Tag Archives: Software_Apps

AutoMath Photo app for Android

AutoMath Photo app for Android has been downloadable from Google Play for over a year so you might have already tried the app by now. Unfortunately, it still cannot always recognize your handwritten equations, as AutoMath answers math questions by taking … Continue reading

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Pepper – Intelligent robot

Many researchers and developers have been working on robotic applications to support the physical and educational needs of persons with disabilities.  S0me examples are medical devices that can be used during surgery procedures, robot-assisted rehab to enhance human motor controls … Continue reading

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Speech Recognition

Speech recognition (SR) is the translation of spoken words into text vs. Text to speech (TTS) system converts normal language text into speech (Wikipedia). The speech or voice recognition feature (i.e. Siri or Google Now) has been added to many … Continue reading

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Can free/Low-cost software and apps replace expensive educational software?

Most of the language tools on the market have common features such as text-to-speech, word prediction, spelling, highlighting, Thesaurus, Synonymous, etc.  I listed a few free/low cost software a few weeks ago, and some of these software also have similar features.  Do you think that … Continue reading

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Free / Low-cost options

In my line of work as an Assistive Technology Specialist, I often see how technology can help individuals with special needs; however, I have found assistive technology devices and software on the market are typically, very expensive.  I have not tried all … Continue reading

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