[tabi] Re: window-eyes apps

  • From: "Bubba" <bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:44:25 -0400

Ok, this is great! So the bar code app is it the hardware part hook to the
PC with USB or is it Bluetooth to it or use the wireless internet connection
wifi to connect and send and receive info? How do you search for apps for
windows eyes. You have my attention now!


Bubba
bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx


-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Allison and Chip Orange
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 8:17 AM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: window-eyes apps

Well, no, they do both.  

they started out with scripting for applications; but they also saw that
they had given programmers everything they needed to create complete apps,
and so they have been supporting that idea, and adding whatever features
were needed to make it happen.

So  now, there are many apps: one is a free barcode scanning app, with well
over a million items in it's web database (which the app talks to when it
scans something), and if it doesn't recognize what it scanned, you can enter
a description, and that is instantly available to all other users of the
app.  This is obviously nothing to do with scripting an application.

The value of window-eyes here is that it provides an interface to any
synthesizer, any braille display, which they support (so the app developer
doesn't have to), as well as providing a mechanism for distributing and
installing the apps, and providing a wealth of programming support
libraries.

Chip
 

-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Bubba
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 2:47 AM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!

Yes, new abot the apps but I thought what they was calling apps was
scripting for application and this is different than a actual app (
application) that you would install on your device or computer? 


Bubba
bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx

-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Allison and Chip Orange
Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 4:24 PM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!

well, that's fine then.

the only thing which may be unusual to learn is what all the apps will do
for you (everyone talks about apps for the I-phone, so you know they're
there, but not for screen readers).  I think there are nearly 150 apps for
window-eyes now.  you can see them on the web site, or on your pc using the
applets app (which now shows you the rating and the comments for each app).

Chip
 

-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Bubba
Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 4:15 PM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!

Well this will be helpful I think. Yes might have to call on you chip. I not
transferring over Just wanted to learn how to use WE as I think you should
keep things open your options as not to put everything in one bag. JST


Bubba
bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx


-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Easy Talk
Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:50 AM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!

Also if you are a jaws user and trying to make the change and have the
current version of Window-eyes, it now has Jaws quick key.  Press insert-j
then press any jaws hot key and window-eyes will tell you the Window-eyes
corresponding keys.  Press insert-j again to dismiss the Jaws quick key.

Robert

----- Original Message -----
From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 8:06 PM
Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!


> I'd be glad to offer help with WE if help is ever needed.
>
> You can email me during the day at corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  or call at 
> 413-6314.
> I'm  pretty sure Robert has also offered any help, but I too made the 
> switch from JFW, and so felt like I should offer to help anyone with 
> WE.
>
> Chip
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Bubba
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:19 PM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
>
> Well it is no different than learning any new screen reader or technology.

> I
> am a JFW user also and in the process of learning WE and having a 
> terrible time with it. So it depends on the person and how well they 
> adapt. So what is a slight learning curve to me might be a big one for 
> someone else! I think the biggest thing is learning that you have to 
> interact with stuff as with JFW you don't it is all together. Apple 
> does this so they say as to try to give you as much experience as what 
> a seeing person would do they say.
> As
> a seeing person most of my life this might be the case for you skim 
> something then when it is something you want to know more about you 
> stop and interact with it to learn more about it. If you don't care 
> really you just by pass it . So this is what Apple is attempting to do 
> with Voice Over on the Mac is make it like the you are a seeing 
> person. I know this is not exactly what you wanted to know but the 
> best I can do. HTH
>
>
> Bubba
> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of blindwilly
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:08 PM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
>
> Bubba,
>
> My concern lately is, what are the commands, and what is the learning 
> curve?
>
> I am sure disenfranchised with Jaws, but it really has worked for me 
> for many years.
>
> Willy
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bubba" <bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 9:38 PM
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
>
>
>>I own a iphone, Ipad and hopefully the new iphone when it comes out 
>>and as  quick as I can afford to get one a Mac. But I like to learn as 
>>much as I  can  about any technology that is helpful to us blind 
>>people and possible in  the  long run or short run save us money and 
>>give us great accessibilty. I sure  there is several Mac users on here 
>>or Mac want to bee's ! JMT !
>>
>>
>> Bubba
>> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
>> Behalf Of Allison and Chip Orange
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 9:27 PM
>> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
>>
>> I'm just curious, does this have anything to do with I-phones and I-pads?
>> or do you own both a mac and an I-phone?
>>
>> thanks.
>>
>> Chip
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>>
>> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
>> Behalf Of Bubba
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 8:41 PM
>> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [tabi] Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
>>
>>
>>
>> See these demonstrations of Lion the new OS for Mac. There is also 
>> other very helpful Mac stuff here also. This is done by the Owner/Mod 
>> for the email list that I am on for Mac. It is called mac4theblind.
>> So see link and enjoy!
>>
>>
>>
>> http://macfortheblind.com/?page_id=25
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Bubba
>>
>> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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