Screen Reader

A screen reader is a software application that attempts to identify and interpret what is being displayed on the screen (or, more accurately, sent to standard output, whether a video monitor is present or not). This interpretation is then re-presented to the user with text-to-speech, sound icons, or a Braille output device. Screen readers are a form of assistive technology (AT) potentially useful to people who are blind, visually impaired, illiterate or learning disabled, often in combination with other AT, such as screen magnifiers.A person's choice of screen reader is dictated by many factors, including platform, cost (even to upgrade a screen reader can cost hundreds of U.S.
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    … many times and found them to be a poor way of presenting home page content.” — Wider Funnel But they’re so big! How can users not notice banners?! Jakob Nielsen ran a usability test on Siemens’ home page, asking a user tester “Does Siemens have any special deals on washing machines?” The promotion was plastered in 98 point font, and still the user…

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