In the past blind people had no access to the advantages of mobile devices such as smartphones and Tablets. however, Full access to a windows computer is available for years now by using screenReading software. In a first step we had speech access to mobile phones running under the Symbian operating system. But now it is possible to use PDAs (personal digital assistant) and SmartPhones with speech and braille.
On this page i have collected the different software solutions for these mobile devices. Below is a list of all ScreenReaders and additional products, which will enable speech and braille on mobile phones and Tablets.
Apple is the first manufacturer who has implemented screenreading capabilities in thair range of mainstream products. This includes the Mac OS operating system, several Ipod models, as well as the latest Iphone 3GS. Here is a link to the accessible Iphone pages.
There are a number of ScreenReaders available for the Android operating system. The official ScreenReader provided by Google is Talkback. Samsung has developed thair own product called Voice Assistant. There is another Screenreader called VoiceView This product is preinstalled on all Amazon >
the KNFB reader is a new exciting software which can be installed on Apple and Android devices. It enables the blind user to read printed text on the go by taking a picture using the phone's build in camera. The picture will be recognized and converted to spoken text.