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speech-impaired

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Dynamic touch screens help the speech-impaired

DynaVox and others are moving beyond Windows-based programs to mimic the touch screens and interactivity of smartphones.

By August 11, 2009

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Advocates for blind protest loss of Kindle's voice function

Supporters of the visually impaired protest outside New York offices of Authors Guild and demand the group drop its opposition to Kindle's text-to-speech function.

By April 7, 2009

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Bracelet and rings translate sign language

A concept bracelet and rings set uses motion sensors and an LED display to translate sign language.

By November 21, 2013

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LG Optimus F3 a $30 Android phone for blind, hearing-impaired

At an accessibility conference, LG debuts the Optimus F3, an Android Jelly Bean phone that includes Google's TalkBack feature.

By June 6, 2013

Editors' Take

Huawei Vision with Ray (Odin Mobile)

The Project Ray operating system can turn a modest Android phone like the Huawei Vision into a device for the seeing-impaired. Get CNET's first impressions of the reenvisioned smartphone here.

June 5, 2013

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Kindle Fire line builds its voice and touch accessibility skills

Amazon is expanding support for two important accessibility features to its entire Kindle Fire tablet series.

By December 7, 2012

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Aacorn app anticipates what kids want to say

A new app out of Australia enables kids with speech impairments or developmental delays to convey their thoughts more quickly and easily.

By November 22, 2013

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Text-to-911: What you need to know (FAQ)

Starting May 15, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will let you text police in case of an emergency. Here's how it works.

By May 5, 2014

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How to make Android more accessible for disabled users

Android is legendary for its customizability, which is a very big deal for users with focused needs. Users with disabilities have many options to improve their ability to access key features, and while they're all basically workarounds, the apps do keep getting better.

By October 28, 2011

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AT&T debuts iPhone-compatible plan for hearing impaired

AT&T debuts iPhone-compatible plan for hearing impaired

By April 29, 2008