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Technology from a Blindness Perspective

Technology from a Blindness Perspective

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United States

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Podcasts

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Technology from a Blindness Perspective

Twitter:

@acbradio

Language:

English


Episodes

Main Menu Live

11/20/2020
Next, Mike May and Jose join us from Goodmaps. Near by Explorer has been discontinued by APH and a new app is now on the scene for your use. Learn all about the new app and in-door navigation. Is the iPhone 12 something you should consider? Come and find out why it might be due to the new technology it has for us in the mapping space. This month we are honored to bring two companies on who are leading the way in efforts to help us navigate our world. First, Amos Miller and the team from...

Duration:01:55:22

Main Menu Live - October 28, 2020

10/30/2020
Episode Notes On this month's Main Menu Live, we bring some exciting speakers to you as we learn all about JAWS 2021 and Leasey. In the first hour, Eric Damery from Freedom Scientific joins us to talk about the brand-new release of JAWS 2021. Come learn more about what is new in this upcoming release of JAWS for Windows 2021 and to get your questions answered. In the second hour Brian Hartgen joins us to talk all about his products with a focus on Leasey. Leasey has an exciting new...

Duration:01:56:52

Main Menu Live - Major Announcements and some Guidance in Your Life

10/1/2020
Episode Notes Coming up this evening on Main Menu Live we have a number of things to talk with all of you about: Podcasts, Podcasts and more podcasts! Yes, we have exciting things to mention about this space and we will share more at the event! We think all of you will be very excited about the changes! It is all about looking back and looking forward! AIRA returns to Main Menu to bring us updates in the service and how they are helping everyone as we all work and play at home. Is AIRA...

Duration:01:48:42

Main Menu for Wed, 26 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400

8/26/2020
Main Menu Live is all about writing and publishing from an accessibility perspective! Please join the Main Menu Live team as we talk all about authoring in the digital age. We first welcome the Carroll Center's David Kingsbury who has written two books all about the web and formatting documents in Word. Which browser are you using today and which one should you use? Learn more from David's book "When One Web Browser Is Not Enough: A Guide for Windows Screen Reader Users". We then turn to...

Duration:01:59:18

Main Menu for Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400

6/24/2020
Main Menu Live, which aired on Wednesday, June 24, is proud to present Larry Skutchan from the American Printing House for the Blind. Two new braille products are available, or will soon be, from APH, those being the Mantis Q40(tm) and the Chameleon 20(tm). How do these products fit in our lives? Whether you are a professional, a student or just needing a braille device for home and leisure, come and find out if these devices might meet your needs. Come and learn more and get your questions...

Duration:01:58:08

Main Menu for Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400

5/29/2020
We bring to you a special, two-hour Main Menu show this week! We are pleased to announce that ACB Radio's call-in technology program, Main Menu Live, has returned to ACB Radio Mainstream! Wednesday at 8:00 PM Eastern, we presented two hours with Vispero. Eric Damery joined us first giving us updates on all software products at Freedom Scientific. Next, Ryan and others joined us to talk about all things TPG. What do they do? Learn about techniques for explaining web accessibility and how can...

Duration:01:55:02

Main Menu for Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400

5/15/2020
This week we continue with the month long birthday celebration of Main Menu. We'll hear the last hour, part 2, of the very first Main Menu show with Jonathan Mosen which was heard on April 10, 2000. Next week, we'll do a special 2 hour live Main Menu broadcast. Stay tuned for more information about that program. We'll also take your comments about Main Menu over the last 20 years. You can call in live or record your comments for potential broadcast during that show. Write to us at MainMenu...

Duration:00:58:40

Main Menu for Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400

5/8/2020
Main Menu 20th Anniversary Celebration - Week 2 This week we continue with the month long birthday celebration of Main Menu. We'll hear part one, of the very first Main Menu show with Jonathan Mosen which was heard on April 10, 2000. Next week, we'll hear part 2, as this was originally a 2 hour show. Remember that in week 4, we'll do a special 2 hour live Main Menu broadcast and your comments about Main Menu over the last 20 years are certainly welcome. You can call in live or record your...

Duration:00:58:32

Main Menu for Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400

5/1/2020
April 10 was literally Main Menu's 20th anniversary on ACB Radio. We salute this outstanding program with a month long celebration. On May 1st, Jonathan Mosen will join us to discuss his memories of Main Menu and ACB Radio. Jonathan was ACB Radio's first director and was responsible for the creation of Main Menu. On May 8 and 15, we'll play the first program in the series which was originally two hours in length. Each will be heard as a one hour program for this celebration. Main Menu Live...

