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Zoom Recorder Part 2

12/30/2006 Neal Ewers

discusses using different external mikes with the recorder, how to save your presets even though when you format the card they are lost, and a somewhat limited but hopefully informative discussion of the menus. 46.0 MB

Zoom Recorder Review

12/29/2006 Neal Ewers

demonstrates this high end digital recorder and comments about performance and accessibility. 70.5 MB

Laundry Duty

12/28/2006 Chela Robles

intruduces herself and has her time with coin operated laundry duty. 87.9 MB

International Christmas Concert

12/21/2006 Paul Hopkins

listens to music and readings from places as diverse as China, Korea, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Holland and

France.in this recording from his church, CLC. 54.1 MB

Accessible Dr Who DVD

12/21/2006 Tim Noonan

reviews the Australian RoadShow Entertainment release of BBC's

DVD box set of Doctor Who Series 2, a cooly accessible DVD Christmas present. 11.6 MB

Coffee Maker Review

12/21/2006 Eric Davis

reviews the Quisinart Grind and Brew coffee maker. 5.8 MB

X Hour Review

12/21/2006 Luke Hewitt

reviews this audio war game from VIP Game Zone. 40.5 MB

Zoe Burritos

12/20/2006 William Taylor

and Zoe continue their cooking series with burritos. 55.5 MB

Learning The Pac Mate Part 1

12/19/2006 Millisa Rowe

tutors in the use of this personal data assistant from Freedom Scientific. 31.2 MB

Lone Wolf Mission 2

12/18/2006 Ivan Fegundez

reviews this game from gmagames.com. 30.0 MB

Shower Gel

12/12/2006 Tiffany Black

instructs and demonstrates the art of making shower gel from scratch. 8.3 MB

Icon Intro

12/11/2006 Larry Skutchan

recalls what he forgot in the last cast about google, discusses the list guidelines, and introduces a new, very powerful mobile manager from levelstar called the Icon. 43.6 MB

Sounds Of Summer In The UK Part 2

12/10/2006 Paul Hopkins

concludes this warming tour of the summer sounds in the United Kingdom. 35.7 MB

Gramophone Demo

12/9/2006 Sky Taylor

describes and demonstrates a 1904 gramophone. 2.3 MB

Benotti Review

12/8/2006 Mike Calvo

reviews this espresso maker that you can get for free when you buy the coffee from www.bennoti.com. 11.8 MB

Sounds Of Summer In The UK Part 1

12/7/2006 Paul Hopkins

and his wife, Sally, create a bit of warmpth as they remember their Sounds of the Summer in the UK. They visit the Malvern Hills and St Annes Well; hear small tropical Birds in Birmingham's Botanical Gardens and experience the bustle of London as well as being surrounded by the wonderful sounds of the sea. 40.0 MB

Speech Master Talking Watch

12/6/2006 Chris Grabowski

reviews this talking watch. 1.8 MB

Storm In A Fire Truck

12/5/2006 Stan Hendrix

responds to a call dduring violent spring storms in a firetruck, and you get to ride along. 20.5 MB

Guitars Part 1

12/4/2006 Jack Strenshaw

explains what guitars are and what they can do. 16.4 MB

Bg Hearts

12/3/2006 Luke Hewitt

introduces himself and reviews Bg hearts by Spoonbill software. 27.8 MB

Police Scanners Compared

12/2/2006 Don Coco

compares and contrasts four police scanners and provides valuable tips and background for getting started using a scanner. 18.9 MB

Cha Cha

12/1/2006 Larry Skutchan

gripes about traffic, realizes the need to look at this year's commercial portable media players as possible Christmas gifts, and shares the discovery of a pretty cool search engine that uses experts to look up answers at chacha.com. He also marvels over the great presentations at www.accessibleworld.org. 32.6 MB

Bank And Chippy

11/30/2006 Maria Louis

and her fiancee, Andre Louis, walk to their local chip shop and to the bank in London. She doesn't think chip shops exist in the States, but they're sort of a blend between a convenience store and a fast food restaurant. There is lots of traffic, both motorized and pedestrian, and they explore Portobello Road, the site of one of London's most famous street markets. 41.3 MB

GDB Reunion

11/29/2006 Chris Peterson

attends the first reunion of graduates for Guide Dogs of the Blind held in San Fransisco. 46.6 MB

Cooking Grains

11/28/2006 Mary Emerson

discusses the diverse topic of whole grains. 41.6 MB

Trip To The Donut Shop

11/27/2006 Robert Antunez

and his daughter take a walk to the donut shop. 16.3 MB

Nokia 6260

11/23/2006 Clement Chou

demonstrates the use of this phone along with the Talks software to make it accessible. 30.2 MB

Using AVG

11/22/2006 Darren Duff

instructs on the use of this free anti virus software. 22.8 MB

Saw Wood

11/21/2006 Pete Mikochik

gets back to the basics. When Pete says he built his recording studio himself, he means he actually built the building. here he gives a simple

lesson on how a blind guy cuts wood. contact pete at

www.OnIsland.com . 2.1 MB

Lip Balm

11/20/2006 Tiffany Black

describes making your own lip balm from scratch. 13.8 MB

NLS 75

11/19/2006 Larry Skutchan

attends a celebration of the anniversary of the beginning of the National Library Service (NLS) held in the museum at American Printing House for the Blind (APH). 42 narrators reread the first book recorded at APH for NLS in a marathon session from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Mike Hudson, the director, explains the celebration and provides some fascinating history about APH and NLS. 6.1 MB


11/18/2006 Petro Giannakopoulos

demonstrates the use of ATI's Multi-media center to play and record TV. 13.2 MB

Installing the Think Outside Keyboard

11/17/2006 Url Harrison

installs Dell's version of this popular Bluetooth wireless keyboard for mobile devices. 16.1 MB

Mac And VO 2

11/16/2006 John Gunn

continues this informative series about the Mac and its built-in accessibility, Voice Over. 36.6 MB

Internet Relay Chat

11/15/2006 Ace

explains what IRC does, demonstrates its functionality, and provides examples of recent accessibility advancements with IRC clients. 13.9 MB

Ken Reed Space

11/14/2006 Ken Reed

tours his living space. 9.4 MB

Catch Up

11/14/2006 Larry Skutchan

catches up with what has been going on with him, describes a problem with the mic jack on the R-09, his trip to Nebraska, and the pedestrian safety index. 11.6 MB

Global Culture Awareness

11/13/2006 Mary Emerson

empasises the importance of accomadating individual cultural differences among people both in our business and personal lives. 8.3 MB

Mark Space

11/13/2006 Mark Lee

tours his living space. 14.4 MB

Sling Box Demo

11/6/2006 Eric Foreman

demonstrates this device that lets you broadcast your cable signal over your home network and access your TV via the net. 73.6 MB

Goldwave 5

11/5/2006 Rick Harmon

continues his informative series on this inexpensive, powerful audio editer. 23.1 MB

Only The Tree Can Say

10/31/2006 Neal Ewers

tells A childhood story about how he dealt with the death of his grand father. 13.4 MB

Digestive Health

10/30/2006 Mary Emerson

talks, in basic terms, about digestion. She promises not to get gross. 20.7 MB

Mobile Speak Smart

10/29/2006 Jamie Pauls

demonstrates this Tmobile smart phone running Mobile Speak Smart Phone Edition for accessibility. 13.5 MB

FileZilla Update

10/27/2006 Rick Harmon

provides additional information about this FTP client. 6.9 MB

WGBH AndDescriptive Video Service

10/24/2006 Jason Rufo

interviews the people at Boston station WGBH who pioneered and mastered the art and science of unobtrusively interjecting description into movies and shows so blind people can participate in the action and enjoy the nuances of a film. 48.1 MB

Winrar Review

10/23/2006 Chris Gilland

reviews and teaches the use of this archiving software that is quite accessible. 32.6 MB

Raajan Intro

10/22/2006 Raajan

introduces himself as a 40-year-old from India. 12.6 MB

FileZilla Demo

10/21/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates this ftp client. 28.7 MB

Tranzport Demo

10/20/2006 Gordon Kent

demonstrates this wireless remote controller for audio software running on your PC. 13.9 MB

Will Kitto Intro

10/19/2006 Will Kitto

introduces himself. 15.7 MB

Tutorial Update

10/19/2006 Chris Judd

provides additional information about his tutorials. 7.5 MB

Silicone Bakeware

10/18/2006 Mary Emerson

describes her experiences with this new cookware. 21.9 MB

Online College Experience

10/10/2006 Lisa Sullivan

attends college online and shares her experience as a blind student. 14.6 MB

Mac And VO 1

10/9/2006 John Gunn

introduces Voice Over, the built-in screen reader on the Mac, and demonstrates its use and some commands in part 1 of this series. 19.8 MB

More On The Talking Microwave

10/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

talks more about the talking microwave oven from Hamilton Beach that Rick reviewed a couple of weeks back. 36.2 MB

Hans Space

10/6/2006 Hans Last

tours his living space. 31.3 MB

Trip To Poland

10/5/2006 Kathryn Jedynak

travels from Toronto to Poland. 21.3 MB

Goldwave 4

9/21/2006 Rick Harmon

is back with part 4 of the goldwave series. He goes over batch file conversion, file merging and useing cue points in files. 55.8 MB

Poor Man Media Center

9/19/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates his media center using a ATI all in wonder video card and ATI multimedia center to record a tv show and then uses MyDVD to demonstrated recording a DVD from the captured video. 33.0 MB

Setup XP With Narrator

9/19/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Bill Freeman go through the process of setting up Windows XP with Narrator, but they end up needing a little sighted help from Mike McDonald. 16.2 MB

Talking Microwave

9/18/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates this Hamilton Beach talking microwave available from Walmart. 16.9 MB

Reflections On 911

9/18/2006 Monty Icenogle

reflects on 911 and thanks BCT for the unique community podcast. 14.6 MB

In Memory Of Richard

9/15/2006 Neal Ewers

movingly remembers his friend, Richard, and the victums of 911. 8.0 MB

Dallas NIMAS

9/14/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses the National Instructional Materials Access Center and the meeting in Dallas. 34.7 MB

Edyrol Belt Case Description

9/12/2006 Lisette Wesseling

describes the Ed opr09c belt case and microphone stand accessory for the Edyrol R09. 17.9 MB

Upper Endoscopy

9/11/2006 Joseph Machise

gets prepped for this procedure and receives a biopsy to help find the cause of his throat irritation. 60.0 MB


9/10/2006 Earl Harrison

demonstrates this off-the-shelf PDA cell phone combo with Mobile Speak Pocket screen reader. 42.8 MB

Dragon Burn Demo

9/9/2006 Sam Brittan

demonstrates this CD ROM burning software that runs on the Mac and is quite accessible and powerful. 31.64 MB

Falkirk Wheel

9/6/2006 Caroline Ford

rides this rotating boat lift, a one of a kind designed to join two main canals, in the small town of Falkirk in the center of Scotland. 33.7 MB

FTP Uploads

9/4/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates the process of sending a file to blindcooltech via the FTP site. 15.7 MB

Sweet Tea

9/4/2006 Darren Duff

makes a real southern tradition, sweet tea. 42.2 MB

Kids At The Playground

8/28/2006 Raul Gallegos

and his kids have some fun at the playground. 8.7 MB

Thank You BCT

8/28/2006 Rick Harmon

expresses his appreciation for all the valuable knowledge each of you shares and explains how he was inspired. 18.2 MB


8/26/2006 Larry Skutchan

explains why you haven't heard from him in over a month, catches you up on what's going on in his life, visits the farmer's market, and waxes on the virtues of vinegar. 50.6 MB

Thunder Screen Reader

8/25/2006 Paul Hopkins

interviews Roger Wilson-Hinds about his company, screenreader.net and the screen reader that is free to any blind person in the world. They also discuss the low vision and web access products. 32.8 MB


8/24/2006 Hap Holly

interviews Avery Finn, Education Coordinator, for this organization that places used HAM radio gear into the hands of handicapped users. See www.handiham.org. 5.1 MB

John Calloway Interview

8/23/2006 Buddy Liverman

interviews the former principal of the Governer Moorehead School for the Blind in North Carolina. Mr. Calaway was the principal from 1964 to 1983 and discusses the history and formation of the school for the blind. 13.5 MB

Kathryn Jedynak Intro

8/22/2006 Kathryn Jedynak

introduces herself. 5.1 MB

Vienna Linz

8/15/2006 Mike Busboom

rides the train back from a research conference to Vienna. 30.5 MB

Pro Tools Accessibility Petition

8/11/2006 Jerry Hallatyn

explains why you should be concerned with recent developments in the accessibility of the popular sound editing software Pro Tools and urges you to sign a petition at www.protoolspetition.org. 9.5 MB

Sipura Demo

8/10/2006 Sam Brittan

demonstrates this phone hardware from www.sipura.com that lets you use voice over IP without a provider. 39.3 MB

Changing Diapers

8/8/2006 Tim Kilgore

demonstrates the fine art of changing diapers. 5.1 MB

Darren Duff Update

8/8/2006 Darren Duff

updates us about his situation and his digital recorder. 36.9 MB

Ray Piggott Interview

7/26/2006 Paul Hopkins

interviews Ray Piggott at the 2006 Site Village. 22.8 MB

Dolphin Access

7/23/2006 Shane Jackson

interviews Dave Williams of Dolphin Access about their line of screen readers and access technology. 14.9 MB

