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Re: NVDA integration in video games

Josh Kennedy
 

if NVDA had real time recognition like voiceover does on iOS 14, then we would have access to a lot more applications including video games. Voiceover uses a Neural Engine and artificial intelligence to do screen recognition, image recognition and description, and real time live OCR and it also recognizes controls based on pixels on the screen and matrices. Making many applications including video games very accessible and applications which did not used to be accessible or now suddenly accessible with voiceover artificial intelligent Neural Engine recognition. it would be excellent if NVDA could implement this feature very soon. I believe that it directly access of the GPU, and based on pixels on the screen and live screen or some kind of image scanning, it recognizes various inaccessible controls directly even if they are just drawing on the screen with pixels, then it turns those controls into accessible controls that voiceover can interpret. If anybody I could do this it would be excellent.


Re: NVDA integration in video games

Luke Robinett <blindgroupsluke@...>
 

Is there a practical reason for so heavily policing the types of questions people ask here or is it more of a control thing? I mean, dude’s question was NVDA related. Why be such a cop about it?

On Oct 28, 2020, at 6:52 PM, Sascha Cowley via groups.io <sascha.camille@...> wrote:

First, this topic does not belong on the main list; it should be on the chat or development sublists.
Second, the NVDA controler client is a programmatic way of developers integrating their software with NVDA. For example, it allows them to send speech or Braille to NVDA to be output. As for weather we can "integrate the NVDA to any software or game", that depends what you mean. There is no technical reason why any proficient developer would be unable to so integrate their Windows program with NVDA. At the end-user side, the answer is not really: integration of this type requires modification of the program itself, while integration via scripting requires some sort of events that NVDA can hook into, which many programs simply do not provide.


Re: CONNECTING A MANTIS DISPLAY

Richard Bartholomew
 

Hi, Quentin

 

Sorry for the confusion, I sent a subsequent message to say that I now have it working, thanks.  Don’t know what I didn’t do right the first time round other than, probably, not following procedure correctly but have got it to work now using the automatic detection setting.

 

Thanks

Richard Bartholomew

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: 29 October 2020 01:01
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] CONNECTING A MANTIS DISPLAY

 

Hi Richard,

 

I don't have one handy to test, but according to the User Guide: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#HumanWareBrailliant it should work.

Are you getting an error or message or simply no Braille?

 

Quentin.

 

On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 5:46 AM Richard Bartholomew <rlbart53@...> wrote:

Hi,

 

So far I have had no success in connecting my Mantis Q40 with NVDA 2020.2; is the only way to do this to use BRLTTY, please?

 

Thanks for any help.

 

Richard Bartholomew

 


 

--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 


Re: NVDA integration in video games

Sascha Cowley
 

First, this topic does not belong on the main list; it should be on the chat or development sublists.
Second, the NVDA controler client is a programmatic way of developers integrating their software with NVDA. For example, it allows them to send speech or Braille to NVDA to be output. As for weather we can "integrate the NVDA to any software or game", that depends what you mean. There is no technical reason why any proficient developer would be unable to so integrate their Windows program with NVDA. At the end-user side, the answer is not really: integration of this type requires modification of the program itself, while integration via scripting requires some sort of events that NVDA can hook into, which many programs simply do not provide.


Re: CONNECTING A MANTIS DISPLAY

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Richard,

I don't have one handy to test, but according to the User Guide: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#HumanWareBrailliant it should work.
Are you getting an error or message or simply no Braille?

Quentin.

On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 5:46 AM Richard Bartholomew <rlbart53@...> wrote:

Hi,

 

So far I have had no success in connecting my Mantis Q40 with NVDA 2020.2; is the only way to do this to use BRLTTY, please?

 

Thanks for any help.

 

Richard Bartholomew

 



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Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager


NVDA integration in video games

abdul muhamin
 

Hi. Now a days, video games developers are trying to integrate NVDA support in video games like skullgirls and the emulator called retroarch, I’ve seen a file in both the mentioned game/emulator called NVDA controller client.dll, I think its related to the speech during the menues. So my question is, can we also integrate the NVDA to any software or game? I’m sure it requires advance knowledge in programing languages, what do you think?

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


Re: Two NVDA Questions

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

Pele,

I am using Office 2016


All the best,

Cearbhall

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@blbc.ie

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pele West
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:17 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Two NVDA Questions

Hi

What version of MicroSoft Office are you using to write macros using the VBA
editor?

Thanks

Pele


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Re: CONNECTING A MANTIS DISPLAY

Richard Bartholomew
 

Hi, again

 

Sorry but you can ignore my last message as I’ve managed to connect the Mantis now…not sure what I’ve done different this time but it’s working smoothly this time!

 

Thanks

Richard Bartholomew

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Bartholomew via groups.io
Sent: 28 October 2020 18:46
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] CONNECTING A MANTIS DISPLAY

 

Hi,

 

So far I have had no success in connecting my Mantis Q40 with NVDA 2020.2; is the only way to do this to use BRLTTY, please?

 

Thanks for any help.

 

Richard Bartholomew

 


Re: Two NVDA Questions

Pele West
 

Hi

What version of MicroSoft Office are you using to write macros using the
VBA editor?

Thanks

Pele


Pele


CONNECTING A MANTIS DISPLAY

Richard Bartholomew
 

Hi,

 

So far I have had no success in connecting my Mantis Q40 with NVDA 2020.2; is the only way to do this to use BRLTTY, please?

 

Thanks for any help.

