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New projects aim to teach the vision impaired about the beauty of space

The Space Telescope Science Institute has unveiled its projects to help the vision impaired understand space, including a free iPad ebook exploring the Tarantula Nebula.

By January 13, 2014

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Turkish court axes YouTube ban over free speech concerns

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.

By May 29, 2014

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Government gag orders violate free speech, tech giants contend

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.

By May 23, 2014

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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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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

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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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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 December 18, 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 October 22, 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 September 12, 2013

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EyeRing: a point-and-speak camera for the visually impaired

The EyeRing consists of a finger-mounted camera that translates a picture into words for the visually impaired.

By August 15, 2012