Fostex FR2 Review

7/22/2006 David Hindmarch

reviews this flash recorder and highlights its accessible features. 13.6 MB

Top Speed Review

7/22/2006 Samual Wilkins

reviews this racing game from www.playinginthedark.net. 14.8 MB

Rory Hoffman Space

7/20/2006 Rory Hoffman

tours his living space. 65.2 MB

Reincarnation 2

7/20/2006 Paul Nugent

continues his discussion on reincarnation. 23.0 MB

Monsoon in India

7/18/2006 Jean Parker

captures the essence of the oncoming and celabration of the monsoon as the 2006 season begins in Pune, India. It is finally cool, and everyone is glad. 15.7 MB

Greensboro Cruise In

7/17/2006 Patrick Perdue

welcomes you to the south personified at this twice-monthly car and bike show in Greensboro. 92.1 MB

Accessible DVDs

7/15/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses how some DVDs can have talking menus, captioning, and descriptions including the pioneering work done by WGBH in Boston. There is also a guest appearance from Fred Otto on his way home from the library. 41.1 MB

Duluth Trip

7/14/2006 Jeff Armstrong

cruises lake Superior for dinner. 42.6 MB

Backing Up Outlook Express Email Box Files

7/14/2006 Kristian Whawell

demonstrates a technique for backing up your email messages in Outlook Express. 9.1 MB

Sony Minidisk MZRH1 Review 1

7/13/2006 Neal Ewers

reviews this newly released minidisk recorder from Sony. 52.9 MB

Shampoo And Conditioner

7/13/2006 Tiffany Black

makes a new kind of shampoo and some conditioner in this episode from her Blind Crafts podcast. 30.7 MB

Selling Tutorials

7/13/2006 Chris Judd

introduces several tutorials that he sells. There are tutorials for Ebay, Pay Pal, Accessible Games, and Accessible web sites. 4.6 MB


7/13/2006 Riz Khan

describes and gives instructions on accessing a new forum. 20.1 MB

Goldwave Tip 2

7/13/2006 Tim Cumings

explains how to use markers to help while selecting and deleting in this audio editing software. 2.5 MB

Cube Man Talking Clock

7/12/2006 Samual Wilkins

reviews this talking clock. 5.2 MB

Star Trek Chat

7/12/2006 Mary Emerson

leads this discussion of all things trekky. 33.5 MB

Omlets In The Microwave

7/12/2006 Marissa Manzino

demonstrates a simple way to make omlets in the microwave. 24.8 MB

PC Setup Part 3

7/12/2006 Mary Emerson

continues this series on setting up a PC for optimal use with assistive technology. 34.3 MB

Water Taxi

7/12/2006 Shane and Abby Jackson

ride a water taxi in Jacksonville. 28.2 MB

Zap Ball And Harness

7/12/2006 Lisa Salinger

describes a dog toy that makes noise and a different kind of harness for guide dogs. 3.8 MB

Fifth Avenue Foray

7/11/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria take a walk down famous Fifth Avenue in Manhatten. 48.7 MB


7/11/2006 Buddy Liverman

goes tubing in Lake Norman at Camp Dogwood behind a 375 HP speed boat. 12.7 MB

Best Of The Bangs Vol 1

7/11/2006 William Tayler

pops firecrackers, overloads electrical components until they pop, and makes a variety of other objects pop in this recording that spans over 20 years of capturing popping sounds. Some strong language. 90.1 MB

Home Networking

7/11/2006 Quyen Le

sets up a home wireless network. 28.3 MB

Goldwave Chat

7/11/2006 Tim Cumings

moderates a chat about this digital audio editing software. 43.5 MB

Calming Cap And Nail Trimming

7/11/2006 Lisa Salinger

describes a cap that restricts a dog's vision and helps calm him in high stress situations. She also describes a technique for trimming nails. 3.5 MB

Trek 2000

7/10/2006 Samual Wilkins

reviews this accessible game from GMA Games. 14.2 MB

Cassino Cruise

7/10/2006 Will and Denise James

gamble on this cruise from Jacksonville. 110.1 MB

Pirate Memory Game

7/10/2006 John Schucker

Reviews the Pirate Memory Game from Klango Games. The other site he mentions for a list of accessible games is at:

www.pcsgames.net/game-co.htm. 19.7 MB

Vender Showcase

7/10/2006 Mika Pyyhkala

attends the assistive technology vender showcase at the ACB convention where 18 experts inform you about what is new with their product line in this recording from an episode of the DC Night Out podcast. 63.0 MB

Vosky Review

7/10/2006 Jesse Hernnandez

reviews this Skype call center device from Action Tech. 6.3 MB

Gizmo Project Updated Review

7/10/2006 Jared Rimer

updates us on what is new since he last reviewed this voice over internet call program. 8.8 MB


7/10/2006 Michelle Prior

participates in a parade on this small island off the coast of Washington. 19.9 MB

Augusta Mall Tour

7/9/2006 Will and Denise James

take their guide dogs for a trip to the mall in Augusta. 83.9 MB

Tim Kilgore Intro

7/9/2006 Tim Kilgore

introduces himself as a 31 year old going to school for networking. 13.8 MB

Miniguide Review

7/9/2006 Heiko Folkerts

Reviews and demonstrates this ultra small mobility aid from GDP Research. 11.0 MB

PC Setup Part 2

7/9/2006 Mary Emerson

continues this informative series about setting up a PC for optimal performance with access technology. 48.0 MB


7/8/2006 Paul Nugent

introduces himself and describes the experiences he had that made him begin thinking about reincarnation. 16.6 MB

Amy Morrison Intro

7/8/2006 Amy Morrison

introduces herself and her animals. 19.5 MB

Day 1 At ACB

7/8/2006 Will and Denise James

tour the hotel in Jacksonville on their first day at the annual convention of the American Council of the Blind. 90.7 MB

Henderson Fireworks

7/7/2006 Alan Paganelli

This recording was made at Morrell Park in Henderson Nevada about 90 feet from where they were being shot off. Truly an in your face fireworks show. 14.1 MB

Las Vegas Fireworks

7/7/2006 Alan Paganelli

This fireworks show was across the street from the Las Vegas 51s base ball stadium on July 3 2006. We were less than 300 feet from where they were shooting them. It is the first track of 2 recordings in an album I called fireworks in your face. 8.7 MB

The Scoop On Yahoo

7/7/2006 Grant Hardy

calls yahoo.com customer assistance to setup

an account. If a blind person calls this customer service number, they can bypass the Captcha image. 1-866-458-8701. 13.3 MB

Vancouver Trip

7/6/2006 Quyen Le

takes a tram to the top of Grousse mountain while on a trip to Vancouver with her family, rides a sky train, and more in these clips from that vacation. 47.5 MB

Monticello Fireworks

7/6/2006 Pam Quinn

and her son, John, join Mark and Annette to enjoy these fireworks in Montecello, Iowa. 15.2 MB

Goldwave Tip 1

7/6/2006 Tim Cumings

shows you how to preview an edit in this popular sound editing software from www.goldwave.com. 4.1 MB

Buffalo Fireworks

7/5/2006 Chris Grabowski

and his wife Marla enjoy the fireworks from their house. 23.5 MB

Miami Fireworks

7/5/2006 Tim Garfield

enjoys the fireworks in Miami. 36.4 MB

Home Fireworks

7/5/2006 Larry Skutchan

sets off some fireworks at home with Joe and Shelly. 22.5 MB

Dennis Intro

7/5/2006 Dennis Yakovlev

introduces himself and tours his living space in Moscow, Russia. 23.8 MB

Kearney Fireworks

7/5/2006 Jim Fettgather

enjoys the fireworks display in this community just north of Kansas City. 3.5 MB

Ferry Ride

7/4/2006 Quyen Li

rides the ferry across Vancouver bay. 14.0 MB

Lynne On Podcasting

7/4/2006 Lynnette Tatum

takes you step by step through the process of creating an episode of the Malynne's Slice of Life podcast. 36.0 MB

Microphone Comparison

7/4/2006 Tim Cumings

demonstrates three very good yet very different microphones for less than $100. 5.6 MB

Grill Assembly

7/3/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Joe Adams assemble a new barbecue grill. 34.3 MB

Independence Day

7/3/2006 Kai Xiong

glimpses into the future where independence applies to accessibility and pays tribute to our nation's birthday. Allie sings a beautiful version of the Star Spangled Banner. 12.3 MB

Digital Talking Book Update

7/3/2006 Larry Skutchan

responds to a question about the status of NLS's Digital Talking Book program. 21.9 MB

Star Trek Chat Time

7/3/2006 Mary Emerson

announces that the Star Trek chat will be on July 9. 1.5 MB

Free World Dialup

7/3/2006 Sam Britton

discusses this alternative to Skype that lets you make phone calls via your PC. 65.3 MB

Using Rhapsody

7/3/2006 Jamie Pauls

demonstrates this music service. 9.6 MB

Omelets The Easy Way

7/2/2006 Marvin Rush

demonstrates a simple an unique technique for making an omlet. 13.6 MB

Thoughts On The Prius

7/2/2006 Sarah Alawami

responds to Neal's podcast on the dangers of the silent operation of the Toyota Prius to pedestrians. 3.7 MB

Edirol First Impression

7/2/2006 Eric Troup

discusses his first impressions of the Edirol R09. 26.4 MB

Canada Day Fireworks

7/1/2006 Quyen Le

celabrates Canada Day with fireworks and a chat about her new guide dog and other topics. 12.8 MB

Food Store Trip

7/1/2006 Krister Ekstrom

goes to the local food store in Malmar Sweden using the small Church-Audio mics and the Edirol R09 in this stunning recording. Get a real feel for a slice of Swedish culture. Krister asks your opinion about translations of the Swedish spoken in this and future sound seeing tours. 21.8 MB

Studio Recorder 35

6/30/2006 Rob Meredith

discusses the features, enhancements, and bug fixes in version 3.5 of this accessible audio editing software from American Printing House for the Blind. 16.3 MB


6/30/2006 Shane Christenson

can't sleep, so he grabs breakfast at IHOP. 17.5 MB

CSUSB Choir Concert

6/30/2006 Carrie Shaefer

and her college choir perform their final concert. 41.5 MB

Paralympics 2004

6/30/2006 Jessie Lorenz

attends the 2004 Paralympics as part of the U. S. woman's goalball team.

Listen to this year's goalball finals from Spartenburg SC at www.sports.pressakey.net 23.1 MB

Disneyland Fireworks

6/30/2006 Eric Troup

listens to the fireworks from Disney Land which is about ten minutes from his house. 26.0 MB

Accessible Podcatcher

6/29/2006 Hamish Mackenzie

demonstrates this alternative to Juice and Winamp from www.webbie.org.uk that lets you preview episodes of podcasts before deciding to download them. 11.3 MB

Hope Megan APH Tour

6/29/2006 Hope Pavenmire

and Megan Kelly tour American Printing House for the Blind in Louisville and learn about the history of education for blind people. 71.1 MB

Edinburgh Sound Seeing Tour

6/28/2006 Caroline Ford

and her mom and sister tour Edinburgh in an open top bus. 55.4 MB


6/28/2006 Harrison Tu

demonstrates this spelling test program he wrote for the Braille Light 20. 5.8 MB

Denis Holston Interview

6/28/2006 David Dunphy

interviews this political talk show host who revived the Performing Arts Division of the National Federation Of The Blind. Their web site is http://padnfb.starcitynet.com

On this interview, Dennis talks about how the division got started, talks about how people can become involved and possibly meet the members at the up coming convention in Dallas Texas, and he concludes by talking about some of his own personal projects.

