Introducing Voice Control on Mac and iOS (with Audio Descriptions)

The link below will take you to a Youtube clip outlining the new Voice Control feature on iPhones, iPads and Macs.

New Voice Control feature

results of the 2019 web aim survey into the use of adaptive technology

The below link contains the results of the latest web aim survey into the use of adaptive technology .

Some notable findings, are that NVDA has moved ahead of JAWS and many screen reader users are moving to google chrome.

https://webaim.org/projects/screenreadersurvey8/

99% invisible podcast – reading for the Blind

This 360- The Universal Page from 99% Invisible podcast discusses the attempts to design different ways for people who are blind to read.

99% invisible reading for the Blind

A Free, Libre, Open Source, dictation solution at last!

The DictationBridge team is delighted to announce the immediate release of DictationBridge version 1.0!

For years, the community has been asking for a free, libre, open source dictation solution it can use with the screen reader of its choice. Today, the wait is over: meet DictationBridge 1.0, the dictation solution for screen reader users created by and for the community.

Building on a modest goal shared by three people in three wildly divergent timezones communicating by email as far back as 2011 all the way through the success of a community fundraiser in 2016 and its resultant two-year development and testing process, and with encouragement from the community, the talented members of the DictationBridge team have been working hard to deliver a dictation solution that will meet the needs of many and open up opportunities for millions more blind people around the world.

DictationBridge is a fully featured add-on for the world’s two most commonly used screen readers. Serving as a gateway between you, the NVDA and/or Jaws screen readers and either Dragon Naturally Speaking or Windows Speech Recognition, DictationBridge will change how you work with computers using voice recognition.

For more information, please go to: DictationBridge website

first iphone x voiceover user review

The link below will take you to the AppleVis website to an interesting review of the iphone x from the viewpoint of a voiceover user.

VoiceOver is an assistive feature found on iPhones. It voices what is displayed on the phones screen, allowing access for people who are blind or have low vision.

iPhone X Review from a VoiceOver User