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English

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Episodes

Braillecast, Episode 9 – Holly Scott-Gardner

10/9/2018
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In this episode, we talk with Holly Scott-Gardner about studying Spanish, living abroad and the impact of braille on these pursuits. we also discuss: RNIB released the Orbit Reader 20 in the UK (product code HT358) on 8 August for £449, or £399 for Connect members. AFB Accessworld Review of the Brailliant BI-14: HumanWare’s Latest ... Read more...

Duration:00:29:19

Braillecast, Episode 8 – ICEB Mid-Term Executive Meeting

5/7/2018
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Where do new Braille signs come from? Who decides? Do we need a new Braille file format? We hear from James Bowden, a highly regarded Braille Specialist with RNIB. James is a member of the UK Association for Accessible Formats (UKAAF) and represents the UK on the International Councel on English Braille (ICEB), which met ... Read more...

Duration:00:27:04

Braillecast, Episode 7 – CSUN Special

4/2/2018
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California State University of Northridge held their 33rd International Conference on Technology and Disability in San Diego this March. BrailleCast made a whistle stop tour of the exhibit hall to discover what new braille and tactile reading products could be making waves in 2018. We’ll hear about the tactile graphics Display that enabled blind students ... Read more...

Duration:01:09:13

Braillecast, Episode 6 – Scott Davert

2/2/2018
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In this episode we hear from Scott Davert from the US. Scott is a braille advocate and deafblind specialist and sits on the Disability Advisory Committee of the Federal Communications Commission. As well as this, he actively promotes braille in the Applevis community, and has recently written a series of braille display reviews which have ... Read more...

Duration:00:26:56

Braillecast, Episode 5 – Perk up your Perkins

10/30/2017
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Paul Sullivan of the Bristol Braillists speaks with Alan Thorpe from EYECAN about manual braille writing equipment. Alan shares tips on caring for your Perkins Brailler and how the design has endured for over half a century. We also discover other historic Braille Writing machines including Pike Glouser, a British machine from the first half ... Read more...

Duration:00:23:38

Braillecast, Episode 4 – Orbit Reader

7/16/2017
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In this episode, we have a detailed chat about the Orbit Reader 20, the long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated low-cost Braille electronic reading device. In Braille News: a variety of discounts and pricing information due to site village: Sight and Sound Technology have announced discounted pricing for VFO products for the duration of the exhibition season. Humanware ... Read more...

Duration:00:22:54

Braillecast, Episode 3 – UKAAF AGM

7/7/2017
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Dave williams and guests catch up with all the latest news from last month’s UKAAF AGM, explore issues facing blind students needing Braille in higher education, and we debate the value of the survey from the International Council on English Braille. In Braille News CNIB has begun shipping the Orbit Reader. APH and the RNIB ... Read more...

Duration:00:24:44

Braillecast, Episode 2 – BrailleNote Touch

6/7/2017
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This is Episode2 of Braillecast. Thank you for listening! Our host Dave Williams discusses the BrailleNote Touch, interviewing several teaching assistants at schools in the UK where the Touch is used. He talks to Greg Stilson from Humanware about the product. In Braille News As of the Windows 10 Creators Update, Braille support is now ... Read more...

Duration:00:26:14

Braillecast, Episode 1 – Braille Essay Contest

4/30/2017
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This is Episode 1 of Braillecast, a Podcast produced by and for Braillists everywhere. Our host Dave Williams interviews Megan Paul. Megan’s essay, “The Bumpy Road”, won the Junior category of the 2016 Onkyo Braille essay competition. In this chat over a cup of tea, Dave talks to her about the essay and her views ... Read more...

Duration:00:18:44