West Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) January 23, 2010
GH, LLC is pleased to announce the development and release of ReadHear™ Mac, the only fully-featured commercial Digital Talking Book player available for the Mac. ReadHear Mac provides access to books and other text materials for those who have low-vision, blindness, learning disabilities, or mobility impairments.
ReadHear Mac allows Mac users with disabilities to experience the features of gh PLAYER, while still being able to utilize accessibility features available in Mac OS X.
ReadHear Mac plays NIMAS, plain text, DAISY 2 and 3, Save-As DAISY XML, MathML, and supports SVG images. According to Dave Schleppenbach, president of gh, LLC, "We feel the new version of ReadHear Mac is a major step forward, and provides users the highest level of access at a price that is truly affordable."
Key features of ReadHear Mac include: magnification, color contrast, MathML support, roaming activation for greater portability, continuous reading while multi-tasking, support for large books, and automatic updates. Keyboard shortcuts, navigation controls, text highlighting, bookmarks, and VoiceOver support are all integrated into ReadHear Mac, providing a simple yet rich reading experience.
ReadHear Mac will be showcased to the general public at the ATIA Orlando 2010 assistive technology conference, and a free trial version is available for download at http://www.gh-accessibility.com. ReadHear Mac is compatible with Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard. ReadHear Mac costs $119.99, and bulk discounts are available for educators and institutions.
Specializing in innovative math and science products and services, gh, LLC is an award-winning assistive technology company providing access to information for people with a print or learning disability, whether reading a textbook, publication, standardized test, or website. Conversion services include Braille, tactile graphics, Digital Talking Books, and NIMAS formats. For more information on gh, LLC, visit http://www.gh-accessibility.com.