Caption: Jim Fruchterman, founder of Arkenstone and Benetech, talks about inventing the first PC-based system for reading print aloud, of merging with Freedom Scientific, and of founding Bookshare to swap scanned books over the Internet.
In This Issue . . .
Organize Your Life: A Review of Voice Mate
A Product Evaluation of Parrot SA's Voice Mate, a Personal Digital Assistant—Deborah Kendrick and Jay Leventhal
Choosing a Screen Magnifier
A Comparison of Ai Squared's ZoomText Xtra 7.06 and Freedom Scientific's MAGic 8.0—Kevin Dusling and Mark Uslan
Raising the Bar: An Overview of the ID Mate
A Product Evaluation of Envision America's Talking Bar Code Identifier—Jay Leventhal and Koert Wehberg
Fruchterman's Fantasy Becomes Reality
An Interview with Jim Fruchterman, founder of Arkenstone and Benetech—Deborah Kendrick
How Shall I Scan? Mainstream Versus Adapted Products
A Comparison of Freedom Scientific's OPENBook, Lernout & Hauspie's Kurzweil 1000, and ScanSoft's OmniPage Pro—Optical Character Recognition Scanners—Debbie Cook
2001: A Technology Odyssey
A Lively Summation of the Newest Assistive Technology Conference—Jay Leventhal
|Editor in Chief
||Jay D. Leventhal
|Senior Contributing Editor
||Crista L. Earl
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