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Blind Bargains Qast 71: Echoes Of Herbs And Spices
Joe Steinkamp Monday, 29-Aug-2016 11:00 AM ET
J.J. and Joe are back, and better than ever, with a week's worth of news. Plus, Scott is on board to talk about the Amazon Echo and voice remote. Sound Off, a tip and the "Last Word" round out this episode. So sit back and relax as the BBQ Crew prepares for takeoff down the podcast runway.
Shout out this week to David Woodbridge for this kind mention of our show in his blog post on his fave podcasts. We're in some amazing company!
In The News:
Demonstration: Amazon Echo Voice Remote
You could not resist the urge to get that amazon Echo thingy. But you didn't want to go "all in" by equipping every room in your house with one. Scott might just have the perfect solution for you. The voice remote works with the Echo and the Dot, not the Tap, to let you speak to Alexa from places not directly within her ability to hear you from across the room... or rooms. Scott demonstrates how to connect the device, gives a physical description of the remote and shows us how well the unit works in a real life test situation. If you found this demo helpful, and you would like to nab one for yourself, visit the product webpage.
Tip: Text to Speech to Audio File
Balabolka is a pretty powerful text-to-speech tool which will take just about any file format and read it out loud. Listen as the app demonstrates itself in this week's tip. Thanks to @brianhartgen for the tip.
We highlight three emails this week. First up, Jan Brown;
Next, Ms. Sharon Ewing.
lastly, from Lydia...
A Youtube clip, a blast from future's past and one last smell of summer comprise this week's offerings.
One more show to go before we talk about the new iPhones, and for joe the new Playstations, as September 7th looms ever closer. have a great week everyone!
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Joe Steinkamp is no stranger to the world of technology, having been a user of video magnification and blindness related electronic devices since 1979. Joe has worked in radio, retail management and Vocational Rehabilitation for blind and low vision individuals in Texas. He has been writing about the A.T. Industry for10 years and podcasting about it for nearly 5 years.
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