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#atia11 Audio: Going Mobile and More with BookShare


BookShare came to ATIA loaded with press releases and news, including talk of a new iPhone app and developer API. Betsy Beaumon, General Manager of the Literacy Program for Benetech, talks to us about this, gives a demonstration of the app, and explains their latest initiatives in this audio interview.

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Kelly Sunday, 30-Jan-2011 1:41 PM ET:

It was disappointing that Betsey did not have VoiceOver enabled on her phone for the demonstration. I wonder if it was explained to her that many listeners are blind and want to hear a demonstration of software with all assistive technology features enabled as if they were using the product themselves. If this explaination isn't being offered before the recording starts, perhaps it should be so iPhones are blind ready for demonstrations.


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