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Accessibility Features on Android

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Covering all Android 4.0+ accessibility features for visual, auditory, fine motor and language. - Free Course developed by  by Sami Rahman | Udemy

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Android KitKat 4.4.2 – TalkBack | My Computer My Way

Android KitKat 4.4.2 – TalkBack | My Computer My Way | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it
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This resource was created by AbilityNet and offers informatin on TalkBack whichis an Accessibility Service for Android which helps blind and vision-impaired users interact with their devices more easily. The application adds spoken, audible and vibration feedback to your device. TalkBack provides spoken feedback as you navigate around the screen, by describing your actions and informing you of any notifications

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Apps and dyslexia

Apps and dyslexia | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it
Apps for iPhones, iPads and Android Devices Edited by Cheryl Dobbs. This article provides some suggestions for specific areas of need that some users with dyslexic difficulties encounter. For simpl...
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Created by the British Dyslexia Association.

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Google Talkback - Android Apps on Google Play

Google Talkback - Android Apps on Google Play | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it
TalkBack is an Accessibility Service that helps blind and vision-impaired users interact with their devices.Talkback adds spoken, audible, and vibration feedback to...
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Galaxy S4 S-Voice vs. iPhone 5's Siri

Cam pits the two digital voice-controlled assistants against each other to see which is the best. Check it out. Thanks to Phones 4U for lending us the Galaxy...
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Comparing voice commands on both Android (s-voice) and iOS (siri).

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IDEAL Group Reader® Beta II - Applications Android sur Google Play

IDEAL Group Reader® Beta II - Applications Android sur Google Play | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it
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As of July 9, 2013, IDEAL Group Reader has been installed 34,497 times, on 1,320 different Android devices. F...

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alistairm 's curator insight, July 19, 2013 6:54 AM

I haven't got an android device to test this on but having a ReaderApp that noonly reads out text but also MathML is a big step forward ancould be potentially very vauable for people studying STEM subjects.

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Introduction to Mindjet for Android

This video provides an overview of Mindjet for Android and how it can help you capture ideas and information from any Android device.
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An introduction to Mindjet for Android - created by Mindjet.

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Android4SpecialNeeds - YouTube

Android4SpecialNeeds - YouTube | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it
The Android device can be a very powerful tool for the special needs user, but deciding to buy one is not the end of the story. Getting Started: Android for ...
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A suite of video clips that unpack the built-in accessibility features within the Android system.

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Introducing Project Eyes-Free For Android - YouTube

http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/ Project Eyes-Free turns your Android into an eyes-free communication device with one-handed, single-touch access to common t...
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 This video features Charles Chan an TV Raman who talk about the GoogleProject Eyes-Free turns your Android into an eyes-free communication device with one-handed, single-touch access to common tasks.

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Latest Android Accessibility Features for Smartphones and Tablets - YouTube

RecorA presentation by Charles Chen and Casey Burkhardt, Google Accessibility Team Engineers, 2nd Visually Impaired Person Technology Users Conference , Startup L...

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Recorded in July 2013 by the Vista Center in the USA.

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Mobile phones - RNIB

Mobile phones - RNIB | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it
Details of mobile phones for blind and partially sighted people sold by RNIB and other suppliers. Includes information about software to make mainstream mobiles more accessible.
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For many people the mobile phone is an essential communication tool, but their complexity and design has often made them difficult for blind and partially sighted people to use.

 

Watch this RNIB video where they take a look at the accessibility features of mainstream smartphones including Apple and Android devices.

 

 

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Accessible EPUB3 ebook reader for Android - for free...

Accessible EPUB3 ebook reader for Android - for free... | Android Tablet Devices & Inclusion | Scoop.it

According to Steve Jacobs, president of IDEAL Group and CEO, Apps4Android, “We are thrilled to be able to offer a high-quality, fully-accessible, ePub3 Reader to both consumers and the publishing industry worldwide.” IGR will be made available to users at no cost. The Beta version of IGR was tested by thousands of users in 116 countries.


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alistairm 's curator insight, February 12, 2013 6:28 PM

Android accessibility is catching up with Apple - an accessible eBook reader for Android is a great leap forward. I wonder how many books you can actually purchase through this system though? That's the real issue here. The ebook supply chain has so many components (format, discovery, purchase, download, device, software etc that it's like spinning plates - you need to get the whole lot working together to provide anend to end accesible experience. Still, this is another welcome jigsaw piece in place....

Marie Schoeman's curator insight, February 13, 2013 1:19 PM

Opening new possibilities for children with print disabilities to access text.

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SwiftKey Android mobile app for speedy keyboarding. | Lexdis 2.0

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iOS inclusivity's curator insight, April 18, 2013 5:20 AM

“SwiftKey mobile app for Android is super great with writing prediction. It can even create meanings from very incorrectly spelt words.  Great for speed writing an also for dyslexic users!”  Andrew (computer science)

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Switching to Android full-time - an experiment

A few weeks ago, I decided to conduct an experiment. I wanted to determine if Android 4.2.2 "Jelly Bean" was finally ready for me to switch to full-time, away from an iPhone. Background I've been a...
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iOS inclusivity's curator insight, April 18, 2013 5:05 AM

The views of a dedicated iOS user who wanted to determine if the current Android operating system had the accessibility needs to match Apple devices.