Blind Reading Innovations
Ron McCallum Keynotes - The Ron McCallum speeches on blind technologies look at innovations made in the last century to help...
While today there are programs available on most computers and even iPhones that use scanners and voice overs to help blind people read books and websites alike, many websites don’t work. This is due to the visual nature of many sites and a lack of standardization. In his speech on blind technology, McCallum expresses his desire for the blind to have a level playing field.
There are also legal issues surrounding copyright that prevents books from being reproduced into braille being brought across borders. A consortium is to take place to address this, which McCallum is excited about.