Symbian Smartphone

Symbian phones are no longer available for purchase, but individuals may have Symbian phones that they are still using. The following information is dated, but provides a list of some of the apps that were available for this operating system.

Alternative Display Apps

 
KFNB Reader Mobile - takes a photo of the printed text and the optical character recognition software in conjunction with high quality text-to-speech will read the contents of the document aloud. At the same time, it can display the print on the phone’s built-in screen and highlight each word as it is spoken.
Loadstone GPS - is a free satellite navigation app for blind mobile phone users.
Mobile DAISY Player - is an electronic book reader for Symbian phones. It allows both sighted and vision-impaired mobile users to take books in Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) format with them wherever they go.
Mobile Magnifier - is a screen magnification app that enlarges and improves the readability of the screen contents.
Mobile Speak - allows the information displayed on the screen to either be outputted as speech using Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology or to be outputted to Braille device.
Nuance TALKS (standard and premium edition) - converts displayed text into speech including reading  the caller ID, incoming text messages,
Nuance ZOOMS - magnifies the content on the mobile device as well as allowing the display to be converted into black and white, grayscale or color inverted.
Speereo Voice Reader - utilizes Text-To-Speech (TTS) technology to read a list of messages, selected text, headers, etc.

 

Alternative Control Apps

 
Speereo Voice Launcher - starts any app/web-page/document with your own voice command. 

 

Augmentative Processing Apps

 
Colour Recognizer - is an app which allows you to determine the colour of an object by taking a picture of it.

 

Resources for Symbian Smartphones

 

My-Symbian.com provides a central place to find out information on Symbian smartphones.

 

App Store: Nokia OVI, Samsung App Store