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  • From: Nimer <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blind_html@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 22:18:40 -0600

Why did you get kicked off?

Nimer J

Paul Tandy wrote:
Your still on that List.

I was on there but I got kicked off. Probably why you haven't seen me on there any more.

Paul

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From: Nimer <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx
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Subject: blind_html [Fwd: [btt] Fw: [vipnews] TALKS for Verizon
Wireless Offers MobileAccessibility to Blind and Visually Impaired Customers]

Now it's time for other mobile providers to get on the bandwagon.

Nimer J

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Subject: [btt] Fw: [vipnews] TALKS for Verizon Wireless Offers
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Date:     Fri, 13 Mar 2009 23:56:49 -0400
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Sent: Friday, March 13, 2009 9:55 PM
Subject: [vipnews] TALKS for Verizon Wireless Offers Mobile
Accessibility to
Blind and Visually Impaired Customers



PRESS RELEASE
(PR Newswire via Marketwatch.com)

TALKS for Verizon Wireless Offers Mobile Accessibility to Blind
and Visually
Impaired Customers

--Available Initially on the MOTO Q 9c, TALKS for Verizon
Wireless Gives
Blind and Visually Impaired
Customers Audio Feedback Support for Writing and Reading Text
Messages,
E-Mail and Notes

Last update: 10:00 a.m.  EDT March 12, 2009

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 12, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
The owner and
operator of the
nation's most reliable wireless network announced today the
availability of
TALKS(TM) for Verizon
Wireless -- a new assistive technology that converts displayed
text into
highly intelligible speech
for Verizon Wireless customers who are blind or visually
impaired.  Available
initially on MOTO(TM) Q
9c smartphones beginning March 15, TALKS for Verizon Wireless
supports audio
feedback for writing
and reading text messages, e-mail and notes.

Powered by Nuance Communications, Inc., TALKS for Verizon
Wireless uses
ETI-Eloquence text-to-speech
software -- similar to other screen-reading packages on
Windows(R) PC
platforms -- to offer visually
impaired and blind customers instant familiarity and the highest
intelligibility.  With the TALKS
application, the MOTO Q 9c from Verizon Wireless can:

    --  Read the caller ID of an incoming call
    --  Dial a number from the phone's Contacts directory
    --  Add and edit entries in the Contacts directory
    --  Read and write text messages and e-mail
    --  Read and write documents using Mobile Office
-- Access and compose multimedia message service (MMS)
messages
    --  Use Mobile Internet Explorer to access the Internet
    --  Control speech volume and rate of speech

"The TALKS application helps Verizon Wireless provide the best
wireless
experience for our customers
who are visually impaired," said Jeffrey Dietel, vice president -
marketing
operations for Verizon
Wireless. "TALKS for Verizon Wireless turns the MOTO Q 9c
smartphone into a
communications tool that
will help customers with impaired vision stay connected to
family, friends
and colleagues through
methods beyond voice calls."
The MOTO Q 9c with TALKS for Verizon Wireless will be available
online at
www.verizonwireless.com on
Sunday for $249.99 after a $70 online instant rebate with a new
two-year
customer agreement.
Existing MOTO Q 9c customers who wish to add the TALKS
application should
contact Verizon Wireless
Customer Service at 800-922-0204.

Customers can learn more about TALKS for Verizon Wireless by
visiting
www.verizonwireless.com/accessibility . For more information
about Verizon
Wireless products and
services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call
1-800-2 JOIN
IN or go to
www.verizonwireless.com
..
About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest
wireless
voice and data network,
serving more than 80 million customers. Headquartered in Basking
Ridge,
N.J., with more than 85,000
employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of
Verizon
Communications and Vodafone.
For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com . To preview
and request
broadcast-quality video
footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless
operations, log on to
the Verizon Wireless
Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia
..
TALKS(TM) is a trademark of Nuance Communications, Inc. and/or
its licensors
and is used under
license.

SOURCE

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/TALKS-Verizon-Wireless-Offe
rs-Mobile/story.aspx?guid=%7B81E39526%2D1D2D%2D4935%2D81BF%2DF9F0
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