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Announcing our first free online training session in JAWS 2019

We’re very excited here at Sight and Sound as we eagerly await the release of JAWS 2019, the latest version of the world’s most popular screen reader, from Freedom Scientific, part of the Vispero group.

To ensure that our customers can get the most from this exciting new release and find out what it contains, we are delighted to announce our first online training session, which will take you through the features and new options available in the newly released version.

Over a 90 minute session, Sight and Sound’s Stuart Lawler will talk about some of the key additions in 2019 including improved support in Microsoft Office, enhanced support in Skype version 8, Audio ducking, phonetic speaking of characters during navigation and much more.

Whether you already qualify for an upgrade to this new version, or you just want to find out what’s new, this session is for you. If you are a user, or someone who supports users then again, this session is definitely for you!

Please note, we will assume a good knowledge of JAWS at the commencement of this session, so this should not be viewed as an introductory training module for the JAWS screen reader!

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Time and date of the JAWS 19 online training session

The session takes place at 7:00 pm UK time on Thursday November 1st. We will be using the popular Zoom Meetings client, which can be used on PC, Mac, iOS and Android. Additionally you can join the meeting from a standard telephone if you wish.

To join using Zoom or the Zoom plug-in, please follow the link below. You will also be able to download and install Zoom Meetings through this link if you do not already have it.

Please note that the training session will not be live on the link until about 30 minutes prior to 7:oo PM UK time on November 1st.

To join by telephone from the UK please dial 02036 950088, or from Ireland, please dial 01 691 7488. When you are prompted for a meeting ID, please enter 658690209.

If you can’t join on the night don’t worry, we’ll be making the session available afterwards as a podcast for anyone to download and listen to in your own time!

For further queries in advance of the session, or for assistance configuring the Zoom meeting client, please contact Stuart Lawler. Email: [email protected]

We look forward to you joining us on November 1st for an engaging and informative session!