[nfb-talk] KnfbReader Mobile to be demonstrated next Tuesday May 26th
info at michaelhingson.com
Thu May 21 18:35:04 UTC 2009
KNFB Reader Mobile to be demonstrated this coming Tuesday, May 26, 2009
This coming Tuesday Michael Hingson, Director of National KnfbReader
Mobile Sales for the National Federation of the Blind, and the NFB
sales team will demonstrate the exciting KnfbReader Mobile Reader -
featuring the first cell phone that reads and translates print into voice.
The knfb Reader Mobile is a major advancement in print access for the
Blind. 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.
Additionally, the software is able to translate between languages,
displaying and reading aloud in English translated text.
The reader also can read U.S. Currency on demand.
Michael Hingson says, "The KnfbReader Mobile is the only truly
portable reading system available to blind and other print
handicapped individuals which will read almost any printed
information aloud." "This on-line demonstration will give people a
close-up look at the Reader. We will be taking questions after the
The demonstration will include a discussion of the product cost and
availability. The NFB Reader Sales team will also be
introduced. "There has never been a better time to consider owning
one of these wonderful devices", Hingson states.
Contact: Michael Hingson
Email: <mailto:info at michaelhingson.com>info at michaelhingson.com
Date: Tuesday May 26, 2009.
Time: 8:00 P.M. Eastern, 7:00 P.M. Central, 6:00 P.M. Mountain,
5:00 P.M. Pacific, and elsewhere in the world 01:00 GMT Wednesday May 27.
Where: KnfbReader Mobile conference room: which you can locate by
clicking on the following
Conference Room Here
After reaching the conference room entry page follow the instructions
to enter the conference room itself. No password is required.
We will record the event and put it on Michael Hingson's web site
so if you are unable to participate live at the above times then you
may download the presentation or podcast from the website listed above.
This online interactive program requires no password, is free of
Charge, and open to anyone worldwide having an Internet connection, a
Computer, speakers, and a sound card. Those with microphones can
interact audibly with the presenters and others in the virtual
If you are a first-time user of the Talking Communities online
conferencing software, there is a small, safe software program that
you need to download and then run. A link to the software is available
On the entry screen to the online conference room.
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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