Definitions for "Screen magnification"
assistive technology that allows users to zoom in and view items on their computer screen at a larger size. This allows users with impaired vision to see the computer screen more easily.
Screen magnification software helps visually impaired persons to use computers by enlarging the picture on the screen by any factor they choose. Some programs enlarge the entire screen while others only enlarge the area around the mouse, producing a moving enlargement area. Features may include screen enlargement, mouse design and size, and colour contrast control. Examples of product names: Large Print for Windows by Visionware Software, MAGic Screen Magnification from Henter-Joyce, or Zoom Text Xtra from Al Sqaured.
A piece of software that magnifies a computer screen up to a level that is suitable for someone with a sight problem, such as low or blurred vision.