 

Richard Bartholomew

 


Windows 10 App Essentials 20.11 #addonrelease

 

Hi all,

Windows 10 App Essentials 20.11 is on its way – it will show up in about half an hour from now. This version is mostly a maintenance release as it contains more lint fixes.

 

IMPORTANT: starting from this release, Windows 10 App Essentials will require NVDA 2020.2 or later.

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: Tutorials On New Facebook Platform?

hurrikennyandopo ...
 

Hi David


the tutorial will go up to the following website to a page called nvda tutorials for other programs but the main site is called Accessibilitycentral.net

Any of the nvda tutorials will link to other pages to do with nvda and the home key takes you to the main page where you can find other blindness related material.



I think when I looked there yesterday the classic version is no more as of a month or so ago but would have to check to make sure.

If I remember you could go to it in the log out section or on that menu to it.


Gene nz


On 29/10/2020 3:14 am, David Russell wrote:
Hello NVDA Group,

Per the digest version, thank you Gene, Brian, and Diane K., for your
input on my topic, Tutorials On New FB Version.

Gene, I would be interested to receive your tutorial draft when most
convenient. My email is within my signature.

Brian, I did note the suggestion to use "mbasic.facebook.com" and, in
all honesty have my figurative fingers crossed as to the length of
this methodologyworking.

Useful info may include:
1. How to login to one's account after using an antiviral,
anti-spyware program to service one's computer or device. Generally,
those programs will cancel out previous login history to email and
social platforms for example.
2. How to read specific reactions to one's post comments. Not
essential but nice to know.
3.  How to send a message to a specific person.
4.  How to clear or delete messages using the combo box. NVDA does not
read choices even when invoking the insert key plus spacebar. Other
tutorials state hot keys vary from browser to browser.

Gene, on which website will your tutorial appear?

I think sticking with the basics is a wise choice!

Sincerely,


Re: Thorium epublication reader with NVDA

 

Topic retitled for archival purposes.  If there are further responses, please use a message with "Thorium" in the title for that response.  Thanks.
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Re: Thorium epublication reader with NVDA

CARLOS-ESTEBAN <carlosestebanpianista@...>
 

Hi all.
You can read this:
Regards.


Carlos Esteban Martínez Macías.
Músico (pianista) y también ayuda a usuarios con discapacidad visual en el
uso de lectores de pantalla y tecnología.
Experto certificado en el lector de pantalla NVDA.

Musician (pianist) and also help to users with a visual disability in the use of screen readers and technology.
Certified expert in screen reader NVDA.




El mié., 28 de oct. de 2020 a la(s) 08:21, Louis Maher (ljmaher03@...) escribió:
I believe it is called:
Thorium reader.

It can read epub files.



Regards
Louis Maher
Phone: 713-444-7838
E-mail ljmaher03@...

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Aschalew Byness
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:29 AM
To: nvda <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Zorium reader with nvda

Hi you lovely community?
May I get please a tutorial on how to use zorium Epub reader with NVDA?











Re: Two NVDA Questions

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

Chris and Pele,

 

I regularly write macros in Excel using VBA and have no trouble using NVDA with the editor.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Chris Mullins
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:35 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Two NVDA Questions

 

Hi Pele

I haven’t done a macro for a long time now, as I lost my Office 2007 to a disk failure and have not replaced it.  I’ve installed Libra Office but not yet ventured into macros with that.

 

Cheers

Chris

 

From: Pele West
Sent: 28 October 2020 11:12
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Two NVDA Questions

 

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Tutorials On New Facebook Platform?

David Russell
 

Hello NVDA Group,

Per the digest version, thank you Gene, Brian, and Diane K., for your
input on my topic, Tutorials On New FB Version.

Gene, I would be interested to receive your tutorial draft when most
convenient. My email is within my signature.

Brian, I did note the suggestion to use "mbasic.facebook.com" and, in
all honesty have my figurative fingers crossed as to the length of
this methodologyworking.

Useful info may include:
1. How to login to one's account after using an antiviral,
anti-spyware program to service one's computer or device. Generally,
those programs will cancel out previous login history to email and
social platforms for example.
2. How to read specific reactions to one's post comments. Not
essential but nice to know.
3. How to send a message to a specific person.
4. How to clear or delete messages using the combo box. NVDA does not
read choices even when invoking the insert key plus spacebar. Other
tutorials state hot keys vary from browser to browser.

Gene, on which website will your tutorial appear?

I think sticking with the basics is a wise choice!

Sincerely,
--
David Russell
david.sonofhashem@gmail.com


Re: Thorium epublication reader with NVDA

Louis Maher
 

I believe it is called:
Thorium reader.

It can read epub files.



Regards
Louis Maher
Phone: 713-444-7838
E-mail ljmaher03@outlook.com

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Aschalew Byness
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:29 AM
To: nvda <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Zorium reader with nvda

Hi you lovely community?
May I get please a tutorial on how to use zorium Epub reader with NVDA?


Re: Two NVDA Questions

Chris Mullins
 

Hi Pele

I haven’t done a macro for a long time now, as I lost my Office 2007 to a disk failure and have not replaced it.  I’ve installed Libra Office but not yet ventured into macros with that.

 

Cheers

Chris

 

From: Pele West
Sent: 28 October 2020 11:12
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Two NVDA Questions

 

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Thorium epublication reader with NVDA

Aschalew Byness
 

Hi you lovely community?
May I get please a tutorial on how to use zorium Epub reader with NVDA?


Re: Two NVDA Questions

Pele West
 

Hi Chris

Thanks for writing.

I realise I can use Notepad or another text editor, but it would drive
me mad as well.

What do you use now?

Pele

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