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ACCESSING THE INTERNET WITH THE NEW ZOOMTEXT 8.1

Presenter(s)
Ben Weiss, President
Ai Squared
P.O. Box 669
Manchester Center, VT 05255 USA
Tel: (802) 362-3612 x101
Fax: (802) 362-1670
Email: bweiss@aisquared.com

Summary:

This session will demonstrate the Internet access features in ZoomText 8.1 Magnifier/ScreenReader, including AppReader and the all-new EZ-Find. Come see how new ZoomText makes it easy to find, view and read all types of web pages and online documents - including PDF!

Abstract:

Accessing the Internet presents a variety of challenges to low-vision and blind users. This session will demonstrate how the new ZoomText 8.1 Magnifier/ScreenReader overcomes these challenges.

Attendees will see a complete demonstration of ZoomText's improved Internet access features, including visual enhancements to text and graphics, web page navigation, and continuous reading. The new EZ-Find feature allows you to quickly locate text and links on the current page, providing fast navigation to topics of interest. The AppReader feature allows you to read all types of web pages and online documents with 100% accuracy, including PDF documents and Flash text.

Special attention will be focused on accessing common web page elements, including complex page formats (e.g. columns, tables), search engines, forms and shopping carts. This session is recommended for end users and industry professionals that evaluate, recommend and providing training for assistive technology products.

This presentation will include:

The presentation will conclude with a question and answer session as well as an opportunity for attendees to try out the product.


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