Celebrate the Holidays with Inclusive Meetings This holiday season, Pneuma Solutions is thrilled to announce a special gift for everyone: Scribe for Meetings is available for free throughout December! In the spirit of the holidays, we are dedicated to making meetings more inclusive and accessible, especially for those with visual impairments. What is Scribe for Meetings? Scribe for Meetings is … [Read more...] about December Gift of Accessibility: Scribe for Meetings Free for All!
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Become a Weekend Tech Rescue Force! Are you the resident guru for tech support within your family or community? Are your incidents quick at resolving themselves on a weekday, but it's during the weekend where the issues are too complex to resolve in the time it takes for the pizza delivery to show up? This brand new plan for Remote Incident Manager is just for you! Introducing Unlimited Weekend … [Read more...] about New Weekend Support Package for Remote Incident Manager. Available for $50 this weekend only!
Hello, world! Being a Global Leader in Accessible Cloud Technologies, we endeavor to meet our international markets where they are. Throughout the past few months, we have been gearing up for some exciting new developments, some of which you may have seen soft-launches for already. The time has come to pull back the curtain and officially reveal all that we have been working on. Localized … [Read more...] about Pneuma Solutions Is Going Global!
A Personal Journey As the CEO of Pneuma Solutions and a blind individual, my journey through the world of technology is one of hope, challenge, and advocacy. The unveiling of the Humane AI Pin initially filled me with excitement, but this quickly turned to dismay when I realized the lack of information on its accessibility features. This isn't just a Humane issue; it reflects a wider trend in the … [Read more...] about Bridging the Gap in AI: A Call for Inclusive Innovation
As I place my hand gently on the counter, I feel the cool metal of my latest culinary gadget, the Breville Joule Turbo Sous Vide Cooker. A sense of anticipation tingles at my fingertips. I am a blind man, but sight is not necessary to the fervor with which I pursue my passion for cooking. Sous vide cooking, a method that involves vacuum-sealing food in a bag and cooking it to a precise … [Read more...] about My Love Affair with Sous Vide Cooking: A Blind Cook’s Perspective
The unsung hero of my tech-support journey When we launched the RIM It to Win It promotional contest, we were surprised, honored and humbled by the inflow of moving stories from our user community. One in particular stood out, as it speaks to companies who have yet to make the move just as much as it gives us an idea on how RIM has helped them. Here, without further ado, is this community's very … [Read more...] about A Universal Remote for All Your Tech Needs: A User Perspective on Remote Incident Manager
Yes, you heard that right! It has been a year since our Remote Incident Manager solution was overhauled into the world's first all-inclusive, fully accessible remote desktop package around. Time flies when you're breaking barriers, and it's been a monumental year for RIM. So, what has RIM been up to? Let’s pull back the curtain on this ground-breaking year for our product. macOS Support! April … [Read more...] about Happy RIMiversary!
