Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Low vision PDAs and note taking devices

This is information I'm simply passing along as I think many of you might find it interesting. If you can't make it, or don't live in New York, they are live streaming this session in the afternoon.


Thursday, November 18, 2010

The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP) at

Baruch College Invites You to a

Technology Demonstration featuring
Accessible PDAs and Note Taking Devices
Time: 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm

Where: Baruch College 151 East 25th Street, Room 655

What: Join us as we take a look at accessible portable digital assistants (PDAs), or as we have come to know them—notetakers. We will be looking at devices such as the Braille Note Apex, Pacmate Omni, iPad and a netbook loaded with JAWS. We will look at how these devices can be used in academic and professional settings to take notes as well as perform various other functions.

Admission: Free
Reservations: Call 646-312-1420
If you are unable to join us in person, watch it on the web at the address below:
*Streaming will only be available for the Afternoon
Session from 2-4pm

Also mark your calendars for Wednesday, January 19, 2011. In this session we will look at the latest in accessible ebook readers, including the Kindle and iPad. We will also have on hand digital book readers including the Victor Reader Stream, BookSense and BookPort Plus.

We hope to see you!

Lisa F. Saunders


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