[vendtalk] See and Win Orator for Blackberry Smartphones at NFB Convention

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed Jul 1 19:37:03 UTC 2009

Introducing Orator for BlackBerry Smartphones

New screen reader software application provides blind and visually 
impaired customers with a solution to access BlackBerry smartphones

With The National Federation of the Blind conference just around the 
corner, HumanWare is pleased to introduce its newest software 
solution called "Orator for BlackBerry for BlackBerry Smartphones" to 
the NFB members. Access to information through mobile devices is key 
in today's business world and the use of smartphones have become the 
predominant way of communication for business professionals and 
management.  With over 21 million subscribers in 150 countries the 
BlackBerry Smartphones have grown in popularity to become the 
smartphone of choice to stay in touch with work, family and friends 
and important information while on the go. Orator for BlackBerry 
Smartphones is a innovative screen reader software that enables 
visually impaired users to access and operate BlackBerry Smartphones

Issue from a joint collaboration with Code Factory, the leading 
provider of screen reader technology and maker of Mobile Speak, and 
Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of the award winning portfolio of 
BlackBerry products and solutions, Orator for BlackBerry Smartphones 
is design to convert the information visually display on the device 
screen into a voice output enabling people who are visually impaired 
to use BlackBerry smartphones to increase independence and 
productivity in today's competitive world.

Available for the new QWERTY BlackBerry smartphones, Orator for 
BlackBerry Smartphones will provide you with greater freedom to 
manage your daily activities in the way that is most convenient for 
you with the ability to stay connected anytime, anywhere.

If you are attending the National Federation of the Blind conference 
come visit us at the HumanWare booth to be amongst the first to get 
your hands on a personal demonstration and have a sneak peak at this 
coming solution for BlackBerry smartphones.

Whether you are attending the conference or not don't miss the chance 
to win one of 4 BlackBerry smartphones with Orator software package. 
To register your name you must log on at 
<http://www.orator4bb.com/draw>www.orator4bb.com\draw and fill out 
the form. This will automatically enter your name in the draw. 
Winners will be announced on the HumanWare site on July 31

If you are interested in learning more on the Orator for BlackBerry 
Smartphones solution and find out why BlackBerry devices are so 
popular, be sure to attend the product presentation.

Orator for BlackBerry Smartphones: blind access solution for 
BlackBerry Smartphones

When: Friday July 3rd, 2009

Time: 4h00 to 4h50 PM

Where: LaSalle A and B Room, Level 5

Speakers: Michel Pepin, Orator for BlackBerry Smartphones Product 
Manager, HumanWare

 From this session you will learn the features and benefits of this 
screen reader solution and find out more on the BlackBerry device 
applications that will be supported

For those of you that will not be available to attend this 
presentation, be sure to visit us in the exhibit hall at the 
HumanWare booth during the following exhibit hours:

Saturday July 4th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday July 5th, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday July 6th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Tuesday July 7th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Come and discover if Orator for BlackBerry Smartphone is the solution 
for you to stay connected with what is important in your life.

Visit our web site at www.orator4 bb.com   to find out more about 
this unique mobile solution

About HumanWare

HumanWare (<http://www.humanware.com/>http://www.humanware.com/) is 
the global leader in assistive technologies for the print disabled. 
HumanWare provides products to people who are blind and have low 
vision and students with learning disabilities. HumanWare offers a 
collection of innovative products include BrailleNote, the leading 
productivity device for the blind in education, business and for 
personal use; the Victor Reader product line, the world's leading 
digital audiobook players, and SmartView Xtend, the first fully 
modular and upgradeable CCTV-based video magnifier.

David Andrews and white cane Harry.

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