Thunder Screen Reader Free

Allison Bloodworth abloodworth at berkeley.edu
Thu Apr 10 23:37:16 UTC 2008


Has anyone heard of this free screen reader? I'm not sure how much  
it's like JAWS or Window-Eyes, but if it's similar I wonder if it  
might be helpful for folks who want to do usability testing with  
screen readers but aren't able to get actual screen reader user  
participants (e.g. http://www.webaim.org/articles/ 
screenreader_testing/).

Begin forwarded message:

> Apologies for cross posting with this news but I feel it may be  
> useful to many folks including those testing websites for  
> accessibility issues.
>
> Thunder screen reader is now free to all organisations and all  
> individuals
>
> and can be downloaded from http://www.screenreader.net/   A useful  
> addition
>
> is when it works with WebbIE text browser http://www.webbie.org.uk/
>
> Best wishes E.A.
>
> Mrs E.A. Draffan
>
> Learning Societies Lab,
>
> ECS, University of Southampton,
>
> Tel +44 (0)23 8059 7246
>
> http://www.lexdis.ecs.soton.ac.uk
>
> http://www.emptech.info
>

Allison Bloodworth
Senior User Interaction Designer
Educational Technology Services
University of California, Berkeley
(415) 377-8243
abloodworth at berkeley.edu




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