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  1. screen readernoun

    A system that speaks aloud information from a computer display, for users with impaired vision.


  1. Screen reader

    A screen reader is a software application that attempts to identify and interpret what is being displayed on the screen. This interpretation is then re-presented to the user with text-to-speech, sound icons, or a Braille output device. Screen readers are a form of assistive technology potentially useful to people who are blind, visually impaired, illiterate or learning disabled, often in combination with other AT, such as screen magnifiers. A person's choice of screen reader is dictated by many factors, including platform, cost, and the role of organizations like charities, schools, and employers. Screen reader choice is contentious: differing priorities and strong preferences are common. Microsoft Windows operating systems have included the Microsoft Narrator light-duty screen reader since Windows 2000. Apple Inc. Mac OS X includes VoiceOver, a feature-rich screen reader. The console-based Oralux Linux distribution ships with three screen-reading environments: Emacspeak, Yasr and Speakup. The open source GNOME desktop environment long included Gnopernicus and now includes Orca.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of screen reader in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of screen reader in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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