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JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for Windows (Standard)


Product Category
Screen Readers

Product Description
Converts text and components of the Windows operating system into synthesized speech,
allowing for access to Windows-based computer systems. Includes configuration files to maximize its function in a wide variety of Windows applications.


Manufacturer
Freedom Scientific

Distributed by
The Chicago Lighthouse

Distributor Contact
Order JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for Windows (Standard) from The Chicago Lighthouse Store

Task
  • Browsing the Internet
  • Reading Electronic Books and Other Material
  • Reading Text Outloud From a Computer Screen
  • Telecommunications
  • Word Processing
Manufacturer's Suggested Price
$895

Warranty
30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee and limited 90-day warranty

Maintenance/Technical Support
Includes a Windows Basic Training Tutorial with more than five hours of audiocassette instruction to help users understand how to navigate the Windows environment with JAWS.

Technical Support (E-mail)
softwaresupport@freedomscientific.com

Technical Support (Phone)
(727) 803-8600, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 AM-7:00 PM, EST

Documentation Format
  • Audio
  • Electronic
  • Print
Documentation Language
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
Compatible Operating Systems
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Pro
Hardware Requirement
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • IBM Compatible PC
  • Intel Pentium @400 Mhz Equivalent or Higher
  • Keyboard
  • Sound Card
Available Hard Disk Space Required
Less than 200 MB

Memory Requirement
512 MB

Installation Options
  • Speech Output
Output Devices
  • Braille
  • Speech
Languages
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Turkish
Year First Available
1995

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