System Access does have document scan, but Cobra takes a direct screenshot and performs OCR on the screen. This is useful, for example, with inaccessible PDF documents or graphical-based programs. Yes, all screen readers will announce when their demos has expired, but Cobra will continue to function and speak, which is not the case with other screen readers.
Signed by Chris Hallsworth E-mail and Facebook: christopherh40@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx MSN: ch9675@xxxxxxxxxxx Skype: chrishallsworth7266 Twitter: http://twitter.com/christopherh40 On 05/07/2010 10:58, Barry Toner wrote:
Chris, Thanks for the information on the new screen reader. System Access does do the OCR and every screen reader lets you know it's demo has expired, does it not? Barry -----Original Message----- From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of chris hallsworth Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 9:53 AM To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [access-uk] Cobra Hello all, I just want to tell you about an interesting new screen reader made by German company Baum. It's called Cobra (I know, it's named after a snake, hahaha). Joking aside, it contains lots of interesting and inovative features, such as the ability to capture the screen and perform on the fly OCR. No other screen reader I know does this. You can download it, and try it as a 30 minute reboot situation from www.baum.com. What's interesting though is that although a reboot is necessary to run the 30 minute demonstraiton again, Cobra actually will still speak, but will interrupt and remind you that the demo has expired. Again no other screen reader does this. Enjoy!
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