We record podcasts on assistive technology and products and services which we find of interest. We specialize in providing comprehensive tools for people who are blind and visually impaired to become empowered to maximize the use of their access technology while having fun doing it.
In this episode Chris and Kim discuss some cases they have from Executive Products Inc. The cases are for The Book Sense, Victor Reader Stream New Generation, BrailleNote touch, Braille Sense Onhand and finally the Trekker Breeze.
Chris and Kim share some quick tips for navigating Windows, such as Windows-Tab, Windows-T and Windows-B.
They also remind us on phone etiquette when calling businesses. Sometimes it is helpful to leave your email address as well as your number and a message for example.
In this episode Chris and Kim thank those that took the time to stop by the Humanware booth at ACB to meet with Chris. Kim also talks about the success of her three classes she held on the 4th of July weekend and makes an announcement.
In this episode Chris talks about the Abode home security system and does a quick demonstration of arming and disarming it using the Amazon Echo and the iOS app.
Next we share the news that Chris will be at the ACB convention and he looks forward to meeting participants there. Chris will be at the Humanware booth demonstrating the BrailleNote Touch and discussing the Touch audio tutorial.
We announce that updates to the Echo tutorial are complete. Echo tutorial customers should be able to log in to get their update in their Downloads section. If you have any issues, though, please let us know.
The Stream tutorial is also newly updated, but we are redoing the entire DAISY product, so the update isn’t ready for prime time just yet. We’ll keep you posted on when you can download yours.
Lisa Salinger joins us once again to talk about the Voice Dream Reader for iOS audio tutorial. She talks about the creation process. Click here to go to the product details page and read the full description and listen to a sample. This tutorial is just under 2 hours in duration and walks the listener through Voice Dream Reader and its various settings.