Every once in a while, life graces us with moments that shape our perspectives, guide our actions, and deepen our resolve. Today, I was visiting with some friends at the Florida Business Enterprise (BEP) Conference organized by the Division Of Blind Services here in Orlando, I was gifted one such moment, as Tom Sullivan took the stage. Born in 1947, Tom Sullivan was not just an actor but an … [Read more...] about When The Silver Screen Meets Real Life: My Unforgettable Encounter with Tom Sullivan
Review by Mike Calvo, Former CEO and Founder of Serotek, Current CEO and Co-founder of Pneuma Solutions Andrew Leland's deeply personal memoir "The Country of the Blind" spoke to me on the most profound level, offering a journey through shared experiences and sentiments as a member of the blind community. After hearing Andrew's interview on the Living Blindfully podcast (formerly Mosen at Large), … [Read more...] about The Country of the Blind: A Blind Man’s Praise
Over the last few years, we have witnessed incredible advancements in technology designed to aid those with visual impairments. Two companies, in particular, have stood out: BlindShell, a pioneer in assistive technology communication, and Pneuma Solutions, the current developers of Sero, the world's most comprehensive and easy-to-navigate social network and multimedia repository for the … [Read more...] about BlindShell Classic 2 Integrates Sero: A Leap Forward in Assistive Technology
With Pneuma Solutions back in action at summer conventions, it is time once again for some unbeatable deals! And you're going to love this one... 25% off anything! That's right, anything! With the only exception being Sero due to its separate purchase process, anything available for purchase in our store via Stripe is 25% off for the month of July! A RIM Personal Unattended subscription for your … [Read more...] about Summer Shows for Us = Summer Savings for Everyone! 25% Off with Code show2023
Introduction It is easy for a visually impaired support technician or recipient to determine that Remote Incident Manager clearly surpasses any industry-standard offering. We even have a Self Advocacy Kit written from the point of view of a visually impaired support person. But we've all done comparison shopping at one time or another for anything from home/office renovation to a new phone … [Read more...] about Inclusive Design over Incidental Accessibility: Why Your Existing Remote Desktop Solution May Not Be Serving You as Well as You Think
The Android app for our award winning Sero community has now been updated to version 3.2.0. This version brings with it support for newer current versions of Android, including the current Android 14 Upside Down Cake beta builds. Modernization of the app comes with the added benefit of a reduced impact on your device's battery life. We also have support for Android's native media controls, so … [Read more...] about Sero for Android Gets a Face Lift!
An exciting opportunity for RIM users is here! Last week, our Remote Incident Manager hit a major milestone: cross-platform support! It was an exciting day for Mac OS users and support specialists across the board. But just how excited are you all? We cannot wait to find out! Spread the word. Enter to win! We invite you to tell us all about your use of RIM and how it has changed the way you … [Read more...] about RIM It to Win It!
Introduction As a Cuban American whose parents emigrated from Cuba to the United States in the 1960s, visiting Cuba in 2012 was a deeply personal and nostalgic experience. It allowed me to reconnect with the birthplace of my parents and witness firsthand the remarkable progress made by Cuba's programs for the blind. In this article, I want to share my personal journey and shed light on the … [Read more...] about Inclusion and Resilience: A Glimpse into Cuba’s Programs for the Blind
An exciting day for Mac users! Never before has there been a remote access screen reader module for macOS. Never before has there been an all-round, fully accessible remote support package for macOS. And never before, in the history of accessible remote support technology, has there been a complete package that is fully cross-platform... Until now! That's right! Today, our critically acclaimed … [Read more...] about Remote Incident Manager for macOS Officially Released!
In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to promoting digital accessibility and inclusion for those with different disabilities, Pneuma Solutions is excited to introduce our latest offering - the Remote Incident Manager (RIM) Personal Community Support package. This new product aligns perfectly with our company's commitment to create reasonably priced accessibility … [Read more...] about Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Affordable, Cross-Platform Remote Assistance for Everyone
I was honored to be the guest on the Blind Grilling Experience podcast! In this episode, Chris and I discuss our history with pellet grills and accessibility issues. I have had extensive conversations with several manufacturers about making their controllers accessible for the blind and visually impaired. However, there is still much work to do. … [Read more...] about Talking Pellet Grill Accessibility, as Heard on the Blind Grilling Experience Podcast
We are thrilled to announce that we have just hit 100 followers on Mastodon! This is a huge milestone for us, and we couldn't be more excited about it. At a time when Twitter is no longer blind-friendly, Mastodon is emerging as the go-to platform for people who care about accessibility. With its commitment to open-source software and decentralized networks, Mastodon is a breath of fresh air in a … [Read more...] about A Mammoth Milestone: 100 Mastodon Followers!
Parenthood is one of the most rewarding and challenging journeys anyone can embark on. From the moment you bring a child into this world, you are responsible for their well-being, happiness, and growth. Now imagine navigating this journey with one parent who is blind and another who is sighted. How do they manage to raise their children? What obstacles do they face? And how do they overcome … [Read more...] about Raising Children with One Blind and One Sighted Parent