[acb-lions] Tek Talk December 14
john1973 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Dec 13 19:38:25 GMT 2009
Accessible World Tek Talk Presents SoundPost, December 14, 2009
Monday December 14th, 2009,Tek Talk presents Larry Lewis, President Flying
Blind LLC and Darryl Sherwood, founder of Povidi NZ LTD who will demonstrate
the SoundPost Orientation System. SoundPost picks up where other GPS and
Mobility aids leave off by providing a fundamental level of orientation to a
variety of objects throughout one’s environment. Consisting of a base
station and a hand controller, SoundPost enables users to independently and
efficiently navigate to doorways, staircases escalators, etc, traveling
across complex open spaces to where the base station resides and reaching
their desired location.
Sherwood and Lewis will discuss their plans for SoundPost in a variety of
education, corporate, and residential settings, and will spend time fielding
questions about the viability of such an approach to orientation and
Larry L. Lewis, Jr.
Email: larry.lewis at flying-blind.com
Date: Monday, December 14th, 2009.
Time: 5:00 PM PST, 6:00 PM MDT, 7:00 PM CST, and 8:00 PM EST
and elsewhere in the world Tuesday 1:00 GMT
Approximately 15 minutes prior to the event start time; go to The Pat Price
Tek Talk Training Room at:
Select The Pat Price Tek Talk Training Room at: www.accessibleworld.org
Enter your first and last names on the sign-in screen.
All Tek Talk training events are recorded so if you are unable to
participate live at the above times then you may download the presentation
or podcast from the Tek Talk archives on our website at
If you are a first-time user of the Talking Communities online conferencing
software, there is a small, safe software program that you need to download
and then run. A link to the software is available on every entry screen to
the Accessible World online rooms.
All online interactive programs require no password, are free of charge, and
open to anyone worldwide having an Internet connection, a computer,
speakers, and a sound card. Those with microphones can interact audibly with
the presenters and others in the virtual audience or text chat with the
attendees. To speak to us, hold down the control key and talk; then let up
Sign up information for all Accessible World News Wires and discussion lists
are also available at our websitewww.accessibleworld.org/mailinglists
Accessible World Contacts:
Robert Acosta, Chair
Email: boacosta at pacbell.net
Joann Becker, Events Coordinator
Email: joannbecker at pcomcast.net
George Buys, CEO
Email: buys at talkingcommunities.com
The Accessible World, a division of Helping Hands For The Blind, a 501(c)(3)
not-for-profit organization, seeks to educate the general public, the
disabled community and the professionals who serve them by providing highly
relevant information about new products, services, and training
opportunities designed specifically to eliminate geographic and access
barriers that adversely affect them.
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