RIM launched BlackBerry Screen Reader, a free software application that helps customers who are blind or visually impaired operate their BlackBerry smartphone.
- Support for core applications – Users can easily access core BlackBerry applications including email, calendar, phone calls and more.
- Speech settings – users can customize the text-to-speech settings (volume, pitch and speech rate) and preferences for punctuation, verbosity and password security.
- Keyboard shortcuts – Users can set speech and audio preferences quickly and easily through (physical) keyboard shortcuts
- Accessible documentation – User Guide available in accessible HTML through a desktop web browser.
BlackBerry Screen Reader is available for the BlackBerry® Curve™ 9350, 9360 and 9370 smartphones. The application is available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.
Download the BlackBerry Screen Reader from www.blackberry.com/screenreader.