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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 Aug. 11, 2009

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No More Woof reads dog brainwaves, translates to speech

The in-development No More Woof project aims to translate dog brainwaves into human speech through a crowdfunded device.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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Kindle iOS app enhanced for the blind and visually impaired

Users can now hear many books read aloud and use features like Zoom and AssistiveTouch to more easily see and navigate text.

By May. 1, 2013

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Microsoft brings speech recognition to Bing developers

Microsoft continues to flesh out its Bing developer platform with a new speech-recognition control, allowing coders to add speech input to their Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.

By Oct. 22, 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 Jun. 6, 2013

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Report: Apple will bring text-to-speech conversion to Notes

According to Patently Apple, the tech giant has filed for a European patent for a system that can translate text into multiple languages and then convert it to speech.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Convert text to speech with a Chrome extension

Today we show off a great Chrome extension that converts text into speech so you don't have to read!

Apr. 12, 2013

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Microsoft revs speedier, smarter speech recognition for phones

Using a novel method that mimics brain functions, Microsoft researchers say they've doubled the speed at which speech is recognized and results are returned. They've also improved accuracy by 15 percent.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Twitter, hate speech, and the costs of keeping quiet

commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.

By Apr. 7, 2013

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White House debuts 'enhanced' streaming for SOTU speech

Besides showing the president's State of the Union speech in real time, the government is also displaying various policy charts, stats, and data on its augmented live stream.

By Feb. 12, 2013