chin® The world’s most widely used and award-winning screen reader for Kiosk is now available for Android.
clearwater, florida, December 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vispero™ is a global leader in assistive technology products for the blind and low vision community and provider of JAWS.®, the world’s most widely used screen reader, announced that JAWS for Kiosk is now available for Android systems. This is the only screen reader specifically designed to support Android kiosks.
JAWS for Kiosk is an award-winning screen reader with self-service text-to-speech audio output that enables blind and partially sighted users to quickly order at restaurants, vote in elections, and more. You can perform tasks easily and independently. , enter sensitive information at the doctor’s office, or interact with other kiosk or tablet-based applications. Previously available only on the Microsoft Windows form factor, JAWS for Kiosk is now compatible with the Android platform, allowing it to be deployed in even more self-service kiosk systems around the world.
JAWS for Kiosk’s Android initiative is led by trace murrayTraci joins the Vispero team as Kiosk’s JAWS-focused Business Development Director. Her extensive experience with leading kiosk manufacturers has brought a new perspective to customers deploying self-service her kiosks.
Murray explains: “Being able to share my experience in the self-service hardware space with clients looking to deploy or scale a kiosk project opens up a whole new level of opportunity for Vispero and our users. It’s an essential addition to any project that makes kiosks accessible When Can be used by everyone. ”
JAWS for Kiosk works with EloView®, Elo’s mobile device management software, to deploy and securely manage Elo Android-powered touchscreen computers. EloView allows the kiosk administrator to package her JAWS with the primary application and remotely deploy the solution to kiosks around the world. This approach allows Elo customers to integrate text-to-speech audio with any kiosk app, including self-order kiosks at their favorite restaurants, healthcare check-in his kiosks, and ticketing kiosks at amusement parks.
TPGi works with our premium kiosk partners to bring assistive technology to self-service areas. TPGi works with kiosk manufacturers and software companies and is pleased to have Elo join our partner program.
“We look forward to working with the Elo team to bring a self-service experience to everyone,” said Murray.
JAWS for Kiosk features and benefits include:
- High quality voice for audio output.
- Support for multiple languages.
- Automatic start & stop with headphone jack.
- In particular, it works with Storm assistive technology products, Elo audio jacks, and other alternative input solutions such as touch screens.
- A dictionary that administrators can use to customize how JAWS pronounces certain words and abbreviations.
- Ability for administrators to assign custom labels and tooltips to Kiosk application controls that have ambiguous labels.
- No internet connection required.
Learn more about JAWS for Kiosk.
Vispero is the world leader in assistive technology products for the visually impaired. Freedom Scientific, TPGi, Enhanced Vision, and Optelec are all Vispero brands and have a long history of continuous innovation for customers with accessibility needs. Our product portfolio is considered one of the most diverse and reliable on the market. For more information, please visit www.vispero.com.
TPGi is an accessibility solutions provider that supports all stages of accessibility through best-in-class management software and professional services. We partner with the world’s most famous brands to enable end-to-end accessibility for your digital assets. Our clients span a variety of industries including retail/e-commerce, software/technology, publishing, banking/finance, healthcare, government and higher education. TPGi’s experts are globally recognized for their contributions to accessibility standards and guidelines.