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PlayText Allows People To LISTEN To Websites
Jul03

PlayText Allows People To LISTEN To Websites

Shan Ramanean’s PlayText allows you to listen to a website by dialing a toll free number or by using the PlayText app. That is, it’s possible to access a site with text even without a data connection by simpling dialing a toll-free number. As a tester by day and a developer by night, I do think Ramanean’s on to something here.   The potential for this useful technology is there. Ramanean’s vision for this technology is that even...

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LookTel.com – An App For Visually Impaired People

LookTel is a new app that is aimed at those who are visually impaired. What it does is to recognize objects and speak their names aloud. It works in a straightforward enough fashion – you point your iPhone at it, and the object will be recognized. To me, the kind of objects that will be recognized the most through LookTel will include medication bottles and also money. Of course, goods like CDs and DVDs are also recognizable,...

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Peekaboom.org – Phetch – Image Game For a Good Cause

Phetch is an image search game with a charitable cause. The purpose of the game is to have one player, the “Describer” describes an image selected by Phetch to the other players. Using whatever words you choose, explain what you see to the 2-4 “Seekers”. The seekers then use Phetch’s image search bar to enter in your keywords to produce images that might correspond to the Describer’s description....

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Bluegrind.com – Stop Reading, Start Listening!

Are you interested in the entertainment industry? Would you like to find the breaking news about your favorite TV show? If that is so, Fox44.com could be of your interest. This is the site of the WGMB Fox 44, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and it provides you with local news, and data about the Fox programming. In case you live in Baton Rouge and want to be updated with the latest news from your city, this site might be of help. By...

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