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IDEAL Talking Tags is a talking label maker/reader application,designed in support of accommodating the access needs ofindividuals who are blind. IDEAL Talking Tags is based onApps4Android's Near Field Communication (NFC) Tec-Tiles. For moreinformation please see:http://youtu.be/OhOWyLujGxg The minimumhardware and firmware requirements for running the application isan Android, Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled, smartphonerunning Android V4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).Identive Group Type 2(42mm diameter) NFC tags (ISO/IEC 14443 A 1-3 compliant; NTAG chip;Passive RFID 13.56MHz) were used to Beta test IDEAL Talking Tags.They worked perfectly. They cost approximately $0.80 each inquantities of 100. For moreinformation:http://www.identivenfc.com/nfc-tags/nfc-tag-type2-42mm.htmBeforepurchasing a large quantity of NFC tags, purchase a few of them.Test them with the app. If they work, fine. If not, it is a tagissue... not an app issue.Talking labels can provide audibleguidance in identifying a variety of different items includingclothing, food containers and other household products. Talkinglabels can also provide audible guidance in identifying and takingmedications. Talking labels are often used by individuals withvision-impairments.Instructions for use:1. Launch IDEAL TalkingTags. You should hear, "Touch the screen. Speak your message andlet go of the screen when you are done. IDEAL Talking Tags."2.Touch the screen and speaking the words you want to record. 3. Whenyou release your finger you will hear, "Touch and hold the screento preview your recording. Let go when done." 4. After previewingyour recording you should hear, "Scan the NFC tag you wish toassociate with this recording." 5. You can then touch the back ofyour phone to an NFC tag of the type describe above.6. Hence forthwhenever you touch your smartphone to this tag, you smartphone willplay the associated recording.

App Information IDEAL Talking Tags

  • App Name
    IDEAL Talking Tags
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  • Updated
    December 27, 2016
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  • Requires Android
    Android 4.0.3 and up
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  • Developer
    IDEAL Group, Inc. Android Development Team
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    2809 Bohlen Drive Hilliard, OH 43026-9012
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