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From Hypertext Terms (1995-04-15) | Glossary for this source

We have used this term for the person who browses, to distinguish him/her from the program ( browser ) which (s)he uses.
screen reader

From Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (1999-05-05) | Glossary for this source

A software program that reads the contents of the screen aloud to a user. Screen readers are used primarily by individuals who are blind. Screen readers can usually only read text that is printed, not painted, to the screen.

The Glossary System has been built by Pierre Candela during an internship in W3C; it's now maintained by Dominique Hazael-Massieux

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