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2014-01-14 16:27:53

Window-Eyes Screen Reader Now Available for Free to Many Microsoft Office Users BALTIMORE, Jan.14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for equal access to technology by the blind, today commended Microsoft Corporation and GW Micro for their announcement of a partnership that makes GW Micro's Window-Eyes screen reader available for free to users of Microsoft Office 2010 or higher. More details about this groundbreaking...

2013-07-20 23:00:41

Trusted software review website Boffin, announces the release of the top free text to speech software list. Balabolka and Panopreter Basic are ranked among the best. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 The Boffin software reviewers announced their latest recommendations on free text to speech software. The reviewers carefully examined and put to the test numerous software and evaluated them for their efficiency, user-friendliness, overall result quality and feature set. Among the...

2009-03-19 12:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced the Lexmark Accessibility Solution, a new application designed to provide people with visual impairments easier access to Lexmark multifunction product (MFP) technology. The application is being shown this week at the 24th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in Los Angeles. The Lexmark Accessibility Solution allows users to accomplish nearly all the...

2008-12-01 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Serotek Corporation, the leading provider of internet and digital information accessibility software and services, today released version 3.0 of its award-winning System Access software. With this release, Serotek now offers the first full-featured screen access product with support for 64-bit operating systems. This is a breakthrough for blind and visually impaired consumers and IT professionals alike. Blind information technology professionals...

2008-07-10 06:00:22

IBM has developed collaboration software to improve web accessibility for blind or partially sighted users who run screen-reading software that describes the content of a web page. The screen readers rely on text or descriptive tags to explain the items on a page, which are generally incomplete. IBM said the new Social Accessibility software allows users to report the problems to a central database and ask for additional descriptive text to be added to a site. It also allows other...


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