilling and testing. This program can be accessed using the standard keyboard, IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry), or a single switch (not included). COM

Abasoft Screen And Text Magnifier

The Abasoft Screen and Text Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier enlarges everything on the screen and offers multiple magnification selections. Other features include multiple window shapes and the ability to drag the magnifier window to different locations on the screen or to have it remain stationary or follow mouse movement. The dynamically moving magnifier window can be frozen by touching any screen edge with the mouse.

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

Accessible Aquarium

PROTOTYPEPURPOSE: To create more engaging, dynamic exhibits for museums science centers, zoos, and aquaria for individuals with visual impairments. The Accessible Aquarium project combines the fields of psychology, computing, music, and assistive technology to develop cutting-edge bio-tracking and behavior- analysis techniques to provide input for multimedia auditory displays, music, and sonifications (use of sound to convey information about data to the listener). The first adaptation is for u

Aidcolors

aidColors is a color identification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user launches the app, points the camera at a distance of 10 to 15 centimeters (cm) from the surface whose color he/she wants to recognize, clicks the "Get color" button, and the app displays the color along with the color name on the screen. Available languages include English, F

Aph Talking Pc Maps Software

The APH Talking PC Maps Software provides spoken and on-screen map data and 12 million points of interest for U.S. states, territories and Canada on one flash drive. It speaks on any Windows computer, whether or not the computer has screen reading software installed. The software is not a GPS system, but instead provides a verbal description of physical space and what it contains. It gives persons with visual impairments the same information available to sighted persons through incidental learni

Aphont

APHont is a low vision font designed for use by readers with low vision. It embodies characteristics that have been shown to enhance reading speed, comprehension, and comfort for large print users. The APHont Suite consists of Regular, Bold, Italic, and Italic Bold fonts. Features include more even spacing between letters; higher crossbars; no serifs; wider letters; heavier letters; underslung "j" and "q"; more open letters; and larger punctuation marks.

Ariadne Gps

Ariadne GPS is an app that meets the needs of the blind in an easy-to-use interface. Talking maps allow users to explore the world around them by moving their finger around the map. While exploring, crossing a street is signaled by vibration. It has a "favorites" feature, and can be used to announce stops on the bus or train. Rotating maps keep users centered, with territory behind the user on the bottom of the screen and what is ahead on the top portion. Available in multiple languages, Ariadne

At Accessibility Suite

The AT Accessibility Suite is an on screen keyboard, mouse emulator, screen magnification, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package includes computer access utilities for users of pointing devices: My-T-Mouse, OnScreen, CrossScanner, Joystick-To-Mouse, The Magnifier, SmartClick, TouchRight Utilities, and WordComplete (see separate entries). It runs concu

Audio Graphing Calculator

The Audio Graphing Calculator (AGC) is an audible graphing calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or visual dyslexia. This on-screen graphing calculator is capable of displaying graphs or other sets of y-versus-x data both visually and audibly as a tone graph. The audio tone plot gives users access to plots comparable to that on standard graphing calculators. The AGC also has advanced matrix functions as well as the abilities to locate polar coordinat

Bignames

BigNames is a large print contacts database program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to display contacts in large print for people who have difficulty seeing. BigNames uses the device’s existing contact list, including the nicknames the user has defined each contact. It skips loading contacts that do not have phone numbers and displays postal addresses. The program also allows the user to add a star to frequently diale

Blindshell Android Application On Google Play

BlindShell is an application developed for visually impaired individuals. It is controlled by simple touch gesture. There is also a text-to-speech feature with vibration and sound responses. Blindshell contains the following applications: Call, Messages, Contacts, Alarm, Notes, Voice Recorder, Book Reader, Color Recognition, Settings, Information about State, Favorites and Missed Events. There is also an easy-to-use keyboard for writing numbers and texts. To purchase BlindShell see Google Play.

Books On Cd-Rom

Books on CD-ROM are digital book libraries designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each CD-ROM library contains hundreds of titles in unencrypted electronic text format. Most titles date from before 1920 and are out of copyright. The books are readable with a wide variety of voice output and large print devices and software, so readers can control type size, font, and other characteristics of presentation to suit their needs and tastes. The plain text books on these CD-

Brailletouch

BrailleTouch is a braille input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a person to type words into an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch in braille rather than using the standard touchscreen keyboard. BrailleTouch features a split keyboard design based on the layout of the braille cell. Dots 1, 2, and 3 are arranged vertically on the left side while dots 4, 5, and 6 are arranged in the same way on the right side of the screen. The curr

Brighter And Bigger App

Brighter and Bigger is a reading glasses application tool designed for those who have difficulty reading fine print and focusing on nearby objects due to presbyopia, eye illness, etc.

Brookestalk

BrookesTalk is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is function key driven for blind users but also provides a configurable large text window for visually impaired users and a standard visual browser so that visually impaired and sighted individuals can work together. Users can select the volume of speech output, the number of words spoken per minute, and the gender of voice. In the configurable large text window, users can choose the f

Calcu-Scan (Model M126)

CalcuScan, model M126, is a scanning calculator program designed for use by students with sverere physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or low vision. This calculator program can be used as a classroom math aid for teachers and students. Multiple key layout options and access modes are provided to suit specific teacher and student needs. The user can edit and reassign key names and functions; display calculator key layouts at any size, up to full-screen, with high-contract keys

Catch Up Literacy: Digital Games 2

Catch Up Literacy: Digital Games 2 is a computer software program designed to support children ages 6-11 year of age with cognitive and learning disabilities.  This literacy program is designed to support children who require assistance with reading, spelling and comprehension exercises at NC reading levels 2C-3C.  It includes the following activities:  Land of the Dinosaurs - (consonant clusters), The Lost City - (short/long vowel phonemes), Planet Fizz - (high frequency words) and The Swamp an

Cdesk

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience.

Cdesk Compass

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience. CDesk COMPASS can be installed directly from the company's website.

Cdesk Edge 11 Tablet

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision individual, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience.

Cdesk Navigator With Peggy Speech Recognition

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience.

Cdesk Software Languages Add-On

CDesk AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone software program for the eye-sight impaired, low-vision individual, and senior citizen that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is a single program with 20 core applications, built to be user-friendly and accessible with the use of a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY’ is the software's speech recognition system that allows for a hands free user experience.

