Finally—A Blind-Friendly iPhone PDF Print E-mail

Published by: HealthNews.com

Date: June 14, 2009

Read the entire article at: http://www.healthnews.com/blogs/nicki/natural-health/finally-a-blind-friendly-iphone-3290.html

"...This development thrills me for so many reasons, one of which is Voice Over itself. With traditional screen readers, web pages or menus like the start menu were read as a list of options. With Voice Over and the iPhone, options will be read as you tap their locations on the screen. Therefore, we cannot only access these options but learn where they are located in the context of other options. For blind individuals, special concepts are incredibly challenging, and one of the most challenging is distance, especially the distance from one object or point to another. For the first time, we may have a screen reader which, on one device at least, helps us overcome these issues... "

 

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