Over the years we’ve written about several different text-to-speech tools. Text-to-speech (TTS) is a type of assistive technology that reads digital text aloud. If you’re looking for a tool to help turn handwriting into speech, check out HandySpeech! The HandySpeech App is the only handwriting-to-speech application for iOS devices. It helps provide individuals with speech […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panel: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo. ATFAQ140 – Q1. Battery Tester for blind or visually impaired, Q2. Apps that provide audio and visual feedback as someone types, Q3. Text-to-Speech on the iPad, Q4. Note-taking apps and tools, Q5. Emergency Preparedness – what items do you […]
Anna Leung, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Zoomax Snow 7 HD Plus that uses optical character recognition that provides a text-to-speech feature. Check it out here:
For those with repetitive strain injuries, limited or no hand use, difficulty memorizing commands or little time to train on more difficult speech control software, the new Intag Speech Interface is priceless. By breaking down the barriers of accessibility online, this easy-to-use interface allows users to control more applications, programs and surf the internet like […]
Anna Leung, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the Select to Speak, which is a text-to-speech feature for Android devices. This feature allows a user to use this talkback feature to read a selected portion of text. Check it out here: Click here for more information about Select to Speak.
The Envision AI app by Envision Technologies enables people with visual impairments to live more independently by making tasks like shopping, transportation, reading, recognizing friends or belongings more accessible. This feature rich app offers many tools including: Read Text Instantly – for short text like street signs and food lables Read Handwritten Text – still […]