Chromevox

ChromeVox is a screen reader program for people with reading disabilities and people who are blind or have low vision. It is an extension for the Google Chrome browser. ChromeVox offers support for web technologies like HTML5, CSS and Javascript. It was designed to enable access to modern web applications (apps), including those that utilize W3C ARIA (Access to Rich Internet Applications). COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC and similar and Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Microsoft

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 Plus For Mac

ClaroRead Plus for Mac is a voice output screen reader and optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Designed for use with Microsoft Word, Safari, and other Mac applications, this program's toolbar for Microsoft Word allows the user to change the font size, spacing, and font and background color. Any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the toolbar. The Word Toolbar also features a homophone checking tool wh

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

Claroview

ClaroView is a computer color overlay program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software acts as an overlay to change the colors on the PC screen to meet the user's viewing needs. The user can set the color of the overlay and vary the tint level. Color settings can be retained and restored using a single button. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 2000, XP, or Vista operating system. COLOR: Overlay colors can be selected from t

Closeview

CloseView is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies all screen images, including text, graphics, menu bar, and the mouse cursor, from 2 to 16 times normal size. Working as an option on the Control Panel, the program also permits the screen display to be changed from black on white to white on black. The program can be turned on and off, and magnification levels can be changed by using combinations of the Control, Option, and other k

Cobra Braille

COBRA Braille is a voice output screen reader and braille output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or read the information on a braille display. COBRA Braille accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch between Braille Grade I and Grade II by pressing a button, and he or she ca

Cobra Pro

COBRA Pro is a voice output screen reader, braille output, and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output, read the information on a braille display, or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Pro accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch betwe

Cobra Zoom

COBRA Zoom is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Zoom runs on Unicode which makes texts in Arabic, Hebrew, and Cyrillic/Russian readable. The program also saves all personal configurations in the user's profile. TASO sliders enable the user to get an

Color Blind Aid

Color Blind Aid is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person with red-green color blindness to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user launches the app and points the device's camera towards the object she/he wants to see. The screen will display real-time video of the object and the surrounding area. The app causes red objects to flash as blue and green objects as to display as yellow. C

Color Curious

Color Curious is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person who is colorblind to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses an existing picture from the device’s photo albums and uses standard gestures such as scrolling to position the image and pinching/double-tapping to zoom in and out to positions a crosshair in the center of the screen.

Color Reader

Color Reader is a color identification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user launches the app, points the device’s camera towards an object and live video will be displayed on the screen. The user touches the screen and the app will tell the user what color he/she is touching. The device’s VoiceOver feature also allows the user to use the app when

Colorblind Avenger

Colorblind Avenger is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person who is colorblind to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses an existing picture from the device, touches anywhere on the image and the color of that area is displayed on the bottom of the screen. The app displays color names and shades as well as RGB decimal and hex values.

Colorblinds Easy

ColorBlinds Easy is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person with red/green color deficiencies to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user uses the device’s camera or existing pictures on the device to daltonize or simulate the picture. Daltonization improves contrast between red and green for the user to distinguish differences where otherwise both colors would look the same. The program

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

Desktalk

DeskTalk is a voice output computer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This desktop computer includes a preloaded screen reader program and software. The computer features an Intel Celeron one gigahertz (GhZ) processor, a 20 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, 256 megabyte (MB) random access memory (RAM), a built-in modem, speakers, and the Window Eyes Professional screen reader program (see separate entry). This package also includes the "My Office" suite, featuring word pr

Dolphin Easyreader

The Dolphin EasyReader is a software digital talking book player, allowing users to read and listen to content through a combination of text, speech and images. With EasyReader, readers can navigate to any section of a book, change the reading voice, customize their preferred text, alter the background and highlight colors, search for words and phrases, and place bookmarks within a text.

Dolphin Pen

The Dolphin Pen is an access software pen drive designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This USB pen drive device comes loaded with Dolphin computer access software, and allows users to carry the software with them and run it on any personal computer (PC) on which Dolphin Interceptor software has been installed (this software can be installed from the pen drive if it has not been previously installed on the PC). The device is available with one of four computer access p

Dual Screen Reader And Magnifier

Dual Screen Reader and Magnifier is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program combines the features of LookOUT Screen Reader and Magnus Screen Enlarger (see also separate entries). The program reads contents of the computer screen, while simultaneously magnifying everything on the screen up to 16 times. The program speaks what the user types, and reads documents, e-mails, web pages aloud. No extra

E-Library Volume 1

E-Library Volume 1 is a digital book library designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. It includes over 1,500 complete literary works in electronic form, covering a broad spectrum of subjects and written by authors from ancient to modern times. Subject areas covered include Literature, Mystery, Biography, Religion, Children's Literature, Science, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Drama, Westerns, Family Fiction, Greek and Roman Classics, and History

Echo Smartpen

The Echo Smartpen is a scanner and digital recorder that records handwritten notes and accompanying audio commentary for people with developmental, learning, cognitive or memory disabilities. The Echo is a functioning pen that uses a high-speed infrared camera to record everything it writes. It also has a microphone embedded in the pen that records lectures or audio notes made by the user to augment the written material. The Echo has an ARM 9 processor, and video and audio recordings are stored

Eia Web Browser

The EIA (Enhancing Internet Access) Web Browser is a touchscreen Web browser designed for use by individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities. Its simplified interface features a context-sensitive onscreen keyboard that extends touchscreen capability, while standard mouse and keyboard access is retained. The program comes on a CD-ROM. OPTIONS: IntelliKeys interface; integrated assessment and Web training modules. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

Emacspeak

Emacspeak is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program provides voice output for the Emacs desktop that runs on UNIX and Linux operating systems. Voice output is provided for built-in Emacs functions, including its text editor, e-mail application, calendar/appointment program, cd-player, and games, as well as for additional applications that can be added to Emacs, such as Web browsers, the LaTeX text editor, mp3 players, and others. The

Emonocle

eMonocle is a large print program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is designed to read the Open eBook (OeB) file type and other XML file types. Users can increase the text font size up to 144 points, and increase the font size of menu items up to 36 points. Additionally, users can increase the size of graphics within a document, and enlarge online forms. After the user selects a font size, the program dynamically adjusts column sizes to maximize the reading space available on

Essency Awareness! Audio App

For the visually impaired using headphones, Awareness! The Headphone App allows them to listen to headphones while also hearing the sounds of the environment. It uses the microphone to feed in noises as the user listens to music or use another app. Hear a car approaching or a doorbell ringing. POWER: Apple devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Eve For Windows

EVE (Etrek's Vocal Eyes) for Windows is a screen reader program with voice output designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It reads text in English or Korean, including Chinese characters with Korean pronunciation. Reading modes include full text, word, paragraph, and block unit. Speech speed, volume, and pitch can be controlled by the user. The program shows the current window status by reading the title and status bar and scanning the window. It offers a button list fo

Eye Glasses

Eye Glasses is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The program uses the device’s auto-focusing camera to display text or an image. The user launches Eye Glasses, holds the device about five inches away from the item he/she wants to see magnified and selects the desired magnification strength (2x, 4x, 6x or 8x). COMPATIBILITY:

