SIGHT AND SOUND SEMINARS

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This page lists the seminars which are to be run by Sight and Sound Technology in the new seminar rooms on the first floor and in the Sight and Sound Zone on the ground floor.

On the First Floor

DAY   TIME   EVENT
Each Day 11.30 – 12.15 WHAT’S NEW IN MAGIC 11? WHAT’S NEW IN JAWS 12? FIRST LOOK AT JAWS 13— FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC, INC. Join Eric Damery, JAWS Product Manager, for an exciting and informative session covering the new details surrounding JAWS and MAGic Dual Monitor development during the past year. In addition to many demonstrations of JAWS 12 with Settings Centre and support for IE 9, this will also be the first look at JAWS 13 scheduled for public beta in September 2011.” The LATEST IN SCANNING AND READING WITH OPENBOOK 9, PEARL & SARA CE We will take a close look at the benefits and features of these two portable and fast OCR solutions featuring the OpenBook/PEARL combination along with the all new standalone SARA CE (camera edition) reading appliance.  Presenter – Eric Damery, Freedom Scientific, Inc. To register your place, please send an email to Register - – FreedomScientific Seminar
Each Day 14.30 – 15.15 “NEW VERSION OF ZOOMTEXT....JUST AROUND THE CORNER!” Come hear about the exciting advancements we have planned for our next version of ZoomText Magnifier/Reader.  This product went into private beta in May and the target release date is in Autumn 2011.  The feedback we have been receiving is very positive; we know you'll want to order a copy, or upgrade your existing product immediately.  Presenter - Cathy Gettel, Dealer Network Manager, Ai Squared Inc. To register your place, please send an email to Register - ZoomText Seminar

In the Sight and Sound Zone

DAY   TIME   EVENT
Each Day 10.30 – 11.15 THE FUTURE OF MEDIUM AND HIGH VOLUME BRAILLE PRODUCTION! : THE BRAILLE BOX EMBOSSER Join Bjorn Lofstedt, Managing Director , Index to learn more about the concept and idea behind the Braille Box. Experience a full demonstration of the Braille Box product and learn about the latest features in Braille production; on demand, one way braille, local production, cut sheet paper locally available, accessibility requirements, the cost to produce braille, and much more! In addition learn about other products such as the Basic-D V4 and Everest-D V4. Presenter – Bjorn Lofstedf, Managing Director, Index Braille To register your place, please send an email to Register – Register – Index Seminar
11.15 – 11.30 Index Braille Seminar – Q & A
11.30 – 11.45 HANDOVER and SET UP
11.45 – 12.30 “NEW VERSION OF ZOOMTEXT....JUST AROUND THE CORNER!” Come hear about the exciting advancements we have planned for our next version of ZoomText Magnifier/Reader.  This product went into private beta in May and the target release date is in Autumn 2011.  The feedback we have been receiving is very positive; we know you'll want to order a copy, or upgrade your existing product immediately.  Presenter - Cathy Gettel, Dealer Network Manager, Ai Squared Inc. To register your place, please send an email to Register - ZoomText Seminar
12.30 – 12.45 ZoomText Seminar – Q & A
12.45 – 13.00 HANDOVER and SET UP
13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH AND BREAK OUT SESSION
14.00 – 14.15 HANDOVER and SET UP
Tuesday 14.15 – 15.00 EsyTime – a new generation note taker EsyTime is a new generation note taker developed by Eurobraille. We see this as the next generation device for visually impaired in schools and at work. It has a completely new patented way of navigation. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to experience it first-hand! Presenter - Rebecka Bowman - Eurobraille To register, please send an email to – Register – Eurobraille Seminar
15.00 – 15.15/30 Q & A / HANDOVER and SET UP
Wednesday 14.15 – 15.00 Fun for Little Fingers! Come along to this hands-on session for parents, teachers and children – experience the Mountbatten Brailler Learning System first hand; make pictures and stickers to take home, and find out just what a Mountbatten Brailler does. We might even make some music! Presenter - Patricia Fraser - Harpo To register, please send an email to – Register – Mountbatten Seminar
15.00 – 15.15/30 Q & A / HANDOVER and SET UP
Thursday 14.15 – 15.00 Making Really Awful Tactile Graphics! Come and join us in this hands-on session which is for anyone making tactile graphics with a Piaf(Pictures in a flash). Make some tactile graphics yourself, and test your skills - and your graphics! - in our black-out reading box, deciphering the graphics without the aid of sight. Come and discover what works well and what really, really doesn't!! Presenter Patricia Fraser - Harpo To register, please send an email to - Register – Piaf Seminar
15.00 – 15.15/30 Q & A / HANDOVER and SET UP
Each Day 15.30 – 16.15 What’s New in MAGic 11? What’s New in JAWS 12? FIRST LOOK AT JAWS 13— FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC, INC. Join Eric Damery, JAWS Product Manager, for an exciting and informative session covering the new details surrounding JAWS and MAGic Dual Monitor development during the past year. In addition to many demonstrations of JAWS 12 with Settings Centre and support for IE 9, this will also be the first look at JAWS 13 scheduled for public beta in September 2011.” The LATEST IN SCANNING AND READING WITH OPENBOOK 9, PEARL, & SARA CE We will take a close look at the benefits and features of these two portable and fast OCR solutions featuring the OpenBook/PEARL combination along with the all new standalone SARA CE (camera edition) reading appliance. Presenter – Eric Damery, Freedom Scientific, Inc. To register for MAGic, please send an email to - Register – FreedomScientific Seminar
16.15 – 16.30/45 Q & A/ END

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