This is episode 6 in David's Anything Goes podcast. 28.1 MB

Skype Phone

6/27/2006 Larry Skutchan

describes the Linksys CIT 200 cordless phone for Skype. Listener comments conclude this episode. 53.2 MB

Getting A Feel For The Optacon

6/27/2006 Lynnette Tatum

describes this unique device that employs a camera and an array of vibrating pins to create a tactile image of printed text. 25.6 MB

Michael Lang Interview 2

6/27/2006 Tim Cumings

interviews Michael Lang in another great conversation about all things digital audio. 27.1 MB

Subway Trip

6/27/2006 Alex

takes the Los Angeles bus and subway system to a friend's house. 46.8 MB

Amanda Interview

6/27/2006 Jessie Lorenz

interviews her retiring guide dog, Amanda in this episode from the Too Sexy for Your Ignorance podcast. 1.7 MB

Shades Of Doom

6/26/2006 Sky Taylor

reviews this action game. 9.8 MB

Star Trek Chat

6/26/2006 Mary Emerson

wonders if anyone would be interested in a Star Trek Chat. 7.4 MB

7/12/2006 Mary Emerson

leads this discussion of all thinks trekky. 7.4 MB

Spontaneous Piano Piece

6/26/2006 Eric Troup

performs a spontaneous piece that he wants to preserve. He is also looking for a name for this piece. 5.6 MB

Piano Tuning

6/26/2006 Barbara Henning

describes the process and business of piano tuning. 72.2 MB

Grilling Burgers

6/26/2006 Will James

and his wife, Denise, spice up some hamburger meat and grill on the backyard grill. 43.8 MB

Akron Fireworks

6/25/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates the fireworks in Akron and encourages others to record. 7.3 MB


6/25/2006 Ricky Enger

and her three year old son, Kyle, make brownies. 25.0 MB

Cigarette Run

6/25/2006 Alex

travels through some pretty intense traffic in Los Angeles to grab a pack of smokes at the corner liquor store. 14.8 MB

Reizen Atomic Talking Alarm Clock

6/25/2006 Marrisa Manzino

reviews this atomic clock with a natural human sounding voice. She says, "I purchased it a while back, and thought I'd introduce people to it, it's so great. What's more, the voice is lifelike, and doesn't sound like a machine. I forgot to mention it in the podcast, but this clock also has a snooze button. Just so you know it also says the date, time, and has three alarm sounds beep, coocoo and rooster." 17.4 MB

John OFallen Interview

6/25/2006 Sam Britton

interviews this developer who writes software for the Macintosh. 33.0 MB

Tough Admission

6/25/2006 Ray Foret

makes some uncomfortable realizations about himself and his situation. 38.6 MB

Raul Gallegos Space

6/25/2006 Raul Gallegos

and his children, Tristan and Eponine, tour their living space. 11.0 MB

My New Babies

6/25/2006 Krister Ekstrom

compares the Church-audio BM99M stealth size binaurals with the older OKM mics on the Edirol R09. While the comparison is totally non-scientific, Krister does have a couple of questions. 21.7 MB

Alex Space

6/24/2006 Alex

tours his living space.

Service At Holy Spirit

6/24/2006 Barbara Henning

plays the violin in this outstanding recording of Sunday evening service at Holy Spirit Catholic church in Louisville. 74.8 MB

Prodegy Talking Glucometer

6/23/2006 Arlene Hebert

reviews and demonstrates this accessible convenient device to measure one's blood sugar. 5.6 MB

VoiLa Review

6/23/2006 Megan Kelly

reviews this bar code scanner that lets you assign recorded voice tags to items you wish to identify. 7.2 MB

Rory Hoffman Career

6/23/2006 Rory Hoffman

describes his life and career as a musician. He includes musical recordings, including one of him playing the drums and singing at age 5 and a selection from his 2003 album, Nashville Nights. 60.8 MB

Barber Adventure

6/22/2006 Larry Skutchan

gets a haircut in a place where the wait is usually not too long or too boring. Josh Miller's barber shop is a different kind of place, but the cuts are good. Some strong language. 64.1 MB

Sarah Intro And Challange

6/22/2006 Sarah Alawami

introduces herself and asks for some ideas about techniques for matching colors and tagging clothes. 2.4 MB

Mud Gaming

6/22/2006 Sky Tayler

explains and demonstrates these multi user dungeon type games. 11.2 MB

More On Skype

6/22/2006 Larry Skutchan

tries to contain his excitement over Skype but is having trouble.

Leasure Path

6/22/2006 Darren Duff

strolls around the leasure path at the Seeing Eye for a little exersize and relaxation. 17.2 MB

Setting Up A Home Network

6/22/2006 Rick Harmon

configures a home network and discusses file and printer sharing. 44.8 MB

The Advantages Of Going Barefooted

6/22/2006 Ray Foret

explains the mental and physical reasons for ditching those aweful leather encasements and traveling the natural way, barefooted, where practical. 24.8 MB

Sarah Space Take 2

6/21/2006 Sarah Alawami

tours her space with better equipment. 5.9 MB

Swimming Tape Recorder

6/21/2006 Riz Khan

turns on his tape recorder to play a pre-recorded message, drops the recorder into a tub of water, and observes how long it takes for the unit to stop playing. 4.4 MB

Street Talk Part 2

6/21/2006 Darren Duff

uses this global positioning system running on his Pacmate while at a training at The Seeing Eye in Morristown, NJ. 94.1 MB

Logitech Studio 350 Review

6/20/2006 Kristian Whawell

reviews this USB headset. 14.3 MB

Audio Clip Collage

6/20/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria present a snapshot that really represents the slice of life from this episode of their MaLynne's Slice of Life podcast. 32.0 MB

R09 Technical Summary

6/20/2006 Rob Meredith

summarizes the technical aspects of the Edirol R09 and compares it with the R1. He concludes with a wish list for the next recorder from Edirol. 40.1 MB

NYC Part 3

6/20/2006 Hope Povenmire

recounts her train trip to New York in this episode from her Audio Mirror podcast. 50.3 MB

National Hollerin Contest

6/20/2006 Don Ball

captures the grandure of this event that pays tribute to a lost art held in Spivey Corners, NC on this excellent recording. You will be amazed, but we think Don should have grabbed the pink sun glasses for his mic mounting! 144.0 MB

DSP Oddcast Tutorial

6/19/2006 David Dunphy

teaches you how to install and use this free DSP plugin for Winamp from www.oddsock.org that lets you stream and archive your own internet show in aac+ format. 18.2 MB

Olympus 8 Day Test

6/19/2006 Sarah Alawami

experiments with the new Olympus ws320M. 18.1 MB

Dawn Chorus

6/19/2006 Kristian Whawell

got up early and caught the chirping birds as they began their dawn chorus. 43.5 MB

Color Teller Review

6/17/2006 Quyen Le

reviews and demonstrates this color identifier and light probe from www.brytech.com. She compares and contrasts it with the Colorino and tests it on a variety of items including clothes, her hair, and her skin. 19.1 MB

American Idle Experience

6/17/2006 David Dunphy

interviews Jessica Silva as she recounts going to Hollywood in competition for American Idle. She also sings the first verse of a new song on which she is currently working and would appreciate feedback. This is episode 5 in David's Anything Goes podcast. 21.2 MB

Coumber 6031

6/16/2006 Kristian Whawell

demonstrates the coomber 6031 real time CD and cassette recorder system. This is a great way to be able to record cds for making reasonable sounding pod casts, to restore aging cassette tapes to a more stable medium, that being CDs. the machine offers several recording choices that suit different situations, such as long conserts where an 80 minute cd is not long enough, in this case it allows you to have 2 cds in the drives to allow for seamless constant recording, when one cd is through, the machine switches drives and continues on with no break in the recording. The other drive that was previously used can then be ejected and the disk changed if required for when the other one runs out. connection

options include 2 microphone inputs, offering recording choices of mono with one

mic in, dual mono when 2 are connected, or stereo operation. It also offers automatic level control as well as manualy settable levels, as well as twin CD recorders and tape recorder facilities, other connection ports include line in on phono plugs, line out on phono plugs, 6 head phone jacks on quarter inch jacks as well as the 2 microphone inputs on quarter inch jacks. recording options include cd to tape, tape to cd, cd copying, recording of microphone and line in sources at the same time for pod casting, plus features to manage large recordings or create 2 copies of a recording at the same time. 54.7 MB

More Podcasting Thoughts

6/16/2006 Sarah Alawami

thinks more about podcasts and requests suggestions and help for a project. 4.7 MB

Speaking Of Skype

6/16/2006 Larry Skutchan

congratulates Jonathan Mosen on his new Speaking Of Skype tutorial and the presentation he gave at Talking Communities on Monday the 12th. 47.5 MB

Panasonic Chordless Talking Phone

6/16/2006 Mario Eiland

demonstrates this phone that uses text-to-speech to announce caller ID information like the caller's name. 11.4 MB

Sky Career

6/16/2006 Sky Taylor

revises his career profile and lets us know he his a 15 year-old student in BC who likes to do the normal things--swimming, computers, etc. 8.2 MB

Slow Train To Somewhere

6/15/2006 Neal Ewers

shares this stunning recording of all the squeaks, groans, and other noises made by a very heavy train going rather slowly. 20.8 MB

Sam Studio Tour

6/15/2006 Sam Britton

tours his broadcast studio. 76.5 MB


6/15/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses the responsibilities one must accept before considering the use of a guide dog.

This episode includes special listener comments with a guest appearance from Kai Xiong and a train from Neal Ewers.. 63.0 MB

Retiring A Seeing Eye Dog

6/15/2006 Jessie Lorenz

pays tribute to Amanda, a little black lab, for her years of service and bossyness. Jessie goes to Seeing Eye in October 2006 for a new dog, and she and her boyfriend decided to try to keep Amanda. 12.0 MB

Replay Converter

6/14/2006 Petro T. Giannakopoulos

demonstrates this software that converts audio. 31.0 MB

Andre On ChurchAudio Mics

6/14/2006 Andre Louis

checks out the Church-Audio mics with the Church-Audio preamp on his Sony minidisc recorder. Andre says stay away from the Sony's built-in preamp. 12.9 MB

Catching Podcasts With Winamp

6/14/2006 Jeff Armstrong

demonstrates using this popular media player software to catch and consume podcasts. 18.6 MB

Trellix Web Builder

6/13/2006 Tiffany Black

demonstrates this accessible software used to create your own web page without having to know html. 80.1 MB

Sarah Storm

6/13/2006 Sarah Alawami

records a rain and thunder storm. 34.0 MB


6/13/2006 Lynnette Tatum

presents a variety of interesting soundscapes from several sources. 20.3 MB

Easynews Tutorial

6/12/2006 Barry Scheur

shows you how to use this file aggregation service at www.easynews.com. 59.8 MB

Word Whammer Review

6/12/2006 Shannon Reece

and her daughter, Eilish, demonstrate this educational, accessible, game of Fridge Phonics from www.leapfrog.com. 6.4 MB

One More Square

6/12/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Marley swing on the monkey swing, mix concrete for another square on the sidewalk, and grill some killer Cajun sausage. 98.9 MB

DecTalk Scripter Review

6/11/2006 Damien sadler]

reviews DecTalk Demo Maker, a program he made from

http://x-sight.brandoncole.net, which saves the user the job of writing complicated DecTalk sequences out manually in Notepad, especially when it comes to slides, tones and commands. 17.3 MB


6/11/2006 Stuart Lawler

reviews this versatile keyboard and recommends it for a number of uses. See Stuart's page at www.stuartlawler.com. 12.1 MB

Mer Ziindigi Mera Dash Ma

6/11/2006 Paul Hopkins

interviews Mohit Gupta, an 18 year old lad who

is spending two months with Paul in the UK. Mohit is from Delhi in India. Meri zindigi Mera Dash Ma is the title Mohit chose for this Podcast and translates from Hindi to English as My Life in my Country. Mohit talks about his life; Food; languages; his visual impairment and shares some of his favourite music. 48.7 MB

Small Steam and Diesle Trains

6/10/2006 Donna Slater

and her family visit the small village of Stavely in the UK where they ride on small trains from a private collection. These run on tracks with a 7.5 inch width. 62.8 MB

Making Coffee

6/10/2006 Paul Hopkins

and Sally make a cup of tea; talk about a fantastic company called

Whittard of Chelsea and then make a mug of coffee using a cafetier.

Paul couldn't find any suitable music in his huge collection so, decided to compose his own especially for this Podcast.

Whittard can be found at:


Zoe Nachos

6/10/2006 William Taylor

and Zoe prepare roast chicken nachos in this second of what we hope will be a long continuing series. 33.9 MB

Smoking Brisket

6/10/2006 Jim Gatteys

smokes a brisket and describes the process. Unfortunately, he can't share the resulting meat with us, because it sounds so wonderful, you can almost taste it. 10.7 MB

Edirol R09 Menus

6/9/2006 Adelle LeJeune

walks you through all the menus in the Edirol R09 digital recorder. 16.7 MB

Talking To Grandma About Bygone Days

6/9/2006 Donna Slater

and her daughter, Bethany, talk with Bethany's grandma, 93, about the days of yesteryear. 41.3 MB

Bop It

6/9/2006 Timathy Wynn

demonstrates this accessible game of Bopit that runs on your PC. 2.3 MB

Web Site Design

6/9/2006 Larry Skutchan

tries to remember to provide credit to all those that have helped with Blind Cool Tech, considers the R09 to be very easy to use, and wonders about the best possible design for the Blind Cool Tech web site. 38.4 MB

Fun Youth Orchestra Piece

6/8/2006 sarah Alawami

shares a fun piece from her high school's youth orchestra's last performance from a few years back. 6.2 MB

Super Liam

6/8/2006 Brian Peterson

demonstrates this accessible side scroller game. 40.6 MB

Access Committee

6/8/2006 David Law

attends an Access Committee meeting in Denver which focuses upon audible traffic signals and their overall need to become standard implementations of present and a future standard for all American cities. 12.3 MB

Caroline Ford Career

6/8/2006 Caroline Ford

describes various aspects of her career including braille proof reader and software application developer. 22.4 MB

R09 AGC Tests

6/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

has some fun with the Edirol R09's automatic gain control with some loud dog barks and some wind chimes. 12.1 MB

Podcast Publishing

6/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

describes the steps you need to publish your own podcast. He begins with the content and the media and finishes up the discussion with a description of many of the popular methods for getting that content syndicated. This is the 2nd part of a presentation for Talking Communities on June 19, 2006 at 8:00 PM EDT. 35.3 MB

Visual Aspects Of Modern Programming

6/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

along with Keith Creasy and Michael McDonald, discuss techniques for dealing with the visual aspects of modern application development. They also discuss various programming environments. 18.8 MB

