Category: Fusion

Freedom Scientific Collaborates with Amazon to Improve JAWS Access to the Kindle App for PC

Last month, we told you about a recent change to Twitter.com that caused shortcut keys to no longer work, and the subsequent collaboration between Freedom Scientific and Twitter that resolved the issue. Now we’d like to share another collaboration between Freedom Scientific and a mainstream company that has resulted in greater access to digital books. …

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Write, Edit, and Collaborate Using Google Docs and JAWS

In our last live webinar, “Google Docs and JAWS,” we showed you how to enable the screen and braille accessibility features, provided an overview of orientation and navigation, and introduced you to some basic formatting commands. This week, we’ll delve deeper into this popular application in FS Skill Building and Review, “Write, Edit, and Collaborate …

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Join Us for FSOpenLine to Have Your Voice Heard

Join Us for FSOpenLine to Have Your Voice Heard FSOpenLine, Freedom Scientific’s global call-in show will take place tomorrow, September 19 at 8:00 PM Eastern. Want to know more about FS software releases? Have questions about our products you’ve always wanted to ask? Join us by phone or computer and get them answered. During the …

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Access to Twitter Shortcut Keys Returns Thanks to Collaboration Between Freedom Scientific and Mainstream Software Companies

During July 2019, we received several Tech Support calls and feedback from our Beta team alerting us that something had recently changed while using www.Twitter.com with JAWS. Twitter, like Facebook, offers their own shortcut keys to help interact with their pages. For example, on Twitter, you can press the letter J to jump to the …

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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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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 partners with Computers for the Blind to give the best computing experience to those who need it

Introduction Nothing pleases us more than to learn how our technology has assisted our customers to realize their potential on the job, at school or in the community. We also regularly give back to the community by partnering with organizations serving the blind community who make a difference. So, when we had the opportunity to …

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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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