Voice-recognition technology opens computer access

08/14/2009 | National Public Radio (text and audio)

Improvements in voice-recognition technology are creating a more level-playing field for people with disabilities. Experts say the technology will have positive implications for people with visual impairments, dyslexia and other disabilities. "Voice recognition technology has really enhanced or increased awareness of accessibility," said Anne Taylor, director of access technology for the National Federation of the Blind.

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