Magnus Screen Enlarger is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies whatever appears on the screen from two to 16 times original size. Other features include font smoothing to make magnified letters appear smoother, color inversion to make text appear as white print on a black background, and a pause key to temporally suspend magnification. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98, Me, XP,
Sixin is a braille keyboard modification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program allows the braillist to use a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard as a braille keyboard by placing the fingers on the S, D, F and J, K, L keys, and thumbs on the spacebar. The keyboard can be used to write either grade 2 or computer braille. As braille is typed, print appears on the screen, and this text can be read with speech output or a braille display, and saved o
WebbIE is a voice output web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program enables the user to read Web pages as simple text, and navigate them with the arrow keys. It provides lists of links, and can be used to fill in forms online, or copy and paste Web page information to a personal computer (PC). OPTIONS: A free manual is available for download from the manufacturer's web site.
Dual Screen Reader and Magnifier is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program combines the features of LookOUT Screen Reader and Magnus Screen Enlarger (see also separate entries). The program reads contents of the computer screen, while simultaneously magnifying everything on the screen up to 16 times. The program speaks what the user types, and reads documents, e-mails, web pages aloud. No extra
SpeakOUT is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision or learning disabilities. When the user points the mouse at words on the screen and clicks, the computer speaks the words in an English female voice. The program can also be set to echo whatever the user types on the keyboard, either letter by letter or word by word. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Multimedia personal computer (PC) or laptop running Window
Perkin is a braille translation program designed for use as a braille writer accessory by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used in conjunction with a modified Perkins Brailler (see separate entry), it allows the Perkins to be used to input text to a personal computer (PC) or laptop. A circuit board is fitted within the Perkins which is then connected via the serial port to the computer. The user writes in braille on the Perkins and keeps a braille hard copy. The text appears in prin
LookOUT Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program speaks what the user types; reads documents, e-mails, and web pages aloud; reads tables; announces format, attribute information, and where the user is in the system; speaks contextual help information; and accesses some CD-ROM reference works. No extra speech synthesizer is required. The user can select speed, pitch, volume, and male and female voice optio