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Freedom Scientific FSCast

Apr 28, 2021

On FSCast 198, what it takes to make astronomy accessible to people who are blind or low vision.  We’ll meet Kate Meredith, President of GLAS Education, and two students involved with the project, to hear how it all came together. 

 

Then a visit with legendary GPS pioneer  Mike May to hear about his life, and learn...


Mar 25, 2021

On FSCast 197, a spotlight on a great Twitter app for Windows called TWBlue.  We’ll meet its author, Manuel Cortez, and hear the program in action.  Then a visit with Michael Hudson, longtime JAWS beta tester and the Director of the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities at Michigan State...


Mar 11, 2021

On the archive of the February FSOpenLine, highlights of  the February software updates, improved compatibility of JAWS with AVG/Avast antivirus, and your calls on a variety of topics including:

Using the Canvas and Blackboard learning platforms, JAWS sluggishness in audio editors, excessive chattiness of...


Feb 24, 2021

On FSCast 195 we’ll meet civil rights activist Ever Lee Hairston.  From fighting discrimination and demonstrating with Dr. Martin Luther King, to her journey with vision loss and becoming a leader in the NFB, she has lots of life experience to share. 

 

Then Lil Deverell talks about mental mapping and its impact on...


Jan 27, 2021

On FSCast 194, Matthew Horspool shows us how he uses JAWS Speech and Sound Schemes.  He’ll also talk about the perils of having perfect pitch, and the challenges of working as a braille transcriber.  Then Joe Sullivan discusses the early years of developing the Duxbury Braille Translator.

 

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