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Spoken and other sound output

Modern technology uses speech and other sounds to convey a great deal of information. These accommodations make that information available to those who cannot hear.
A user sits at a desk with a computer monitor and keyboard in front of him. The screen is black.

A text file reading system controlled by the keyboard and its interface, as the program responds to users through spoken messages. It is suitable for blind and visually impaired users.

A white screen with black text inside a gray box with menu options at the bottom.
A program designed to have an automated system convert text files to mp3 to play on an mp3 player. Designed for people with visual difficulties to have an easy system to convert a book or document text to voice. 
A white keyboard with gray keys and a blue screen above the keys.

A voice/typewriter device that helps users communicate and control surroundings.

Screenshot of a photo of a child talking on the left and a drawing of a child talking on the right, with two timer counters in between.

A behavior training program designed to teach conversational skills to children with cognitive disabilities.

Flow diagram showing a picture of a woman saying "hello HAL" with a blue line connecting her to an image of a desktop computer with a blue line that connects to a drawing of a house.

A home control system that enables people with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities to monitor and control all of the devices in their home by voice, the web or a variety of other interfaces.

Screenshot of word lookup function showing a window for a word at the top and various use options below.

A comprehensive French language dictionary that read text aloud without leaving the current application. It allows the reader to look up a word without knowing exactly how it is spelled.

A dark blue background with a white and red envelope graphic.

Voice-output app that allows users to listen to emails read out loud. The app is gesture-based and was designed to help users quickly sort through unread mail in their inboxes.

A dark blue background with a white and red open book graphic.

Uses text-to-speech (TTS) to read digital articles, documents, and books out loud.

Rectangular printed circuit board showing chipsets, circuitry, and pin connectors.

A modular voice synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision.

A medium-sized brown device resembling an electric typewriter next to a large white device resembling a scanner.

Dual braille/print printing system designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision.