Author: Jonathan Mosen

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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Introducing FSCamDSBridge, the software that makes your Freedom Scientific camera product available to any Windows app

Freedom Scientific produces several highly-regarded camera products that work seamlessly with our software. For example, using our PEARL portable reading camera is one of the fastest, simplest and most accurate ways to take a picture of any print and turn it into text, thanks to OpenBook and optical character recognition features in JAWS® and Fusion™. …

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Announcing FSOpenLine. Join the conversation on our new call-in show

What is FSOpenLine? FSOpenLine is Freedom Scientific’s new call-in show, and an adjunct to our podcast, FSCast. Since 2006, we’ve used FSCast to inform you of the latest developments here at Freedom Scientific, and in recent years we’ve added a listener comment line. We enjoy getting your feedback, and want to provide an additional interactive, …

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More news from Computers for the Blind on obtaining an affordable computer complete with JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion

In June, we blogged about our partnership with Computers for the Blind, an initiative that sees JAWS and ZoomText pre-installed on all machines they distribute. Each application can be run on its own, or at the same time through Fusion. We recently heard from David Jeppson, CFTB’s Executive Director, who told us of a new …

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