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Victor Stream 4.8 Update Adds Daisy Online, NFB-Newsline Improvements


A promised update to the Victor Stream 2nd Generation software has been released by Humanware which will be of most use to users of the Daisy Online service. Version 4.8 supports dynamic menus in Daisy Online, a service used by organizations to distribute books which is popular in many countries but not the U.S.

This version also includes improved Internet time synchronization, and a smattering of bug fixes including some for NFB-Newsline users.

You can learn more or download the update from the Humanware software page for the Victor Stream. Joe discussed these updates with Humanware's Greg Stilson during a CSUN podcast.

What’s New

This Version 4.8 software upgrade provides the following new features and enhancements:
Added support for dynamic menus in Daisy online services which support them.
Improved Internet time synchronization.

NFB Newsline

Added confirmation prompt before “NFB unsubscribe”.
Adding/Removing NFB publications no longer causes the Stream to crash during NFB book synchronization.
*Publication list for "Breaking News" group now returns consistent results instead of returning the list of publication from a random state (or crashing).

Bookshelf announcement for podcast is now correctly made on startup.
Added new multitap entry type: numeric.
Added support to consolidate audio notes.
Added support to Delete Folder for Daisy2, Niso, Music, Saved Podcast and Text books.
*Other bug fixes and performance improvements

Source: Victor Stream Software Update
Category: News

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.


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