[access-uk] Re: Team Viewer and a screen reader

Hi,

Thanks both for your help.  Kevin - please could you clarify what you
mean by you have to be able to take over the remote computer?  Is this
when you press the scroll key?

Thanks,
Catherine

On 3/17/11, Kevin Cussick <the.big.white.shepherd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have not used this for a while now.  but it does work.
>
> You have to be able to take over the other computer you are working on,
>   the only thing is you will need another screen reader on the host machine.
>
> And you will need an application like skype to hear the audio back from
> the other computer.
>
> You press the scroll key to take keyboard control on the other computer
> there is a file trance fer program in team viewer this is very
> accessible and as far as I remember you will be able to grab files from
> the said computer without skype.
>
> I have used it to help people but it isn't the best solution in my view.
>
> Remote desktop works quite well using nvda.  the only thing is it does
> log the other user off that your working with hope this is of some help.
>
> On 17/03/2011 00:17, Catherine Turner wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> An organisation I do some work for are talking about me having a log
>> in so that I can look at files available on their server.  They use
>> Team Viewer.  The only experience I have of Team Viewer is whe I run
>> it to allow a sighted person to help me with visual problems on my
>> computer - I haven't so far used it to connect to other people's
>> machines.
>>
>> I struggle to understand how this could work with a screen reader,
>> though this organisation thinks it should work.  As far as I
>> understand it Team Viewer provides a view of the remote machine's
>> screen and allows the user to interact with it and control the remote
>> machine.  I can't conceptualise how this would work in an accessible
>> way for a screen reader.
>>
>> Has anyone any experience of Team Viewer and a screen reader?  Can it be
>> done?
>>
>> I also don't really understand why/how Team View is used to access
>> files anyway - why not just download them?  That's probably a question
>> for the organisation, not here but any thoughts welcome.
>>
>> Catherine
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