Screen Magnifier Resources
(Note: To help, from the "View" option on the
task bar, select "Text Size" and pick "Largest" and it will
help some until other options are selected) or pick Page and Zoom to a
size that's comfortble.
Hardware & Software (Commercial, Shareware &
updated October 28, 2010
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE\
Enhanced Vision at
http://www.enhancedvision.com/ is a leading developer of assistive technology
for the visually impaired including Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Cataracts,
Retinitis Pigementosa and Diabetic Retinopathy
Blazie Engineering is now Freedom
Scientific at http://www.freedomscientific.com and produces the amazing
Braille 'n Speak and relatated products, Jaws and other screen reading products,
and MAGic magnification software.
http://www.maxiaids.com (click on Blind/Low Vision on the menu bar), offers
products for independent living.
described at http://www.imgpresents.com/mag.htm is a useful - and inexpensive!
- product from a company with a range of useful disability-related products;
but ironically their site has regular sized text! I've e-mailed their web
master about that and while nothing was done, I listed them here due to the low
price. A demo download is available and use the "Text Size" option to
help read their site.
A great place to go is the Screen
Magnifiers Home Page at http://www.magnifiers.org. For a
No frames version go to
http://www.magnifiers.org/main2.html. This is a must-visit site where you will
find information about screen magnifier software for MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows,
OS/2 and Macintosh. The site offers reviews and downloads - including demos,
freeware and shareware products. On the download page you can also download some
alternative mouse software, screen review utilities and the last version of
Microsoft Active Accessibility. '
XP Screenreader is operated
by Claro Software Ltd. in England. It is a linked initiative to provide
innovative software for blind, partially sighted and other computer users. The
Thunder Screenreader is available free for home use from partner site
To go to my Internet Resources page for the Blind and Visually
Impaired (warning: speech friendly but not large print),