Touch Control Model OS Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

As you know, in version 4.0 of the Android operating system, the functionality of the accessibility of the touch interface for users with visual impairments was implemented, which was called “Explore by touch”. In the next generation of OS 4.1, this functionality was improved and new control gestures were added to it, which provide the blind […]

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A Short Course in the History of Android OS accessibility

Android is a mobile operating system based on the Linux kernel. It was originally developed by the company of the same name, which was later bought by Google Inc., from which its active promotion began. Now it is being developed by a separate division of the Open Handset Alliance. You can learn more about the history of versions […]

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IDEAL AndroidVox Browser – Keyboard Commands and Controls

Below is a list of keyboard commands and control gestures used in the IDEAL AndroidVox web browser . HTML Objects Navigation Keyboard Commands 1 – next level 1 heading 2 – next level 2 heading 3 – next level 3 heading 4 – next level 4 heading 5 – next level 5 heading B – next […]

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Using braille displays with Android

One of the main innovations of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system is the implementation of general support for working with braille displays, which increased its accessibility functionality for blind users, and opened this platform for the deaf-blind. It is worth noting that on May 25, 2012, Code Factory released its Mobile Accessibility 1.09 […]

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Android OS Availability Q&A

The material provides answers to basic questions on the accessibility of the Android operating system for users with visual impairments and is intended to quickly obtain information on the most common difficulties in mastering this platform for a blind or visually impaired person. The data is grouped into several categories, allowing the user to choose […]

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Additional specialized software for the blind on Android OS. Part 2

In addition to existing screen readers, blind users of the Android operating system may be interested in other software designed to solve some additional tasks. Below is a continuation of the list of the most interesting programs of this kind, specially designed for users with disabilities. The list does not claim to be complete and can be supplemented, […]

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Additional specialized software for the blind on Android OS. Part 1

In addition to existing screen readers, blind users of the Android operating system may be interested in other software designed to solve some additional tasks. Below is a list of the most interesting programs of this kind, specially designed for users with disabilities. The list does not claim to be complete and can be supplemented, but, […]

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Two approaches to using Android OS or isolation versus integration

The operating system Google Android is one of the most striking developments in the world of mobile technologies in their entire history, thanks to a unique marketing policy and a powerful technological base. In a short period, she captured one of the leading positions in the entire industry of mobile devices, having gone from an unknown […]

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