Texie for iOS: Does it Work as Advertised?

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This morning, I discovered an app called Texie for iOS. The app claims to be able to perform quick text recognition, kind of like the Short Text mode of Seeing AI. It’s free do download, but, in order to perform scans, you must purchase credits, which start at $0.99 for 100 scans. You get a few extra… Continue Reading Texie for iOS: Does it Work as Advertised?

#iACast DemoCast 11 – Scanning App Showdown

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https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/DemoCast11ScanningAppThrowdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of the iA DemoCast, Aleeha demonstrates the following apps for scanning print to digital text as OCR. Find out which apps work the best on different forms of text. Apps used KNFB Reader Prizmo Go – Instant Text Capture on the App… Continue Reading #iACast DemoCast 11 – Scanning App Showdown

Tactile Will Translate Text to Refreshable Braille

Tactile Device Prototype

If you listen to the IA cast, you’ll probably remember me mentioning something about a device called Tactile. But what is it, and why am I excited about it? Read on to find out. What Is Tactile? Tactile is a device in development by six MIT students. Chandani Doshi, Jialin Shi, Bonnie Wang, Charlene Xia,… Continue Reading Tactile Will Translate Text to Refreshable Braille

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