News

Freedom Scientific Introduces ONYX OCR

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), March 01, 2017 – Freedom Scientific introduced a video magnifier for users who want to combine magnification and speech.

Freedom Scientific Onyx OCR, full press release

Freedom Scientific Releases JAWS 18

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), OCTOBER 31, 2016 – Freedom Scientific today announced the release of version 18 of JAWS® for Windows, the world’s premier screen reading software.

Freedom Scientific Releases JAWS 18, full press release

JAWS® screenreader software now freely available in Spain for visually impaired ONCE members

BARENDRECHT (NL), ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), OCTOBER 17, 2016 – Freedom Scientific® is pleased to announce its partnership with The National Organization for the Blind (ONCE) in Spain to provide the world’s most popular screen reader, JAWS, at no cost to ONCE members.

JAWS® freely available in Spain for ONCE members, full press release

VFO acquires Freedom Scientific Benelux and Freedom-ADL

APELDOORN (NL), ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), JUNE 15, 2016 – VFO, home of the AiSquared, Freedom Scientific and Optelec brands, announced today that it has acquired Freedom Scientific Benelux B.V. and Freedom-ADL B.V., both distributors of Freedom Scientific products in the Netherlands, from Cones Beheer B.V.

VFO acquires Freedom Scientific Benelux and Freedom-ADL, full press release

Ai Squared joins VFO

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA) and MANCHESTER CENTER, VT (USA) – JUNE 14, 2016 – VFO, home of the Freedom Scientific and Optelec brands, announced today that it has acquired Ai Squared, a leading developer of screen magnification and screen reading software. Together, the companies offer the world’s broadest suite of assistive technology products for the visually-impaired.

Ai Squared joins VFO, full press release

Events

Sight City | Frankfurt 

Date: May 3 – 5, 2017
Location: Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany
Represented brands: AiSquared, Freedom Scientific, Optelec

SightCity, more information

M-Enabling Summit | Washington, D.C.

Date: June 12-14, 2017
Location: Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Washington, D.C., USA
Represented brands: AiSquared, Freedom Scientific, Optelec

M-Enabling Summit, more information

USBLN Annual Conference | Orlando, FL

Date: August 21-24 2017
Location: JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando, Orlando, FL., USA
Represented brands: AiSquared, Freedom Scientific, Optelec

USBLN Conference, more information