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Researchers develop a revolutionary Braille tablet for the blind
Researchers at the University of Michigan recently unveiled a new Braille-enabled prototype tablet that makes it ...
What's New and Improved in Office 2016
The one point related to accessibility is the new dark grey theme for high contrast mode.
Hurry! hurry! Free Jess and Jack JISC TechDis voices to disappear from HEA/Excellence Gateway sites at the of August
The two voices developed by Cereproc can still be downloaded for use on Training or educational organisation servers and ...
Windows 10 launch and Assistive Technology updates - Beware!
Several companies have provided information about Assistive Technology updates and Windows 10
Enhanced Vision advertising Telly Glasses just in time for Wimbledon!
Hands free watching with 2.1 times magnification
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Windows 10 on its way - Start menu is back. Very few reviews for accessibility available
Windows 10 available on July 29th, 2015 in 190 markets globally as a free upgrade to customers running Windows 7 and ...
Eye Gaze - free downloads for 14 day trial and guides
Inclusive Technology have put together some packages to help support potential eye gaze users and to trail the software
Exam Pen shortlisted for Bett 2015 award, Scanning Pens have videos on its use and BDA NTC have a review.
The Wizcom ExamPen has been approved by The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)* for use in exams.
Conversor Notetaker recording App for Android devices launched
The app currently available on Google Play and Amazon App store at £4.99.
Ai Squared and GW Micro - two US based AT companies merge to be known as Ai Squared.
Zoom Text and Window-Eyes come together - free Window-Eyes option for Microsoft Office remains available.
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Tech4Good 2014 Finalists Announced
The Tech4Good Awards recognise organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others.
Lucid Research discontinue LADS as LADS Plus takes its place.
LADS Plus is a computerised screening test for identifying dyslexia in members of the general population aged 15+.
TextHelp add New ePub and PDF Reader.
Two separate updates were released for Read&Write for Google
Claro Software release new videos about Google Drive and OCR updates
Two new videos uploaded to YouTube for the UK or US audience for ClaroPDF and ClaroSpeak.
Speaktoit Assistant - Virtual Voice Assistant needed after a holiday.
Speaktoit Assistant - Virtual Voice Assistant - More than Siri and Dragon Dictate but you still cannot open the phone ...
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New MindMeister free Add-on for Google Docs
Offers bullet pointed lists to aid document creation from a mindmap
SuperNova 14 screen reader and magnification launch announced
Previewing at CSUN 2014: Access to Reading Transformed for Blind and Low Vision
Dolphin's Guide 8 - Now get more from the web if you want a simple interface and have visual difficulties
People with sight loss can use the Dolphin software Guide 8 to make web pages easier to read as well as email and other ...
Global AutoCorrect - version for Mac due in November
Global AutoCorrect automatically corrects the user's spelling as they type,
ClaroSpeak with Word Prediction and Completion is now available in 14 languages
App costs £4.99 but ClaroSpeak latest update brings Word Prediction and Completion free to all ClaroSpeak users.
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Training Sessions for Read&Write 11 Gold in 2013
Training sessions taking place around the country in the coming months
Exciting new FREE iOS apps from the Sensory App House
Fun switch accessible apps to stimulate reactions from everyone especially those who have complex sensory needs but also ...
Portset solutions set wheelchair users free - wireless connection for devices
The Portset USB to Bluetooth converter which enables existing SEN Human Interface USB devices to become wireless, and ...
SuperNova v13.50 released for Windows 8 magnification, speech and Braille output
The recent SuperNova update allows users to interact with Sky Drive and Microsoft Office 2013
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) 2013.1beta1 released for testing
NVDA screen reader new version with some new short cut keys and basic support for MS PowerPoint etc.
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Orbit Research and APH Introduce the World’s First Handheld Talking Graphing Calculator
Based on the TI-84 Plus model from Texas Instruments, the Orion TI-84 Plus represents a breakthrough in STEM (Science, ...
ClaroCom - New Communicator App From Claro Software - free for a limited period.
Download this easy to use app that allows you to customise your own sentences as well as correct any the company offers! ...
New Podcasts from Dolphin - 'Web Access, Your Way'
New short series of SuperNova 13 podcasts from Dolphin Computer Access
Latest updates from MKC for speech recognition users
The Andrea WNC-1500 headset and Speechware 3 microphone are the latest in a long line of headsets and desktop ...
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NVDA free screen reader has been adapted for Windows 8
NVDA has been updated and Media Access Australia have provided training pages.
Tobii Eyetracking system goes mobile for evaluating system usage.
Tobii are now offering eyetracking systems on laptops and with glasses to check how software and web based systems are ...
Quillsoft Ltd. (Toronto, ON) announces the availability of iWordQ App for the Apple iPad.
The iWordQ App is designed to assist struggling writers and readers of all ages.
SuperNova version 13 launched by Dolphin Computer Access
The completely reengineered web support in SuperNova version 13 substantially reduces the time taken for a blind person ...
BrowseAloud Plus is launched by TextHelp - free trial till October 2012
BrowseAloud Plus extends the reach of BrowseAloud to all major mobile devices.
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Announcing the iPad App for Kurzweil 3000 – firefly
firefly App makes accessing and reading digital files from your Kurzweil 3000 Universal Library simple and easy!
Apple Mountain Lion OSX Accessibility Features - review
Disabled World review of the latest OSX operating system offered by Apple
Ivona Geraint and Gwyneth are new free synthetic voices in Welsh.
Ivona with RNIB and Welsh Government produce free voices to individuals and non-commercial UK organisations
VisionAid release new versions of Lex 1.0.0, Readit 3.0.0 & ReadEasy+ 4.0.0 software
Reading software developed to support scanned and onscreen documents for dyslexia and visual impairment.
Free Ablenet SoundingBoard app for AAC with recorded messages.
Communication app Ipad, iPhone and iPod touch with multiple pages.
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The Making of the New British Children's Voices Harry and Rosie
Assistiveware and Acapela Group announce the next version of Proloquo2Go with children's voices
iPhone + AppleTV = Low Cost CCTV Magnifier
ATMac finds a speedy way to help iPhone users magnify items.
Research In Motion (RIM) launch BlackBerry Screen Reader
BlackBerry Screen Reader for the BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370 smartphones
Microsoft Reader service and download closes
Microsoft is discontinuing Microsoft Reader effective August 30, 2012
Time to test Jess and Jack - new English voices - testing today
These voices are freely available to learners and staff in post 16 education in England.
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Global AutoCorrect 2 will be launched on April 2nd, 2012
Global AutoCorrect works with any text editing programs automatically correcting spelling errors as you type.
Don Johnston Announces arrival of 'Snap&Read'
"A Simple Toolbar That Reads Any Text On-screen" - copes with Flash, PDF, Word docs and text based images.
Penfriend Spring Sale
Discounts on Penfriend XP and Penfriend XL
MindView Suite NoteControl and MindView
Designed for students in Further and Higher Education or those who need to cite academic work and wish to use a mind ...
Bett 2012 updates
Lots of white boards and companies offering teaching support, but here are a few items for students
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