Finding And Listening To Podcasts

6/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses what makes a podcast a podcast, different types of podcasts, where to find them, and how to try them out before installing any software. He then takes you through the process of installing a podcatching program and describes the process of finding feeds, subscribing to feeds, deleting feeds, and setting the schedule. This is part of a presentation for www.talkingcommunities.com on June 19, 2006 at 8:00 PM EDT. 31.4 MB

PC Setup Part 1

6/7/2006 Mary Emerson

goes through the process of setting up a PC from start to finish. Sometimes, configuration for proper operation with the screen reader can take days. 22.8 MB

Shure SM 58 Microphone Review

6/7/2006 Michael C

reviews and demonstrates this legendary microphone. 9.0 MB

Juice Tutorial

6/6/2006 sarah Alawami

teaches you how to use this software that catches podcasts. 7.4 MB

The A List

6/6/2006 Lynette Tatum

and Maria and Hope discuss AVG anti virus software, autoFill in Excel, and ABC, a program to convert Outlook Express messages to other formats like text or html. 47.1 MB


6/5/2006 Harrison Tu

reviews and demonstrates Jim's Minature Golf accessible game. 9.5 MB

Sam Britton Intro

6/5/2006 Sam Britton

introduces himself, describes his studio, and provides a suggestion for correcting the humm in the JK Audio phone patch. 41.3 MB

Omni Bar Code Reader

6/5/2006 Antonio Gararas

demonstrates this talking bar code reader. 15.1 MB

Skype Tutorials Updated

6/5/2006 sarah Alawami

updates her tutorials on scripting Skype. 74.9 MB

Zoe Curry

6/3/2006 William Taylor

and his girlfriend, Zoe, (mainly Zoe) cooks a beef curry and takes you step by step through the process. This is fun, and we hope to hear more cooking casts from Will and Zoe. 51.1 MB

Edirol R09 In Depth Review

6/3/2006 Neal Ewers

takes this recorder through its paces with various microphones, with and without the automatic gain control and bass rolloff, and compares recordings to those of the M-Audio Microtrack and the Edirol R01. 82.7 MB

How To Listen To A Podcast

6/2/2006 Larry Skutchan

recounts the great time in New York City, has a little trouble with a cab, meets Jerry, Lynnette, Marie, Megan, Hope, and Dave at a Delly on 55th street. He then discusses a presentation on June 19 at Talking Communities about podcasting. The first portion is How to Listen to a Podcast. Listener feedback rounds out this issue. 56.0 MB

LGVX4650 Ring Tones

6/2/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates the process of putting ring tones on this phone. 25.8 MB

Doug Space

6/2/2006 Doug Strobel

tours his living space in Maryland. 34.8 MB

Cup Of Tea

6/2/2006 Riz Khan

demonstrates, in true British style, the commoners way to brew and enjoy a good cup of tea. Who needs flavors with tea like this? 8.3 MB

R09 Part 2

6/1/2006 Jim Fidler

provides additional information about the Edirol R09, the exciting new quality digital recorder. The menus do not wrap, and they remember their place within each menu. Roland US may have gotten accessibility right on this machine. 17.8 MB

Tony Broome Career

6/1/2006 Tony Broome

discusses his calling for a career in the ministry, Christian radio, and finally to his current position as pastor of senior ministries.

28.5 MB


6/1/2006 Kristian Whawell

gets a new puppy. 47.9 MB

TSO Microphone Demo

6/1/2006 Doug Oliver

demonstrates this $12 microphone from Radio Shack. It sounds quite good. 1.3 MB


5/31/2006 Jim Fidler

demonstrates the new Edirol R09 digital recorder with its built-in mics.

Doug Career

5/31/2006 Doug Strobel

introduces himself as a 17-year old student with interests in computers, ham radio, and theater. He discusses a play he wrote and hopes to podcast its performance. 5.1 MB

Braille Lite

5/31/2006 Harrison Tu

reviews the Braille Lite M20, a portable note taker from www.freedomscientific.com. 24.7 MB

File Organization

5/31/2006 Monica Willyard

presents a system she uses that allows her to access almost every file she needs in a matter of seconds, even if she doesn't remember the exact file name.

Swimming Computer

5/30/2006 Chris Grabowski

and Marla demolish a computer. 7.9 MB

Coast Guard

5/30/2006 Cindy Greenwell

tours the U. S. Coast Guard Station at Fort Pierce, FL. 4.3 MB

Life Review

5/30/2006 Chris Judd

and Chasity review another accessible game from Kitchens Inc, the game of Life. 11.0 MB

Bird Bath and Kitty Litter

5/28/2006 Randy Formennti

cleans the bird bath, takes a refreshing drink, then demonstrates cleaning the litter box. You'll feel the spray from the hose, taste refreshment in the cool drink, and then, there's the litter--its like digging for gold! This is an outstanding recording from the Kitty Litter Studios. 8.5 MB

Arovox Antispyware

5/23/2006 Tony Broome

updates his antispyware comments with information about this new accessible antispyware program that is currently free from www.arovox.com. 19.7 MB

Keith Watson Career

5/23/2006 Keith Watson

describes his career as a circuit designer, his eye condition, and his intention to record some sound seeing tours of roller coaster rides. 19.4 MB

Inline Phone Patch

5/23/2006 Ray Foret

checks out his new inline phone patch and demonstrates its capabilities. 39.7 MB

Braille Fronted Washing Machine

5/22/2006 Claire Bland

describes and demonstrates this washing machine that has braille on the front panel. 19.8 MB

Rockbox On The Ipod Video

5/21/2006 Scott Howell

discusses the fact that he is successfully running the daily build of the Rockbox firmware on the iPod Video (30 gb model.) Rockbox, of course, contains a speech output interface component, so the installation of this firmware makes the iPod accessible to blind users. Rockbox works with several generations of the iPod including the Nano and Video, but it will not work on the Shuffle. 17.9 MB

Copying DVDs With Nero 6 OEM

5/21/2006 Petro Giannakopoulos

demonstrates copying a DVD with this software. 16.9 MB

Scott Space

5/21/2006 Scott Howell

tours his living space in Maryland. 64.7 MB

Mall Trip

5/20/2006 Quyen Le

and her boyfriend, Stephen, walk to the mall. Quyen uses the Trekker GPS while Stephen observes and comments. 47.3 MB

VLC Media Player Part 2

5/20/2006 Petro Giannakopoulos

shows how to play mp3s and streaming audio with this media player software. 7.3 MB

Buying A Phone In London

5/20/2006 Andre Louis

and his friends ride several trains on the London "underground" on their way to purchase a new phone. 95.6 MB

Body Mist

5/20/2006 Tiffany Black

makes a couple of bottles of body mist. She uses ingredients and containers from www.soap.com and www.soapcrafters.com. 9.4 MB

SAM Encoders Tutorial

5/20/2006 sarah Alawami

teaches the installation and configuration of this DSP encoder for WinAmp that lets you publish several streams of audio from www.spacialaudio.com. 4.4 MB

KNFB Reader

5/20/2006 Angie Matney

demonstrates this portible scanning system that lets you read a variety of material with a device you can carry with you at all times. Based on a digital camera and a PDA, the Kurzweil/National Federation of the Blind Reader employs optical character recognition and intelligence to "straighten" images that may be flawed by, for example, the curve in the open pages of a book. 18.7 MB

Camera Phones

5/19/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses some of the interesting uses one can put to a cell phone with a camera. In addition to light and color detection, optical character recognition, bar code scanning, and seeing with sound all come immediately to mind. 38.1 MB

DSP Encoders Tutorial

5/19/2006 David

Since there has been quite a lot of talk about setting up a shoutcast server for broadcasting, I thought it might be appropriate to do a tutorial on how to use a broadcasting plugin for Winamp that allows for one to connect to a shoutcast server. So I did a tutorial on how to set up and configure the DSP Encoders Plugin For Winamp, available from


I did the tutorial for my podcast, but figured BCT listeners would benefit as well. 36.7 MB

Podcasting Interpretation

5/19/2006 sarah Alawami

reflects about the fact that podcasting-'s audio nature is more appealing to blind people than web blogs are. 7.0 MB

Reading Traffic

5/18/2006 Larry Skutchan

demonstrates techniques for safely and effectivly crossing various intersections while using his guide dog, answers the question about bluetooth radios, discusses the value of hyperthreading technology for speech users, and outlines the steps necessary to submit a podcast to Blind Cool Tech. 41.8 MB

Popping Popcorn On The Stove

5/18/2006 Jason Castonguay

demonstrates popping popcorn--not in the microwave--but the good old fashioned way, on the stove. 13.4 MB

Night Beach Walk

5/18/2006 Chris Grabowski

and his wife Marla, along with her dad, walk along the beach at night while on vacation at Myrtle Beach. 20.8 MB

VLC Media Player 1

5/18/2006 Petro Giannakopoulos

demonstrates this media player from www.videolan.org that lets you play DVDs on your computer. 3.2 MB

Harbor Freight

5/18/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Joe tour the "man's store" where you can get any kind of tool imaginable. Unfortunately, the giant store was closing, so the tour is brief. They then eat pizza in a 1962 Lincoln Continental. 68.8 MB


5/17/2006 Larry Skutchan

begins a discussion on settings you need to change in the default configuration of Windows XP to make it function better with a screen reader. 36.7 MB

Pacmate And Other Things

5/17/2006 Jay Pellis

discusses his move to a new dorm near the music school, orientation and mobility, musical instruments and studeo gear, and the Pacmate. 33.8 MB

Shoutcast Tutorial

5/17/2006 Sarah Alawami

teaches installation, configuration, and use of Shoutcast, a program that lets you run an internet radio station. Part 1 in a multi-part series. 23.7 MB

Using Nero Express

5/16/2006 Petro Giannakopoulos

shows how to use the OEM version of Nero Express 6.6 with JAWS 7 to burn a CD. 6.4 MB

Spontaneous Reboot


5/16/2006 Rick Harmon

describes a strange problem he has where his computer spontaneously reboots and hopes someone has some direction he may go. He also demonstrates how using a PC without the hyperthreading technology slows down JAWS when the system is under a significant load. 18.5 MB

Memory Lane

5/16/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria recound the most comical experiences they shared since becoming roommates. 36.0 MB

R21 Redbird Experimentation

5/15/2006 Nick G

demonstrates this model train of the R21 Redbird, a New York City subway train. 30.7 MB


5/15/2006 Mary Emerson

describes this reading device for blind users that employs a camera to present an image of individual letters on a vibrating array of pins that one reads with the finger. Mary presents background, perspective, and information about how to get these devices, which are no longer manufactured, repaired. 33.1 MB


5/15/2006 Petro Giannakopoulos

demonstrates this free audio recording software that also records Skype calls from www.applian.com/freecorder. 8.2 MB

Concrete Cast

5/14/2006 Larry Skutchan

demonstrates how a blind person works with concrete while pouring a sidewalk. 61.2 MB

Police Scanners

5/14/2006 Lino Moralis

describes how police scanners work in general and demonstrates the kinds of things to which you may listen. 33.4 MB

Anapod Explorer

5/14/2006 Chris Gilland

demonstrates Anapod Explorer from www.redchairsoftware.com

Anapod is a utility that allows a user to transfer data to an IPod much like you would with the standard windows explorer with only very suttle differences. 30.4 MB

Severn Valley And Steam Trains

5/13/2006 Paul Hopkins

and his dad and wife, Sally, go on a day out to the Severn Valley Country Park. They walk about four miles and make some fantastic recordings along the way including steam trains going along the Severn Valley Railway. Links to information on the River Severn and the Severn Valley Railway can be found at Paul's website: www.vipodcasting.com. 46.6 MB

Patrick Space

5/13/2006 Patrick Perdue

tours his living space. 70.7 MB

Shelly Space

5/13/2006 Michelle Prior

tours her living space. 14.3 MB


5/12/2006 Larry Skutchan

asks everyone interested in participating in the list to move back to the freelists.org list, discusses talking to one's guide dog, wonders what is going on with Web Braille, updates you on the neighbor, and plays listener comments. 86.9 MB

Marvelous March Weekend

5/12/2006 Megan Kelly

and Hope travel to New York City for a marvelous weekend. 18.2 MB

Megan Space

5/12/2006 Megan Kelly

tours her space. 21.9 MB

Brown Rice

5/12/2006 Mary Emerson

cooks a simple meal of brown rice and vegetables. 24.3 MB

Victor Reader Classic 3 1

5/11/2006 Carrie Schaffer

discusses the new features in this version of the firmware for this Digital Talking Book player from Humanware. 11.5 MB

Ocean And Rain

5/11/2006 Chris Grabowski

records the rain over the ocean from the balcony of his hotel. 3.0 MB

Jay Pellis Intro

5/11/2006 Jay Pellis

introduces himself, discusses his interest in music, and talks about some reviews he has planned. 8.4 MB

Walking Tour Of Oxford

5/11/2006 Caroline Ford

takes a walking tour through the heart of Oxford, England, the home of the famous university. 38.9 MB

Magnatune Classical

5/11/2006 Mary Emerson

plays about a dozen selections from albums she downloaded from www.magnatune.com.

