VoiceOver

Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes VoiceOver 3 - an updated version of Apple's screen-access technology. VoiceOver 3 includes new features such as gesture support, braille display mirroring, spoken hints, autospeaking web pages, web page summaries, web table support, customizable verbosity and more. Additional new features allow collaboration between sighted and low-vision users by providing visual cues, captions, and a braille panel.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$100-499
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
multiple disabilities
specific learning disability
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
alternate access devices and systems
multiple formats of text and notation
Customizable Interface: 
adjustable rate
font size and/or color
multilingual
Differentiation: 
multiple user profiles
student control
teacher control
Output Options: 
Braille output
captioning
sound output for visual tasks
Text to Speech: 
multiple voices
reading rate control
reads graphics descriptions
reads instruction
reads menus and toolbars
synthesized
Cursor Control Options: 
movement recognition
Operating Systems: 
Macintosh