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"I actually started to lose my eye sight when I turned 18 so I had to investigate different technologies to allow me to be able to continue to be successful," said Jeremy Curry who works with the
Curry is legally blind. He says this program has saved ability to function.
"Once you overcome the emotional hurdles, now the technology barriers in regards to economics aren’t there and are able to get that technology and move forward."
"This is a big game changer," said Dan Weirich, Vice President of marketing for GW Micro. "Microsoft has made this available so anyone who owns Microsoft 2010 or later can receive our product window eyes at no charge," said Weirich.
Before the product cost hundreds, of dollars to use at home. Carlos Taylor is fully blind but teaches and mentors at ball state university. Without window eyes, graduating from college would have been a strain.
"Without this technology I would not be able to use a computer. As we all know today, computers open so many doors to so much information to so much access," said Taylor.
Window Eyes is now available for free in 15 different languages. There are currently dozens of people in