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Three Reasons to Learn Google Sheets and JAWS

Google Sheets is a popular web-based spreadsheet application used at home, in school, and at work. Whether you use spreadsheets to create personal budgets, keep track of course assignments, or collaborate with fellow employees on important projects, accessing them via an online tool offers several distinct advantages. Here are three to consider. Data Saves Automatically …

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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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Using the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform with JAWS

If you’ve taken part in our live webinars or other trainings this year, you’ve used the cloud-based conferencing solution by Zoom Video Communications commonly known as Zoom. This widely used platform enables us to offer remote training regardless of where you reside and is equipped with many powerful features that promote learning through personal interaction …

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JAWS and ZoomText Certifications Now Offered At an incredible Discount

Have you ever thought about becoming a certified JAWS or ZoomText user? Want to renew your certifications so they are up to date? Now, for a limited time, you can receive your certificates along with all the benefits at an unbeatable price. Beginning on July 1st and running through the 31st, after passing your certification …

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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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