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#NFB16 Audio: El Braille Is The Focus For Freedom Scientific

Eric Damery, Vice President of Software Product Management of VFO Freedom Scientific, takes Chancey on a guided tour of the eagerly anticipated El Braille device. Sporting a Focus Blue 14, the El Braille gives the user the power of a Windows 10-based system and a full copy of JAWS on board. While not yet released at the time of this recording, you can keep up to date with product announcements regarding the El braille by visiting the Freedom Scientific website.

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darknexus Tuesday, 19-Jul-2016 1:54 PM ET:

The focus? They might want to focus on getting rid of many age-old JAWS bugs first. If not, this thing will be dead before it takes off especially at the enormous price point they want. Also, I'd sure hope it's more durable than the actual Focus 14 or I'd not want to take it anywhere.

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Joe Steinkamp is no stranger to the world of technology, having been a user of video magnification and blindness related electronic devices since 1979. Joe has worked in radio, retail management and Vocational Rehabilitation for blind and low vision individuals in Texas. He has been writing about the A.T. Industry for 15 years and podcasting about it for almost a decade.

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