ATI FW: [VICUG-L] FW: Android Phone free Webinar Jan. 20
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Mon Jan 18 13:25:50 CST 2010
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[mailto:ITD-JNL at LISTSERV.ICORS.ORG] On Behalf Of Prof Norm Coombs
Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 8:30 AM
Subject: Android Phone free Webinar Jan. 20
Please forgive duplications but I think this is worth
Webinar: Accessible Android Smartphones: Jan. 20 at 2 PM Eastern
Presenter: Steve Jacobs, CEO, Apps4Android and President, IDEAL Group, Inc.
Apps4Android http://apps4android.org is an IDEAL Group subsidiary
corporation dedicated to developing free/low-cost, high-quality, Android
applications that enhance the quality-of-life, independence, educatability
and employability of individuals with disabilities.
This Webinar is open to the public and is free, but you need to register in
advance so we can send you login instructions. Register at the EASI Webinar
In November, Apps4Android became the world's largest user of Google's
Text-to-Speech Library. Google developer's use Apps4Android's Speaking Pad
application to test their new voices before releasing them to market. Since
its inception on January 17, 2009, Apps4Android has built a customer-base of
over 400,000 users in 30+ countries.
Apps4Android's Assistive Technology Applications include:
1. iAugcomm(tm): $4.99 IDEAL Group's Augmentative Communication application
is designed to enhance the communications abilities of people who are unable
to speak. iAugComm provides a symbol-based method of communication that uses
the Text-To-Speech (TTS) library for Android.
2. Ask Eindroid(tm): $0.99 A speech recognition, text-to-speech-based
applications that enables its users to ask and get answers to questions
about stocks, sports, the news, math, airline flights, restaurants and much
more with no more effort from you than simply speaking to it. Speaking
Speaking Pad: Free
A talking notepad for Android. This notepad will speak what you type. This
application uses the TTS (Text-To-Speech) library for Android.
Better Voices For Cupcake(tm): $0.99 Provides higher quality voices for user
of Android smartphones running version 1.5 of Android (Cupcake). This makes
all of a users talking applications sound better in English (US & UK),
Italian, German, French, and Spanish.
SMSpeaker and Talking caller ID Bundle: $0.99 Automatically announces the
number calling you, the name of the caller (if entered into your address
book) as well as SMS messages. Many features.
The IDEAL Android Accessibility Wizard(tm): Free The objective of IDEAL's
Android Accessibility Wizard project is to eliminate the complexity of
working through the variables, described on
http://accessibility-android.info to enable end-users and retail store
personnel to quickly, easily and successfully activate and install eyes-free
and screenreading capabilities on any Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and possibly
AT&T (not yet decided) Android smartphones manufactured by Samsung, HTC,
Motorola and others.
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