NV Access' mission is to make sure none of these people miss out on using a computer just because they can't afford an expensive screen reader
," says Michael Curran, Executive Director from NV Access.
At the University of Phoenix, which has about 200 students with visual disabilities, its online classroom (eCampus) can be accessed with screen readers
, magnification programs, and other access technology, according to spokesman Richard Castellano.
The Apple company is a great support for visually challenged people as it includes screen readers
and magnifiers (devices that are used to identify and interpret what is being displayed on the screen), which definitely makes life a lot easier.
Individuals with print disabilities can now choose new, low-cost mobile technologies to read more than 50,000 digital books and periodicals thanks to a partnership between Bookshare, one of the world's largest online libraries of accessible books for people with print disabilities, and Code Factory, Barcelona Spain, a leading global provider of screen readers
, screen magnifiers, and Braille interfaces for a wide range of mainstream mobile devices.
NFB asked the retailer to add to its Web design alternative text, an invisible code embedded beneath graphic images that enables screen reader
software to detect and vocalize the "alt-text" and describe the content of the Web page.
Improved global navigation - Buttons on the main navigation bar can now be read by a screen reader
Most talking word processors do not have the capabilities of a screen reader
For the visually impaired using a screen reader
, the picture would read "image" if no alt text is created.
which makes the popular JAWS for Windows screen reader
and OPENBook 5.
These charts and graphs can be accessed by the visually impaired through text files that can be converted to speech with a screen reader
They are providing software which works with a voice synthesiser and screen reader
, plus tech support.
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