Important Notice!! Due to a realignment of National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) priorities, AbleData will be discontinued on September 27th, 2020. We will post additional information as it becomes available.
DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. BIT is a software package designed to allow the VersaBraille II system (see entry) to be used as a braille screen reading and navigating system for an IBM-PC.
The Duxberry Braille Translator can translate to and from braille allowing users to access various written works. Duxbury software is designed for two types - those who don't know braille and those who do.
Hal Arabic Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an Arab-language version of the Hal Screen Reader program (see separate entry).
Ibsar (Vision in English) is an Arabic- and English-language voice output optical character recognition and screen reader program and web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision.
NVDA is a screen reader program and braille output program designed to read computer screens for persons who are blind, deaf blind or have low vision. NVDA installs its own speech synthesizer software, eSpeak, that supports 20 languages.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 3/2006) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. OutSPOKEN for Windows Ensemble is a screen reader program designed to support braille output for individuals who are blind or have low vision.