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Can Screen Readers Read Text on Images?

Can Screen Readers Read Text on Images? | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
A screen reader can read or access an image only through the image’s alternative text (alt text). If an image contains text, a screen reader can only read the text if it's mentioned in the alt text too.
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American Council of the Blind (ACB) Wins Nationwide Disability Rights Class Action Against Quest Diagnostics for Use of Inaccessible Touch Screen Kiosks

American Council of the Blind (ACB) Wins Nationwide Disability Rights Class Action Against Quest Diagnostics for Use of Inaccessible Touch Screen Kiosks | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- Following a week-long bench trial in Los Angeles, a federal court in California found Quest Diagnostics in violation of the American
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How This App Is Helping The Visually Impaired Navigate Around Airports

How This App Is Helping The Visually Impaired Navigate Around Airports | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
GoodMaps is a free-to-the-end-user accessibility app.
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Be My AI Hits One Million Sessions Only Two Weeks After Open Beta Release

Be My AI Hits One Million Sessions Only Two Weeks After Open Beta Release | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Two weeks after its official release, our community has already experimented with Be My AI 1,000,000 times and feedback has been phenomenal
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Watching TV While Blind

Watching TV While Blind | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Consumer Reports shares TV accessibility settings and tech advances for people with visual impairments.
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Doctors say assistive technologies could aid dementia patients

Doctors say assistive technologies could aid dementia patients | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Solutions such as AI, smart glasses and augmented reality could help lift the quality of life for patients, according to a new survey.
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Apple Watch's new Double Tap is a reimagining of an accessibility feature

Apple Watch's new Double Tap is a reimagining of an accessibility feature | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Apple's latest product announcement included a new Apple Watch Double Tap feature, which some say is a rebranding and expansion of Apple's long-used accessibility settings.
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Activator Braille Display - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Activator Braille Display - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Help Tech is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Braille devices. The company offers quite a variety of different Braille displays, keyboards, and more. One of their available devices is the Activator Braille Display. According to the device’s description: “The Activator extends the proven features of Help Tech’s Braille displays - such
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What's New in Fusion 2024 Magnification and Screen Reading Software

What's New in Fusion 2024 Magnification and Screen Reading Software | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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What's New in JAWS 2024 Screen Reading Software

What's New in JAWS 2024 Screen Reading Software | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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Create a Table of Contents in Word for Accessibility in 4 Easy Steps

Create a Table of Contents in Word for Accessibility in 4 Easy Steps | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Learn how to create a "Table of Contents" in Word for accessibility. Efficient and easy steps for document navigation.
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Generative AI: A Guide For Beginners

Generative AI: A Guide For Beginners | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Do you wish to distill vast amounts of text? Craft compelling narratives? Or create stunning visual artwork? To assist you in making these decisions, I have compiled this introductory guide.
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How to choose from 7 of the best meditation apps

How to choose from 7 of the best meditation apps | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Choosing from one of these meditation apps? Here's all the information you need.
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Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to “Be My Eyes”

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to “Be My Eyes” | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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American Council of the Blind (ACB) Wins Nationwide Disability Rights Class Action Against Quest Diagnostics for Use of Inaccessible Touch Screen Kiosks

American Council of the Blind (ACB) Wins Nationwide Disability Rights Class Action Against Quest Diagnostics for Use of Inaccessible Touch Screen Kiosks | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- Following a week-long bench trial in Los Angeles, a federal court in California found Quest Diagnostics in violation of the American
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Try a New Approach to Reading Restaurant Menus

Try a New Approach to Reading Restaurant Menus | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Reading restaurant menus with low vision is an achievable task, if you’re willing to make a few adjustments.
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Introducing Braille Brain!

Introducing Braille Brain! | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
We are excited to announce the release of Braille Brain! This is a free website-based, self-paced curriculum to hel
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High and Low-Tech Solutions for Limited Mobility

High and Low-Tech Solutions for Limited Mobility | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
There are many high-tech and low-tech assistive technology devices and services for people with mobility impairments or physical limitations.
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30 Examples Of Assistive Technology In The Classroom -

30 Examples Of Assistive Technology In The Classroom - | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Examples of assistive technology for the classroom include sip and puff systems, enlarged keys keyboard, and signaling devices.
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NVDA 2023.3rc2 available for testing

NVDA 2023.3rc2 available for testing | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The second Release Candidate (RC2) of NVDA 2023.3 is now available for download and testing. We encourage all users to download this RC and provide feedback. Unless any critical bugs are found, thi…
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OwnFone is a Cell Phone with Braille Keys for the Blind

OwnFone is a Cell Phone with Braille Keys for the Blind | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Discover the OwnFone, a mobile phone designed for the blind with Braille keys. Stay connected and communicate effortlessly with this innovative phone.
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What's New in ZoomText 2024 Magnifier/Reader Software

What's New in ZoomText 2024 Magnifier/Reader Software | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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How to use LibreOffice Accessibility Check to ensure your documents are readable by all

How to use LibreOffice Accessibility Check to ensure your documents are readable by all | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
How do you ensure that your documents are easy to read and accessible to those who use assistive tech? If you use LibreOffice, there's now a built-in tool for that very purpose.
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iPhone 15 Pro Max zoom camera is a big win for accessibility — here are three ways how

iPhone 15 Pro Max zoom camera is a big win for accessibility — here are three ways how | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Having owned an iPhone 15 Pro Max since launch, it’s the accessibility features I’ve been impressed by, mainly thanks to the improved cameras.
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Be My AI: I’m totally blind. Artificial intelligence is helping me rediscover the world.

Be My AI: I’m totally blind. Artificial intelligence is helping me rediscover the world. | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
I used to depend on what others could tell me about my surroundings. A.I. changed everything.
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