A new study, led by University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics student Alexandra Vtyurina, who collaborated with Microsoft researchers and the University of Washington's Assistant Professor, Leah Findlater, found a way to merge the best elements of voice assistants with screen readers
to create a tool that makes free-form web searches easier.
Apartment companies should make every effort to try to make their online experience accessible to all users, including those who access the web through various screen readers
and other accessibility tools, web developers agree.
"One of the big problems blind people have is persuading employers to give them jobs, because even in the modern age of the internet and talking machines all over the place, many people still don't know about screen readers
, which enable us to use computers and phones.
She was impressed by the services it offers for people with functional limitations, such as screen readers
installed on the computers and Braille books in Arabic and English.
Zouwayhed said AUB's current efforts were largely focused on training faculty and staff to make their course materials, e-mails and other digital content accessible via existing tools like screen readers
She was immediately impressed by the services it offers for people with functional limitations, such as screen readers
installed on the computers and braille books in Arabic and English.
(which include software such as JAWS, NVDA, and Apple VoiceOver) scan documents from the top left to the bottom right of a page.
At the onset, it was as an improved version of block coding for the visually impaired, as a response to the insufficiency of traditional screen readers
People with visual disabilities often use screen readers
, which take text displayed on a screen and read it aloud using text-to-speech (TTS).
"Assistive technology (AT) such as screen readers
, software programmes and mobile apps help improve my functional capabilities and play a key role in my life," Saleem explained in an interview with Gulf News.
Besides installing digital signage, Delhi University has installed screen readers
on the computers at the registration desk and also started a special bus service for physically challenged students.