FSCast 162, Hal Knight with stories from his broadcast radio career, and Rob Santello talks ham radio accessibility

Hal Knight has one of the most familiar voices to people calling the U.S. Freedom Scientific sales department. Most people don’t know that before joining Freedom in 2000, he spent 25 years+ on WPOR as one of Maine’s most popular country music DJs. Hal is also a great storyteller as you’ll hear in his conversation …

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FSCast 160, what’s new in JAWS 2019 beta 2, a demonstration of our new Home Annual licensing portal for US customers, and Jonathan Mosen says goodbye

Public beta 2 of JAWS 2019 is just around the corner. Eric Damery and Jonathan Mosen discuss and demonstrate the new features. Soon, there’ll be a new option for licensing JAWS and ZoomText if you’re a home user in the United States. Jonathan demonstrates the new portal for Home Annual licenses as it nears completion. …

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Thanks to our partnership with CFTB, 27 blind Missouri students learn the power of JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion

When young people who are blind or low vision are equipped with the skills to use mainstream computing technology, they’re gaining skills that prepare them for future study and employment. With JAWS, ZoomText or Fusion, they can most efficiently use popular apps that embrace accessibility such as Microsoft Office, or much trickier proprietary apps unique …

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FSCast 158, Eric Damery unveils JAWS 2019, Stuart Lawler talks Sight and Sounds expansion to Ireland

The next major release of our screen reading software, JAWS 2019, is about to enter public beta as this podcast is published. Eric Damery takes us through some of the new features available immediately, and those planned for the JAWS 2019 cycle. Jonathan Mosen speaks with Stuart Lawler, who has a new role with Sight …

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Firefox Extended Support Release now requires JAWS 2018 or newer

Firefox has now reached a stage in its evolution where it is necessary for JAWS users to be either running JAWS 2018 or later or switch to an alternative browser. If you’ve been reading our blog for some time, you’ll recall that we’ve kept you informed regarding our close collaboration with Mozilla with respect to …

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