Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

App for deaf people to ‘hear’ group conversations

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Smart, very smart use of technology to enhance lives. Researchers have developed the first mobile app to make group conversations possible between deaf people and their hearing peers. The Transcense app “listens” and interprets conversations, providing real-time captioning on mobile devices.   http://youtu.be/vvoglCTd6x8 Indiegogo campaign : https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/transcense-group-conversations-made-accessible Transcence website : http://www.transcense.com/ via [New app lets deaf people ‘hear’ ...

Apple’s App Review Should Test Accessibility – Marco.org

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Marco has a great post outlining why Apple (among others) should require accessibility of an app before releasing it. The closer to the design end of the development curve that accessibility is included, the better. Poor or broken accessibility is exactly the sort of problem that Apple’s App Review team should check ...

Captionfish: A captioned movies search engine

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Stumbled across this service the other day. Lists captioned movies and TV shows as well as a search facility. You can customise results to shown within a certain area. Howeverer it only seems to be US-Centred currently. I'd really like to see this expaned to other countries, especially Australia. Captionfish: A captioned movies ...

Winston iOS app Reads Aloud

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Winston iOS Winston is an iOS app that can read aloud the latest updates from your selected news topics and Facebook / Twitter. Download Winston For iOS Via: Addictive Tips

X-Mouse Button Control Utility

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

X-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons and expand the capabilities of your mouse! Via: highrez

Increase maximum cursor speed on Mac

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

From the macupdate blog: Movez is an application which will enable you to boost your mouse or trackpad speed beyond the maximum allowed in System Preferences. OS X 10.8 or later 64-bit processor Download Now