Internet without restrictions: Siberian solution for visually impaired

Internet without restrictions: Siberian solution for visually impairedStudents at Tomsk State University in Siberia are developing a cloud app designed to help the visually impaired visit web pages and get information they need

A cloud app is being developed at Tomsk State University in Siberia to help the visually impaired visit web pages and get information they need, the TSU press service announced. The application called ?RIW - Internet without restrictions? is a brainchild of Evgeny Sidnev, Artyom Pomiluiko and Stanislav Rychagov, second-year students at TSU?s department of physics and engineering. Using the app, users with eyesight problems may now expect to be able to obtain data which conventional screen readers typically fail to recognize. According to Mr. Sidnev, RIW is designed to enable such people to bypass the deficiencies that screen readers have when surfing the Internet for necessary data. ?Our app will solve these problems and offer a user what he or she needs in a correct form,? the developer said...