Eye Relief

Eye Relief is a stand-alone word processing software program designed to be used by people with low vision. The word processing features can produce screen fonts at magnification levels from one to five times standard size, producing letters up to 1.4" in height. Word processing features include Insert, Delete, Cut, Paste, Copy, Find, and Replace. The software produces standard ASCII text files which can be loaded into other word processing packages. The program can be used to print documents wi

Eyes-Free Shell

Eyes-Free Shell is an audible screen navigation, voice output dialing and screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns an Android device into an eyes-free communication device and provides one-touch access to applications and mini-apps built into Eyes-Free Shell. The user interacts with the touch screen to check status information, launch applications, and direct dial or message a contact. The main screen has seven widget

Find The Buttons

Find the Buttons is a computer instruction program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This audible button program teaches users about the computer graphical user interface (GUI) by providing audible feedback for the movements of the mouse. The program offers ten sizable and movable on-screen buttons, each of which has its own individual audible tone. As the user leaves a button, another sound is heard. When the mouse is in the margin where there are no buttons, a d

Gamz Player Cd With Speak Text

The GAMZ Player CD with Speak Text is a CD-ROM containing an educational game program (the GAMZ Player) designed to teach reading and spelling skills to students with learning disabilities, and a screen reader program (Speak Text) that is also designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The educational game program is based on the Swap and Fix educational card games (see separate entry). It contains software versions of all 35 boxed Swap and Fix card games, plus 14 extra Swap and

Hal Arabic Screen Reader

Hal Arabic Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an Arab-language version of the Hal Screen Reader program (see separate entry). It reads the full screen, including text, dialog boxes, icons, buttons, menus, and controls, with voice and braille output in Arabic. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium processor; Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP operating system.

Helpread

HELPRead is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities, dyslexia, and low vision. This screen reader program is also designed for those first learning to read, including adults and younger learners. The goal is to make reading from a computer easier and less of a strain. This program is a clipboard reader, meaning that the user or a teacher must highlight and copy text from a word processing file, text file, or web page onto a clipboard before

Hims Chat

HIMS Chat is a communicator program designed for use by that allows people with or without disabilities to communicate with individuals who are deaf blind using an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This application (or app) facilitates face-to-face communication between the deaf-blind person and another person via a Bluetooth connection between an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and a Braille Sense notetaker (Braille Sense U2, OnHand or U2 QWERTY) or a Braille EDGE 40 braille display and keyboard (s

Home Page Reader For Windows

The Home Page Reader for Windows is a voice output program designed to read web pages for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program audibly communicates information from any graphical user interface (GUI) on a web page. This includes tables, frames, forms, and alternate text for images, as well as link information and alternate text for objects like image maps. In addition, it verbalizes HTML 4.0 information provided by web page authors, such as summaries and table captions. Adv

Huevue

HueVue is a color identification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses a picture from the device’s library, touches the image and the app will tell the user the image’s color names and detailed color information. Other features include: save and organize favorite colors and swatches, colors list s

I-Speak

I-Speak is a screen reading program designed for use by individuals with vision or learning disabilities. This screen reader reads text from text files. E-mail and websites can also be saved as text files for reading. Files are read in a natural male or female human-sounding voice using inflection, intonation, and pauses to facilitate listeninng comprehension. Although the program reads only text files, text files can be recorded as Wave (.wav) or MP3 (.mp3) files. The program operates in two mo

Ibm Easy Web Browsing

IBM Easy Web Browsing is a web site access utility designed for use by individuals with low vision. By providing large print and voice output options directly on a web site, this program enables visitors with low vision to access sites without their own assistive access features. This program is installed as a usability tool on a web site and started by users who visit the site. The user clicks the utility link to download, and the necessary program components are set up automatically. The progr

Ibm Viavoice Text-To-Speech Sdk

The IBM ViaVoice Text-To-Speech SDK (Software Developer Kit) is a software authoring and voice output program designed for use by software developers in making their programs accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program can be used to create voice output for Windows or Linux applications, including applications with limited system resources such as ATMs. An almost unlimited number of voices can be generated by modifying gender, pitch, head siz

Ibsar

Ibsar (Vision in English) is an Arabic- and English-language voice output optical character recognition and screen reader program and web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This integrated program is based on Sakhr Arabic/English text to speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR) engines. The program reads printed books and documents aloud as well as electronic files. Screen content is read with a high quality human voice. The screen reader functi

Icansee

iCanSee is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches the program, points the camera on the device towards the image he/she wants to magnify and selects the desired magnifying range (up to four times original size). The on-screen magnification controls enables the user to adjust the size of the image being viewed.

iDevice Gooseneck Mounting System With Adjustable iPad Cradle, Model 70000079

iDevice Gooseneck Mounting System is an equipment designed for the iDevice. This mounting system comes with adjustable iPad cradle which gives the ability to mount iPad to a variety of AbleNet's mounting systems without removing protective case from the iPad. The adjustable iPad cradle allows access to external buttons and 30-pin or lightning connector ports.

Iglasses On Demand

iGlasses on Demand is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches the program and pointes the device's camera at the object to be magnified. The horizontal scrollbar at the bottom of the screen can be used to magnify the image. The program will autofocus the image. The program allows the user to switch between land

Imagnify

iMagnify is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or a BlackBerry phone to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. Magnification ranges from one to four times original size and the amplification is controlled by a slide on the display which allows the user the choice of pinpoint precision or a range to sweep across the page of a book. Other features include the ability to

Intersection Explorer

Intersection Explorer is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system into an accessible navigation aid to help users get an understanding of a neighborhood before venturing out and while on the go. The program is used in conjunction with WalkyTalky (see separate entry), and "Walking Directions" and "Places" in Google Maps. The user starts at his o

Iseeclearly

iSeeClearly is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a video magnifier. The user launches the application, or app, points the device's camera toward the image to be magnified, and selects the desired magnification (up to 10 times original size). The user can select from either landscape or portrait mode and images can be saved to the device's camera roll. Other features include built-i

Ispectrum Color Blind Assistant

iSpectrum Color Blind Assistant is a color identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This application (or app) allows a person who is colorblind to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a visual aid. The user takes a picture with the device’s camera or chooses an existing picture from the device’s photo albums, touches the image and the app will speak the color of that area of the the image. The app can identify over 500 individually verified colors and the

Izoom2Go Screen Magnifier / Reader

iZoom2Go screen magnification and screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. The software is provided on a portable USB drive, making it available on any computer running Windows 2000, XP, or Vista with a USB port. The drive retains the user's settings for use on any computer. This program magnifies the computer screen up to 32X with eight zoom modes. This software also offers color, cursor, font, speech enhancements and more. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IB

Jawbone

JawBone is an interface program that allows the coordinated use of the JAWS for Windows screen reader program and the Dragon Naturally Speaking voice recognition program by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This product provides the necessary code for interoperability of Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional version 6.0 and JAWS for Windows version 4.0 and higher (neither included, see separate entries). It includes a lexicon of new commands to make operating a personal computer by

