The new e-commerce application was developed as a custom solution using the Foxy Cart platform—one which is utilized by many online firms worldwide.Combined with the accessibility features already on the HIMS website, the HIMS site is MSAA and W3 Compliant with screen reader software like JAWS for Windows
, Window-Eyes, System Access NVDA, and Hal as well as computer magnification software like ZoomText, iZoom, Magic, and SuperNova.
The author describes how the sites work, offers commands and strategies for navigating the sites with screen readers, and includes pointers for handling specific situations using various assistive technology, including JAWS for Windows
, Window-Eyes, System Access, and VoiceOver.
The computer screen of an online room is clean and uncluttered, and a blind person can navigate it by using identified keystrokes and screen reader software, such as WindowEyes from GW Micro or JAWS for Windows
from Freedom Scientific.
They boast fanciful names like JAWS for Windows
, GW Micro's Window-Eyes, Dolphin, and outSPOKEN--and various degrees of sophistication.
"Freedom Scientific and Microsoft worked together during the development phase of Windows XP to ensure that users who are blind or have low vision will have the necessary assistive technology that will seamlessly integrate with the new operating system," said Eric Damery, vice president of business development for software at Freedom Scientific Inc., which makes the popular JAWS for Windows
screen reader and OPENBook 5.0., a scanning and reading software.
The BrailleNote can also be plugged into the serial port of a desktop or laptop computer, and, with a screen reader program such as JAWS for Windows
, the entire computer will be accessible in Braille.
BrailleStream-LCD has been designed to assist the visually impaired by processing the data in the LCD window and providing the information directly to a voice synthesizer or Braille display by tightly integrating with JAWS for Windows
(JFW) screen reader software by Henter-Joyce, a division of Freedom Scientific.
I saw an excellent presentation regarding integration of the Jaws for Windows
screen reader with Dragon Naturally Speaking.
The site is also optimized for accessibility and is MSAA and W3 Compliant with screen reader software like JAWS for Windows
, Window-Eyes, System Access NVDA, and Hal, and computer magnification software like ZoomText, iZoom, Magic, and SuperNova.
Freedom Scientific recently released a new version of its screen reader: JAWS for Windows
Screen readers include JAWS for Windows
(JFW) by Henter-Joyce, and Window-Eyes by GW Micro--the two top contenders.
The iTunes software is mostly accessible on a Macintosh computer with the Voice-Over screen reader or by using a PC that has the JAWS for Windows
screen reader and the appropriate JAWS scripts (files written by programmers to enhance the function of JAWS).