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 Code Factory at ATIA 2008
RELEASED: January 31, 2008


Code Factory at ATIA 2008

Stop by booth 405 at ATIA to find out how to gain eyes-free access to the best and latest mobile communication devices

Terrassa (Barcelona), January 24, 2008

Code Factory, leading provider of screen readers, screen magnifiers, and Braille interfaces for the widest range of mainstream mobile devices, is proud to be an exhibitor, using booth 405, at the 2008 ATIA Conference, taking place from January 30th to February 2nd at the Caribe Royale All-Suite Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA.


Take advantage of the opportunity to have Code Factory’s chief Technical Officer and International Sales Director help you experience our innovative technology in action.

Here are just some of the new and compelling products and features you may like to have a look at:

  • Nokia’s High Quality built-in Text-to-Speech, which is freely available as a second voice to all users of Mobile Speak for Symbian Phones.
  • The new User-Centered Licensing system which allows users to transfer their license of Code Factory’s Windows Mobile screen readers from one device to another free of charge, anytime, anywhere, through an internet connection or via SMS.
  • The upcoming version of Mobile Speak for Pocket PCs, version 2.0, which incorporates the new User-Centered Licensing System, support for the latest Pocket PCs, enhanced compatibility with the latest versions of built-in programs, and more than 50 other new features and improvements.
  • Mobile Magnifier for Windows Mobile Smartphones, the only screen magnification solution for Windows Mobile Standard edition.
  • The new version of Mobile Daisy Player, including support for both Daisy 2.0 and Daisy 3.0 books, the ability to access text-only, audio-only, and mixed-mode books, variable-speed playback, and much more.
  • Support for Wayfinder Access, the first GPS solution for the blind and visually impaired that runs on mainstream hardware with mainstream software.
  • Support for, providing more access to books and other printed information than ever before for visually impaired people on the road.


Our International Sales Coordinator and Chief Technical Officer will be waiting for you at Code Factory’s booth, number 405.

To show you the extraordinary power of our technology in action, we have organized a series of demonstrations and presentations lead by world-renowned experts in assistive technology:

Nokia’s built-in Text-to-Speech with Mobile Speak

  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 10:30 p.m. - 11.00 p.m.
  • Speakers: Dan Ahlers, Project Manager in Nokia Accessibility Department and Greg Gladman, Code Factory’s Chief Technical Officer
  • Location: Nokia’s booth (nº409)

Enjoy all the functionality of Windows Mobile 6.0 with Mobile Speak Smartphone and Mobile Speak Pocket

  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 3:00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.
  • Speakers: Dan Hubbell, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft’s Accessibility Business Unit and Larry Lewis, President and Founder of Flying-Blind LLC.
  • Location: Code Factory’s Booth (nº405)

How to read a book with and Mobile Speak Smartphone

  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 4:30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
  • Speaker: Larry Lewis, President and Founder of Flying-Blind LLC
  • Location: Benetech Booth (LOBBY 2)

Further, don't miss the many educational sessions showcasing Code Factory products and the unique access they provide:

Reading Electronic Books with Mobile Daisy Player (V1102)

  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  • Room: Curacao 1
  • Speaker: Greg Gladman, Code Factory’s Chief Technical Officer
  • Key Points:
    • Discover the DAISY format and its relevance to the visually impaired.
    • Find out where accessible electronic books and other materials can be obtained.
    • Find out about the main features and advantages of Code Factory's Mobile DAISY Player.

Let Your Fingers do the Walking: Exploring Mobile Access (V1160)

  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 8:00 am – 9:00 am
  • Rooms: Curacao 5 and 6
  • Speaker: Larry Lewis, President and Founder of Flying-Blind LLC
  • Key Points:
    • Understand how a mobile screen reader provides access to PDA/cellular phones.
    • See why these solutions are superior alternatives to proprietary notetaker technology.
    • the ability of the vision impaired consumer to share and synchronize relevant data with sighted colleagues.

A Step Beyond Notetakers: Wireless Braille Solutions in Action!nd Notetakers: Wireless Braille Solutions in Action! (V1118)

  • THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Room: Curacao 4
  • Speaker: Larry Lewis, President and Founder of Flying-Blind LLC
  • Key Points:
    • See a wireless Braille display controlling a Mobile PDA/phone as well as a laptop PC.
    • Discuss alternative strategies for independent task completion beyond the scope of a traditional notetaker.
    • Gain an understanding of how refreshable Braille increases a user’s efficiency when completing a specific task.


On the occasion of ATIA, we’re also giving conference attendees a chance to get free licenses for their favorite Code Factory software product. To participate, go to Code Factory’s booth (nº405) and give your contact information to the Code Factory representative. We will draw 3 names and give each a license for the software of his/her choice.



  • Wednesday, January 30 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception)
  • Thursday, January 31 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 1 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
  • Saturday, February 2 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.*

*Open to public with free admission

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