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Alternative Text and Braille Document Processing
For braille, large print or other alternative text please see the OSD Manager at your campus.
Screen Readers & Magnifiers
JAWS® - Jaws for Windows is a powerful screen reader program for people who are blind or visually impaired. It uses an integrated voice synthesizer and your computer's sound card to output the content of your computer screen to speakers. JAWS supports web browsers for internet access, e-mail programs, word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, web development tools, database management software, and much more. Download the latest Jaws Demo.
MAGic - MAGic screen magnification software is intended to make computers accessible to users who have visual impairments, particularly low vision. The screen magnification and screen reading features allow users to access word processing, database and spreadsheet programs, complete homework assignments, participate in class activities, and use the Internet.
ReadPlease (Free for download)
Free Download! ReadPlease - Reads any text you see on your screen - all purpose text-to-speech software. Download it for free from http://www.readplease.com/
Balablolka (Free for download)
Free Dowload for Balabolka. Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The on-screen text can be
saved as a WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA file. The program can read the clipboard content, view the text from AZW, CHM, DjVu, DOC, EPUB, FB2, HTML, LIT, MOBI, ODT, PRC, PDF and
RTF files, customize font and background colour, control reading from the system tray or by the global hotkeys.
Speech to Text
Dragon NaturallySpeaking® - Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the world’s leading speech recognition solution, enabling the automatic conversion of speech into text at up to 160 words per minute, and allowing the voice-control of software applications simply by speaking.
VisAble IMAGE II Magnifier
Betacom’s VisAble IMAGE—a user-friendly, technologically advanced and ergonomically designed video reading device. The VisAble IMAGE enables the user to maintain an optimal eye-to-screen distance, regardless of the material being read. Other benefits include text magnification from 3 times to 40 times; a unique letter stretch (horizontal and vertical) to increase legibility; a fully adjustable, 17-inch flat panel display; color select increases contrast through various background and text color combinations; and plug-and-use technology.
The See-More Simplicity Reading Systems all come with a Clear, Crisp image with virtually no lag or bloom in both positive and reverse modes. Magnifies print from 4x to 60x. CCTV features 3 viewing modes; colors, black/white, reverse video. Magnifies 2x-50x on a 14" monitor. Large, sturdy work surface, auto focus and easy-to-use ergonomic controls
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