Visual Disability Technology - Jaws for Windows
The most popular screen reader worldwide, JAWS® for Windows is designed to provide access to many software applications and the Internet using most web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Jaws internal software speech synthesizer uses the computer’s internal sound card to take information from the screen and read it aloud, providing technology to access a wide variety of information, education and job related applications. JAWS also outputs to refreshable Braille displays. There is currently one workstation in the Assistive Technology Center which has the Alva Braille Terminal 40 display to generate tactile information from the Jaws software.