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WebAnywhere: A Screen Reader On-the-Go

Google Tech TalksAugust 16, 2007ABSTRACTThe web offers blind people the promise of independent access to a wealth of information, but to realize that promise each computer used must have a $1000 screen reader installed. Blind users miss out on the convenience of reading email at the gym, making online reservations from an airport terminal, or checking the bus schedule from the library. In this talk, I'll describe a web-based screen reader that we've created called WebAnywhere, which enables blind web users to access the web from almost any computer that can produce sound. The system runs entirely in standard web browsers and requires no additional software. This web-based screen reader will...
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