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A screen reader is a software application that attempts to identify and interpret what is being displayed on the screen. This interpretation is then represented to the user with text-to-speech, sound icons, or a braille output. Screen readers are a form of assistive technology (AT) potentially useful to people who are blind, visually impaired, or learning disabled, often in combination with other AT such as screen magnifiers.

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Web Developer using Java EE (JDK)

Knowing more about web development I have written an article about becoming a freelance web developer, but this article will be based on becoming a professional web developer using Java EE (JDK) which will definitely get you better paid job. This days, there are many ways you can develop or ...

posted Sep 23, 2011

by Charlesmudy

How Screen Readers Read Content

This section presents a list of ways that screen readers read and pronounce content. It is not an exhaustive list, by any means, but it will help developers understand screen readers a little better. Most developers will not need or be interested in more information than what is presented h...

posted Jun 6, 2007

by WebAIM

What is a Screen Reader?

Screen readers are audio interfaces. Rather than displaying web content visually for users in a "window" or screen on the monitor, screen readers convert text into synthesized speech so that users can listen to the content. Sighted users usually have a hard time imagining having to always rely on...

posted Jun 6, 2007

by WebAIM