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screen reader

(application)
A text-to-speech system, intended for use by blind or low-vision users, that speaks the text content of a computer display.

screen reader

Software for the visually impaired that reads the contents of a computer screen, converting the text to speech. Screen readers are designed for specific operating systems and generally work with most applications. See text-to-speech and MSAA.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 22, 2019-: Screen Reader Market 2019 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Market Forecast to 2025
To enable the feature, open the Accessibility settings and check 'Turn on screen reader support' and then select 'Show live edits'.
the presence of special features (screen reader and synthesizer of russian speech) directly out of the box.
Kaddoura uses a screen reader a software application that converts written words to speech and a Braille display to access web content.
Without a screen reader, I'd have to rely on others to read for me.
Top 3 Screen Readers in 2017 JAWS 66% NVDA 65% Apple VoiceOver 40% Percentage of respondents, WebAIM Screen Reader User Survey #7 30% of ALL online searches will use voice interactions by 2020 Gartner, Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users in 2017 and Beyond created by Jamie Lin, 2018 Note: Table made from bar graph.
A participant from a school for the blind in Pattaya, Thailand, showing his notebook with a built-in Braille display and screen reader, told The Post that disabled people 'must not stop developing their skills and knowledge in order to meet job demands'.
Shah on the occasion asked the government to develop a customize screen reader (text to speech) software in URDU language for the visually impaired persons.
Syed Sultan Shah Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council requested the government to develop a customize screen reader (text to speech) software in URDU language for the visually impaired persons and government must implement the 2% job placement quota for disabled persons.
Previously, a screen reader would just announce the word 'photo' and the name of the person who shared it, but now 'automatic alternative text' can recognise things like babies, beards, sports, food and whether a landscape is snowy, mountainous or a beach (so you can be sure exactly what kind of holiday your friend is bragging about).
One is making sure images on a site have "alt texts," descriptions of what is in the pictures so they can be described by a screen reader.