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#NFB19 Audio: Making A Quantifiable And Accessible World For STEM With Independence Science Tools


Tools for observing the wonders of our world are evolving all the time. Ashley Neybert, Curriculum Specialist and Sales Consultant for Independence Science spoke to Joe about the Talking LabQuest equipment and how the company s approaches to STEM can assist in the capturing of data for experiments. The company, who is staffed with Blind scientists themselves, have designed devices that can aid Low Vision and Blind individuals monitor and record information in a variety of ways...


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 26 July 2019  9m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: What To Expect When You ™re Expecting News From Be My Eyes


The Be My Eyes team sure have been keeping busy since their last appearance on BBQ 179 back in April. Will Butler, VP Community, Alexander Hauerslev Jensen, CCO, and Christian Erfurt, CEO of Be My Eyes, Sat down with Joe to cover some amazing news announced for the summer convention season. Namely the new partnership with Clear Blue for identifying the results of pregnancy tests...


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 25 July 2019  16m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: That's The Share In Bookshare


BBQ 187 Found Jamie and Joe reminiscing about Bookshare and their announcement of 1 million books. Allison Hilliker, Customer Support for Bookshare - a part of Benetech Global Literacy Programs, breaks down the milestone to Joe and she gives some important context to the announcement post Marrakesh Treaty. The pair also discuss the continuation of the image description project and how the available Bookshare offered word document format can aid Braille and Large Print users...


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 23 July 2019  10m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: The Blind Shell Readies For Launch


We last caught up with Sam Seavey, U.S. Representative for Blind Shell, at CSUN 19 Back in March. He indicated that the launch of the Android based phone would be happening soon, and in this interview, he gives us details about the price and what carriers to expect the phone to work with in the U.S. Check out the official Blind Shell website If you would like to learn more.


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 22 July 2019  7m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: LVI America Adds More Than Products To Their Ranks


We ve been keeping a Tab on LVI America since Shelly spoke to them at CSUN19 Back in March. While the company continues to enhance their low vision product lines, it was another recent addition to the company that Joe wanted to get in front of the BBQ microphones. Kimberly Cline, Regional Sales Manager U.S. West, joined LVI America and she came to NFB as Las Vegas is practically in Kimberly s backyard...


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 22 July 2019  7m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: Fantastic Feeling Fashion With Two Blind Brothers


There you are with a wardrobe full of unlabeled things made from fabric wondering just what they are and what color they might be. Bryan Manning, Co Brother of Two Blind Brothers, tells Joe that people need not guess anymore at their closet cornucopia in dismay. The company features soft stylish clothing with the bonus of Braille labels located at the right hem. Surfing their site gives you great descriptions of their wears, as well as, no crazy size charts...


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 21 July 2019  6m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: Charm Those Around You With Elegant Insights Jewelry


On very rare occasions the Convention Committee deals you a great hand by placing a national convention on your home turf. For Laura Legendary, co-founder of the Fashionability Channel and podcast, this meant that she could avoid the hotel entirely and restock her booth as much as possible. And restock she did as she sold out of products, like the Live The Life You Want Nevada State themed items, throughout the run of the convention...


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 21 July 2019  7m
 
 

#ACB19 Audio: Orbit Research Firms UP The Orbit Reader 20


In BBQ 185 We discussed that the new firmware for the Orbit Reader 20 allowed a user to upgrade from the SD card slot. Lisa spoke to Venkatesh Chari, CEO and President of Orbit Research, About this exciting development at ACB 19. Listen in to hear the details about this change and how you can perform the upgrade. To learn more about this update, or to purchase an Orbit Reader 20, visit the Orbit Research website


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 21 July 2019  8m
 
 

#NFB19 Audio: Previewing What ™s Next For Microsoft ™s Magnifier And Narrator


We last caught up with Jason Grieves, Product Manager Low Vision Windows Accessibility, At ATIA 19 back in January. At that event Jason outlined changes coming to Windows Magnifier and Narrator in the Spring Windows 10 update. With the second regular Windows 10 update arriving before the holidays, Joe sat down with Jason to learn what users can expect in the next version of Windows 10...


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 17 July 2019  22m
 
 

#ACB19 Audio: Informative Iconography With tangible surface research


Bump dots are so 20th century. They just sit there feeling all circular and, well, same old thing really. It would be nice if tactile markings could convey more when you encounter them.


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 16 July 2019  10m