Posted in eLearning, Employability, inclusion, Innovation, JISC Techdis, Learning Disability, mLearning, ToolBox (TBX), Video, tagged Browser extensions, Chrome, screen reader, TechDis Jess, TechDis TBX, Text to Speech on July 8, 2012|
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The TechDis Toolbox includes resources highlighting things that may make it easier to access information on the internet. Chrome is a browser which has been developed by Google and it has a number of options or extensions which enables a user to convert the information on a web page into a different format.
These include –
- ChromeVox is a screen reader which can use any installed voices – such as TechDis Jess or Jack
- Chrome Speak which reads out loud any selected text – text to speech
- Readability – reduces the clutter on a web page and enables the user to change the font size etc
- Flash Video Downloader – enables you to download video so that you can view it later on a PC or hand held device such as a phone or tablet.
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