Eyes On Success with hosts Peter and Nancy Torpey
By Eyes On Success with hosts Peter and Nancy Torpey
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A weekly half-hour program about products, services and daily living tips of interest to people with visual impairments
||1722 Encore of 1225 A Talk with Deane Blazie (May 24, 2017)||1722 Encore of 1225 A Talk with Deane Blazie (May 24, 2017) Show Notes In the course of his career, Deane Blazie developed and produced the Braille ‘n Speak, the Braille Lite, the Braille Blazer and other innovations in accessibility technology.||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1721 Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired (May 17, 2017)||1721 Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired (May 17, 2017) Show Notes The Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired, or CAVI, is a technology school for the blind and visually impaired that offers remote classes covering many topics from music production to...||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1720 NVDA Conference 2017 (May 10, 2017)||1720 NVDA Conference 2017 (May 10, 2017) Show Notes NVDA is a free screen reader for Windows. For the past several years, the annual NVDACon has provided a forum for developers, users, and others to share what’s new,||5/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1719 Accessible Linux (May 3, 2017)||1719 Accessible Linux (May 3, 2017) Show Notes Linux is a free alternative operating system for your computer. However, of the many versions of Linux that exist, only Vinux and Sonar GNU have been accessible to the visually impaired out of the box.||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1718 The Helen Keller Archives||1718 The Helen Keller Archives (Apr. 26, 2017) Show Notes Helen Selsdon is the archivist for the American Foundation for the Blind. She joined the AFB in 2002 to organize and preserve their Helen Keller Archives.||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1717 Encore of 1308 Progress in Speech Synthesis (Apr. 19, 2017)||1717 Encore of 1308 Progress in Speech Synthesis (Apr. 19, 2017) Show Notes Much adaptive technology relies on speech synthesis, which has evolved from humble beginnings to nearly human sounding speech. Hosts Nancy Goodman Torpey and Peter Torpey talk ...||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1716 When You Have a Story to Tell (Apr. 12, 2017)||1716 When You Have a Story to Tell (Apr. 12, 2017) Show Notes Even as a child, Jo Elizabeth Pinto enjoyed writing. Now, what started as a few chapters in high school, has grown into her debut novel, “The Bright Side of Darkness.||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1715 Audio Book Narrator (Apr. 5, 2017)||1715 Audio Book Narrator (Apr. 5, 2017) Show Notes You’ve probably heard her voice on a Talking Book from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Martha Harmon Pardee has narrated over 3,000 books for the NLS.||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1714 Blind Software Engineer (Mar. 29, 2017)||1714 Blind Software Engineer (Mar. 29, 2017) Show Notes Computers are very accessible to the visually impaired these days. There are also many attractive employment opportunities for those with computer-related skills,||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1713 Ultra Sports Challenges (Mar. 22, 2017)||1713 Ultra Sports Challenges (Mar. 22, 2017) Show Notes Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to summit Mount Everest, has released a new book called “No Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon”.||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A Must Listen Every Week
So much quality information packed in thirty minutes.
Relax, enjoy, and learn!
Nancy and Pete provide engaging conversations with blind people around the world in a relaxing style. Each episode offers a fascinating perspective for blind and sighted listeners alike.