blind_html Fwd: BlindBargains.com Daily Deals for Friday, January 28

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Subject: BlindBargains.com Daily Deals for Friday, January 28
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BlindBargains.com Daily Deals for Friday, January 28

It's time to recap the latest deals and news posted to Blind Bargains.
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In this issue:

1. #atia11 Audio: The Two Minds of the Braille Phoenix
2. #atia11 Audio: Going Mobile and More with BookShare
3. #atia11 Audio: Clarity shows new Video Magnifier but the Name is Unclear
4. #atia11 Audio: Braille from a Braille Box
5. #atia11 Audio: A Hands-on Digital Milestone
6. #atia11 Audio: A Clear Demonstration of the ClearReader Plus
7. #atia11 Audio:  Of Active Braille and Money Management
8. #atia11 Audio: Nuance Talks Talks, Hints at Android
9. #atia11 Audio: A First Look at ZoomReader
10. #atia11 Audio: Humanware Unwraps KeySoft 9.1
11. Most Popular Recent Deals
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Item 1
#atia11 Audio: The Two Minds of the Braille Phoenix
Enabling Technologies brought the Phoenix to ATIA 2011, a new
single-sided embosser which can produce both high-quality braille and
high-resolution graphics. Tony Schenk, President of Enabling
Technologies, returns to Blind Bargains to show us how it works and
manages to slip in a bit of embosser history in this audio interview.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5965
**
Item 2
#atia11 Audio: Going Mobile and More with BookShare
BookShare came to ATIA loaded with press releases and news, including
talk of a new iPhone app and developer API. Betsy Beaumon, General
Manager of the Literacy Program for Benetech, talks to us about this,
gives a demonstration of the app, and explains their latest
initiatives in this audio interview.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5964
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Item 3
#atia11 Audio: Clarity shows new Video Magnifier but the Name is Unclear
Clarity has an affordable video magnifier which is so new, it doesn't
even have a name yet. Clarity's Marketing Director Armin Flores
explains more and also tells us about one of their flagship desktop
products in this audio podcast.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5963
**
Item 4
#atia11 Audio: Braille from a Braille Box
The Index Braille Box is a high-speed production braille embosser with
a not-so-high price tag. To tell us more, we speak with Bjorn
Lofstedt, owner of Index Braille, who gives us a demonstration in this
audio interview.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5962
**
Item 5
#atia11 Audio: A Hands-on Digital Milestone
While many people may be familiar with the popular book reader models,
the Milestone 312 has often slipped under the radar as unnoticed, at
least in the U.S. So we talked to Daniel Ilar, VP of Sales and
Business Development for Bones, who gives an in-depth demonstration of
the audio player and some of its accessories in this audio podcast.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5961
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Item 6
#atia11 Audio: A Clear Demonstration of the ClearReader Plus
Optelec was showing its new ClearReader+ all-in-one portable OCR
solution at ATIA for the first time. To tell us more, CEO Michiel Van
Schaik shows us how it all works in this audio demonstration.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5960
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Item 7
#atia11 Audio:  Of Active Braille and Money Management
What exactly is Active Braille? Earle Harrison, President of HandyTech
North America, explains how this new braille display follows the user
while they read in this audio interview. Also, listen to learn about
HandyTech becoming a  distributor of the Accomplish Cash Manager, an
accessible home and business accounting package.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5959
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Item 8
#atia11 Audio: Nuance Talks Talks, Hints at Android
The next version of Talks, tentatively called version 5.2, will
include support for OVI Maps as well as several new phone models.
Monty Lilburn, Product Manager for Nuance Talks, explains more and
gives an Android teaser in this audio interview.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5958
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Item 9
#atia11 Audio: A First Look at ZoomReader
AI Squared is here at ATIA 2011 and talking about something else
besides Zoomtext, a new OCR and video magnification app for the iPhone
called ZoomReader. VP of Business Development Doug Hacker tells us
more and provides a brief demonstration in this podcast.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5957
**
Item 10
#atia11 Audio: Humanware Unwraps KeySoft 9.1
Earlier this week, Humanware began to preview its latest version of
KeySoft 9.1, a free update for the notetaker series. To dig deeper
into that arena as well as learn about the latest with the Trekker
Breeze, we speak with Greg Stilson, Product and Support Specialist for
Humanware, in this extended, hands-on demonstration.

http://www.blindbargains.com/link/5956
**
Item 11
Most Popular Recent Deals

Here are the top five posts to Blind Bargains as of the time of this newsletter.
Nominations Announced, Time to vote in The 2010 Blind Bargains Access Awards
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/5950
#atia11: Benetech Announces Accessible e-Book Reader for Apple iOS devices
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/5954
#atia11 Exclusive: AI Squared Publishes Mobile Site with More Info on
ZoomReader OCR
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/5952
#atia11 Bookshare Launches Developer Portal
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/5955
#atia11 Audio: Nuance Talks Talks, Hints at Android
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/5958

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