[tabi] Fw: [leadership] FW: Code Factory Enhances Blind and Visually ImpairedAccessibility for Windows Phone 8

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Code Factory Press ReleaseThought some of you might be interested, sounds like 
limited access though.


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Code Factory Enhances Blind and Visually Impaired

(15/10/13) Code Factory Enhances Blind and Visually Impaired Accessibility for 
Windows Phone 8  
Terrassa, Spain, Microsoft enlists the help of Code Factory for mobile 
Code Factory, developers of software solutions for the blind and the visually 
impaired, has announced today that their Mobile Accessibility suite of apps 
will support Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8. Mobile Accessibility for Windows 
Phone 8 will be offered free of charge in the Windows Phone Store. Blind and 
visually impaired users will be able to access and enjoy their devices within a 
suite of accessible apps  for the most common wireless tasks. Along with basic 
functionality of calling and contacts management, users will have access to 
emails, web browsing and messaging.

Code Factory CEO Eduard Sánchez explains: “We are very excited to see that 
Microsoft has decided to count on our input and knowledge of the field of 
accessibility for the blind and visually impaired, based on 10 years of 
experience developing accessibility services for mobile devices.  Combining 
Code Factory’s expertise in mobile accessibility with Microsoft’s uniquely 
personal smartphone to enable Mobile Accessibility for Windows Phone 8 has been 
a very enriching experience.“

“I am extremely excited to have Code Factory as part of our rich Windows Phone 
developer ecosystem.  Code Factory has done an incredible job of bringing their 
Mobile Accessibility experience to Windows Phone,” said Darren Laybourn, 
corporate vice president, Windows Phone, Microsoft Corp. “Code Factory’s 
history and expertise of developing products that eliminate barriers to 
accessibility in mobile technology made them the obvious first choice for us to 
work with.  We are delighted that Mobile Accessibility, with its suite of apps 
designed to make Windows Phone easier to see, hear, and use, is now available 
for Windows Phone 8 to address the needs of our blind and visually impaired 

Mobile Accessibility gives access to six simple and intuitive apps that will 
increase user's productivity on everyday tasks:

·          Phone app to place and answer calls, and manage your call log

·          Contacts Manager app for managing contacts from users’ Microsoft 

·          Messaging app to compose and read SMS messages

·          An easy-to-configure email app, compatible with IMAP

·          First-class accessible web browser

·          Settings Manager to configure the app details and notifications to 
fit each user's needs


For more information, feel free to contact Code Factory S.L.:

Code Factory, S.L., C/ Major 19, 2-3, 08221 Terrassa (Barcelona)
HelpDesk, www.codefactory.es
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