Ai Squared Releases Window-Eyes 9.1 Screen Reader

Ai Squared, a provider of technology solutions for people with visual impairments, has released version 9.1 of its Window-Eyes screen reader, making the Web even more accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired.

Window-Eyes 9.1 is available as a free upgrade to Window-Eyes. This release offers an enhanced experience across desktop, Web, and mobile platforms. The upgrade includes the following enhancements:

  • Support for Google Chrome, opening up an additional major browser; 
  • Enhanced performance in Firefox; 
  • Placemarkers have returned to the new Browse Mode, increasing ease of access to favorite parts of Web sites; 
  • Element Properties have returned to the new Browse Mode 
  • Even more ARIA functionality added; 
  • Bug Fixes for iTunes, Outlook, Windows Live Mail, and more; and
  • Stability fixes.

"We are extremely proud to continue to provide the best possible Web experience to our customers," said Jeremy Curry, director of product management at Ai Squared, in a statement. "We listen to our customers and have fixed many issues while also adding all-new support for Google Chrome and additional functionality to make it easier for users to browse the Web."

Window-Eyes customers who own version 9 can download the 9.1 upgrade for free by accessing the Check for Updates option in the Window-Eyes Help menu.

Ai Squared's full suite of assistive technology products for individuals and organizations include ZoomText, sitecues, and Window-Eyes.

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