[blindkid] KNFB Reader Mobile to be featured on this week's Tek Talk Training Monday February 16, 2009
info at michaelhingson.com
Thu Feb 12 02:57:11 UTC 2009
The Accessible News Wire
> During this week's Tek Talk event, Jim Gashel, Vice President of Business
> Development for knfb Reading Technology, Inc. and Michael Hingson,
> of National Sales for the National Federation of the Blind KNFB
Reader Mobile program will
> their superior Mobile Reader product line for the blind and learning
> disabled - featuring the first cell phone that reads and translates.
> The knfb Reader Mobile is a major advancement in print access for the
> The software, delivered on a multifunction cell phone, allows the user to
> snap pictures of any printed material and have it read aloud immediately.
> The first of its kind, the pocket-sized device allows individuals to have
> print analyzed and read aloud in real time and in real life situations.
> The latest version is now able to read in a variety of languages including
> French, German, Dutch, Belgian Dutch, Italian, and Castilian.
> the software is able to translate between languages, displaying and
> aloud translated text.
> Contact: Jim Gashel
> Email: <mailto:jim at knfbreader.com>jim at knfbreader.com
> Direct Line: 443-854-0854
> Contact: Michael Hingson
> Email: <mailto:info at michaelhingson.com>info at michaelhingson.com
> Date: Monday, February 16, 2009.
> Time: 5:00 p.m. Pacific, 6:00 p.m. Mountain, 7:00 p.m. Central, 8:00 p.m.
> Eastern and elsewhere in the world Tuesday 1:00 GMT.
> Where: Tek Talk Conference Room at:
> Or, alternatively,
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> CEO. Talking Communities
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The Michael Hingson Group
"Speaking with Vision"
Michael Hingson, President
<mailto:info at michaelhingson.com>info at michaelhingson.com
for info on the new KNFB Reader Mobile, visit:
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