All posts for "screen reader" tag

Every little helps?

Published
30th June 2010
by 
Léonie Watson
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Every little helps?

If you shop at Tesco, you'll know that "every little helps". If you're one of their blind or partially sighted online customers though, you might be forgiven for thinking otherwise. As Tesco close their access site and move people over to their new primary website, there are growing concerns about how accessibility has been factored into the user experience.

How good is the Apple screen reader?

Published
30th June 2006
by 
Alastair Campbell
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How good is the Apple screen reader?

Screen readers are an invaluable tool for those whose vision is not sufficient to use a monitor. There is a reasonable selection of screen reading tools for the PC; however, the options on the Apple Mac have historically been restricted.

What is a screen reader?

Published
22nd November 2005
by 
Léonie Watson
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What is a screen reader?

A screen reader is a software application that enables people with visual impairments to use a computer. Screen readers work closely with the computer’s Operating System (OS) to provide information about icons, menus, dialogue boxes, files and folders.