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Inclusive Libraries_Techshare India 2014


Presented by Jim Pors - International Sales Manager, Optelec BV at Techshare India 2014. …

Presented by Jim Pors - International Sales Manager, Optelec BV at Techshare India 2014.

A look at how technology can make a difference for Visually impaired.

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  • 1. Inclusive Libraries
  • 2. Inclusive Libraries How technology can make a difference for Visually impaired
  • 3. Why do we use a Library? •Get knowledge • books, periodicals, reports etc •Find information • books, journals, encyclopedias •Enrich our imagination • books •Stay in touch with what is happening in the world • newspapers
  • 4. Formats available in Library •Printed (paper) •Audio (CD) •Video (DVD) •Online (Computer, Tablet, Smartphone)
  • 5. Where do we find libraries • In Schools • In colleges • In universities They can be public or private
  • 6. Why inclusive libraries Visually impaired people have the same needs as well sighted people. They also have the same right to access • Knowledge • Education • Information
  • 7. How to access the resources • Printed Material – Provide Magnification – Provide optical character recognition and speech • Online Content, Videos, CD’s, DVD’s, etc – Provide Screen Reading & Magnification – Alternative Input Devices • Digital Library – Develop Accessible Website
  • 8. Making printed material accessible Magnification
  • 9. Optelec ClearView Simple and effective • Magnify the text of a book or a newspaper up to 60 times • Access the text in your preferred high contrast color • No complicated buttons on the monitor, just one simple button for easy use • Optional speech solution
  • 10. Making printed material accessible Optical character recognition and speech
  • 11. ClearReader Sit back and listen to the book or journal •Capture the text •Wait 2-3 seconds and listen •Many voices and languages (no hindi) •Easy to use •Optional magnificion solution
  • 12. Making online/digital content accessible Access to assistive technology
  • 13. Access with braille and speech • Make the screen accessible with a screen reader magnifier • Dolphin SuperNova SuperNova provides output in • Speech • Magnification • Braille by using a Braille display
  • 14. Braille displays Various solutions •EaslyLink 12 • Simple and ideal for access to mobile computing (tablet/smartphone) •ALVA USB 640 • Simple access to laptops and computers •ALVA 640 Comfort • Comfortably connects wirelessly to computers and mobile computing devices • Built in Notetaker
  • 15. Other disabilties Much more is possible • Printing in alternative formats • Use adaptive keyboard, mouse or switches • Sign language Contact Barrier Break for more information
  • 16. Thank you for your attention And a big thank you for the Barrier Break team