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Check out the latest great content for blind and visually impaired people using Android.

Available in Turkish http://erisilebilirandroid.com/

and English http://erisilebilirandroid.com/en/

#blind #visuallyimpaired #lowvision
#android #accessibility #a11y


This new accessibility feature for Android is superb. Check out Reading Mode #reading #dyslexia #blind #lowvision
https://youtu.be/EPP4G4B3Dkc


Tip: save yourself from having to tap out your long email address on your phone. Set up a 2 or 3 letter keyboard shortcut.

1. Go to Settings
2. Search "autofill"
3. Select Personal dictionary
4. Add a new word, put your email address and a 2 or 3 letter code you want to use as the keyboard shortcut.

#a11y #accessibility #blind #lowvision #partiallysighted #android


👋🏻Hey, check out our new Aira Explorer app for Android! Yes, our Android users get some love with the first look at our new, redesigned app. Read about it at https://aira.io/new-mobile-app/. Then download it from your mobile phone (Android only) at https://aira.io/app. Let us know what you think. support@aira.io
#blind #LowVision #airaio #VisualInterpreting #Android #a11y


The #scrcpy utility is super useful. It is open source and available for free.
Connect your phone to your PC with USB or Wi-Fi:
✅ mirror the phone's screen to your PC
✅ use Windows Magnifier to zoom in on the phone
✅ copy paste text in both directions
✅ use the PC keyboard and mouse with your phone
✅ record the phone's screen while mirroring

Download `scrcpy` from...

https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

#blind #lowvision #visuallyimpared #andoird #a11y


This wearable navigation system assists visually impaired individuals with walking https://coolblindtech.com/this-wearable-navigation-system-assists-visually-impaired-individuals-with-walking/ #Navigation #LOWVISION #Wearable #Gadgets #Apps #NEWS


Panasonic announces ‘smart glasses for the visually impaired at CES 2023 https://coolblindtech.com/panasonic-announces-smart-glasses-for-the-visually-impaired-at-ces-2023/ #Navigation #LOWVISION #Wearable #Gadgets #NEWS


OneButtonPIN improves security for blind and low-vision users https://coolblindtech.com/onebuttonpin-improves-security-for-blind-and-low-vision-users/ #LOWVISION #Android #Apps #NEWS


How to Change text size for individual apps on your iPhone https://coolblindtech.com/how-to-change-text-size-for-individual-apps-on-your-iphone/ #LOWVISION #HowTo #Apps #iOS


A warm welcome to Blind Android Users, now on Mastodon at

@blindandroiduserspodcast

Every week they release a podcast with news, information, guides and a few laughs.
#blind #lowvision #accessibility #android


These magnetic USB C adapters are truly fantastic! Recommended for anyone blind or visually impaired.
Available from Amazon, eBay, and AliExpress.

✅ Makes fitting a USB cable easy - the magnet pulls the cable into place.
✅ Saves wear and tear on the USB C port.
✅ Can be used with chargers, wired earbuds and data sync cables.
✅ Acts as a quick release if the cable gets yanked.
✅ They work well with phones, laptops, and tablets.

https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B08XX3PQWF/ref=sr_1_9?crid=1BSWDSZ760CGD&keywords=usb%2Bc%2Bmagnetic%2B5%2Bpin%2Bpd&qid=1674827661&th=1

#blind #lowvision #visuallyimpaired #a11y


If you're a #lowvision person and use Windows, checkout PowerToys from Microsoft. Some of the tools it comes with are super useful.
👉 On screen ruler tracking mouse
👉 Grab text from any image on screen & auto ICR'd & put in the clipboard.
👉 Change Windows shortcut keys and add new ones.

More info here:
https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/powertoys/

#sightimpaired #visuallyimpaired


I’m looking forward to seeing what this is like and, you never know, I might even be tempted to submit an article! | Launching on Louis Braille’s birthday, 4 Jan, “The mission of World Blind Herald is to inform and entertain readers by publishing articles on a wide array of topics regarding blindness and blind people from the entire English speaking world.”

https://www.worldblindherald.com/author-guidelines/
#Braille #PartiallySighted #LowVision #DeafBlind #blind #blindness #writing #OpenForSubmissions


Put your phone's screen on your computer. Connect & control your Android device from your PC with the scrcpy app.
https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy
Then use an app like WeZoom to turn your phone & computer into a video magnifier.
#lowvision #visuallyimpared #a11y #android


I've launched a #Mastodon instance focused on #AudioDescription. This is a space where professionals and fans can come together to learn, advocate, and work together towards the goal of quality AD in all environs. The server is bare-bones right now, so your patience is requested as we build things out. You can also make an impact by boosting this news across your networks. To join, head over to https://adforward.org/auth/sign_up
#blind #a11y #LowVision