Most Recent Posts

  • Releasing new app named SM Braille Viewer to handle text translation, show the result on Braille display; and the update version of SM Music Reader with new feature of Braille music translation.

    Updated on: 04/09/2020 - 16:19, for the page: Article
  • List of new features, changes, fixes and known issues of all releases of Sao Mai Braille (SMB).

    Updated on: 09/10/2020 - 14:55, for the page: Sao Mai Soft
  • We are happy to announce the release SM Music Reader update version 1.1.7 with new features: built in the Guitar Tuner, access to Sao Mai free online music sharing library, magnification options and many other existing features + app performance improvements. It is the first free music reading app for the blind on Android platform.

    Updated on: 12/23/2019 - 17:37, for the page: Article
  • We just updated the SM Music Reader app for Android,1.0.3 version  with the following improvements and new features:

    Updated on: 12/06/2019 - 01:41, for the page: Article
  • A call to ask for help to localize Sao Mai's free applications for the blind into more languages. This would help more visually impaired people around the world to benefit from our useful software for their education, employment and daily living activities.

    Updated on: 09/08/2020 - 17:38, for the page: Sao Mai Soft
  • SM Music Reader is a free and fully accessible app for everyone to read scores written in MusicXML format. It supports drawing the score, playing and reading with screen reader like Voiceover, so both sighted and blind users can exchange the same score at the same time. The app is connected to Sao Mai online music library with thousands of MusicXML scores, and included some other useful tools such as guitar tuner, metronome and the optical music recognition (OMR).

    Updated on: 12/03/2020 - 22:00, for the page: Sao Mai Soft
  • Sao Mai is happy to announce the release of Android text-to-speech engine for Burmese language named SM Myanmar TTS.
    At the end of 2018, we already released the Burmese TTS engine on Windows platform; and today, with the Android version, we hope to bring more equal opportunities for visually impaired people in Myanmar to access to education, employment and independently manage daily living activities.
    For more info about the TTS engine, please visit: SM Myanmar TTS - Apps on Google Play.

    Updated on: 05/15/2019 - 17:34, for the page: Article
  • Let's watch our episode #2 to know how a totally blind person maintaining his laptop by opening and replacing hardware parts.

    Updated on: 01/20/2019 - 08:34, for the page: Eyes by hands
  • Welcome to the first eposode of the Eyes off Hands on program produced by Sao Mai Center for the Blind. Let's explore how a blind person does the beadwork with Ms Dang Pham Diem Hong.

    Updated on: 01/03/2019 - 21:03, for the page: Eyes by hands
  • News about technology for the blind, the article section introduces new features in NVDA 2018.3, NVDA 2018.4, Jaws 2019, and some useful tips for improving Google search experience. The tips section shares on how to automatically check for, download, and install updates for NVDA add-ons. The Useful apps section introduces application in Windows, and Android OS.

    Updated on: 06/27/2019 - 20:44, for the page: Newsletter Issue
    • Wrritten by JACOB KLEINMAN
    • Date: March 5, 2018
    Updated on: 12/30/2018 - 13:11, for the page: Blog
  • This will check, download, and install new add-ons for NVDA automatically.

    Updated on: 12/30/2018 - 13:10, for the page: Blog
  • The first Myanmar text-to-speech engine for Android and Windows platform, supporting Burmese, English and :Parli languages. It is implemented by the Sao Mai Center for the Blind, NHM Team, VNSpeak team and the Myanmar Assistive Technology Research and Development Center. Thanks for ICEVI, Overbrook School for the Blind and The Nippon Foundation for their initial financial support.

    Updated on: 07/09/2020 - 21:18, for the page: Sao Mai Soft
  • Highlights of this release include performance improvements in recent Mozilla Firefox versions, announcement of emojis with all synthesizers, reporting of replied/forwarded status in Outlook, reporting the distance of the cursor to the edge of a Microsoft Word page, and many bug fixes.

    Updated on: 12/17/2018 - 10:19, for the page: Blog
  • From 18 to 24 November 2018, Mr. Dang Hoai Phuc/Sao Mai's Executive Director and Mr. Phung Minh Tuan/Media Staff went on a trip to Mongolia to study and suggest plans for the MNFB's technology development programs.

    Updated on: 12/06/2018 - 20:59, for the page: Article
  • Quick reviews on about new main features of Jaws 2019

    Updated on: 06/10/2019 - 13:45, for the page: Blog
  • Introducing two new software developed by Sao Mai: the Sao Mai Typing Tutor (SMTT) for both new computer learners/teachers to improve typing skills/manage students' keyboard learning activities; and the Sao Mai Braille (SMB), a rich-text editor + Braille translation program.

    Updated on: 11/09/2018 - 13:10, for the page: Article
  • Highlights of this release include automatic detection of many Braille displays, support for new Windows 10 features including the Windows 10 Emoji input panel, and many other bug fixes.

    Updated on: 06/10/2019 - 11:42, for the page: Blog
  • Two new major features are: able to input and translate math equations into UEB standard and converting images into Braille tactile graphic.

    Updated on: 09/15/2018 - 21:40, for the page: Article
  • Sao Mai Center has just completed a series of Sao Mai Braille (SMB) tutorial in video format. All these videos have been uploaded to our official YouTube channel.

    Updated on: 08/27/2019 - 17:54, for the page: Article
  • From July 23-26, Sao Mai just hosted an advanced training on producing accessible EPUB3 and DAISY materials for 9 participants coming from different organizations for/of the blind based in HCM.

    Updated on: 08/02/2018 - 21:58, for the page: Article
  • News about technology for the blind, the article section introduces the last part of the series called Settings for safe and optimal Windows, new features in NVDA 2018.2, and the guide for using Sao Mai Braille - new software developed by Sao Mai center for the blind. The tips section introduces an add-on for NVDA named speech history for reviewing and copying 100 most recent messages spoken by NVDA. App introduces are apps on Windows, Android and IOS.

    Updated on: 06/10/2019 - 14:37, for the page: Newsletter Issue
  • Add-on for reviewing, and copying messages spoken by NVDA.

    Updated on: 07/04/2018 - 15:17, for the page: Blog
  • Fast shutdown, and optimize hardk disk.

    Updated on: 06/10/2019 - 14:01, for the page: Blog
  • Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

    Updated on: 07/09/2018 - 10:32, for the page: Blog