Re: working at a distance from laptop - wireless numpad

  • From: "Dave Carlson" <dgcarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 08:54:03 -0700

Rocketfish Bluetooh keyboard works great, and it comes with a Bluetooth dongle 
if you need it, and the Bluetooth mouse.

Keep in mind that if you're working a distance away from the computer, you'll 
need a way to listen to what's going on, so likely also need to invest in a 
Bluetooth headset.

I've done this and I can use my desktop from a different room. A bit hard to 
set up, but really cool.


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Carol Howieson 
  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 00:55
  Subject: working at a distance from laptop - wireless numpad



  I'm looking to source a wireless numpad and keyboard (or something better) 
for a student who uses JAWS. She is doing a postgraduate diploma in law which 
focuses largely on practice. She wants to be able to work at a distance from 
her laptop, as she will be involved in interviewing and presentations. She 
would like to be able to review prepared materials whilst working in this mode. 


  Numpad: I was thinking that a single document could be navigated by Numpad 
and so a document of prepared notes could be managed in this way. Does anyone 
know of a good wireless NumPad for JAWS users. Must have INS key and allow 
keystroke combinations.


  Keyboard: Does anyone know of a good wireless keyboard for JAWS users. Should 
have Function keys available without need to use Fn switch.


  Anyone know of anything better?




  Carol Howieson

  Assistive Technology Manager (Learning Services)

  Disability Service, Rm4.41 Graham Hills Building

  Tel: 0141 548 3402

  Fax: 0141 548 2441

  Minicom: 0141 548 4739

  email: carol.howieson@xxxxxxxxxxxx

  The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, 
with registration number SC015263


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