In This Issue
Product Evaluation: Two New Portable Digital Book Players Enter the Market
GW Micro's BookSense and the PLEXTALK Pocket (PTP1) from Shinano Kenshi mean competition for the Victor Reader Stream. This article describes these new players and compares their features and functions with those of the Stream.--Darren Burton
Screening Displays for Low Vision Access: A Look at Popular Audio Players and Book Readers
For people with low vision, it is important to consider the readability of small visual displays when selecting products to purchase.--Lee Huffman, Morgan Blubaugh, and William Reuschel
Lighting up Your World: A Closer Look at Illuminated Magnifiers
Information in this article will enable consumers to become much better informed about these devices, and with the assistance of their professional eye care team, select the magnifier best suited to their vision needs.--Lee Huffman, Morgan Blubaugh, William Reuschel, and Greg Goodrich, Ph.D.
Go Shopping, and Let Your Screen Reader Do the Walking
Read about the shopping experiences of a screen reader user while visiting popular web sites.--Janet Ingber
Bosch Puts New Spin on Washer and Dryer Controls
A laundry appliance accessibility update.--Brad Hodges
Cool Stuff in Every Pocket: An Interview with Fred Gissoni
This article takes a look into the life of the legendary blind pioneer, who has gently, humbly devoted his life to learning, and sharing that learning with other blind people.--Deborah Kendrick
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