She had so much fun hearing this wonderful music that she had to share it. If you prefer something more modern, you can skip this podcast; it includes ancient and medieval music, some baroque, some Renaissance, and one by Rachmaninov, sung by a fantastic

choir. Lots of eastern European music. 57.2 MB

Carrie Space

5/11/2006 Carrie Schaffer.

tours her space. 6.3 MB

Talks Software For Nokia

5/11/2006 Shane Jackson

demonstrates this software that makes the Nokia cell phone accessible. 51.6 MB

Weston Super Mare

5/11/2006 Paul Hopkins

goes on a day out to Weston-Super-Mare, one of the many stranger sounding place names in the UK. Starting with a brief history of Weston read by Charles, one of ATTs Naturally

Sounding Voices; a chat and a mooch by the sea; a ride on an open top bus and finishing up in Weston town itself with its cafes; gift shops and much more.

Mrs Lighty Interview

5/10/2006 Jalen Howsare

interviews her teacher. 5.0 MB

Mrs Krum Interview

5/10/2006 Dallas Winters

and Kendra Gaskill, two 2nd grade students, interview their teacher. 1.6 MB

North Carolina Thunder

5/10/2006 Patrick Perdue

loves noise and shares these examples of two thunder storms. 11.9 MB

Sindy Space

5/10/2006 Cindy Greenwell

tours her space. 3.9 MB

Electronic Bagpipes

5/10/2006 Mathew Bullis

demonstrates these electronic bagpipes. 13.6 MB

Ocean Sounds

5/10/2006 Chris Grabowski

and Marla visit the ocean. 5.5 MB

Soup And Chat

5/10/2006 Haroon Probst

and his friend, Marina, make soup and chat. 23.0 MB

Show Down

5/10/2006 Krister Ekstrom

reviews this free, accessible version of tabletop tennis. 16.2 MB

Olympus Recorder Comparisons

5/9/2006 Neal Ewers

compares recordings made with the internal mics on several Olympus digital recorders. 10.3 MB

Deep Frying

5/9/2006 Ray Foret

demonstrates the art of deep frying with hot dogs and french fries. 36.6 MB

Putting A Stereo Mic Under Water

5/9/2006 Patrick Perdue

gets bored and decides to see what happens if you put a normal stereo micorphone under water. 8.8 MB


5/9/2006 Richard Wells

describes and plays bagpipes. 12.7 MB

Antispyware Inaccessibility

5/9/2006 Tony Broome

discusses the fact that most antispyware is inaccessible. 19.1 MB

Monkey Term

5/9/2006 Joshua Tubbs

demonstrates this online role-playing game. 3.9 MB

Toyota Prius

5/8/2006 Neal Ewers

and his friend, Mary, demonstrate the sounds a hybrid car makes both from within and without. 64.1 MB

Phoenix Rising

5/8/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria discuss the events of September 11 and then move on to their interaction with children from two schools.

55.3 MB

Joni Colver Career

5/8/2006 Joni Colver

describes her career as a medical transcriber. 35.3 MB

Kentucky Derby 132

5/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Joe go to the infield at Churchhill Downs for the 132 running of the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, but they didn't get to see much of the race. 81.0 MB

Mowat Sensor

5/7/2006 Mary Emerson

demonstrates this mobility aid that provides its feedback with vibrations. 31.2 MB

Clement Chou Intro

5/7/2006 Clement Chou

introduces himself as a 13-year old student in Van Couver, BC with interests in languages, music, and instruments. 14.8 MB


5/7/2006 Brian Peterson

demonstrates this online role playing game. 88.1 MB

Krister Space

5/7/2006 Krister Ekstrom

tours his space in Sweden. 19.8 MB

Jean Space

5/7/2006 Jean Parker

tours her space and focuses on what is different in India. 27.4 MB

Dick Space 2

5/7/2006 Dick Wamser

continues the tour of his space in the community area. 15.0 MB

Jessie Space

5/7/2006 Jessie Lorenz

tours her space in Berkeley, CA. She says, "We are a blind couple living in California. We share our

space with two dog guides, a cat and a 1975 Spider." 10.7 MB

Dick Space

5/7/2006 Dick Wamser

tours his space. 19.7 MB

Orion TI36XTalking Scientific Calculator

5/7/2006 Graham Hardy

demonstrates this accessible scientific calculator based on the TI-36. 14.4 MB

Michael Carrino Interview

5/7/2006 Stephen Guerra

interviews the host of the Digital Media Cast Experiment podcast in this episode from the Beep Baseball podcast. 36.2 MB


5/7/2006 Angie Matney

comments on the guide dog discussion and shares a moving essay she wrote. 5.1 MB

OE Backup Demo

5/6/2006 Juan Sosa

demonstrates the recently released version (1.7) of this software that backs up information from Outlook Express. See www.softheap.com/oebackup.html. 22.0 MB

Quorg Metranome And Tuner

5/6/2006 Sean Terry

demonstrates this device that is both a metronome and an instrument tuner.

25.1 MB


5/6/2006 Tiffany Black

has a really cool day and makes hand lotion after ordering from www.soapcrafters.com. 9.0 MB

NYC Part 2

5/5/2006 Hope Povenmire

continues her trip to New York.

Steam Train

5/5/2006 Jim Gammon

shares this great recording of steam trains. 13.9 MB

Piggott Storm

5/5/2006 Edward Alonzo

captures this storm at his home in Piggott Arkansas. 16.5 MB

Rick Space

5/5/2006 Rick Harmon

tours his space. 13.8 MB

Lynn Space

5/5/2006 Lynn Reaper

tours her space. 36.0 MB

Ray Space

5/5/2006 Ray Foret

tours his space. 52.3 MB

Private Email 3

5/5/2006 Krister Ekstrom

concludes this informative series on protecting your identity and securing email. 44.3 MB

K Sonar Walk

5/5/2006 Larry Skutchan

demonstrates the K Sonar, an ultra-sonic travel aid. 39.3 MB

Guide Dog Thoughts

5/5/2006 Chasity Judd

shares her thoughts about several guide dog issues. 12.3 MB

Burnless Scented Candles

5/4/2006 Rick Harmon

describes how to make these candles. 24.3 MB


5/3/2006 Chris Judd

reviews this portable note-taker. 17.4 MB

Wayfinder and Talks

5/2/2006 Gary O'Donoghue

goes on a walk with the wayfinder gps software running on a talks enabled phone. 24.7 MB

Quick Cook

5/2/2006 Maria Rios

demonstrates cooking a quick, tastey meal. 19.1 MB


5/2/2006 Chasity Judd

discusses epilepsy and describes how the and her husband educated themselves. 14.3 MB

Church Audio Mic Experimentation

5/1/2006 Ray Foret

puts the Church-Audio mics through their paces. 45.9 MB

Bear Share

5/1/2006 Clement Chou

describes and demonstrates this file sharing software. 12.6 MB

Music Boxes

4/30/2006 Tiffany Black

gets in a crazy mood and takes a look at the inside of a music box. She also announces her new podcast, Blind Crafts. 7.3 MB


4/30/2006 Chris Judd

demonstrates this accessible game of baseball. 13.3 MB


4/30/2006 Chasity Judd

and her husband, Chris, demonstrate the accessible game of Concentration. 8.6 MB


4/30/2006 Robert Riddle

demonstrates this internet relay chat program. 17.4 MB


4/30/2006 Chasity Judd

introduces herself, then she and her husband demonstrate another accessible game. 10.4 MB


4/30/2006 Tony Broome

introduces himself and reviews this scanning option for Freedom Box. 24.4 MB


4/30/2006 Chris Judd

and his wife, Chasity, demonstrate and play accessible Monopoly. 9.4 MB

Sarah Space

4/30/2006 Sarah Alawami

tours her space. 8.0 MB

Jo Space

4/30/2006 Joseli Walter

and her boyfriend tour their space. 14.3 MB

Gardeners Weekend At Kings Heath Park

4/30/2006 Paul Hopkins

and his wife, two people who know practically nothing about gardening, take a relaxing Summer afternoon (2005) at The Gardeners Weekend in Kings Heath Park in Birmingham UK. Brass Bands; a French Market; craft stalls; donkey rides and even a few tips from experts about gardening, make for a great Soundseeing Tour.

Paul Hopkins Career

4/30/2006 Paul Hopkins

describes his life and career in this gripping story. See Paul's podcast at www.vipodcasting.com. 58.0 MB

Small Talk Ultra

4/30/2006 Robert Carter

reviews this tablet PC, the smallest in the world, from www.gwmicro.com and describes accessibility, convenience, connections, and more. 43.8 MB

Sony PS 2

4/30/2006 Riz Khan

realizes there are a lot of blind people playing with or interested in playing with the Play Station 2 gaming system. 15.8 MB

Trip To Toyota

4/29/2006 Kenneth Reed

and his wife look at a hybrid car at the Toyota dealership. 21.6 MB

Goldwave Part 3

4/29/2006 Rick Harmon

continues with part 3 of this series on using this inexpensive, powerful audio editor. 33.5 MB

Pam Space

4/29/2006 Pam Quinn

tours her space. 19.6 MB

Chime Clock

4/28/2006 Mary Emerson

shows us her Howard Miller chime clock and describes chime software from www.libertys.com/clocksnd.htm. 19.7 MB

Jeff And Mary Space

4/28/2006 Jeff Armstrong

tours his space. 39.3 MB

Barbara Henning Guest

4/28/2006 Barbara Henning

joins Larry for a guide dog walk through Crescent Hill with Laurna and Jake. She treats us to a song, too. 92.2 MB

Hybrid Cars

4/28/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses the problems with hearing the new hybrid cars, the death of traditional radio, and the list. 35.9 MB

Reading Edge

4/27/2006 Kristian Whawell

demonstrates this scanning/reading system from the early 90's. 29.1 MB

Temperance Hail Storm

4/27/2006 phil vlasak

captured this hail storm in Temperance, MI on April 22, 2006 with the Olympus DM20. 7.3 MB

Chillicothe Hail Storm

4/27/2006 Jamie Pauls

and his wife, Stacey, weather this hail storm with some prayer and hope. The tornado sirans are blowing in this great recording with the built-in mics on the Olympus DS-2. 22.5 MB

Tiffany Space

4/26/2006 Tiffany Black

tours her space. 17.3 MB

Andre And Maria Space

4/26/2006 Andre Louis

and his girlfriend, Maria, tour their space. (Derrick is there, too.) 16.9 MB


4/26/2006 Larry Skutchan

responds to the comment line on petting guide dogs. 41.0 MB

Future Of The List

4/26/2006 Neal Ewers

asks for suggestions about lists that can withstand some of the annoyances experienced by the previous lists and explains what he and Larry think about the future of the list. 6.4 MB

Chris And Marla Space

4/25/2006 Chris Grabowski

and his wife, Marla, tour their space. 14.9 MB

Missy Space

4/25/2006 Missy Hoppe

tours her space. 38.9 MB

Kristian Space

4/25/2006 Kristian Whawell

tours his space. 58.6 MB

Darren And Kim Space

4/25/2006 Darren Duff

and his wife, Kim, tour their space. 32.4 MB

Hole In The Wall

4/24/2006 Riz Khan

walks to the ATM, grabs some cash, and heads home. 10.5 MB

Powdered Bubble Bath

4/24/2006 Tiffany Black

demonstrates the process of making powdered bubble bath from scratch. 9.8 MB

Albany Train Ride

4/24/2006 Chris Grabowski

takes a business trip on a train. 33.0 MB

Trains Trains And More Trains

4/24/2006 Neal Ewers

captures some beautiful recordings of real trains to hold us over for the model train cast. 17.3 MB


4/20/2006 Pam Quinn

records this Iowa thunder storm. 12.3 MB

I Love My Job

4/20/2006 Larry Skutchan

describes himself as one of the luckiest people on earth, because he has a cool job that he looks forward to going to every day. 29.1 MB

Configure Gmail

4/20/2006 Brandon Armstrong

explains how to configure your gmail account so you may use Outlook to retreive your mail. 0.8 MB

Wind And Rain

4/20/2006 sarah Alawami

grabs the mail in a wind storm and records rain on New Year's day. 5.8 MB

Binaural Mics 1

4/19/2006 Nick G

discusses various binaural microphones. 9.2 MB


4/19/2006 Richard Wells

describes the harmonica and demonstrates techniques. 31.8 MB

Quyen Le Journey

4/19/2006 Quyen Le

introduces herself and describes her background. 22.8 MB

Ripping CDs

4/18/2006 Doug Oliver

shows how to rip a CD using WinAmp. 8.9 MB


4/18/2006 Larry Skutchan

explains how most guide dogs never need a correction. 37.6 MB

Mary Space

4/18/2006 Mary Emerson

tours her living space. 42.2 MB

Spirit Carries

4/18/2006 Marissa Manzino

sings this original song and plays the guitar. 6.5 MB

Easter Storm

4/17/2006 Larry Skutchan

records this thunder storm on Easter night in Louisville. 135.5 MB

Larry Space

4/17/2006 Larry Skutchan

tours his living space. 20.6 MB

Riz Space

4/17/2006 Riz Khan

tours his living space. 25.8 MB

Lynnette Space

4/17/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria tour their living space. 13.9 MB

