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TEK TALK WELCOMES THREE HONORED GUESTS,JANET DICKELMAN, JOHN McCann and Frank Cuta TO DISCUSS THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY AT THE ACB CONVENTION. Hosted on Monday, August 10, 2015

Tek Talk is very pleased to welcome three honored guests to discuss the overall topic: USING PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY AT CONVENTIONS .

They are Janet Dickelman, ACB Convention Coordinator; John McCann, Second Vice President, American Council of the Blind and Frank Cuta of the Washington State ACB Affiliate.

Frank Cuta is a retired Engineer who is definitely a longtime technology user.

Janet Dickelman has prepared the following statement:

Download tt-08-10-15-janet-dickelman-john-mccann-frank-cuta-acb-convention.mp3 19.39 MB Hosted on Monday, August 10, 2015

TEK TALK WELCOMES JOSEPH LEE TO DISCUSS WINDOWS 10 Hosted on Monday, August 03, 2015

What would happen if Windows 7 and 8.1 got married? What would it be like to have a natural voice conversation with your PC, switch from work to play with one key press, run any app anywhere and make your web browsing experience more realistic?

Download tt-08-03-15-joseph-lee-windows-10.mp3 30.57 MB Hosted on Monday, August 03, 2015

Tek Talk, A Discussion and Demonstration of The Apple Watch by Anna Dresner Hosted on Monday, July 27, 2015

Would you like to know what all the Apple Watch fuss is about? Are you curious as to whether you'd find one useful? If so, you'll be glad to know that Anna Dresner has written a book called Watching Without Looking: A VoiceOver User's First Month with the Apple Watch. It's available for $10 at http://watchingwithoutlooking.wordpress.com.

Download tt-07-27-15-anna-dresner-apple-watch.mp3 23.81 MB Hosted on Monday, July 27, 2015

Tek Talk Welcomes Blind Square to Demonstrate its Newest GPS Features Hosted on Monday, July 20, 2015

Tek Talk - BlindSquare version 3.0. GPS meets augmented reality, outdoors and now indoors. The richness continues.

Download tt-07-20-15-blind-square.mp3 19.37 MB Hosted on Monday, July 20, 2015

Tek Talk Features Chris Grabowski and Kim Loftis of Mystic Access The Power and Affordability of VOIP for Home and Business Hosted on Monday, July 13, 2015

Chris and Kim of Mystic Access have been enjoying utilizing VOIP phone services for work and home use for years. In this presentation, they are excited to introduce you to the power, affordability and rich feature-sets of their favorite VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) services. Topics of discussion will include:

What is VOIP and why should you even consider it?
What is required to get started using VOIP?
The accessibility of setting up and managing a VOIP service independent of sight.
Why use VOIP when you already have cell service?

Download tt-07-13-15-voip-telephone-services-mystic-access.mp3 63.96 MB Hosted on Monday, July 13, 2015

Tek Talk Welcomes Brian and Louise hartgen, the new features of Leassey learn Hosted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Leasey, the Second Generation

Last summer, at Hartgen Consultancy we were excited to tell the Tek Talk audience about a product in the development stages called Leasey Learn, Enable, Advance, so easy. For the computer beginner through to the advanced user, Leasey not only makes computing easy, but she also ensures applications are made more accessible. Leasey is now being used at home, in education, the workplace and in rehabilitation agencies around the world!

Download tt-06-29-15-brian-and-lulu-hartgen-new-leasey-version-2.mp3 33.44 MB Hosted on Monday, June 29, 2015

TEK TALK WELCOMES MIKE MAY OF SENDERO AND A UBER REPRESENTATIVE TO DISCUSS THIS INNOVATIVE ORGANIZATION Hosted on Monday, June 15, 2015

One of the hottest topics in the news these days as well as a life-changing app on our smartphones, is Uber. This is the leading ride share service which is changing the way people get around in more than 300 cities in 58 countries. Mike May says, "I believe this is one of the best improvements in independent travel for people who are blind in many years."

Download tt-06-15-15-ubermike-may.mp3 23.75 MB Hosted on Monday, June 15, 2015

Tek Talk Using the Talking Communities chat client with the iphone - John Gassman Hosted on Monday, June 08, 2015

John Gassman discusses the steps for using an iphone with the Talking Communities Client. Our other speaker was not able to attend. Bob

Download tt-06-08-15-using-chat-client-iphone-john-gassman.mp3 4.74 MB Hosted on Monday, June 08, 2015

Tek Talk - MD. Support will be discussing their In-Door navigation and Dolphin will be presenting its Summer Show Products Hosted on Monday, June 01, 2015

TEK TALK WELCOMES DAN ROBERTS DIRECTOR, MD SUPPORT

Having retired from a half century as a teacher, author, composer, theatrical director, and musician, Dan Roberts now dedicates his full time to helping others learn about and live with blindness and low vision. Because of his own need for support and information about visual impairment, he founded MD Support in 1995 and has since become a leading patient advocate, industry consultant, and low vision educator.

Download tt-06-01-15-indoor-navigation-dolphin-summer-show-products.mp3 23.35 MB Hosted on Monday, June 01, 2015

Tek Talk features Chris Grabowski and Kim Loftis of Mystic Access New Generation Victor Reader Stream Audio Tutorial Hosted on Monday, May 18, 2015

Mystic Access is excited to debut for sale, a comprehensive New Generation Victor Reader Stream audio tutorial in Daisy 3 format. This tutorial is comprised of five distinct parts; Basic Features and Functions, the Offline Bookshelves, the Online Bookshelves, the Humanware Companion Software, and a Marvelous Miscellany. Each part includes detailed sections that walk the user through various aspects of the Stream's usage and features.

Download tt-05-18-15-mystic-access-second-gen.stream-tutorial.mp3 24.18 MB Hosted on Monday, May 18, 2015

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