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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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Freedom Scientific and the new USB Human Interface Driver Braille Standard

Introduction You may have read recently about a new universal standard for Braille displays adopted by the USB Implementers Forum. This is an industry body comprising manufacturers and software developers who wish to move the USB specification forward. Participants include Microsoft, Apple and Google among many others. Freedom Scientific has been a part of the …

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Freedom Scientific software and the Microsoft Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, what you need to know

One thing’s for sure. The only constant in technology is change. Approximately every six months, Microsoft releases a major new version of Windows. They also add significant feature enhancements to Office 365 regularly. We’re staying on top of the changes, so you can be efficient and productive. We start by testing new Microsoft software at …

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