Blind Bargains

Audio Player Blind Bargains Qast 23: #ACB15 And #NFB15 Convention Conversation

J.J. and Joe have returned home from their trip to Orlando and NFB's 75th. our contributor Chancey Fleet was also there in Florida but our guest Jeff Bishop attended the ACB convention in Dallas. All have joined together to review the week that was, minus Joe's thoughts on the San Diego Comic Con which also took place last week, our traditional convention wrap up show. Listen to what the team thought were the hits, the misses and the best of the resolutions put forth to both organizations.


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Convention Coverage

Here is a collection of our convention hall coverage all in one handy list.

Summer Convention Audio: Move those Muscles with Blind Alive workouts

#NFB15 audio: Basic Braille, Active Braille and Active Star Displays from Handytech and Triumph

#ACB15 Audio: Latest with Trekker Breeze and Prodigi from Humanware

#NFB15 Audio: Telling Time with Style Using The Bradley Timepiece

#ACB15 Audio: New Home and New Features for The Ace Plus

#NFB15 Audio: Traveling with The Redesigned Traveler, and Clearview Plus from Optelec

#ACB15 Audio: New App and New Features for NLS BARD

#NFB15 Audio: The Latest with Uber from Mike May

#ACB15 Audio: Zoomtext Fusion and More from AI Squared

#NFB15 Audio: APH and Nemeth, Calculators and apps, oh my!

#ACB15 Audio: Reading on The Run with the Topaz PHD

#NFB15 Audio: Frolic with Dolphin in Windows 10

#ACB15 Audio: Indoor GPS Navigation with Lowviz Guide

#NFB15 Audio: The Latest from Duxbury Systems

#ACB15 Audio: Hands-on with Tactile iOS screenshots from iHabilitation

#NFB15 Audio: Braille's Best Friends, Cosmo and BERT from E-Brailler

Tip: Turn up the Volume

Joe explains how you can use the volume keys to make text editing easier in Android with TalkBack.

Last Word:

No matter how you feel about either ACB or NFB, the best way that you can bring about change to both organizations is to join them. Change does happen. And it happens through the dedication of those who attend and impact the course of their local chapters. So, get out there and make a difference for all of us!
American Council of the Blind
National Federation of the Blind

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