Olympus WS320m Music Player

4/17/2006 Shane Christianson

reviews this popular digital recorder as a music player. 9.2 MB

Sendero GPS 35

4/17/2006 Chris Grabowski

demonstrates version 3.5 of this Global Positioning System (GPS) software from www.senderogroup.com. 16.1 MB

Easter Bunny

4/16/2006 Mary Emerson

continues this popular series of creating pictures with a braille writer with this picture of the Easter Bunny holding an Easter egg. 16.4 MB

Spring Time Hail Storm

4/16/2006 Neal Ewers

was recording an ordinary thunder storm and captured this incredible hail storm. 7.0 MB

Freedom Box

4/16/2006 Lynnette Tatum

rambles about technology, and Merna Votta demonstrates Freedom Box. 44.2 MB

What Day Is This

4/16/2006 Don Barrett

describes a handy function in Excel to let you know on which day of the week a date falls. 1.6 MB

Milestone 311 Promo

4/15/2006 Stephen Guerra

promotes this accessible digital audio player/recorder from www.independentliving.com. 15.3 MB


4/15/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria recount the evolution of media on which audio was distributed and marvel that now, with the Playaway from www.playawayaudio.com, you get the player with the media. 16.9 MB

That Easter Morn

4/14/2006 sarah Alawami

sings this beautiful Easter piece. 1.3 MB


4/14/2006 Larry Skutchan

describes the different kinds of Personal Data Assistants (PDA) available to blind users. 34.6 MB

Boat Trip On Loch Ness

4/14/2006 Paul Hopkins

and his brothers take their dad on a boat trip up Loch Ness in search of the Loch Ness Monster. Are the claims of sightings of the monster

fact or fiction? Does the monster really exist? I don't know! Bu

The captain of the boat has some pretty expensive Sonar equipment and some compelling and interesting explanations and personal experiences to share wit Us. Listen carefully and hear the convictions of some on the boat that ‘there must be something out there’ and the scepticism of others (mainly my brothers

That there certainly is not! 43.6 MB

Phoenix Talking Scale

4/14/2006 Quyen Le

demonstrates this inexpensive, accurate, accessible talking scale from www.maxiaids.com. 12.9 MB


4/13/2006 Quyen Le

demonstrates this completely accessible global positioning system (GPS) commercial hardware with specialized software to make a very portable setup. 50.8 MB

Hello NYC

4/13/2006 Hope Povenmire

makes the weekend of her life with a surprise visit to friends in New York. 38.4 MB

Singe 2

4/12/2006 Rick Harmon

adds more to his cast about this CD-ROM burning software from www.smbs.net/download/Singe.exe. 4.9 MB

Band Rehursal

4/12/2006 Brandon Armstrong

and his college band practice. 17.2 MB

Google Accessibility

4/11/2006 Larry Skutchan

aplauds Google's efforts to address accessibility with the visual verification and future technologies by announcing a job opening for an engineer to address these issues and promote accessibility within the company. See http://www.google.com/support/jobs/bin/answer.py?answer=37456 . 35.5 MB

Excel 101

4/11/2006 Lynette Tatum

provides a brief overview of some of the things you can do in Microsoft Excell 2002. 36.9 MB

Private Email 2

4/11/2006 Krister Ekstrom

continues this series about protecting your privacy in email. 53.2 MB

Jfw Scripting 01

4/10/2006 Frank Ibarra

demonstrates that scripting is easy and powerful for JAWS. 32.5 MB

Civil War 2

4/10/2006 Brandon Armstrong

presents the second part of this civil war reenactment. 4.1 MB

More Visual Verification

4/9/2006 Larry Skutchan

emphasizes the need to make companies aware that the visual verification process is locking out blind people. Larry shows how the www.annualcreditreport.com web site set up as a result of the FACT act is a case in point. User feedback and a promo for the chat room round out this issue. 27.1 MB

Mobile Speak Demo

4/9/2006 Missy Hoppe

discusses and demonstrates this creen reader application that runs on Nokia cell phones running the Symbian operating system. 29.9 MB

Bath Fizzies

4/8/2006 Tiffany Black

demonstrates the process of and provides tips for making bath fissies from scratch. 20.1 MB

Skype Tutorial

4/8/2006 Sarah Alawami

provides 11 lessons on using Skype 2.0 with JAWS. 44.1 MB

Goldwave Part 2

4/7/2006 Rick Harmon

continues this informative series about this inexpensive, powerful audio editing software. 12.3 MB

MSN Messenger And AIM Instant Messenger

4/7/2006 Doug Oliver

demonstrates these instant messenger programs with speech. 4.6 MB

Getting Started Podcasting

4/6/2006 Larry Skutchan

tries out the new Church-Audio mics while discussing the steps to make a podcast and plays User feedback from the comment line. 58.5 MB

Sharp Reader

4/6/2006 Jamie Pauls

describes this free or low cost and very accessible aggregator software used to read RSS feeds. See www.sharpreader.net for a download. This is the kind of software you need if you keep up with a lot of different web pages. Most companies will update their rss feed with content that is new, that way, you don't have to go visit each web site to be able to keep up with what is going on. 6.6 MB

Streettalk Part 1

4/5/2006 Darren Duff

demonstrates and discusses this global positioning system (GPS) software and hardware. 50.6 MB

Talking Atomic Clock

4/5/2006 Chris Grabowski

desscribes and demonstrates this portible clock from www.speaktomecatalog.com. 2.9 MB

Yamaha DGX500 And Studio Recorder

4/5/2006 Jim Fettgather

demonstrates this fairly inexpensive keyboard, talks about its accessibility, and shows how Studio Recorder helps with the mix. 3.8 MB

Trip To Lichfield

4/4/2006 Paul Hopkins

and his wife visit the city of Lichfield,

about 20 miles north of Birmingham England. They walk through the medieval city as well as hear the choir rehearsing in the cathedral (parts of the cathedral have stood for 800 years). This audio gives you an idea of the majisty and Ambience of this remarkable place. More information about Lichfield Cathedral can be found at: www.lichfield-cathedral.org. 45.8 MB

Back Yard

4/4/2006 Larry Skutchan

takes the opportunity to try out the new Church-audio microphones to respond to a suggestion to make a sound seeing tour of the house, unfortunately, he only got to the back yard. 19.4 MB

Gizmo Project

4/4/2006 Jared Rimer

demonstrates this voice over internet protocol (VOIP) software that is an alternative to Skype. 45.9 MB


4/4/2006 Kenneth Reed

discusses making a portible drive from on old hard disk and an enclosure. 4.3 MB

Making Singe Accessible With Windoweyes

4/4/2006 Chris Grabowski

shows how this CD-ROM burning software can work with Window-eyes. 3.7 MB

Duo B20 Demo

4/3/2006 Larry Skutchan

gets a demonstration at the Soneil booth (from Lynnette) of this small pocket-sized computer with a braille keyboard and 20 cell display from www.soneilves.com/. 5.5 MB

Exhibit Hall CSUN 2006

4/3/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Rodger take a quick cruise through the exhibit halls at both hotels during the CSUN 2006 conference. 65.1 MB

Juice Software

4/3/2006 Mary Emerson

demonstrates the tricky process of working with the Juice podcatcher scheduler. 25.3 MB

Missy Hoppe Intro

4/3/2006 Missy Hoppe

introduces herself, describes her education and jobs at Prime Star, and mentions some of her current activities. 29.3 MB

Finding Dinner

4/3/2006 Chris Grabowski

and his wife, Marla, use a GPS system to find a new restaurant. 23.4 MB

Walk To Work

4/2/2006 larry

invites you to join him for a different kind of walk to work. This time he has booth duty at the 2006 CSUN conference and chats with Sue Martin. 14.6 MB

Talking Toolbox

4/2/2006 Chris Grabowski

demonstrates this self-voicing, beginners software for word processing, address book, CD player, and schedular from www.marvelsoft.com.. 33.0 MB

Alive WMA MP3 Recorder

4/2/2006 Michael Hanson

reviews this software that lets you record in WMA, MP3, and many other formats from www.alivemedia.net. 12.2 MB

Copier Addendum

4/2/2006 Mary Emerson

answers additional questions about the DVD copier podcast. 2.0 MB


4/2/2006 Kenneth Reed

describes the Behrenger UBB1002 mixer. 2.3 MB

Civil War

4/2/2006 Brandon Armstrong

attends a civil war reenactment. 7.6 MB

New List

4/1/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses the need to create a new list and explains why the old one will remain open. 33.4 MB

Kenneth Reed Career

4/1/2006 Kenneth Reed

describes his education, early jobs, and work at NASA (including some cool projects in which he was involved) along with musical interests. 16.1 MB

Philips Sa178

4/1/2006 Chetan Bakhru

reviews this flexible, usable mp3 player from Philips. 54.3 MB

Kevin Reeves Career

3/31/2006 Kevin Reeves

describes his career as a creative professional, talks about his new album, demonstrates some of his current projects, and talks about the vocational rehab process and careers in general. Unfortunately, he doesn't treat us to any of his music, but he promises you can buy the album as a digital download. See his site at www.kevinreeves.net. 38.0 MB

Kelvin Voice Activated Talking Thermostat

3/31/2006 Curtis Delzer

and his wife, Karen, discuss this completely accessible thermostat that accepts spoken word commands and responds with speech feedback. 21.9 MB


3/31/2006 Rick Harmon

reviews this CD-ROM burning software that a friend, Donald Gicker, wrote for him. The program requires no installaition. 16.1 MB

College Questions

3/31/2006 Michael Babcock

prepares for his transition from high school to college and has questions and comments. 3.5 MB

Holiday In Devon The West Country Of England

3/30/2006 Paul Hopkins

and his wife relax with a recent holiday to Devon on the SouthWest coast of England. Hear the

roaring sea as they experience some bad weather, contrasted with the calm and sunshine. Enjoy the accents and the atmosphere of this lovely part of the UK. Music from Soundoctrine at music4ipods.com.

GoBack Review

3/30/2006 Chetan Bakhru

reviews this comprehensive hard disk monitoring and recovery program. 79.4 MB

CSUN Wrapup

3/29/2006 Larry Skutchan

asks about clicker training and mentle communication, reveals a new moderated list, and attempts to sum up the CSUN conference as a whole. 37.8 MB

Touch Graphics

3/29/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Steve Landau of Touch Graphics check out the Talking Tactile Tablet at the CSUN conference. 25.3 MB

MZRH10 Minidisk Recorder Review Part 1

3/29/2006 Neal Ewers

reviews and demonstrates this high quality recorder in this first episode in a three part series. 37.4 MB

Aigo A208 Review

3/28/2006 Riz Khan

reviews this inexpensive, usable mp3 player. 34.2 MB

Soap And Bath Salts

3/28/2006 Tiffany Black

explains making soap and bath solts as a blind person. 12.9 MB

Icon Demo

3/28/2006 Larry Skutchan

gets the audio-enabled tour of the Icon at Level Star's booth. 17.2 MB

Breakfast With Marc

3/28/2006 Larry Skutchan

is joined by Marc, Mike, and Matt (they left Mom at home) from Level Star to discuss the Icon, a new Linux based PDA introduced at CSUN. 29.3 MB

Hollistic Chat

3/27/2006 Mary Emerson

is joined in the chat room for a discussion on Hollistic methods. 33.5 MB

Accessible Math

3/27/2006 John Gardner

of ViewPlus Technologies is joined by Neal Soiffer of Design Science and Masakazu Suzuki of Kyushu University in this panel discussion entitled Emerging Computer Technologies for Accessible Math. This panel presents technologies and software that make mathematical documents accessible to people with print disabilities and explores The state-of-the-are for reading, writing, and manipulating math on a computer. 42.2 MB

Breakfast With Janina

3/27/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Janina Sajka of www.capitalaccessibility.com discuss the Owasys 22 C talking cell phone, Janina's career, and chat over breakfast at the CSUN conference. 53.2 MB

Tech Ramblings

3/27/2006 Jeramiah Rogers

discusses how technology effects our lives. 12.7 MB

Three In One

3/27/2006 Robert Carter

discusses the new chat room, background and practicle uses of Blue Tooth technology, and strategies for speeding up audio content such as podcasts. 16.6 MB

Interactive Localization

3/27/2006 Andreas Hub

from the University of Stuttgart presents an improved prototype for the interactive localization and recorgnition of objects for the blind by matching stereo images, orientation, and 3-d model information in this session from CSUN 2006. 32.6 MB

Clicker Training Chat

3/27/2006 Debee Norling

and others discuss clicker training in this recorded session on the chat. 23.2 MB

OQO And WindowEyes

3/25/2006 Sam Bushman

introduces himself and explains the benefits of the GW Micro OQO partnership to provide the Small-Talk in this special edition of his radio show Tech Watch at www.techwatchradio.com.. 7.8 MB

Breakfast With Clarence

3/24/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Clarence Whaley from GW Micro talk about Small Talk Ultra, a new palm-sized PC running XP and Window-eyes, touch on traveling independentally, talk about Clarences carreer, and generally chat at breakfast at CSUN 2006. 40.8 MB

First Impressions

3/24/2006 Larry Skutchan

explores topics about a blind person traveling, comments on the stress on guide dogs as Jake acts doofy, and evaluates what small part of the activities he could observe the first day at the massive assistive technology conference, CSUN 2006. 20.5 MB

Java And GNOME

3/23/2006 Larry Skutchan

provides some sound seeing of the area where presentations are made and attends a session on the accessibility of the GNOME desktop and Java presented by Peter Korn. 79.1 MB

PGP And Email

3/23/2006 Krister Ekstrom

explains what privacy and protection in email means and shows some software to help. 18.2 MB


3/23/2006 Larry Skutchan

explores new areas of the hotel that he hadn't seen in previous years. 23.9 MB

Inexpensive Phantom Powered Microphones

3/23/2006 Neal Ewers

compares three low-cost microphones with phantom power. 20.3 MB

Playback March 2006

3/23/2006 Ed Potter

interviews Michael Moody of the National Library Service (NLS). 51.5 MB

CSUN Keynote

3/22/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Rodger go to the Hilton where Larry Meets Kim Sharph and listens to Harry Murphy's keynote.