Jaws For Windows

JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for Windows is a voice output screen reader program designed to read computer screens for persons who are blind or have low vision. JAWS for Windows installs its own speech synthesizer software, Eloquence for JAWS, which works with the Windows sound card and supports nine languages (U.S. and British English, Latin American and Castilian Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, and Finnish). Interactive talking installation makes it easy to set up with

Kennedy Handi-Math Program

The Kennedy Handi-Math Program provides children with multiple disabilities with a computer-based developmental math curriculum, encompassing skills from counting through simple division. It turns the computer screen into a flexible work space for students who are unable to utilize a pencil and paper due to physical/motor limitations. It enables the student to direct cursor movements, top-to-bottom and left- to-right, as they compute problems which require regrouping. This provides the student w

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

Keyread (Models Sm-22 & Sw-22)

KeyRead is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Tailored to users who may be new to the computer, this reader is controlled by the standard keyboard arrow keys and echoes each keystroke. This system works with most applications, including word processors and web browsers and offers selective reading of the screen and menus. COMPATIBILITY: Model SM-22 is for use on Macintosh computers and model SW-22 is for use on IBM and compatible computers e

Keystone Discrete

KeyStone Discrete is a voice output screen reader and utility program and voice input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This program integrates discrete voice recognition technology with a text-to-speech screen reader and a homophone and spelling checker. It comprises KeyStone ScreenSpeaker (Discrete Edition) and DragonDictate software (see separate entries). In the speech recognition enrollment process, this program reads out the

Keystone Screenspeaker Solo

KeyStone ScreenSpeaker Solo is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or dyslexia or other learning disabilities. Users can hear their work being spoken back while the text is being typed or dictated using voice recognition software (not included). Any mistakes can be found and corrected using spelling and homophone checkers. Any amount of the text can be read back at any time. Text can be read by character, word, line, sentence, pa

Keystone Speechmaster Solo

KeyStone SpeechMaster Solo is a voice input text editor program and voice output output screen reader program and spell check utility designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. The system integrates voice recognition technology (Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred software; see separate entry) with a text-to-speech screen reader (KeyStone ScreenSpeaker) and a spelling and homophone checker. The program reads enrollment scripts in small phrases for the user to repeat, making it un

Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software package runs on a personal computer connected to a flatbed scanner. It scans books, magazine articles, and other printed documents, converts the printed text into electronic text files, and reads them aloud using RealSpeak, a human-sounding synthetic speech engine. Scanned documents can be edited using a text editor with voice output. Definiti

Kurzweil 3000 For Macintosh

Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Words are highlighted in contrasting colors as they are spoken. This simultaneous auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for readers. Users can adjust how much text is highlighted

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.

Laptalk

LapTalk is a voice output computer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a notebook computer with an integrated full-feature screen reader program (Window-Eyes Professional; see separate entry). The computer has an Intel Celeron one gigahertz (GHz) processor and a Windows operating system that allows it to run mainstream software. It has 256 megabytes (MB) random access memory (RAM) and a 20 gigabyte (GB) hard drive. Other features include an office suite that

Large Print Word Processor

Large print word processing program for the Commodore 64, 64C and 128 computers. Program is on cartridge that plugs into the expansion port at the back of the computer. Once plugged in, it becomes instantly activated when computer is turned on. When keys are pressed, the characters on monitor are large and of high contrast. Actual size of characters depends upon the monitor being used, the larger the monitor, the larger the size. With regular monitor, characters are 1 inch high, 3/4 inch wide wi

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

Lightning Magnifier

Lightning Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. With this software, whatever appears on the computer screen can be magnified up to 32 times. This software can magnify the entire screen, or a selected area with a magnification strip, a vertical or horizontal split screen, or a lens. It works with all Windows applications and video clips, and can change the shape or size of letters and pictures, smooth fonts, and invert on-screen colors for be

Lime Aloud

Lime Aloud is a voice output music composition program and optical music notation reader program for use by people who are blind or have low vision. Working with JAWS for Windows (see separate entry), Lime Aloud allows the user to navigate through a musical score using standard cursor keys, and it enables a computer to play each note or chord and verbally describe related annotations such as accents, staccato marks, lyrics and ties. Lime Aloud includes the Lime notation editor and the SharpEye M

Literacy Pack

The Literacy Pack is a set of access and literacy items, including a keyboard interface, a voice output word processor program, and a spelling tutorial program, designed for use by individuals with cognitive, visual, and upper extremity disabilities. This package includes IntelliKeys and IntelliTalk (see separate entries) by IntelliTools and Spell-A-Word (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use with Macintosh computers or IBM and compatible computers equipped with Wind

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

Lookout Screen Reader

LookOUT Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program speaks what the user types; reads documents, e-mails, and web pages aloud; reads tables; announces format, attribute information, and where the user is in the system; speaks contextual help information; and accesses some CD-ROM reference works. No extra speech synthesizer is required. The user can select speed, pitch, volume, and male and female voice optio

Looktel Money Reader

The United States Treasury was careful to mint each coin with a unique size and edge. This way the value of each coin can be determined just by touch. Unfortunately, with paper money this is not the case. Before the iPhone, the visually impaired would have to rely on a sighted person to tell them the denomination of each paper bill, then they would employ a special fold or other tactile technique to remember. This is no longer necessary thanks to an application called LookTel Money Reader. Using

Mac Os X Version 10.2 Jaguar

Mac OS X Jaguar is a computer operating system with built-in keyboard modification, mouse emulator, screen magnification, speech synthesizer, visual beep indicator, voice input, and voice output programs, designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf or hard of hearing, or who have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. For users with low vision, this operating system provides a Zoom display option that uses the Quartz rendering and compositing engine to magnify the contents of the sc

Macnifier

Macnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software displays a magnified portion of the Apple Macintosh screen in a separate window. It allows variable zooming and variable speed refresh. COMPATIBILITY: For use with Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Mac OS X operating system.

