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Ford vehicles will now read your text messages out to you

10/18/2011, For those following the automobile news, particularly Ford, are probably aware of the car manufacturer’s voice-activated Sync technology. The good news is that one of the updates coming to Sync will be the ability to read out loud incoming text messages...

BMW ConnectedDrive reads aloud your social network updates

09/26/2011, Drinking (alcohol) and driving do not mix, and another element that does not jive with driving includes speaking on your phone or checking up on emails, text messages and social network updates. BMW intends to safeguard the driver and occupants from any...

Panopreter Plus helps the visually impaired to use computers

02/14/2011, If you’ve used Windows computers for awhile, I’m sure most of you (if not all of you) have heard of Microsoft Sam. The text to speech engine that shipped with Windows was atrociously bad at pronouncing words you could recognize, but...

Blio E-Book Launch Attracts Controversy

10/01/2010, The Blio e-book store was meant to launch to increase accessibility of digital books content to the blind, but since the launch, the store founded by Ray Kurzweil and the National Federation for the Blind has attracted controversy rather than accolades....

BlueAnt Q1 Android App Offers Text-To-Speech

03/22/2010, BlueAnt looks like it’s serious about making itself stand out from the competition, and the announcement of its upcoming BlueAnt Q1 Android application should be a good way to do so. The app will communicate with the existing BlueAnt Q1 Bluetooth...