49.5 MB

Lindie Martin Interview

3/22/2006 Paul Hopkins

interviews the chief of the Cherrokee nation in this trip he made to the US as part of a Rotery exchange from Birmingham England to Birmingham Alabama back in 1996.


3/22/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Jake attempt to independently navigate the airport and get seated on a very crowded plane. 62.0 MB

Errands In London

3/21/2006 Andre Louis

and his dad drive through London and do errands. They get canned air at a computer shop, buy tea from a nice Chinese lady, and pickup some food. Check out how you can hear the ceiling as the escalator rises. Also, check out Andre's music at www.andrelouis.com. 73.2 MB

Degunking Windows Part 1

3/21/2006 Debee Norling

Begins this new series with a demonstration of cleaning up all the gunk on three of the computers in her office. This gives you a flavor for how screwed up they can get if you do not perform maintainance regularly. 59.9 MB

Note Teller 2

3/21/2006 Matt Roberts

demonstrates this money identifier from www.brytech.com. 9.4 MB


3/20/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses security, identity, and other traps you must be aware of when using the internet. 49.0 MB

Book Port 22

3/20/2006 Larry Skutchan

walks you through the new features in version 2.2. 19.1 MB

Light Locater

3/20/2006 Chris Skarstad

reviews this game from www.lighttechinteractive.com. 17.7 MB

Clifton Walking Tour

3/19/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Liz join Joann Weeter from the Louisville Metro Historic Preservation Society for a walking tour of the Clifton neighborhood in which American Printing House for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Blind are located. Sponsored by the Callahan Museum at APH. 136.4 MB

Zenith Portable DVD Player

3/19/2006 Merrill Louise

reviews and demonstrates this portable DVD player. 21.1 MB

Yamaha Tyros Keyboard Tour

3/19/2006 Kristian Whawell

describes and demonstrates this versital keyboard from Yamaha. 80 MB

Baby Archive

3/18/2006 Andre Louis

and his stepdad visit his Mom and brand new baby sister in hospital in England. Check out the driver on the right side of the car. 58.1 MB

Thanks But No Thanks

3/18/2006 Larry Skutchan

explains a little more about what he knows about the ftp "attack," plays voice mail from Tracy Sun on accessible sound editing software, and talks about old cars. 39.3 MB

Olympus WS320m Operation

3/18/2006 Matt Roberts

explains the operation of this versital digital audio recorder. 15.7 MB

Milestone Unprocessed File

3/17/2006 Neal Ewers

provides this recording straight from the Milestone 311 as a demonstration of the discussion in his technical review of this product. 0.6 MB

Milestone Recorder Technical Review 1

3/17/2006 Neal Ewers

explains and demonstrates various technical aspects of this digital recorder designed for the blind. 23.8 MB

CD DVD Copier

3/17/2006 Mary Emerson

reviews and demonstrates this stand-alone copier that can also be connected to your PC. 21.5 MB

The Dark Side

3/17/2006 Larry Skutchan

laments that there has to be bad on the Internet and explains what he thinks is happening with the ftp site, advises about effective means of selecting passwords, and pleads for more career profiles. 35.3 MB

Mortal Kombat Part 2

3/17/2006 Riz Khan

continues this series about mainstreaming gaming by blind users with Mortal Kombat Desception. 21.5 MB

Clicker Review

3/16/2006 Rox'E Homstad

continues her discussion and answers questions about this posative training technique. 4.7 MB

Shamrock Braille Picture

3/16/2006 Mary Emerson

continues her braille writer picture series with a large shamrock with four smaller shamrocks in the corners of the page. 12.5 MB

Plantronics Audio 90

3/16/2006 Michael Cappelle

reviews and demonstrates this traditional headset.

Skype Unites

3/16/2006 Larry Skutchan

describes finding what he thinks is a relative in the Czech Republic via Skype, asks for anyone else going to CSUN to drop him a line, shares a clip from the Real People podcast at www.realpeople.libsyn.com, and discusses the new chat room.

Milestone Recorder

3/15/2006 Matt Roberts

reviews and demonstrates this digital recorder designed especially for blind users. It is available from www.independentliving.com. 13.7 MB

Mortal Kombat Part 1

3/15/2006 Clement Chou

Starts this mainstream gaming as a blind user series with background and demonstration of Mortal Kombat 1. 54.9 MB

Gold Wave Basics

3/15/2006 Rick Harmon

describes this inexpensive sound editing program. 45.5 MB

Moving Forward

3/15/2006 Larry Skutchan

describes the changes underway to the technical aspects of the podcast, discusses the new spam that appears to come from the IRS, sniping on Ebay, clicker training and guide dogs, and wonders about antique clocks.

Church Audio Mic Demo

3/15/2006 Debee Norling

demonstrates the capabilities of the Church Audio binaural microphones. 21.4 MB

Owner Trainer

3/14/2006 Rox'E Homstad

describes the process of training one's own guide and service dog. She answers questions and provides information on equipment. 14.6 MB

Kyolic And EFT

3/14/2006 Mary Emerson

continues her informative discussion of whole food supplements. 26.9 MB

Storage Crypt Review

3/14/2006 Chetan Bakhru,

introduces himself and reviews this software from www.magic2003.net that encrypts removable storage drives. 19.5 MB

Chinese In Sweden

3/14/2006 Krister Ekstrom

and his friend, Helaina, go for a walk to a Chinese restaurant in his home town of Malmar Sweden. 24.1 MB

Identify Caller ID

3/14/2006 Chris Grabowski

demonstrates this comprehensive caller ID software from www.imptec.com . 8.0 MB

Crocs And Thanks

3/13/2006 Larry Skutchan

marvels over the Crocs and really thanks some folks who stepped up to the plate. 30.8 MB


3/13/2006 Hope Povenmire

and friends from the list chat about some interesting topics. 7.4 MB

Installing A DVD RW Drive

3/13/2006 Kristian Whawell

shows how a blind person can change computer components. 34.2 MB

Nero 7 With Window-Eyes

3/13/2006 Rick Harmon

installs Nero Burning ROM 7 using Window-eyes 5.5 and finds it more accessible than JAWS was with the same task. 13.2 MB


3/12/2006 Cylene Lasdell

recites this poem by Bruce Sullivan about the festivities in Trinidad. 1.7 MB

Olympus DM1 Review

3/12/2006 Kristian Whawell

describes this speech quality digital recorder. 16.4 MB


3/12/2006 Larry Skutchan

shows some hidden accessibility features in Media Center 2005. 19.2 MB

Mac 2

3/12/2006 Scott Howell

continues this informative series about accessibility on the Mac with a deeper look at Voice Over, the built-in accessibility tool. 30.7 MB

Plantronics DSP 400 USB Headset

3/12/2006 Kristian Whawell

reviews this mic/headphone combination and concludes it is great to use with Skype. 15.5 MB

Publish Cast

3/11/2006 Larry Skutchan

demonstrates the system he uses to publish the cast and create the web site. 14.1 MB

Nero 7 Accessibility

3/11/2006 Rick Harmon

compares Nero Burning ROM 7 to 6.6 in terms of accessibility with JAWS. 28.7 MB

Team Talk

3/11/2006 Darren Duff

demonstrates this chat software. 27.5 MB

Mom And Dad

3/11/2006 Larry Skutchan

thanks his parents and congratulates them on their 50 wedding anniversary. 39.4 MB

Owner Trained Dog

3/11/2006 Jerry Gilbert

takes his labradoodle, Charlie, which Jerry is training himself, for a walk through a few obsticles.. 19.7 MB

Canon Scanner Installation

3/10/2006 Ray Foret

describes the process of installing this unique very thin scanner that gets its power from the USB. 23.6 MB

Microphone Preamp

3/10/2006 Debee Norling

discusses this quality microphone preamp from www.church-audio.ca. 13.2 MB

Piano Festival

3/10/2006 Pam Quinn

Uses the Olympus DS-2 to record her son John (15) in competition at this event. 6.7 MB


3/9/2006 Haroon Probst

crushes a glass in the garbage dispose all. 3.3 MB


3/9/2006 Pam Quinn

takes dog Joseph gambling. 36.7 MB


3/9/2006 Haroon Probst

places a light bulb into a jar of water and microwaves. Do not try this at home. 2.5 MB


3/8/2006 Larry Skutchan

demonstrates the quality of a Skype call (which reveals the mystery guest on the talent show,) discusses organizing the web site, enjoys his crocs, asks about a bag, and starts to discuss blind dating services. 47.1 MB

Libsyn Podcast

3/8/2006 Merrill Louise

explains how she posts her podcasts using Libsyn.com. 6.4 MB


3/8/2006 Mathew Bullis

explains and instructs on playing the jews harp and mouthbow. 19.8 MB

Jack Fox Interview

3/8/2006 Jack Fox

talks about his career as a narrator for the National Library Service and as a local media personality. 41.6 MB

Dell Tech 2

3/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Joe continue the sad tale of the new laptop. 15.6 MB

Clicker Training 3

3/7/2006 Debee Norling

continues her series about this new dog training technique by attending a lecture on the subject. 73.7 MB

More On Olympus

3/7/2006 Larry Skutchan

talks more about this digital recorder. 18.5 MB

Live Journal Intro

3/6/2006 Megan Kelly

demonstrates the process of setting up and adding entries to an accessible blog account at www.livejournal.com. 31.2 MB

Owner Training

3/6/2006 Lisa Salinger

describes some of the consideration that needs to go into the decision to train your own guide dog and explains some of the techniques she uses. 18.5 MB

Kurzweil Additions

3/6/2006 Neal Ewers

adds to his last cast on the Kurzweil keyboard. 5.8 MB

Making Music with the Kurzweil Keyboard

3/5/2006 Neal Ewers

continues his exploration of the Kurzweil keyboard. 59.7 MB


3/5/2006 Scott Howell

introduces the talking Mac and demonstrates some of the built-in functionality. 60.8 MB

Netgem Iplayer

3/5/2006 Kristian Whawell

demonstrates this free view box

with audio description features and voice feedback on channels that you switch to. 26.8 MB

Sonus Female

3/5/2006 Caroline Ford

demonstrates the sound of the female voice that comes with the Sonus 1XT digital radio.Kristian Whawell did a

review of this radio in January, but he had already changed the voice on his, so this provides a comparison.

radio to the male alternative. 3.4 MB

Nero 4

3/4/2006 Rick Harmon

concludes this series on Nero Burning ROM software with a discussion of the advanced features. 21.7 MB

Waterproof MP3 Player

3/4/2006 Debee Norling

describes this mp3 player that actually works under water. 14.2 MB


3/4/2006 Larry Skutchan

complains about ourmedia.org, laments the complications of strictly ffollowing the copyright laws, pleads you to sign the visual word verification google petition at www.blindwebaccess.com, talks about podcasting and blogging, and continues to wish for rss feeds with real content. 26.8 MB

Poodles As Guides

3/4/2006 Pam Quinn

describes using a poodle as a guide dog. 21.8 MB

Talent Show 1

3/3/2006 Neal Ewers

presents the long awaited BlindCoolTech talent show . 89.3 MB

Nero 3

3/2/2006 Rick Harmon

Continues the series describing Nero Burning ROM 6.6 software with JAWS. In episode three, he demonstrates copying CDs and ripping CDs. 17.0 MB

Lamp Shopping

3/2/2006 Synthia Greenwell

and her grandma shop for various items for Synthia's new apartment. They start by looking for a lamp at Target. 7.0 MB

Tissot Watch

3/1/2006 Robert Carter

demonstrates this unique method of obtaining the time quietly with a watch that actually vibrates the hour and minute as your finger touches that part of the dial. 6.5 MB

Clicker Training 2

3/1/2006 Debee Norling

Continues this dog training series with a live recording of her and Boston demonstrating the techniques. 17.8 MB

More Audio Games

3/1/2006 Kristian Whawell

reviews two more games from www.soundsupport.net. 13.1 MB

Nero 2

3/1/2006 Rick Harmon

walks you through creating a data CD, an audio CD, and an mp3 CD with Nero Burning ROM 6.6 and JAWS. 32.4 MB

Talent Update

2/28/2006 Neal Ewers

requests those of you who have submitted pieces for the talent show without background information, to contact him. 4.4 MB

How to Put Protected WMA Content onto Your MP3 Player

2/28/2006 Larry Skutchan

shows how to copy protected files that you download from your library onto a supported mp3 player.

Online Food Shopping

2/27/2006 Mary Emerson

demonstrates using Internet Explorer and JAWS to shop at Safeway online and have the order delivered.