Magic Screen Magnification Software

MAGic® is a screen magnification software specifically designed for low-vision computer users. Whether they are surfing the Web, creating a document, e-mailing, or engaging in social networking, MAGic provides users with the tools they need to work more efficiently on the computer. With MAGic, users can: Choose between 46 different magnification levels ranging from 1x to 36x. View more of the screen content with multiple magnification levels between 1x and 2x. View high-definition text and crisp

Magic Standard Edition & Magic Professional Edition

MAGic is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software enlarges text up to 12 times and graphics, including Windows, up to 8 times. Other features include complete type through access; follow-the-cursor, follow-the-mouse, and attribute tracking modes; a screen location display; support for 8-, 16-, 24-, and 32-bit color; color smoothing; ability to use keystrokes to access a list of running programs and system tray items, and to bring up column and

Magnifier Free

Magnifier Free is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches Magnifer Free and pinches out the screen to zoom on the item to be magnified. In addition, the user can tap the photo icon to take a picture; place markers such as circle, arrow, and square on the zoomed image; and send the picture via email. COMPATIBILIT

Magnifier, The (Model 12202)

The Magnifier, model 12202, is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides 1x to 40x magnification (up to 40 times original size) for all Windows applications. The area of magnification is the full screen (full screen mode), a sizable window with auto-positioning (windowed mode) or a small lens (lens mode). Cursor locator lines help the user to find the cursor; these lines can be sized and animated. In a network, the program can run multi

Magnitalk

MagniTalk is a voice input program designed for use individuals with low vision. This interface program allows the coordinated use of the Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input program and the Zoomtext screen magnification program. The program provides direct speech access to the Zoomtext user interface, serving as a bridge between Zoomtext from AI Squared and Dragon NaturallySpeaking from ScanSoft (see separate entries). Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Zoomtext can be used and configured configure

Magnus Screen Enlarger

Magnus Screen Enlarger is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies whatever appears on the screen from two to 16 times original size. Other features include font smoothing to make magnified letters appear smoother, color inversion to make text appear as white print on a black background, and a pause key to temporally suspend magnification. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98, Me, XP,

Magwin Lite

MagWin Lite is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has magnification levels ranging from 1.5x up to 4x. The magnification can be increased in increments of 0.25x. The program has two different magnification modes, full screen and window. The size of the mouse pointer can be set at either regular or large. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Windows compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 (32- or 64-bit); CD drive.

Magwin Standard

MagWin Standard is a screen magnification and voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software is installed on one computer. The screen magnification program has magnification levels ranging from 1.5x up to 36x. The magnification can be increased in increments of 0.5x. The program has eight different viewing modes, from full screen to a single line zoom. Dozens of color combinations are available to decrease eye fatigue. Character outlines are smo

Magwin Usb

MagWin USB is an accessibility software module containing screen magnification and voice output screen reader programs designed for use by individuals with low vision. The unit plugs into a computer's USB port, and the the software opens without needing to be installed. Since no administrator privileges are necessary to install the software, restrictions on public computers against granting installation rights are not a obstacle to using MagWin USB. In addition, the user can borrow a friend's la

Match & Find by Special iApps

Match & Find by Special iApps is an interactive game to help develop memory, matching, searching and sequencing skills. Designed to be accessible to children with learning disabilities, this app is also suitable for typically developing learners. It can be used with an accessibility switch use. The six activities included are: Find The Same, Match The Pairs, Where Was It?, What Is Missing?, Copy The Order and Find The Hidden Pairs. Each activity has its own settings so the app facilitator ca

Megadots

MegaDots is a braille text editor and translation program designed to enable the user to produce printed or brailled output from the same computer document. The program is a style-based word processor (the user assigns a style to a block of text and the program handles all formatting commands). The program comes with predefined styles for items such as headings, items in a list, tables of contents and indices. The program can import documents from 95 different file formats (including Macintosh a

Mobile Magnifier Pocket

Mobile Magnifier Pocket is a screen magnification program and cell phone display magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full-screen magnification software enlarges text and images displayed on the screen of phones and Pocket PCs that use the Windows Mobile platform. It enlarges and enhances all items of the display, automatically detecting and magnifying areas of interest as the user navigates through the device’s user interface. It has zoom levels from 1.5x to 16x, with

Mobile Speak Pocket

Mobile Speak Pocket is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This screen reader provides access to mainstream personal digital assistants (PDAs) and PDA phone hybrid devices, including Pocket PCs and handheld computers. Applications that can be accessed with this software include, but are not limited to, Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, File Explorer, Pocket Internet Explorer, Messaging for both SMS and e-mail, Pocket MSN Messenger, PPC

Monty

Monty is a braille text editor and large print program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software application is designed for the production of braille and large print documents using a personal computer, a braille embosser, and a regular printer. The program uses standard pull-down menus for all functions, thereby enabling parents, educators, or employers to produce braille or large print documents without the need to learn new commands or acquire a speciali

Multimail

MultiMail is a voice-output, large print, switch-accessible e-mail program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, or who need alternative input methods because of fine motor or other physical disabilities. The program allows users to read, write, and send e-mail on a computer using a mouse, keyboard, touch screen, or switch device. The program also offers many user options for reading e-mail, including large text, text highlighting, a choice of colors and fonts, speech

Multiweb

MultiWeb is a voice output, large print, switch-accessible web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities. The program includes a speech engine, text enlargement, and scanning for switch devices. It has multiple interfaces specifically designed to work with a variety of input devices, including mouse, keyboard, switch, and touch screen. Each interface can be set up with a number of different options including large print, text highlighting,

My-T-Mouse For Kids

My-T-Mouse for kids is a mouse emulator program and an on screen keyboard program designed to provide an interface specifically for children through any pointing device for individuals with limited upper limb mobility and/or coordination. It offers complete access and control over all computer functions whether it is through mice, trackballs, pens, touchscreens, joysticks, switches, etc. This program offers three "Heads-Up Display" keyboards in nine different sizes including Alphabetical, QWERTY

Naturalreader

NaturalReader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This software can convert any written text from a variety of formats, including Microsoft Word files, Web pages, PDF files and emails, into spoken words. It can open and read entire files or read user-selected text within a document. The user can adjust speed and change reading voices. The program also comes with a floating bar to read any text in other applications.

Netecho

netECHO is a voice input and voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Using voice commands over a telephone line, the user gets access to a voice portal with customized information, such as stocks, news, horoscopes, restaurants, and directions. Starting from there, access to the entire Internet is provided. Users can surf, browse, search, send and receive email, and do e-commerce with voice commands, while web page content is translated into spee

Novalink Standard

Novalink Standard is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This interface program allows the coordinated use of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input software from ScanSoft (included) and either HAL screen reader or Supernova screen reader/magnification software from Dolphin Computer Access (not included). It supports dictation of text by voice. Navigation and control are carried out using the keyboard. The program comes on a CD-ROM with self-voicing

Obr Optical Braille Recognition

OBR is an optical Braille recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This program reads Braille characters and converts Braille hard copy into text or formatted Braille files. A Braille document is placed on a scanner and scanned by OBR, which either converts the document into text or saves it to disk as a formatted Braille file. The formatted Braille files created by OBR can also be sent to a Braille printer, allowing OBR to function as a Braille c

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

Omoby

oMoby is an object identification program designed for use by individuals with low vision or memory or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to identify an item. The user launches the app and takes a picture of the object to be identified. The app will search the web through IQ Engines search engine for images and other information that are related to the object. It the search engine cannot find an accurate match, the quer

