Matthew Horspool is the General Manager at the Braillists Foundation, which promotes braille and braille technology. He is also heavily involved in both the braille and assistive technology industries, and his day job is delivering screen reader and braille display/notetaker training.
Matthew will speak about choosing a Braille Display. Some of the factors that are important in choosing a Braille Display include: price, type of keyboard, built-in features etc. He will talk about the most common displays on the market and explain how they stack up against those factors.
The Pat Price Tek Talk Training Room Zoom meeting link follows. Be aware that all Accessible World Zoom meetings are set to automatically record and the Zoom Client on both your computer and your smart device has a message announcing the recording when you first enter a meeting using these clients. You must tab or swipe to the Got it button and execute it to acknowledge your awareness of the recording or you will be unable to unmute your device and speak in the meeting.
Special note: We are proud to announce that Tek Talk Programs can now be heard on ACB Media 1. Please visit the ACB Media Network Home page at https://www.acbmedia.org/ for upcoming events. Also we can now be listened to on your Echo Smart Device. Say “Echo, play T e k Talk podcast.”
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