Second-Gen Echo Show Offers More Accessibility

Amazon’s Echo Show is a smart speaker designed around Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa. There’s also a smart display with a high-definition screen and stereo sound. The second-generation Echo Show 8 offers a higher-resolution camera than the previous model. It is equipped with a 13MP (megapixel) camera with auto-framing — which is a jump from the […]

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Monday Tech Tip: VoiceView for Echo Show

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the VoiceView feature, which is a screen reader that is built into Echo devices and allows individuals with vision impairments to used the device as VoiceView reads the screen. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about VoiceView.

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ATFAQ155 – Q1. Dragon in MS Excel, Q2. Reading PDF report card w/ screenreader, Q3. Creating Math Equations on Computer, Q4. Amazon Echo Training Materials, Q5. Wildcard: Indispensable Tool or Device

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panelists: Brian Norton, Belva Smith, Josh Anderson, Tracy Castillo ATFAQ155 – Q1. Dragon in MS Excel, Q2. Reading PDF report card w/ screenreader, Q3. Creating Math Equations on Computer, Q4. Amazon Echo Training Materials, Q5. Wildcard: Indispensable Tool or Device   —- Transcript Starts Here —– Brian Norton: […]

iZoom Screen Magnifier & Reader USB

If you are unable to clearly see what is on your computer screen because of a visual impairment a screen magnifier may be helpful for you.  Screen Magnification Systems allow people with low vision to enlarge text and graphics that are displayed on a computer screen. Screen readers are software programs that allow blind or visually […]