blind_html Fwd: [icon-announce] From the NFB-NEWSLINER Team:

  • From: Nimer Jaber <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blind_html@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 16:30:11 -0600

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Subject:        [icon-announce] From the NFB-NEWSLINER Team:
Date:   Fri, 10 Apr 2009 15:26:35 -0600
From:   Michael Jones <mjones@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To:       icon-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Organization:   LevelStar LLC
To:     <icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <icon-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Attention all Icon and Braille+ Users!

From the NFB-NEWSLINER Team:

NFB-NEWSLINER, the largest electronic newspaper service in the world for
blind and print-disabled Americans, providing free access to over 275
newspapers and magazines, is pleased to announce the launch of NFB-NEWSLINER
Online (Web site:  Through NFB-NEWSLINER
Online's breakthrough and innovative features, subscribers can enjoy both an
enhanced experience in reading the news as well as dramatically increased
flexibility in how they choose to access their favorite publication content.
We are now able to provide Icon/Braille+ users with full and innovative
access to all of our publications through one new initiative, NFB-NEWSLINER
In Your Pocket.

With NFB-NEWSLINER In Your Pocket, users of the Icon/Braille+ can experience
an increased flexibility and functionality with NFB-NEWSLINER and can more
easily and quickly get their news through their digital talking book player.
NFB-NEWSLINER In Your Pocket is a dynamic software application that a
subscriber installs on his or her computer that, through an Internet
connection, automatically downloads the publications of the subscriber's
choice to his or her Icon/Braille+ (the publications will be available in
your Library).  Through this revolutionary initiative, subscribers can use
their Icon to gain easy and immediate access to their favorite publications
and enjoy the reading experience that is offered with a DAISY-reading
device.  NFB-NEWSLINER In Your Pocket dramatically increases both the
content and value of your Icon/Braille+; why not subscribe today?

For further information about NFB-NEWSLINER In Your Pocket, visit and select "NFB-NEWSLINER In Your Pocket."

Another new initiative, Web News on Demand, is also now available.  Web News
on Demand provides all of NFB-NEWSLINERs traditional features over a secure,
text-only Web site; this initiative affords an enhanced search capability as
well as the ability to e-mail a full newspaper, a section of a newspaper, or
a single article to the subscriber.

For further information about Web News on Demand, visit and select "Web News on Demand."

If you would like to learn more about NFB-NEWSLINER or to subscribe to the
service, please visit and fill out an application form,
write to nfbnewsline@xxxxxxx, or call (866) 504-7300.

In order to be eligible for NFB-NEWSLINER, and to take advantage of these
new initiatives, an individual must be legally blind or have a physical or a
learning disability that prevents him or her from reading the paper
independently.  Eligibility is not dependent on, or restricted to,
affiliation with any particular consumer or support organization; the only
thing that matters is an inability to read the newspaper.  Anyone qualified
for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is
already qualified for NFB-NEWSLINER!

NFB-NEWSLINER: On the Phone, On the Web, and On the Go!

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