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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 March 2008 Issue  Volume 9  Number 2

In This Issue . . .

Editor's Page

Letter to the Editor

Music Is His Life and His Livelihood: An Interview With Bill McCann of Dancing Dots

We interview the maestro of a company that makes composing and printing music accessible--Deborah Kendrick

Surfing into the Future: An Introduction to Web 2.0

Having trouble using MySpace, YouTube or Basecamp? We examine the reasons--Stephanie Bassler

Scanning and Reading on the Move: A Review of Zoom-Ex and Zoom-Twix

We evaluate two new, versatile products from ABISee--Lee Huffman

A Reading Machine in Your Pocket: Introducing the KNFB Reader Mobile Edition

We report on the debut of the Kurzweil-National Federation of the Blind Reader Mobile Edition--Deborah Kendrick

Exploring Methods of Accessing Virtual Worlds

We present some possible solutions for accessible navigation and communication in virtual worlds such as Second Life--William S. Carter and Guido D. Corona

Google It! A Guide to the World's Most Popular Search Engine

This book will make you an expert web searcher--Deborah Kendrick

ATIA 2008

We recap exciting new products we found at this year's conference--Jay Leventhal

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