Centre for Internet & Society

Report on eSpeak Tamil Computing with NVDA Training Workshop at Tiruchirappalli

by Nirmita Narasimhan

The training workshop was held from May 4 to 8, 2015 at Centre for Differently-abled Persons, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. Seventeen delegates attended the workshop.

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Inclusive Financial Services - Global Trends in Accessibility Requirements

by Nirmita Narasimhan

Inclusive Financial Services is a G3ict White Paper researched in cooperation with the Centre for Internet and Society. The research paper comprises a Foreword and Introduction, four chapters — Barriers to Access for Persons with Disabilities and Diverse Abilities, International Framework, Integrating Accessibility into the System, and State of Practice - Impact of the Convention on Inclusive Finance and Accessibility Efforts around the Globe.

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Report on 15 days Training in Basic Computing with use of NVDA and eSpeak in Oriya

by Nirmita Narasimhan

This programme was the first of its kind in the state of Orissa. The participants were mostly completely new to using computers and were also completely from the vernacular background. This training demonstrates that many more such regional level trainings should be organized in order to reach the untouched population of persons with blindness, and expose them to the advantages of today’s technology.

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Comments to the GIGW

by Nirmita Narasimhan

The Centre for Internet and Society submitted its comments to the National Informatics Centre on April 30, 2015.

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Report on Seven Day Training in the Use of eSpeak Malayalam with NVDA

by Nirmita Narasimhan

The NVDA team held a training for 25 delegates at the Chakshumati Assistive Technology Centre, Trivandrum in Kerala. Akhil was the trainer. The event was held from April 18 to 24, 2015.

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Report on One day Workshop on Use of eSpeak Hindi with NVDA

by Nirmita Narasimhan

This workshop was organized on April 11, 2015 at All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB) and was attended by 19 participants

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Report on 15 days Training in Basic Computing with use of NVDA and eSpeak in Gujarati

by Nirmita Narasimhan

This programme was aimed at high school students who were completely new to computers. The aim of the workshop was to empower the students to at least read and write using eSpeak Gujarati with NVDA within the 15 day duration.

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Report on 15 days Training in Basic Computing with use of NVDA and eSpeak in Hindi

by Nirmita Narasimhan

The highlight of the session was that the students on completion of the 15 days training, were able to write passages in Hindi. All the participants were able to do basic computing, such as opening files, saving them in different locations, surfing the Internet, etc.

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Report on the Progress in Bengali Language Testing

by Nirmita Narasimhan

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is doing a project on developing a text-to-speech software in 15 Indian languages. This blog post captures the key updates of the work done by CIS team for Bengali language.

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Report on the Progress in Assamese Language Testing

by Nirmita Narasimhan

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is doing a project on developing a text-to-speech software in 15 Indian languages. This blog post captures the key updates of the work done by CIS team for Assamese language.

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