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Voices, bits, Braille and bellows
Close your eyes and use your computer. We take a look at technology used to allow the blind to use computers and the internet.
Check out our latest attempt at Episode One.
Take 114 of Episode one: Everything is better with pie!
Here’s an article about how computers learned how to talk.
Here’s a video, including samples of different speech synthesizers.
The Evolution of Computer Speech
Here’s an article on the people who developed screen reader software.
The blind programmers who created screen readers
And here’s a video about Braille displays.