Author: FSCast

FSCast 240, a visit with Doug Geoffray, and a demo of the Bitwarden password manager

On FSCast 240, we’re joined by screen reading pioneer Doug Geoffray.  We’ll hear about the development of Vocal-Eyes, Window-Eyes, and Doug’s eventual transition to Microsoft, where he helps ensure that their new products are accessible.   Then, a deep dive into password managers, two-factor authentication, and a demo of using the Bitwarden password manager with JAWS. …

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FSCast 237, a visit with Pete Torpey, plus all about Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students

On FSCast 237, a visit with Pete Torpey.  You probably know him as the co-host of the Eyes on Success podcast, but prior to that, he had a distinguished career as a research fellow at Xerox. Then, a discussion of Space Camp for interested visually impaired students.  We’ll get all the details from Group Coordinator …

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FSCast 236, a visit with Catherine Getchell, plus a focus on APH CareerConnect

On FSCast 236, we’re joined by Catherine Getchell, Director of Disability Resources at Carnegie Mellon University.  We’ll hear about her path to the job at CMU and what motivates her to do this kind of work.  Then, to celebrate October as Disability Employment Awareness Month, Lori Scharff and Richard Rueda from the American Printing House …

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FSCast 234, a Demo of JAWS Face In View, and an interview with Billy Henry of the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes

On FSCast 234, guest host Brett Lewis offers up a preview of what’s coming in the public betas of JAWS, Fusion, and ZoomText. He’ll also do a demonstration of the new JAWS Face in View feature, and visit with Billy Henry, the President and CEO of the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes. Activate link to …

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FSCast 233, Andrew Leland’s new book “The Country of the Blind,” plus Ian Stenseng and Steve Clark discuss accessible manufacturing at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

On FSCast 233 we’ll meet Andrew Leland.  His brand new book, “The Country of the Blind,” is a thoughtful exploration of the world of blindness as he discovers his place in it.  Then Ian Stenseng from The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. and longtime JAWS scripter Steve Clark will be here to talk about their …

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FSCast232, a demo of the new Message Center, and a visit with JAWS developer Brett Lewis

On FSCast 232, we’ll have a tour of the just-released Message Center.  It’s a great way to keep up with product news and announcements, but to read them when it’s convenient.  Then we’ll meet longtime JAWS developer Brett Lewis.  In his other life, he’s a former Paralympian in judo, and loves the sport so much …

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