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Braille Utility for OpenOffice

odt2braille is a free Windows add-on for OpenOffice that allows files created in any of the OpenOffice applications to be translated into braille format. It supports multiple languages as well as Nemeth and other math coding.

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Wii Games for Blind Players

VI Fit is a pair of Wii games (Tennis and Bowling) designed for blind players. Information is conveyed through audio and through vibrating the standard Wii controller.

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Tactile Screen Protectors for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

Solona.net offers screen protectors with tactile feedback to ease typing on Apple iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch. In addition, new tactile layouts have been created for a variety of uses ranging from general reference of screen regions to iPod controls.

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FaceBook Shuts Down Its Accessible Version

Many users who rely on assistive technology and Facebook.com had begun using Facebook Lite, a slimmed down version of the popular social networking site which offered most of the features of the full site, but a cleaner interface and better accessibility, regardless of the platform or technology being used to access the service.

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Apple's iBooks App and Store Includes Accessibility Features

iBooks, the Apple iPad application that doubles as a digital bookstore and electronic book reader, supports VoiceOver, the iPad's built-in screen reader. Using familiar gestures, content from the iBooks store or synced to the user's device via iTunes can be read page-by-page or in a continuous fashion by VoiceOver.

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Keyboard Shortcut Plug-in

For the Chrome browser, Vimium assigns ad hoc keyboard shortcuts to all links on a Web page. It will not override any shortcuts added by the page designer.

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