“Spirit to Soar”

May 13, 2014

Last weekend, I caught one of ESPNs “SC Featured” showcases, where they talk about athletes overcoming obstacles to achieve success. This one piqued my interest, more so after the recent news of our merger with GW Micro, as we are now not only serving those with low vision, but the blind community as well. Charlotte Brown […]

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ZoomText Mac WebReader – A Revolutionary Way to Read on the Web!

May 9, 2014

When it comes to reading information on the web, just getting to the content you’re interested in can be difficult. This is why we developed WebReader in ZoomText Mac! This short video will show you just how quickly and easily you can begin reading content from webpage articles. With a single click, or the press […]

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Living in and Loving the Blur

May 6, 2014

We’re pleased to introduce guest blogger, Spencer Blohm. Spencer is a freelance entertainment, pop culture, and music blogger who found our Zoomed In blog because he was searching for more information about musician Grace Potter and her visual impairment. Spencer was fascinated that a musician whose job usually involves reading sheet music was able to […]

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Ai Squared Merges with GW Micro

May 1, 2014

Press Release: Ai Squared and GW Micro Join Forces Assistive Technology Leaders Merge to Expand Opportunities for Computer Users Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Manchester, Vermont and Fort Wayne, Indiana (May 1, 2014) – Ai Squared, the maker of ZoomText and sitecues; and GW Micro, the creator of Window-Eyes, have merged into one company. […]

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ZoomText Mac Now with Speech!

April 28, 2014

Ai Squared is pleased to announce the latest ZoomText Mac version (1.1.0) now includes speech support! This is a free update for existing ZoomText Mac users. In this release, you will find three brand new features: Focus Echo, for automatic reading of controls, menu items, and more; Mouse Echo, to use your mouse as a […]

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iPadders and Low Vision Musicians Take Note

April 22, 2014

It seems I’ve had a music theme going on lately, including my resourceful method of using the Voice Dream Reader app to display music lyrics downloaded from Bookshare. But I hadn’t forgotten about those of you who play an instrument and are having trouble reading your sheet music. Dancing Dots has been in the forefront […]

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ZoomText University to the Rescue

April 18, 2014

When learning something new, there is certainly merit to reading the manual, listening to a tutorial, or trying to figure things out on your own. That said, there is just no replacement for having another human being, who knows a product inside and out, guide you through to the other side. Typically, they’ll understand the […]

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ImageReader Multilingual Edition Now Available!

April 15, 2014

With the new ZoomText ImageReader Multilingual Edition, you can capture and read printed materials in over 150 languages. The captured text can be read aloud using your choice of over 70 premium-quality “ZoomText Voices“. You can even set it so that languages are detected automatically – in documents containing more than one language, the voice […]

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Disability, Travel, and Culture – Don’t Be Blindsided

April 10, 2014

On the back roads of New England, the deep frost gradually seeps up and thaws marking the beginning of “mud season”.  April is prime time to escape the mess and seek out a more pleasant climate.  But if you have any type of disability, you will want to be aware of problems you may encounter […]

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Back “The 100 Cameras Project”

April 8, 2014

Kickstarter is a fascinating place – you can easily spend hours perusing the interesting projects that people are hoping to get financed.  We featured one last summer for The Bradley, a timepiece that requires no sight to tell the time.  That project was immensely successful and grossly outperformed its goal.  While they hoped to raise […]

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