New Technologies


Dolphin is continually striving to make improvements to our software tools as new technologies emerge. Our talented team of developers love to innovate and find new solutions when problem solving. The following documents provide details of technologies that exist in our industry.

Full-Screen magnification for windows using DirectX overlays (web link to abstract; full text available to purchase)

This document describes the architecture and operation of Dolphin's full-screen magnifier that uses Microsoft DirectX Overlays. The paper presents two further strategies for full screen magnification, namely, using multi monitor support and true type fonts for text enlargement.
Publication Date: 01/12/2002

Microsoft Office accessibility (.doc file)

This document goes under the hood of SuperNova version 6 to describe how Dolphin's screen reading software works with Microsoft Office and other windows applications using the object model.
Publication Date: 01/09/2004

US Patent Application - Magnification Engine (PDF file)

Publication no. US 2007/0159499 A1
Publication Date: 12/07/2007

US Patent - Method and apparatus for enlarging an output display on a display (PDF file)

Patent no. US 7,212,210 B2
Publication Date: 01/05/2007