On Track

On Track is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software program converts heading / course information from any standard global positioning system (GPS) device into audible tones that tell the user which direction to take and how much to turn to follow the desired course. The audible tones are delivered via a personal computer's speakers or headphones. This software may be used by hikers, sailors, and others who need to follow a head

Onyx Flexible-Arm Pc Edition

The Onyx Flexible-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system's camera is mounted on an omni-directional articulating arm for magnfication up close or at a distance. Magnified images can be viewed on any computer screen through the included USB connector. The system comes with MAGic screen magnfication software (see separate entry) with speech, enabling the user to view magnified camera images and a magnified PC screen at the sa

Onyx Swing -Arm Pc Edition

The ONYX Swing-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Its detachable camera is mounted on a swing arm that is secured to a sturdy base. The camera connects to any computer via the included USB connection, and comes with MAGic screen magnification software (see separate entry) with speech and image-management features, allowing the user to view a magnified PC screen and magnified camera images at the same time using a split screen, or

Openbook

OpenBook is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This scanning and reading software enables users to convert print documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format using optical character recognition and quality speech. When a page is placd a page in a connected scanner, OpenBook will convert it to speech and read it while displaying large print on a computer monitor. Users can customize how the document a

Over 40 Magnifier And Flashlight

Over 40 Magnifier and Flashlight is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The program has modes for people who are left-handed and right-handed as well as a "Full Screen" mode. In any of the modes, the user selects the zoom, or magnification strength, from 1x to 10x by touching the “Zoom” icon on the screen. For users with an i

Pc Talking Typing Tutor

The PC Talking Typing Tutor is a typing instruction program designed for students who are blind or have low vision or who have different learning styles. This interactive tutorial program teaches students to touch type on a computer keyboard. It is self-voicing and has a large print display. Users can change the voice, speaking rate, and pitch of voice output, and the font style, font size, and foreground and background colors of the display. The program provides voice feedback so students can e

Pdfaloud

PDFAloud is a voice output program for Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This plug-in to Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Reader adds a PDFAloud toolbar to the Acrobat toolbar options, with various buttons to activate speech within the PDF file. Users can choose to have one word at a time or an area of selected text read aloud. A click and speak tool allows text to be read back with dual color highlight

Penfriend Xl

Penfriend XL is a voice output screen reader, text magnifier, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or low vision. The spoken text is transferred automatically to the clipboard where it can be magnified for users with visual impairments. An icon in the clipboard enables the user to switch the screen reading on and off with a single click. Web pages can be read in a variety of European languages with native voices. The program speaks back text as the user write

Penfriend Xl-Na Portable Usb Stick

The Penfriend XL-NA Portable USB Stick is an accessibility software module holding a word prediction, abbreviation expansion, screen reader, and on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia, low vision, or upper extremity or other physical disabilities. This unit provides the literacy support features of Penfriend XL-NA for use on an unlimited number of computers, one at time. It requires no installation and can be taken between classrooms, work sites, and other locat

Perfect Ocr

Perfect OCR is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Using the camera of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, the program scans letter-size or A4-size page documents using image-processing algorithms and offers SureScan 3x scanning mode which outputs sharper images than normal mode. Perfect OCR’s “Email to myself” feature allows the user to send documents to email addresses or upload to online storage services such as Evernote and Box

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

Pnc E-Mail

PnC E-Mail is a voice output and large print e-mail program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software sends and receives e-mail with POP3 e-mail service providers (e.g., earthlink.net, attbi.com, qwest.net, comcast.net, etc.), including both html and txt format. Speech synthesis and text enlargement controls are built into the program, which uses a "Pick 'n Click" user interface. Screens are designed to minimize the amount of text and buttons off the screen under enlargement

Pnc Memo

PnC Memo is a voice output and large print word processor program designed for use by individuals with low vision. Users can write letters, memos, and other documents while viewing them in large print characters. Each letter and word is spoken when typed. The program includes a built-in spelling checker that can correct misspellings automatically, or allow the user to choose from a "Pick n Click" list of additional suggested words or type in a correction.

Pnc Net

PnC Net is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals with low vision. The browser reads the web page aloud and enlarges it on screen. Speech can be made to start at any selected point. As each word is spoken it is also highlighted. Page layout is preserved, with or without enlargement of pictures, and lines are word wrapped in order to keep all the text on the screen. The text is read down each column without skipping to the next column. The controls display menu selections in a

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

Protalk32 For Windows Standard & Protalk32 For Windows Professional

Protalk32 for Windows Standard and Protalk 32 for Windows Professional are voice output screen reader programs designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program can read characters, words, sentences, paragraphs, columns, and tables; the contents of the clipboard, marked blocks of text, and message and dialog boxes; status lines, menu bars, toolbars, and toolbox button bars; line indentation, the type and size of a font, and text color. It can be used to read web pages

Provision32 For Windows

Provision32 for Windows is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. Magnification can be set from 1 to 16 times original size, with settings in quarter increments from 1 to 2 times; in half increments from 2 to 4 times; and in whole number increments from 4 to 16 times. Other features include multiple zoom windows, with the ability to set a viewpoint at a selected display area; font smoothing in all zoom windows to eliminate jagged edges without distorting

Readplease Plus

ReadPlease Plus is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The user manages the program by clicking on VCR-type controls (play, pause, stop, fast forward, backward) that appear on-screen. The program also has a low vision mode in which the controls and text can be shown in large print and high-contrast colors. The program can read any size Windows file, including e-mail, starting at any selected point in the file. Text can be read in any of four Microsoft voices

Readtext & Readtext Plus

ReadText and ReadText Plus are voice output text reader and web browser program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or reading disabilities. It speaks digital files and web pages, including on-line books and PDF files. It can also magnify text and change the type face and color of the text. For people with dyslexia and other reading challenges, the program highlights and associates the visual and verbal word together for future recognition. ReadText comes with AT&

Salsa Script Authoring For Sal

Salsa is a voice output program designed for use with individuals learning braille. This program reads braille files created by many braille translators and editors, including DBT and MegaDots (see entries), as well as programs such as Braille 2000, PokaDot, and others. To create lessons for SAL, the instructor creates the braille using the desired method and reads the braille into Salsa. The program shows the braille lesson on screen in Braille View. Color coding indicates Nemeth Math Braille

Saytext

SayText is a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to read the text of a print document and to speak that text for the user to hear. The user places the mobile device just above the center of a document, double-taps the “Take picture” button, and slowly elevates the device upwards from the document until the whole docu

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 And View

Scan and View is a software program that converts a laptop and scanner into a video magnifier for use by individuals with low vision. When used with a laptop computer and a portable scanner,the program enables them to function like a portable CCTV. It allows users to look at handwritten notes, drawings, advertisements, and photographs. Images can be viewed in color or black and white, and colors can be changed and smoothed. Images can be magnified up to 24 times and rotated. Existing electronic

