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Jaws Kiosk by The Paciello Group and Vispero

Vispero®, the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired, is excited to announce an addition to the Vispero family: JAWS Kiosk. A collaboration between The Paciello Group (TPG) and the Freedom Scientific brand (owned by Vispero), JAWS Kiosk is focused on delivering accessible kiosk solutions whether it’s through the incorporation of Freedom Scientific’s industry-leading screen reading software, JAWS®, or by utilizing TPG’s accessible design and technical implementation services. Beginning with the June 2019 release of JAWS, JAWS software will revolutionize self-service kiosk accessibility.

JAWS For Kiosks at NRA – Booth 6966

JAWS For Kiosk News TPGi will demonstrate JAWS for Kiosk at the National Restaurant Association, Booth 6966, on May 20-23, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois.  Join us also for a webinar on May 2, 2023 with Matt Ater, Vice President at Vispero, about the process of developing an accessible smart payment experience. From Yahoo Finance 4/25 Award-winning software for self-service devices enables restaurants to increase… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk for 2024 – New Accessibility Updates

Accessibility Screen Reader JAWS 2024 Summary — What’s New In JAWS 2024 Screen Reading Software The new Split Braille feature in JAWS 2024 gives Braille display users powerful new functionality, including the ability to view content from different locations on the same Braille line using one of several types of views. Resolved an issue where headings containing expanded buttons were not being announced by JAWS when navigating with H or SHIFT+H. When moving into a group of tabs on a web page, resolved an issue where JAWS was too verbose when the first tab gained focus. When alt tabbing from the web browser to another application, resolved an issue where JAWS was saying “Running applications group.” Resolved an issue where JAWS was not reading all of the info for slider controls when using INSERT+UP ARROW. JAWS now provides additional info about menu items when using INSERT+TAB. In Chromium-based browsers, addressed an issue where JAWS table navigation was not working as expected if aria-colindex values in a row were not contiguous. Addressed an issue where JAWS was not consistently reading the status bar in Outlook when pressing INSERT+PAGE DOWN. Resolved an issue where JAWS was not always indicating the replied status of an Outlook message, even with the Indicate Replied option enabled in Quick Settings. When creating a new contact in Outlook and an Autocomplete menu appears, addressed an issue where JAWS was not automatically reading the first item in the list. Resolved an issue in Word where JAWS was double speaking “Undo” when pressing CTRL+Z. If a Braille display is connected and you are viewing a PowerPoint presentation containing a video, resolved an issue where JAWS would continuously repeat the word “Video.” JAWS Application Improvements The Liblouis Braille translator used by JAWS and Fusion has been updated to version 3.27.0. Addressed an issue reported by some users where JAWS would crash the first time Microsoft Edge was launched after a system boot and JAWS was configured to start automatically. Summary – What’s New In ZoomText 2024 Magnifier/Reader Software This page describes the new features and improvements introduced in ZoomText 2024. The Inverted pointer scheme is a new pointer enhancement available in ZoomText and Fusion 2024. In the ZoomText or Fusion Magnifier toolbar tab, click the bottom portion of the Pointer button. The Pointer Size setting has been updated for ZoomText and Fusion 2024. The Single Wedge Bottom and the Single Wedge Top cursors are two new cursor schemes available in ZoomText and Fusion 2024. When you first install ZoomText 2024, your ZoomText 2023 settings are automatically migrated to ZoomText 2024. Addressed an issue where Fusion was not consistently reading the status bar in Outlook when pressing INSERT+PAGE DOWN. Resolved an issue where ZoomText would speak despite being muted when starting the ZoomText Camera feature with CTRL+CAPS LOCK+C. Resolved an issue where the mouse pointer was difficult to see when moving it outside of a Freeze View window.   From LinkedIn Freedom Scientific, a Vispero® brand, is pleased to announce the release of the 2024 versions of JAWS, ZoomText, and… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk or JAWS Windows Screen Reader

JAWS Kiosk or JAWS Windows Vispero®, the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired, is excited to announce an addition to the Vispero family: JAWS Kiosk. A collaboration between The Paciello Group (TPG) and the Freedom Scientific brand (owned by Vispero), JAWS Kiosk is focused on delivering accessible kiosk solutions whether it’s through the incorporation of… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk Screenreader Comes to Penn State Food Service

Penn State Partners with TPGi® to Make Food Service Kiosks Accessible for Blind and Low-Vision Users CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Penn State has partnered with TPGi®, a Vispero® company and global leader in accessibility software and services, to assist in providing students and faculty with more accessible food service kiosks. Recognizing that screen readers needed to be implemented into its current… Read More »

Screen Reader – Vispero and AWS + Disability:IN

Vispero/TPGi Listed in AWS Marketplace for the U.S. Intelligence Community Couple of news items for screen reader news, both from Vispero, the leader with JAWS Kiosk software. From PRnewswire — Vispero/TPGi Software now available to 18 U.S. Intelligence Agencies in AWS Marketplace CLEARWATER, Fla., June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Vispero® and TPGi®, global leaders in accessibility software and services, today announced the… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk® awarded Judge’s Choice Award Improving Travel Experience

JAWS Kiosk Screen Reader Software Recognized by Travel Industry From TPGi Blog Apr2021 — JAWS Kiosk awarded Judge’s Choice Award (first place) at this year’s TravelAbility Summit Launchpad event held on April 1, 2021. The JAWS Kiosk screen reader solution earned high praise for criteria such as articulation of a problem and solution, enhancing the travel experience for… Read More »