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WalkyTalky

WalkyTalky is an accessible navigation aid. -Periodically updates the status bar with your current location to the nearest street address -Ability to input a destination and directly launch Maps Navigation in Walking directions mode Please remember to enable GPS when running this app! WalkyTalky for Android

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eSpeak for Android

Port of the eSpeak engine that runs on Android. To enable it: 1. Menu > Settings > Voice input & output > Text-to-speech settings 2. Check “eSpeak TTS”. 3. Set your “Default Engine” to “eSpeak TTS”. eSpeak for Android for Android Latest version: 1.0 (for Android version 2.2 and higher)

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Eyes-Free Shell

Turns your Android into an eyes-free communication device. Provides one-touch access to Android applications, as well as useful mini-apps built into the Eyes-Free Shell. Move your finger over the screen to explore; lift your finger up to run what you stopped on. Eyes-Free Shell for Android Eyes-Free Shell Screen Layout Screenshots When using the eyes-free [...]

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Talking Dialer

Slide your finger in the direction of the number you want — always starting at 5, you can then go up and to the left for 1, or down and to the right for 9, and so on. Press Menu to access your Phonebook. Press the Dial button to call. Talking Dialer for Android on [...]

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Talking Compass

Speaks your current heading and provides haptic feedback as your cross over any of the cardinal directions. Touch the screen to hear your heading. Stroke the screen up/down to adjust verbosity. This is part of the Eyes-Free Project as featured in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/04/business/04blind.html Talking Compass for Android

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TalkBack

TalkBack is a screen reader that provides spoken feedback when using native Android applications. Usage: 1. Go to Settings -> Accessibility 2. Check the “Accessibility” and “TalkBack” checkboxes About TalkBack: -Does not run if accessibility is disabled -Is part of the Android system and cannot be uninstalled Talkback for Android Accessibility Preferences Preference settings for [...]

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TTS Library

This is a text-to-speech library for use by other applications. It extends the functionality of the Android TTS API & is a preview of things to come for the next version. Press “Menu” on the settings screen for a showcase of apps that use TTS. If you have problems, please try removing your SD card [...]

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