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

Scan2Text

Scan2Text is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software extracts text from paper documents, PDF files, or image files such as those in .tif format, and drops the text directly into Microsoft Word. The text can then be edited, or read aloud by a screen reader or Claro WordRead (not included). The original format of the document can be saved, with or without embedded images. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible c

Screen Magnifier

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To enlarge text in Windows applications. Most computers running Windows XP enable the user to enlarge text by holding down the Ctrl key while rolling the scroll wheel toward him/herself; rolling the wheel away reduces text size. This technique can be used in Word, Excel, and in the normal view in PowerPoint. It also works to a limited degree on the Internet. TOOLS: Mouse with scroll wheel. SKILLS REQUIRED: Computer. AUTHOR: Speer, P. TITLE: Speer Tip No. 2: P

Screenruler

ScreenRuler is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This strip magnifier highlights part of the personal computer (PC) screen in a horizontal band, magnifying the area within the strip or ruler. In addition, it can change the contrast within the strip, grey or dim out the background, and change the color of the cursor. The program works with any software, acting as an overlay on the PC screen. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYST

Sharpeye 2

SharpEye 2 is an optical music notation reader program for use by people who are blind or have low vision. SharpEye 2 scans printed music and converts it to various music file formats (MIDI, NIFF and MusicXML). The software also has a playback feature so that you can listen to the piece through a computer's sound card. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7; Pentium II or greater processor with at least

Softwriting

SoftWriting is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It enables the user to convert non-connected handwritten text into a computer text file, such as a Word document or standard text document. The system may be used by anyone wishing to transfer handwritten material or notes to a computer text file without having to retype it. It is simple to use and requires no prior training. The user first scans the handwritten document with the aid of a sta

Speakout

SpeakOUT is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision or learning disabilities. When the user points the mouse at words on the screen and clicks, the computer speaks the words in an English female voice. The program can also be set to echo whatever the user types on the keyboard, either letter by letter or word by word. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Multimedia personal computer (PC) or laptop running Window

Spell-A-Word

Spell-A-Word is a spelling tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This program focuses on identification, spelling, and word recognition and uses an errorless learning method. The program features both drill and test modes and is designed to enable the instructor to enter lists of spelling words/phrases for drilling and testing. This program can be accessed using the standard keyboard, IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry), or a singl

Spell-A-Word For Ipad

Spell-A-Word for iPad is a spelling tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad focuses on identification, spelling, and word recognition and uses an errorless learning method. A parent or teacher can enter lists of spelling words or phrases for the learner to practice and be tested. Word lists consisting of hundreds of words, sounds and pictures are available from the manufacturer's website at no charge.

Supernova Reader Magnifier

Supernova Reader Magnifier is a combination screen magnification, braille output, and voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The screen magnifier enables the user to magnify the screen up to 32 times original size. Image smoothing capability provides legibility at higher magnification levels. The software also offers the features of a screen reader program, and provides braille output for users of braille displays. It comes with a pri

SwitchIt! Christmas Extra

SwitchIt! Christmas Extra is a cause and effect software program designed for use by children with cognitive and intellectual disabilities as well as those with limited upper extremity coordination and strength disabilities associated with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and developmental delays. Young learners can enjoy building a snowman, visiting Santa and decorating the tree, all with the addition of entertaining sound rewards.  There are 12 festive stories, 14 seasonal pictures to build

System Access Mobile

System Access Mobile is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program comes with a license for installation on any U3-enabled USB thumb drive (not included). The thumb drive can be carried on a key ring or in a pocket, and plugged into any computer to provide access with the user's settings and preferences. When done, the user removes the thumb drive, leaving no traces of the program on the host computer. The license also cover

System Access Standalone

System Access Standalone, also called SA Standalone or Stand Alone, is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides access to all Windows-based applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, calendar, e-mail, and Web browser programs. It has an intuitive interface with extensive help files, and comes with a license for one or two computers. OPTIONS: NeoSpeech VoiceText text-to-speech voices (one male, one fem

Talkulator

Talkulator is a voice output and large print calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The user launches the app, touch numbers and arithmetic signs, and the app will speak the numbers in the chosen language. Talkulator is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch. The app can be used to learn counting and arithmetic in di

Text Cloner Pro

Text Cloner Pro is an optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program is designed to work with a voice output screen reader program (not included), and therefore does not include its own speech engines. The program handles multiple columns and page orientation automatically. Documents can be scanned in high speed mode, in which images and tables are ignored, or in detailed mode. Other features include single button functions, a

Textbridge Pro Millenium

TextBridge Pro Millennium is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This OCR program turns scanned documents into Word files with a high degree of accuracy to reduce or eliminate the need for retyping. Files can be edited after scanning. Documents can also be converted automatically into Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) for posting on web sites. This Windows 2000 Certified Program works seamlessly with Microsoft Office 200

Texthelp! Read & Write

TextHELP! Read & Write is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This toolbar-style application package offers speech feedback as the typing progresses in a choice of letter by letter, word by word, sentence by sentence, paragraph by paragraph, or by highlighted text block. Word by word speaking of highlighted text helps the user associate the written word with its sound. This software will read any onscreen text, includin

Thunder Plus Screen Reader

Thunder Plus Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This keyboard driven program reads what the user types letter by letter or word by word. It gives full speech feedback for most text-based word processing tasks including editing documents in Microsoft Word, WordPad, or Notepad. It speaks all Windows menus and dialog boxes, and works with the Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Windows Calculator, Messenger, antivi

Thunder Screen Reader

Thunder ScreenReader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software works with Microsoft Word, Outlook Express, Excel, MS Calculator, MS Notepad, MS Sound Recorder, MS WordPad, listen-again radio, and Nod32 anti virus. It also works with Internet Explorer using the included WebbIE talking web browser. Typed input can be read letter by letter or word by word, and the speed and volume of the speech can be altered. COMPATIBILI

Thunder-Rj Screenreader-On-A-Stick

Thunder-RJ ScreenReader-on-a-Stick is a screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision or who have learning disabilities. This device is intended for those who are new to using a computer or who need a simpler alternative to more comprehensive programs. This screen reader works almost entirely using the standard keyboard arrow keys. Features include echoing of each keystroke and word; selective reading of the screen by character, word, line, or entire page; se

Ti-83 Trainer

TI-83 Trainer is a large print calculator program designed for use by students with low vision. It provides complete emulation of the Texas Instruments TI-83 graphing calculator, with separate high-resolution color text and graphics windows, detailed context-sensitive online help, interactive tutorials, a custom testing feature, an interactive programming debugger, logging and macros, and the ability to capture text and graphics for use in other programs. This calculator program supports the TI-

Tinytalk

TinyTalk is a voice output screen review program designed to allow screen reading of pop-up menus, tracking of highlight bars, and a form tracking mode for automatic reading of data entry prompts for persons who are blind or have low vision. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: A speech synthesizer (not included) is required.

