Re: image describer addon for NVDA


Devin Prater
 

It seems to be using Google's AI. If an image is too large, it feeds NVDA the HTML of that page saying the image is too large, or something like that.

 


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io on behalf of Shaun Everiss <sm.everiss@...>
Sent: Friday, March 15, 2019 2:00 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] image describer addon for NVDA
 
What we need is some sort of cloud repository I'd imagine that would be
quite big.

What would you use and how much would it cost, I don't have the cash for
a major subscription as such, but I guess I could manage something like
1-2 bucks a month or something.



On 15/03/2019 7:36 PM, Lenron wrote:
> This is pretty cool. What I am wondering about is if you feed this
> thing pictures will it learn what items are and get better? Like a
> chair book car even car type would be nice. I would love this for many
> many pictures if it did that. Also it would be cool if machine
> learning could tell us what things are in non described videos. That
> will be the day.
>
> On 3/15/19, Ron Canazzi <aa2vm@...> wrote:
>> Hi Ivan,
>>
>>
>> Did you try it with capchas and if so how did it work?
>>
>>
>> On 3/14/2019 5:47 PM, Ivan pivac wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>>
>>>
>>> I installed the image app and found it worked extremely well. The
>>> download and installation was seemless.  Although I'll need to use it
>>> more, to establish its capabilities, my immediate impression is that
>>> the add on is a very useful tool for us.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>>
>>> Ivan
>>>
>>> On 15/03/2019 10:35 AM, hurrikennyandopo ... wrote:
>>>
>>>> hi
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> it also does not show under the nvda user configuration directory as
>>>> a add on either. so I am guessing it just did not install unless it
>>>> was compatible with this version.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Did any one get it to work in earlier versions of nvda? and if so how
>>>> did you do it?
>>>>
>>>> Was it just a matter of installing the add on and using the shortcut
>>>> or did you have to sign up so you could use it?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I did a while ago see reference to this add on which did have more
>>>> information but do not know where it has gone.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Gene nz
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 15/03/2019 10:23 AM, hurrikennyandopo ... wrote:
>>>>> Hi
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Just tried it. It does not show up under the add on manager as a add
>>>>> on so apart from the shortcut given on one of the pages there is no
>>>>> real way to see if there are any steps missed to make it work. it
>>>>> also does not show up any where else. has any one else got it to
>>>>> work? If it does work it will need to be updated so it works with
>>>>> the latest version of nvda.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I just got to remember how to remove the ones with out it be shown
>>>>> in the add on manager. maybe more info can be found under the
>>>>> explore user configuration directory i think it is called.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Gene nz
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Gene nz
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 15/03/2019 6:24 AM, Brian Vogel wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 01:12 PM, abdul muhamin wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://www.reddit.com/r/Blind/comments/b11tcr/image_describer_nvda_addon/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> For some reason that link didn't "linkify" in your original
>>>>>> message, so I'm repeating it here.  The actual download page for
>>>>>> the add on is listed here: http://www.screenreader.ai/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This topic is again giving me the chance to call on the powers that
>>>>>> be that control the NVDA Add-Ons pages to create a third one under
>>>>>> the hierarchy:  Community Developed but Unvetted.   There are scads
>>>>>> of NVDA Add-Ons that get mentioned in passing over time and I have
>>>>>> little doubt that a number of the individuals who've developed same
>>>>>> would jump at the chance to have their work listed in a central
>>>>>> repository just like the Stable Add-Ons and Add-Ons Under
>>>>>> Development pages at https://addons.nvda-project.org/index.en.html.
>>>>>>  It can be made perfectly clear by the chosen page title or text at
>>>>>> the top of said page that use of these add-ons is entirely "at your
>>>>>> own risk" and they have not passed any official vetting process.
>>>>>>  So many of them are just great, and work just fine.   A mechanism
>>>>>> on that page should also exist for reporting back if something has
>>>>>> broken, not because those maintaining the page will fix the add-on
>>>>>> itself, but it might be noted and/or delisted entirely if that
>>>>>> persists.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Brian *-*Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763
>>>>>>
>>>>>> */A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when
>>>>>> the need for illusion is deep./*
>>>>>>
>>>>>>           ~ Saul Bellow, /To Jerusalem and Back/
>>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Image NVDA certified expert
>>>>> Check out my website for NVDA tutorials and other blindness related
>>>>> material at http://www.accessibilitycentral.net
>>>>>
>>>>> Regardless of where you are in New Zealand if you are near one of
>>>>> the APNK sites you can use a copy of the NVDA screen reader on one
>>>>> of their computers. To find out which location (or locations) are
>>>>> nearest to you please visit
>>>>> http://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.org/content/partner-libraries
>>>>> (Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa). To find out which software is
>>>>> installed on the APNK network please visit the following
>>>>> linkhttp://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.info/faq/software To find out
>>>>> how to use NVDA on APNK computers please visit the following
>>>>> linkhttp://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.info/faq/nvda
>>>>>
>>>>> To find out which software is available on the Christchurch City
>>>>> Library network, and how to start the NVDA screen reader, please go
>>>>> to the following links. Software available
>>>>> https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/faq/computers/#faq_5884How
>>>>> to start the NVDA screen reader on Christchurch City Library
>>>>> computers
>>>>> https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/faqs/what-screen-reader-software-is-available/
>>>>>
>>>>> To find an NVDA certified expert near you, please visit the
>>>>> following link https://certification.nvaccess.org/. The
>>>>> certification page contains the official list of NVDA certified
>>>>> individuals from around the world, who have sat and successfully
>>>>> passed the NVDA expert exam.
>>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Image NVDA certified expert
>>>> Check out my website for NVDA tutorials and other blindness related
>>>> material at http://www.accessibilitycentral.net
>>>>
>>>> Regardless of where you are in New Zealand if you are near one of the
>>>> APNK sites you can use a copy of the NVDA screen reader on one of
>>>> their computers. To find out which location (or locations) are
>>>> nearest to you please visit
>>>> http://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.org/content/partner-libraries
>>>> (Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa). To find out which software is
>>>> installed on the APNK network please visit the following
>>>> linkhttp://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.info/faq/software To find out
>>>> how to use NVDA on APNK computers please visit the following
>>>> linkhttp://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.info/faq/nvda
>>>>
>>>> To find out which software is available on the Christchurch City
>>>> Library network, and how to start the NVDA screen reader, please go
>>>> to the following links. Software available
>>>> https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/faq/computers/#faq_5884How
>>>> to start the NVDA screen reader on Christchurch City Library
>>>> computers
>>>> https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/faqs/what-screen-reader-software-is-available/
>>>>
>>>> To find an NVDA certified expert near you, please visit the following
>>>> link https://certification.nvaccess.org/. The certification page
>>>> contains the official list of NVDA certified individuals from around
>>>> the world, who have sat and successfully passed the NVDA expert exam.
>>>>
>>> --
>>>
>> --
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>> They ask: "How Happy are You?"
>> I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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