Is that a turkey? No, it's just Main Menu! This week we delve into Wander Words with Peter Zetterberg and russ MacMackin. Debbie Hazelton brings us information about a care giver alert system. Stay tuned though as Main Menu recovers from its food coma to bring you some fun holiday pics in coming shows!
You asked for more braille on main Menu and we listened! This week we're talking braille with Larry Skutchan and Keith Creasy from the American Printing House. They've got some big news that will blow us all away! It's Braille Blaster! !
In this week's show, we start out with Karen Keninger as she presented in July's ACB Convention General Session. She talks about exciting changes happening at NLS and the BARD Program. Next, Peter Korn joins the Information Access Committee presentation at convention to present and answer questions about Amazon's new Fire TV Edition Smart TV.
This week we continue the presentation from the ACB 2017 Conference and Convention with a look at AIRA and how it might impact your travels. Then there's this little event happening on Monday. You might have heard about it? Oh, that thing where the moon goes across the path of the sun and everything gets dark, then light again? Yeah, that thing. Jason brings us news about how ACB Radio will make it special for you!
We're back!!! This week the Main Menu team takes a road trip, or at least helps you do so with this presentation from the 2017 ACB Conference and Convention. "Uber and Lyft meet Self Driving Cars" takes a look at some of the technology out there, present and future, to help us get around. No, we don't have flying cars just yet, but stay tuned to Main Menu as we bring you more from the summer convention throughout the month of august.
Main Menu will be taking a break for the month of July but we want to go out with a Bang! Yes, this is one of those shows you'll want to download and listen to again and again, not just because of our exceptional talent but because we've got some serious couch potato toppings! The Amazon Team comes to us with new and nifty accessibility updates to Voice view across their devices, including Fire TV! then Randy shows us the most important part of any TV, the Remote Control, for those Fire TV...
We've got our heads in the Cloud this week on Main Menu! Jenine talks with Jonathan Mosen about his new book "Meet Me in the Cloud" which covers the Zoom meeting platform. Joe Hodge gets eloquent as he shows you how to install Eloquence on the Sony Brevia XBR-43X800D.
This week on Main Menu it's F-Y-I from F.I.A! Jason and friends, Derek Lane, Hope Povenmire and President Lynn Hedl from Friends in Art give you a sneak peak at their MIDI workshop to be held during the 2017 ACB Conference and Convention. Want more information about MIDI? Subscribe to the email list at email@example.com. Let's not forget about those pork rinds! Randy left us a few and Joe Hodge will show us the perfect television in front of which to eat them, the...
Big news and big app smackdowns! That's this week's Main Menu. We bring you another perspective on the biggest news in assistive technology this year, the sunsetting of Window-Eyes and how to move to JAWS with the consummate expert and good friend of Main Menu, Jonathan Mosen from Freedom Scientific VFO. Jenine brings us another Big App Smackdown as she pits KNFB Reader against the newcomer, Prismo Go and its cloud-based OCR! We manage to cram an app review in there too for Prismo Go, plus...
It's time again for NVDACon and your Main Menu Team puts you right in the action with Derek Riemer and James Tay! We'll Google the Google session, get struck by lightning sessions and anticipate a keynote address to rival an Apple event. Jason and Randy also bring us more fun and functionality with our favorite cylindrical digital assistant!
On this week's show, we start off with a segment in a series about which you may have forgotten. I wouldn't blame you, either. Remember Macademia? It's back and making up for lost time as Jason discusses the Finder, different ways to view your files and folders, multiple ways to select files, and more. Don't worry, it's not all work and no fun. Randy comes next with a comical, but useful tip regarding support for Amazon Echo devices. Next, Jason and Randy have a tech chat and discuss...
OK Couch Potatoes! We know it's Spring and you've moved from your couch to your lawn chair so this week we're bringing you info to use on those rainy spring days when your TV is calling. Shannon Reece brings us a demo of Dish Network's accessibility. Jason shares some Windows 10 Creators Update tips. Finally we get a demo of one of the new Samsung accessible TVs by our friend Derrick. Wait out those spring showers with us on Main Menu!
This week your Main Menu Crew dishes dirt and draws down! First Jeff Bishop gives us the real dirt on CSUN, the workshops and networking opportunities! Then Scott Smith serves of the Dish Hopper 3 to continue our series on accessible TV options. Jenine closes with a Quick Draw video tip you won't want to miss!
You may have heard a lot of podcasts talking about the CSUN 2017 conference but we take a whole new look this week with our special guest Buddy Brannan! What was new, hot and cool at CSUN? Learn from Buddy who spent his time admittedly skulking around the Exhibit Hall. From braille to talking TV systems to tapping on our legs, we've got it all! We'll also take a quick look at one of the hottest deals from CSUN, the KNFB Reader for Windows!
It's a brave new world this week on Main Menu as we present a kaleidoscope of technology! Jason and Randy bring us an interview with Chandani and Tania. of Team Tactile with their touch of genius device to scan print into braille. Then Brian Fischler takes us for a spin with Tivo accessibility. Finally the Women of Tech continue to represent as Lucy Greco gives us an update on Dictation Bridge.