Tiresias Fonts

Tiresias Fonts are low vision fonts designed for use by individuals with low vision. These fonts are in Windows and Macintosh TrueType Format, and include Screenfont, PCfont, Infofont, Signfont, and LPfont (each font sold separately). Designs are based on a study of the key factors that affect legibility, including character shapes, relative thickness of the character shapes, inter-character spacing, and aspect ratios that affect the maximum size at which a font can be used. Screenfont is for u

Toccata

Toccata is a braille music translation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille music translation program makes the process of transcribing printed music into braille easy for sighted teachers, parents, transcribers, and others, even if they do not know the music braille code. The program can translate music of any complexity, including single-line instrumental music, songs with lyrics, piano music, and orchestral scores. It does not require the use

Todo Math: Early Elementary Math for Kids

Todo Math: Early Elementary Math for Kids is an app for children with Dyscalculia and learning and cognitive disabilities. The series of games on the app are designed to help children with arithmetical operations and to increase memory and numerical association. 

Triangle

Triangle is a scientific math program with voice and tactile output designed for use by students and professionals in math, science, and engineering who are blind or have low vision. It is intended to provide a workspace for reading, writing, and manipulating mathematics. It uses GS (Gardner-Salinas) braille notation, a linear notation for scientific expressions with syntax modeled on the page markup language LaTeX, which is widely used by professional scientists and mathematicians. GS symbols t

Type To Learn 4: Agents Of Information

Type to Learn 4: Agents of Information is a program to teach keyboarding skills for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Type to Learn incorporates a number of features for teachers who are working with students with disabilities. These include: setting vocabulary level, adjusting speed and accuracy goals, and displaying letters on the screen in regular or large print. Parts of the program are: "Learn New Keys," "Games" (drills for keys learned), "Speed Up" (speed-building exercises),

Typeinbraille

TypeInBraille is a braille input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a person to type words into an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad in braille rather than using the standard touchscreen keyboard. TypeInBraille allows the user to indicate a braille character through specific finger taps that designate which of the two dots in each of the character’s three rows are raised (e.g. left, right, both or none). The program also al

Universal Reader Plus

Universal Reader Plus is a voice output and optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The program reads e-mail, MS Word documents, and web pages aloud with or without a view window that shows the text being read, highlighting each word as it is spoken. The user can change the font, font size, and foreground and background color in the view window. Documents are read only when the user selects them. The p

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

Visiprint

VisiPrint is a large print program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It automatically creates large print versions of Microsoft Word documents based on the user's font and size preferences. This large print program stores the formatting preferences of any number of individuals with vision disabilities, and can be used by schools, universities, rehabilitation agencies, and employers to create individualized versions of documents for students, clients, or employees. COMPATIBILITY: F

Voice Brief Text-To-Speech App

Voice Brief is a useful app for anyone, but for the vision impaired it is particularly helpful. With the touch of a button, Voice Brief reads a user's email, Twitter feed, weather, stock prices, RSS and Facebook feeds. This time-saving app is fully configurable and works efficiently. The voices are natural and clear. POWER: Apple Devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Voice Learning Edition For Windows

The vOICe Learning Edition for Windows is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software translates video images from a digital camera into sound. When used with a notebook computer and headphones, it functions as a portable mobility system. The program has speech output controls for its major functions, with a mute button. Sound translations can be made of video images in three-dimensional, digital zoom, slow-motion, fast-motion, and

Voiceye

VOICEYE is a voice output bar code reading program and video magnification program designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision and individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. This application (or "app") allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad or any Android device to read data from VOICEYE bar codes and to magnify text and other printed content. VOICEYE bar codes contain up to two pages of text, and when the user reads the bar code with the device

Walkytalky

WalkyTalky is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system into an accessible navigation aid. The user types in a destination, and the program launches Google Maps Navigation in the Walking directions mode. The program can also navigate to a contact if that contact's listing includes an address. The program periodically updates the status bar with

Web Eyes Personal Version

Web Eyes Personal Version is a large print program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This web browser plug-in allows the user to adjust font sizes in existing web content from four to 144 points, including text and menu items, dialog boxes, tables, forms, and graphics. Column widths automatically adjust according to the selected font size. Other features include shaded background, non-scrolling text, and keyboard and mouse independent navigation. OPTIONS: Versions for Windows 98 o

Webadapt2Me

WebAdapt2Me is a large print and voice output Web browser and key modificaition program designed for use by individuals with visual, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This program enlarges text, reduces visual clutter, reads Web page content aloud, and automatically adjusts keyboard sensitivity to the user's typing style. It manipulates Web pages without requiring Web developers to rewrite or change Web site content. The program can magnify everything on a Web page up to 250 percent, e

Window-Eyes Professional

Window-Eyes Professional is a screen reader program designed to provide access to Windows and Windows-based applications for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Window-Eyes provides easy control and setup, and a wide variety of features for automatic reading of menus, dialog boxes, progress bars, scroll bars, and other Windows activities. A read-to-end feature allows documents to be read from beginning to end without stopping. Features can be configured to personal taste. Window-Eyes

Wordaloud

WordAloud is a voice output and large print program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. It is a user-friendly system for reading any electronic text on the computer. The reading material can be taken from a disk, downloaded from the web, scanned into the computer, or typed in by the user. In "text mode" the program plays through the text without speaking it. The user can speak the words as they appear, and when there is a difficult word

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

Zoomcontacts

ZoomContacts is a large print contacts database program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. The program enables an Apple iPad to display contacts in large print for people who have difficulty seeing. ZoomContacts uses the iPad’s internal contact database to store and manage information but presents the data using multiple font size and color combination choices. The user can use the “+” button to add contacts to the database. The user also can search for contacts by typing direc

Zoomreader

ZoomReader is a video magnification program and a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by people with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone 4 to function as a magnifier and to read text out loud for people who have difficulty seeing enlarged text. The program takes a picture of the item the user wants to see magnified, then converts the image into text using OCR technology. The user can read the magnified text or listen to it as ZoomReader reads th

Zoomtext Magnifier

ZoomText Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides magnification of up to 16 times and enhances the entire screen. Features include features all color smoothing, for clear and sharp text at all magnification levels, pointer and cursor enhancements that make it easy to find the mouse pointer and text cursor, and color filtering that enables users to change screen colors. Other features include Web Finder, Desktop Finder, Zoo

Zoomtext Magnifier / Screen Reader

ZoomText Magnifier/Screen Reader is a screen reader and magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides all the features of ZoomText Magnifier (see separate entry) plus screen reading capability. In addition to the screen magnification features, this program also provides screen reading that echoes typing, reads information pointed to by the mouse, and speaks program events as they occur. Flexible verbosity settings gives the user complete control ove

 
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