[BCAB] Orcam in games

Steve Nutt steve at comproom.co.uk
Fri Mar 29 09:05:24 GMT 2019


Provided you can see enough to know what text you're picking out.  I found
Orcam particularly difficult as a total.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Barrie Ellis <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk> 
Sent: 29 March 2019 06:13
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Orcam in games

Supposedly you can use a finger mode to pick out particular areas of text,
rather than a huge block.

On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 at 12:53, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I doubt it, because no glasses can tell you which item is selected.  
> They will just read the screen as a complete block.
>
> All the best
>
> Steve
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barrie Ellis <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk>
> Sent: 26 March 2019 11:29
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: [BCAB] Orcam in games
>
> I'm wondering if anyone on this list has used an Orcam with computers? 
> For anyone who doesn't know, it's a long thin camera that clips onto 
> the arm of a pair of glasses. It has Artificial Intelligence to 
> describe not only text, but some objects too.
>
> There's a video of it in action here
> <
> https://www.orcam.com/en/media/blind-kid-uses-orcam-myeye-2-steve-harv
> ey-ca
> lls-it-a-game-changer/
> <https://www.orcam.com/en/media/blind-kid-uses-orcam-myeye-2-steve-har
> vey-calls-it-a-game-changer/>
> >
> .
>
> I'm curious if it might benefit people navigate game menus, where 
> there is not text to speech option, such as in many game console 
> games, and many iPad games.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Barrie
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