The automation self-service trend has been slowly rolling out to the national airlines, fast food outlets and retailers around the U.S. Sadly, most of these automated systems rely on touch screens for their general use. Chancey spoke with Nicky Shaw, U.S. Operations Manager for Storm Interface, about how businesses can augment these kiosks in a way that allows auditory feedback for navigation of the information offered on touch panels. Tune in to hear the technology in action and to get an overview of what is involved with the process in providing kiosk access. To learn more about this technology, visit the Storm Interface
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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.