TalkBack Open Source Screen Reader Part of Android Eyes-Free Project

Here’s a couple of interesting Android related items I learned about this week. First up is…

Project Eyes-Free

…that is an attempt to create software that lets you use Android mobile devices without looking at the device. Operating a mobile device while driving is one of the target use-cases.


TalkBack: An Open Source Screenreader For Android

…was just released as part of the Eyes-Free effort. The TalkBack app reads text on an Android screen and serves as a demonstration of using the Android Access framework in the Android 1.6 SDK.

You can find demos of the Eyes-Free project at the…

EyesFreeAndroid Channel

…on YouTube.