In this TedX talk Dr. Sam Taraporevala captivates his audience by breaking several myths associated with the visually challenged.
Ashwini a 6th grade student at Govt High School for the Blind in Hyderabad demonstrates how she uses Telugu Hear2Read App to read a book on Android phone.

Reading Without Seeing

TTS Enables STEM Education

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A Day in the Life of a VI Interview

A Day in the Life of a VI

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Bridging the Digital Divide for Blind and Low Vision Indic Language Speakers

  • Less than 10% of blind children in India get any formal education.
  • 90% of people with visual impairment (VI) live below the poverty line.
  • Same quality of education for the VI as for people with sight is key to economic empowerment.
  • Empower VI population to become productive members of society.
  • Open doors to all professional employment and business opportunities for the VI community.
  • Text to Speech software allows Vi people to read digital content just as the sighted are able to.