Programs and hardware for blind users

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by FanJ, Mar 14, 2007.

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  1. FanJ

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    Hi all,

    I was not sure whether we have already a special thread with information about programs and hardware for blind users.
    So I start this thread.

    Maybe there are foundations or organisations in your country that might give information and help for blind users.
    If you know of such an organisation in your country, please feel free to post a link.

    Here is a link to a foundation in the USA:
    American Foundation for the Blind
    http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=57&TopicID=167

    There is a program called JAWS.
    It is a screen reader.
    Here is the link:
    http://www.freedomscientific.com/fs_products/software_jaws.asp
    Unfortunatily JAWS is expensive to buy.

    A few months ago there was a thread at the DSLR Software forum.
    Here is the link:
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,17616409
     
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    DSPEECH, from Dimio's Tools:thumb:
    I still have to find the time to try the voice recognition though. But it reads fine, you just have to get the right voices.

    PS: If anyone finds good voices, specially "SAPI5 voices", give the links here too.
     
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    Nice.
    I forgot to mention, Opera has voice recognition and reads text out loud.
    There was another program, can't remember the name, freeware.
    Paid, there's Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
     
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