COBRA simplifies working with Windows 7, Vista or Windows XP for blind and visually impaired computer users. COBRA incorporates all standard functions of a modern screen reader in an environment also guaranteed for the future. COBRA prioritizes what it does on user’s requirements and outputs this important information from the computer screen into speech, Braille or as a magnified form.
COBRA 9.1 is considerably faster than its predecessors. It offers a brand new and easy-to-learn, integrated tool to access the Internet. Use either Internet Explorer or Firefox for web browsing. Moreover, COBRA 9.1 fully supports Windows 7 (32 or 64-Bit) and incorporates a powerful screen magnification feature. COBRA 9.1 includes many additional features and improvements and it can work together with even more different Braille displays than before. Also, it supports Microsoft Office more reliably and more extensively.
Integrated screen magnification
Also available as of COBRA 9.1 is a powerful screen magnification capability with the following features:
Magnification from 1x to 32x
Full screen or split screen views of the computer screen
Edge smoothing with automatic recognition of foreground and background colours
Optical aids such as highlighting of the cursor and focusing on borders and mouse pointer
Extra large mouse pointer that can be displayed in different colors
Indicator that shows where the magnification area is in relation to the full screen
Inverse display mode but also only grey-scales, single color-mode and multi-colour-mode are available
Shortcuts for fast operation
Windows-key+z, direct call to magnification dialogue
Windows-key+page up (PgUp), magnification increases one step
Windows-key+page down (PgDn), magnification decreases one step