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Translate from formats intended for visual presentation

This feature would convert presentation of electronic data solely in visual formats into electronic document formats which are readily accessible.

Discussion by Disabilities (Benefits & Preferred Behaviors)

Blindness

Standardizing format makes it easier for both people and machines (such as screen readers) to read and understand the content.

Low Vision

Standardizing format makes it easier for both people and machines (such as screen readers) to read and understand the content.

Cognitive, Language, Learning Disabilities & Low Literacy

Standardizing format makes it easier for both people and machines (such as screen readers) to read and understand the content.

Existing Products

Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.

  • AEL Data – a company that produces DAISY talking books from any source – printed text, microfilms or digital images
  • EasyConverter – Dolphin

Learn more about digital literacy and digital skills.

Learn more about learning disabilities and how they affect an individual’s life also beyond academics.

Learn more about cognitive disabilities, medical conditions and examples of what people with intellectual or cognitive deficits experience in everyday life.

Learn more about blindness and legal blindness.

Learn more about low vision, its causes, types and impact on everyday life.

The development of an under $1000 pen that can scan 270 to 360 degrees and detect all text in the environment, its distance and size, and present it to a blind user in a cogent fashion.  It can also locate text the user specifies and provide direction and distance for any text specified.

The development of a software robot that can view any webpage or computer screen and create a semantic model of all of the information there sufficient to represent it to a user in a functioning and equivalent interface of another form.   The robot can use keyboard or mouse to explore the screen.

RoboBraille.Web.API

by sensusaps

Open source version of the RoboBraille Web Service. http://www.robobraille.org/ Developed by Sensus ApS.

tesseract.js

by naptha

Pure Javascript OCR for 62 Languages 📖🎉🖥

w3c-footnote

by ThePacielloGroup

footnote custom element