Tips on Creating Message Rules

2/27/2006 Lynnette Tatum

explains techniques for handeling large volumes of email, especially moving a lists messages to its own folder in Outlook.

Nero 1

2/27/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates Nero Burning ROM 6.6 in this first episode in a four part series. 24.7 MB

Nagra Ares

2/25/2006 Gary ODonoghue

reviews and demonstrates the Nagra Ares P II high-end digital recorder. 21.1 MB

Clicker Training 1

2/25/2006 Debee Norling

discusses this new method of dog training in part 1 of this series. 18.7 MB

Make Tracks

2/24/2006 Merrill Louise

discusses how music is packaged. 16.3 MB


2/24/2006 Shane Jackson

plays some beautiful music with this instrument. 49.9 MB

Sound Forge

2/23/2006 Neal Ewers

introduces Sound Forge 8.0 with Jaws. 36.1 MB

Guidedog Training

2/23/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses the idea of training your own guide dog and concludes that it is not embarked upon without careful consideration. 33.4 MB

DVD Audio Extractor

2/23/2006 Rich Cavallaro

reviews this software that extracts the audio content from a DVD. 11.1 MB

Job Loss

2/22/2006 Darrell Shandrow

laments how inaccessibility to software cost him his job. This is serious. 5.8 MB

Synthesizer Advances

2/22/2006 Jamie Pauls

marvels at the advances in speech synthesizer technology over the past few decades. 6.3 MB

Sony Mic Review

2/22/2006 Mary Emerson

describes and demonstrates the Sony ECM-DS70P t-microphone. 5.1 MB

Linux OSM

2/21/2006 Larry Skutchan

wonders why noone has written an off-screen model for the Linux GUI. 32.1 MB

Motorola Ringtones

2/21/2006 Joseli Walter

transfers ringtones to the Motorola I-205. 23.0 MB


2/20/2006 Larry Skutchan

shows how heat can make a difference. 16.9 mb.

Stair Lift

2/19/2006 Randy Formennti

demonstrates this system for lifting a disabled person up or down a flight of stairs. 5.8 MB

Dell Tech Support

2/18/2006 Larry Skutchan

and Joe call Dell about a laptop that arrived defective. 33.3 MB


2/17/2006 Larry Skutchan

Talks about the Frequently Asked Questions section of the web site and begins a talk about Linux. 39.2 MB

Casino Game

2/17/2006 Chris Judd

reviews another accessible game from www.kitchensinc.net">. 11.8 MB


2/17/2006 Neal Ewers

urges anyone who submits items for the talent show to drop him an email stating that you are the copyright owner or that the material is in the public domain. 2.4 MB

Dog Accessories

2/16/2006 Larry Skutchan

discusses guide dog accessories, weight loss, exercise, and more while on the walk home. 25.8 MB

Studio Recorder 3

2/16/2006 Rob Meredith

describes the new features in version 3.0 of this accessible digital audio editing software. 21.5 MB

Our New Pick

2/15/2006 Larry Skutchan

talks about our new pick for the portable digital recording device, the Olympus ws320m. He also announces that Neal Ewers has accepted the position as the bct mail list moderator. 31.0 MB

Talent Show

2/15/2006 Mary Emerson

explains how you can showcase your talent for an upcoming BlindCoolTech talent show. Send your recordings to ftp://ftp.ravenswood.org. 5.7 MB

Talking Nokia 6682

2/15/2006 Shane Jackson

describes this phone running the Talks software from www.nuance.com and discusses the differences among the ways to access cell phones. 31.9 MB

Autoharp Demo

2/15/2006 Matthew Bullis

plays some beautiful music on this under appreciated instrument in this excellent recording and discusses its construction, history, and pricing. 22.4 MB

Elefun Game

2/14/2006 Donna Slater

and her children, Bethony and Alex, play a game where butterflies blow out an elephant's trunk. You'll laugh as you join in the fun. 7.5 MB


2/14/2006 Kim Duff

and her husband, Darren, tell their story. They discuss how they met and got to know each other, how they debated on the practicality of two blind people being married and taking care of a house, and conclude that their love and relationship is God's will. 36.4 MB


2/13/2006 Shane Jackson

reviews this very accessible Bible software from www.theophilos.sk. 50.0 MB

Feedback 06 Feb 12

2/12/2006 Larry Skutchan

answers listener feedback and plays some songs from Marcus Quinzer. Rick Harmon explains how to turn on auto update for SpyBot. 45.9 MB


2/11/2006 Donna Slater

walks to the nursery and interacts with the other parents and workers. 34.4 MB

Aura Feedback

2/11/2006 Jerry Hallatyn

cautions us to be skeptical when evaluating any claim as he responds to the Aura cast. 4.4 MB

Bathroom Scales

2/11/2006 Donna Slater

reviews the Cobolt Systems talking bathroom scale. 3.2 MB

Snowman Braille Card

2/11/2006 Mary Emerson

continues her braille card series with a beautiful snowman. 14.3 MB

New Orleans

2/10/2006 Don Ball

visits New Orleans for the ABBA tournament. He visits

the Fudgery at the River Walk Mall where the proprietor sings as he orders fudge, and then he takes an 80 minute walk up and down Bourbon

Street and discusses the sites. Recorded in May 2005. 73.0 MB

Drum Meditation

2/9/2006 Bill Mind

plays his two conga drums in a large kitchen. He set the Microtrack levels as low as possible, but the binaural in-ear mics were, of course, quite close to the drums, and the recording distorted quite a bit. If you hear the distortion as an affect, the sound of the drums, the sound of the room, and the affect of distortion can work together in interesting ways. 32.6 MB

Insulin Training

2/8/2006 Don Ball

shares a session he had with Maryanne Simpson, a certified

diabetes trainer on how to use insulin. She covers many aspects of

diabetes including use of the lancette device, using a glocometer to test sugar, use of the lantus pin and how to use a vile of insulin. She also discusses eating and health aspects of diabetes. Recorded May 2005. 23.4 MB


2/8/2006 Dan Graham

What is the aura? Is it real? What does it mean? Dan

explores these and other aspects of the human aura. 10.7 MB

Mobile Speak Pocket

2/8/2006 Larry Skutchan

briefly demonstrates and provides first impressions of this innovative combination of a screen reader from Code Factory and a PDA. We're using the Dell Axim 51. 13.7 MB

Valentine Braille Card

2/7/2006 Mary Emerson

creates another beautiful braille card, this one with three large hearts. Grab your braille writer and follow along. 21.6 MB

Screen Readers Compared

2/6/2006 Chris Grabowski

demonstrates the reactions of each of the main three screen readers--HAL, Window-eyes, and JAWS--to the same set of actions. 23.8 MB


2/5/2006 Shawn Thiel

demonstrates the use of adware and spyware removal tools with Jaws for Windows and provides Window-eyes keystrokes

as known. 28.4 MB

Google Petition

2/4/2006 Darrel Shandrow

urges anyone who cares about access to sign a petition asking google to make their visual word verification procedure accessible. 6.4 MB

PC Maintenance

2/4/2006 Riz Khan

describes the maintenance procedures for healthy and care-free computing. 11.9 MB

Pay Per Listen

2/3/2006 Lynnette Tatum

describes a new audio books source from www.audiobooks.com. 34.5 MB

Audio Training Tool

2/2/2006 Joe Quinn

demonstrates this training tool for listening to audio with cassette or Digital Talking Book from www.rfbd.org. 49.5 MB


2/1/2006 Darren Duff

demonstrates the process of sending new ringtones to his Nokia cell phone. 25.5 MB


1/31/2006 Chris Judd

demonstrates this accessible game of Football from www.kitchensinc.net just in time for the superbowl.

17.3 MB

Talking Tactile Tablet, Part 2-The Authoring Tool

1/30/2006 Lynnette Tatum

demonstrates the authoring features of the tablet. 43.1 MB


1/29/2006 Scott Howell

demonstrates this Internet Explorer plug-in that helps make Math ML accessible. 33.4 MB

WindowEyes And JAWS

1/28/2006 Chris Grabowski

and Marla compare Window-Eyes and Jaws. 3.8 MB

Braille Proclamation

1/27/2006 Lisa Hall

describes a proclamation from the San Antonio Mayor's office. 4.1 MB

Libsyn Tip

1/26/2006 Hope Povenmire

shares information about hosting your podcast on Libsyn. 13.6 MB

Rick Harmon Bio

1/26/2006 Rick Harmon

shares information about his eye conditions and careers in the computer field. 8.9 MB

Leapfrog Fridge

1/25/2006 Donna Slater

demonstrates this phonics learning tool that is accessible. 5.2 MB

Music From Hope

1/24/2006 Hope Povenmire

shares some great songs and playing.

ATIA Exhibits

1/23/2006 Larry Skutchan

tools through the exhibit hall at the 2006 ATIA conference.

38.7 MB

Audio Conversion

1/23/2006 Mary Emerson

demonstrates a simple, accessible means of batch converting audio files from one format to another.

14.9 MB


1/22/2006 Darren Duff

Shares his wedding. 34.5 MB

Audio Games

1/21/2006 Lynne Reaper

demonstrates some great audio games from www.l-works.net.

Voice It All USA

1/20/2006 Rick Harmon

demonstrates this 3-in-1 device that identifies money, detects color, and records.

10.3 MB

Rockbox On The Iriver

1/19/2006 Kristian Whawell

demonstrates the accessible Rockbox firmware on the Iriver h340 mp3 recorder/player and describes the process of patching the firmware including some great accessibility tips for the patch software. 23.3 MB

John Gardner Interview

1/19/2006 John Gardner

tells about the Triangle accessible math processer program and describes the line of graphics embossers carried by View Plus. 15.9 MB

Paul Schroeder Interview

1/18/2006 Paul Schroeder

describes his career at American Foundation for the Blind.

18.6 MB

Ann Marie Cook Interview

1/18/2006 Ann Marie Cook

from Recordings for the Blind lets us know to go digital.

2.9 MB

Language Master

1/18/2006 Chris Judd

demonstrates this portable dictionary device. 8.5 MB


1/17/2006 Julia Myers

explains the National Instructional Materials Access Center. 16.7 MB


1/16/2006 Mary Emerson

and friends share music.

45.3 MB

All About The Music

1/16/2006 Lynnette Tatum

and Maria share some life and music. 32.4 MB

Animal Park

1/15/2006 Donna Slater

lets us join her family for a trip to this animal park in England.

70.2 MB

Iriver H340

1/15/2006 Kristian Whawell

in this review I discuss the iriver H340 hard disk based mp3 player/recorder

and actually use it for the review to give you a feel for how it handles

audio at the recording stage! my yamaha tyros keyboard gets pressed in to

service to show you the dinamic range it has for recording, the bass sounds

come over realy strong! watch your bass speakers! 38.1 MB

Creative Muvo

1/15/2006 Sindy Greenwell

describes and demonstrates this popular mp3 player. 6.2 MB

Talking Color Detector

1/14/2006 Darren Duff

Demonstrates the Cobolt Talking Color Detector on numerous objects including laundry, carpet, and his dog. 17.8 MB


1/13/2006 Kristian Whawell

Gives a tour of his accordian.

26.0 MB

Income Taxes

1/12/2006 Mary Emerson

provides background on taxes and explains accessible ways to file. 17.2 MB

LG Talking Microwave

1/11/2006 Kristian WhaWell

describes and demonstrates this accessible microwave oven.

16.2 MB


1/10/2006 Dan Graham

describes the art and joy of making one's own espresso. Then he demonstrates the equipment.

14.8 MB


1/9/2006 Larry Skutchan

and grandaughter Marley, 2.5, do laundry.

34.5 MB

Net Library

1/9/2006 Larry Skutchan

demonstrates downloadable audio and etext books from the public library. Accessibility and ease of use are discussed and demonstrated.

28.6 MB

System Access Skype

1/9/2006 Matt Campbell

demonstrates the soon-to-be-released Freedom Box System Access 2.0 with the Skype phone system.

4.4 MB

Holistic Health

1/8/2006 Mary Emerson

describes her experience with holistic medicine, the use of herbs and supplemental foods. 30.2 MB

Sony Recorder

1/7/2006 Meagan Kelly

reviews the Sony ICD ST10 digital recorder.

6.7 MB

Sonus 1XT

1/6/2006 Kristian Whawell

Khristian demonstrates this incredible digital radio made to be accessible from the manufacturer.

55.3 MB


1/4/2006 Larry Skutchan

Larry discusses some cool new options for borrowing ebooks and dropping digital rights management at some institutions. 27.4 MB

Burn Wood

1/4/2006 Larry Skutchan

Larry discusses alternative heating options.

36.4 MB

Chicago Trip

1/4/2006 Jim Fettgather

Join Jim for New Year's eve in Chicago. 7.1 MB

Music Therapy

1/4/2006 Jamie Pauls

Jamie describes the career of music therapy.

10.7 MB

Bopit Blast

1/3/2006 Darren Duff

Darren describes and demonstrates the newest of these great, accessible Bopit toys, the Bopit Blast.

20.9 MB

Owasys 22C

1/2/2006 Marc Mulcahy

Marc describes and demonstrates this screenless, talking cell phone from www.capitalaccessibility.com. 18.9 MB