OpenSource launcher for blind people for using smartphones and tablets. The launcher has a voice guide that tells the user everything that it's happening in the device (screen off/on, screen rotation, incoming call, etc.). This launcher is compatible with TalkBack.
The app allows the user: - Listen to music - Use a voice recorder - Send and receive SMS - Receive and make calls - Create and delete alarms - Create and delete contacts - Browse the web with Google engine as an a starting point
How to use it: 1) Slide up and down to browse the menus 2) Slide right to select an option
How can i type a message? You have four ways available: - Use your device keyboard - Use the voice recognition system with up to 10 possible interpretations to select from (may require Internet). - Use the touchscreen and slide up and down through characters and symbols and slide right to input the selected character. - Use the traditional software keyboard with TalkBack activated.
How to manage a call: - Slide up to answer the call - Slide down to end the call
TO UNINSTALL: Go to Settings/System Settings/Applications/Blind Communicator/Uninstall
NOTE 1: In Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher, you have to set the way you want to answer a call by going to Settings/Accessibility/Answering/ending calls.
NOTE 2: If you have a device with Android 4.4 (KitKat) or higher, you must set Blind Communicator as your App for messages. To do so, you must go to Settings/Default applications/Messages and then select Blind Communicator from the list. Also, you will need a TTS software installed in your device in order to this App to work. You can install, for example, Google TTS for free at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.tts.
Translator (italian): Sofia Spoltore https://www.facebook.com/TraduccionesItaliano