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Using Braille with Amazon Devices

Description
Dr. Joshua Miele, Amazon Devices Principal Accessibility Researcher, provides an overview of the ways in which Amazon devices can be used in conjunction with braille. The session will describe how to pair refreshable braille displays with Fire tablets, as well as how text entry works using braille screen input. In addition, we will discuss the use of refreshable braille to read Kindle books on iPhone and Android devices.  
Audience
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Disability Specific
  • Research & Development
  • Employment & Human Resources
Audience Level
Beginning  
Session Summary (Abstract)
Learn how Amazon supports braille literacy with full-featured braille input and output from the VoiceView screen reader on Fire tablet, as well as how to read Kindle books using refreshable braille on iOS, Android, and Windows  
Session Type
General Track  
Topics
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Education
  • Mobile Technology
  • Product Demonstration

Presenter

  • Joshua Miele
    Amazon

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