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Strozier library: Accessibility (ADA) Lab: all computers
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JAWS, Job Access With Speech, is the world's most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. JAWS provides speech and Braille output for the most popular computer applications on your PC.


•Two multi-lingual synthesizers: Eloquence and Vocalizer Expressive
•Talking installation
•Built-in free DAISY Player and full set of DAISY-formatted basic training books
•Works with Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and much more
•Supports Windows 8, including touch screens and gestures
•Fast information look-up at your fingertips with Research It
•Access any image on the screen that includes text with Convenient OCR
•Save time with Skim Reading
•The only Windows screen reader to provide contracted Braille input from your Braille keyboard
•Fully compatible with MAGic, screen magnification software, and OpenBook, scanning and reading program

Advanced Features

•JAWS Tandem available for free to help with support and training
•Optional support for Citrix, Terminal Services, and Remote Desktop
•Powerful scripting language to customize the user experience on any application
•Includes drivers for all popular Braille displays
•Includes voices for over 30 different languages
•Distributed worldwide with local sales and support in most countries


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