I-Stem Accessibility Solutions

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About this app

The I-Stem app uses the latest advancements in technology to help enhance access for people who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled. using a combination of quick OCR and document accessibility features, as well as learning resources to create awareness about assistive technology and the latest in accessibility, our goal is to provide equal access to information, resources and opportunities to all.

1. Quick OCR: The quick OCR feature intends to provide instantaneous access to printed, handwritten or otherwise inaccessible digital content. Use our guided capture technology to align the document for best results and then hold steady for the system to automatically take a picture. Within seconds, hear the recognized content using your screen reader. You can also upload or share your documents from other third-party apps on your device. With support for 60+ languages, this feature is ideal to access simple documents instantaneously.

2. Document accessibility: Use our award-winning document accessibility technology to convert academic, professional or other complex documents including math and science (STEM) content into accessible and usable formats within minutes. With support for tables, links, lists, STEM content and other semantic information, this service optimizes for document quality and retention of formatting and layout. Upload or share images or inaccessible PDF documents to be converted into accessible HTML and word documents upto 50 MB in file size. This is ideal for textbooks, handouts, professional reports, research papers, journals among others.

3. Audio/video accessibility: Get video transcripts or captions, text within videos or both. Upload videos of upto 100 MB.

4. Learning resources: Learn about assistive technologies, various career opportunities and accessibility considerations therein and step-by-step guidance on using various popular apps with assistive technologies.

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"The Quick OCR feature is very helpful to get instantaneous feedback on handwritten printed content. The guided capture feature allows me to align my printed document for most optimal results. I have been using it to read letters, menus, pamphlets and a lot of other content."

"this is a game changer. I am a visually impaired math student and have struggled to access content in an accessible format. It's great to be able to access my math books in time. The quality is also very good."

"I like to listen to my textbooks in audio. this provides me the flexibility to do that. What is amazing is how complex layout such as tables and multi-column content can also be easily understood. Thanks for the good work."

"It is hard to read text or content in videos, especially when someone is sharing their screen and I can't see the content. with this app I can do all of that and more."

Supporters and investors

Thanks to the GSMA Innovation Fund, UNICEF, Microsoft, National Geographic Society among others for their support.


We would love to hear from you. Please email us with any feedback at info@inclusivestem.org.

For more details, visit our website at https://www.istemai.com.
Updated on
Jan 21, 2023

Data safety

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This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Photos and videos and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
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What's new

new flows for smooth login/signup and more learning resources