Exploring Intag: The World’s Only Global Speech Interface

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 […]

Monday Tech Tip: Select to Speak (Android Accessibility Feature)

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.

Envision AI

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 […]

5 Chrome Tools for People with Special Needs

I’ve gotten several requests for Google Chrome extensions for different special needs in recent months.  I did a piece on 7 available extensions for learning disabilities back in November 2015.  However, due to the demand, I thought I’d discuss a few more! While my original post was written primarily for students with learning disabilities, this post […]

3 Text-to-Speech Apps

Text-to-speech technology is a game changer for those who are otherwise unable to communicate with those around them.  For today’s blog, I wanted to introduce you all to three text-to-speech apps. 3 Text-to-Speech Apps The following apps are available on both Android and Apple devices. 1. Predictable: Predictable is an award-winning app for people with speech […]