Duration:00:58:45

Main Menu for Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400

4/10/2020
CSUN 2020 Wrap-up - Part II Last week, Main Menu presented part 1 of a CSUN technology wrap-up This week, we finish up with part 2. We'll also visit with Peter Tucic, the Brand Ambassador of Humanware. he'll talk about the HW Buddy. John Gassman will talk about weekly technology webinars you can attend, and Jenine Stanley will talk about a very important survey that you should take.

Duration:00:58:25

Main Menu for Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400

4/3/2020
From Larry G: I first attended CSUN beginning in the mid 1990's. but none was so different than the 2020 version which just ended. The Corona Virus was the main talking point at this technology conference and we'll discuss the virus, the conference and eventually get to some of the high points. There is so much to get to that it will spill in to another show which we creatively call CSUN Technology wrap-up Part 2. Join a round table full of technology specialists this week and next as we...

Duration:00:58:26

Main Menu for Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0500

3/6/2020
Tune in, turn on, and learn about accessible television sets on this week's Main Menu Hello, Main Menu listeners. Friday night used to be the night when everyone would gather around the TV to watch their favorite shows. If you are looking for an accessible television set, gather your family around your computer to listen to Main Menu, featureing another collaboration between Main Menu and BITS. This week Jeff Bennett will give us a thorough demonstration of the Toshiba fire Tv which is...

Duration:00:55:23

Main Menu for Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500

2/28/2020
Well, I've been accused in the past about not excelling to my full potential. But in this particular case, I've done my job. You'll see this evening when you listen to Main menu hosted by John and Larry Gassman. Recently the ACB affiliate "BITS", joined the Main Menu team. You'll be hearing more from them as time goes on. This evening we look at the last of the Microsoft webinars thus far. It was recorded live in January and we share it with you on Main Menu. So if you've always wanted to...

Duration:00:58:07

Main Menu for Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500

2/14/2020
In this episode, BITS takes the mic and Windows 10 does some narrating! We are so excited to have BITS join with the team to continue bringing you great episodes of Main Menu! Join the first bits/main menu collaboration this week as Richard Villa and Jeff Bishop discuss the features of and updates to narrator in Windows 10. You'll also hear a brief account of how BITS was formed and how you can become a member of this welcoming, thriving affiliate of ACB. We also send kudos to the Main Menu...

Duration:00:54:33

Main Menu for Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500

1/31/2020
Get ready for a Main Menu Round Table! Hey there, Main Menu fans! We are back from our holiday break and wow, have we some things to share! And what better way to bring you the news than to gather around our shape-shifting table so you could hear from all of us. You'll hear about upcoming and exciting changes to the program along with the resurrection of something you may remember from Main Menu's past. Of course, we couldn't help bring our newest tech toys to the table, too.

Duration:01:00:07

Main Menu for Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500

12/13/2019
Need some last-minute shopping ideas? IAC and Main Menu have got you covered! Shopping? Check. Accessibility? Check. Appliances and other electronics? Check. The Information Access Committee held a terrific webinar recently, covering all this and more. We on the Main Menu Team wanted to bring it to you in time for the holidays on a special edition of Main Menu.

Duration:01:21:50

Main Menu for Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500

12/6/2019
Main Menu and Microsoft Accessibility get Productive with Share Point It's time for another Microsoft Accessibility webinar! This time we get productive with Sharepoint. Presented by: James Jackson and Eli Waalkes, Program Managers on the OneDrive & SharePoint team Learn about the latest Accessibility improvements for the OneDrive mobile apps and Document Libraries, and Lists in SharePoint Online. Discover how to collaborate on files with our updated controls using Assistive Technologies...

Duration:01:00:29

Main Menu for Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0500

11/22/2019
Mmmmmm. Tastes like technology on Main Menu. The Main Menu Team gathers around the table to talk tech, food and holiday auctions! Whaaat? It's a free flowing round table discussion as we chew our way through iOS 13, switching to Android, dreaming of devices, and food, because Thanksgiving is coming!

Duration:01:00:51

Main Menu for Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0500

11/8/2019
Everyone appreciates a better outlook, right? That's what we're talking about on this edition of Main Menu! In another of Microsoft's Accessibility Webinar Series, you'll be hearing all about accessibility improvements in Outlook. Examples with Narrator are included and you'll be shown many of the keyboard shortcuts, too.

Duration:01:00:39

Main Menu for Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400

10/25/2019
The Main Menu Team is back and we're zooming right along. Join us as we talk with Deb Lewis about the popular conferencing app Zoom Meetings. What to do when you get a Zoom Meeting invitation, Hosting tips and tricks and so much more. Hang on to your keyboards because away we go!

Duration:00:59:49