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 […]
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.
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: […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panel: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo. ATFAQ139 Q1. Websites to teach typing to persons who are blind, Q2. GPS apps to help family know where you are, Q3. Screen reader accessible PDF editor, Q4. Communication with my older parents who feel isolated, Q5. Choosing between […]
Jim Rinehart, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us how to use Google Doc with a NVDA screen reading software. Check it out here:
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 […]