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Visual Impairment Update, Lynn Watson

Visual Impairment Update, Lynn Watson
Iansyst Ltd



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  • VIProducts Update Lynne Watson - Assistive Technology Specialist 29th March 2012
  • Overview Software & Latest Updates Portable Reading Solutions Handheld & Desk Magnifiers Braille & Note-Takers Mobile Accessibility Future Accessibility Contacts & Resources Care Innovations – Intel Reader
  • JAWS V13 – Freedom Scientific  Full Screen Reader  Gives Access to Software Applications/Internet for Users that are Blind  Braille Support  Training Support in Daisy Format
  • What’s New in JAWS New Convenient OCR New Quick Settings New Results Viewer NEW Cursor Support in IE9 and Outlook 2010
  • Supernova V12.07 - Dolphin  Available in 4 Editions  Magnifier (Lunar)  Mild sight Loss  Reader/Magnifier  Fluctuating Sight/low vision  Screen Reader (Hal)  Blind Persons  Access Suite  Deteriorating sight loss  Dolphin Pen
  • What’s New in Supernova NEW Support for W7 + 64-bit Citrix BETTER Microsoft Office support. NEW Improved Task Related Help BETTER Hotkey support for laptops. FASTER to startup Dual monitor support
  • Zoomtext V10 – Ai squared  Magnifier  Mild Sight Loss  Magnifier/Screen Reader  Fluctuating Site/Low Vision  Integrating Webcams  Dual Monitor Support  No Braille Support
  • What’s New in Zoomtext NEW Zoomtext Recorder NEW Zoomtext Background Reader NEW Zoomtext Camera New Zoomtext Enhanced Web Finder
  • Portable Reading SolutionsZoom - Twix Pearl Optelec ClearReader + Advanced
  • Handheld & Desk MagnifiersAi-squared – I-Ioview TOPAZ XL HD Freedom Scientific - Ruby
  • Tactile Products Focus 40 – Blue Braille Keyboard/Display Olympus - DM5Braille Sense Plus Qwerty Note-taker
  • Mobile Accessibility Voiceover Siri LookTel Money Reader Zoom Contrast LookTel Recognizer Ai squared ZoomReader VisionSim
  • Future of Accessibility….. Ipad 3Improved Accessibility
  • Contacts & ResourcesIansyst - Useful ContactsSharon – Regional Manager NorthRobert Price – Regional Manager MidlandsMark Woodward – Regional Manager SouthUseful WebsitesRNIBFreedom Scientific HeadquartersSight Village Exhibition- Birmingham- 17th & 18th July
  • Care Innovations Intel Reader……………