Pneuma Solutions, a pioneer in accessible technology, and Blind Information Technology Specialists (BITS) proudly announce a landmark partnership. This collaboration aims to redefine independence for the blind by integrating state-of-the-art remote capabilities across various platforms, benefiting both individuals and professionals. Jeff Bishop, President of BITS, shares his excitement: … [Read more...] about Pneuma Solutions and Blind Information Technology Specialists Announce Strategic Alliance to Empower the Blind Community Through Advanced Technology
A RIM Complete Free for All! That's right! In the spirit of the holiday season, we proudly offer all users of Remote Incident Manager (RIM) all the time you want, when you want it, for a period of twelve (12) days! During this time, you will have access to all features and functionalities of the Remote Incident Manager, giving you an excellent opportunity to make the most out of the world's only … [Read more...] about On the First Day of RIMFest We at Pneuma Give to You…
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!
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
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
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!
CNIB Foundation, CNIB Deafblind Community Services (DBCS) and Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada (VLRC) have partnered with Scribe for Meetings to help make remote programs, meetings and presentations more accessible and inclusive. Scribe for Meetings, a solution designed by Pneuma Solutions, allows users to create and screen share accessible slideshow content. How does it work? The Scribe app … [Read more...] about Canadian organizations partner with Scribe for Meetings to enhance accessibility and inclusivity
From time to time we like to share feedback directly from our customers. If we may, we would like to share a little of that feedback now. We don't like to boast. We prefer to quietly work hard for you, to bring you what you need, but yes, we admit notes like the one below helps us remember why the work is always worth it. The note follows: Hello Friends, Just thought I'd take a quick moment to … [Read more...] about System Access, Not the Last Choice
As we teased in our last entry, Sero was coming to another popular platform. Well, guess what? It's here! "Alexa is Amazon’s voice service and the brain behind millions of devices including Amazon Echo. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. There are now more than 10,000 skills from companies like Starbucks, Uber, and Capital One … [Read more...] about Alexa, Start Sero!
There are two certainties we tend to agree with, death and taxes. Actually, there is a third certainty we can add to the list, and that is competitive prices for your hard-earned money. That’s really no shocker though, right? Look around the access technology industry and identify just one company who charges less for comparable products. At the end of this tax season, we want to continue the … [Read more...] about A Tax Break You Can’t Beat!
We regularly receive positive feedback from satisfied customers. Every now and then we pick out some of these unsolicited testimonials to share with you since their words will mean a lot more than our own biased opinions. In that spirit, here is one noteworthy message from one of our DocuScan Plus users, reprinted with permission: Greetings From Your New Biggest Fan; My name is Ryan Eversole and … [Read more...] about A DocuScan Plus Endorsement
Sero has always been about connecting you to your favorite content and your community. Now, we're bringing these two aspects of Sero together. When you listen to a piece of content, now you can tell the Sero community what you think, by giving us your rating and writing a review. Giving us your rating is as easy as pressing one button. Once you've done that, you'll have the option to write a … [Read more...] about Liked It? Disliked It? Review It!
How many times have you come across those gift certificate opportunities where you have to spend a good chunk of money to earn just a little money? You know the ones we’re talking about. Spend twenty-five to get thirty or some such. Well, we know there’s a place for those opportunities, but in typical Serotek fashion, we want to break tradition. How about this: Spend whatever quantity you want on … [Read more...] about Double Your Spending Power on Black Friday!
It happens from time to time to all of us who rely on a screen reader. You go to a website, and with no prompting on your part, the website starts playing some music, a video, or something else that drowns out your screen reader. How do you turn the sound down, or just make it stop, short of closing the web page altogether? You try to find your way to the stop button or the volume control, but the … [Read more...] about Why You Should Upgrade from Windows 7: Sometimes the Little Things Make All the Difference
You might remember Brad Dunse from his contributions over on the SeroTalk blog. He’s got a knack with the words, and when we received the following email from him, we thought it worth asking for permission to reprint it here. He agreed, and so here you are, proof positive that DSP really is everything it’s cracked up to be, from the words of one satisfied customer. Here’s Brad: Even a cell pic … [Read more...] about DocuScan Plus Will not be Fooled!
From time to time we like to bring you items of interest outside of the Serotek community. This is one such opportunity we thought you might find worth looking into: Project Starfish, a not for profit organization that provides persons with disabilities an opportunity to launch their careers, and Blindfold Games, a company founded by iOS developer Marty Schultz with a mission of providing a wide … [Read more...] about Blindfold Racer Championship 2016: A National Audio Gaming Tournament for The Blind and Visually Impaired
To show our appreciation for everyone’s participation in the Sero beta program, from now through Labor Day, we're offering a one-year subscription to our network service, plus a free month, for just $99. We haven't made this service available for such a low price in years, so don't miss out. Make sure you take advantage of this special offer before the end of Labor Day! Haven’t signed up yet? What … [Read more...] about The Beta Program is Winding Down but the Savings are Ramping Up!
The following comes from our newest member in the Serotek family, Rhonda Partain. By all accounts she is exactly the primary company voice we needed on the other end of the main telephone line. We have heard great things, and here are her observations as both a staff member and user of our technology: By now I am sure most of the people who call Serotek know my voice. I’m Rhonda Partain the … [Read more...] about From the Staff Files: Cinderella and her Grand Adventure
Summer months are typically a great time for relaxing and unwinding. We here at Serotek recognize the value of rest and recreation, but as you know, the technology landscape is in a constant shift, requiring us to work overtime in the lab so that your favorite applications work the way they're supposed to when you're ready to come back from vacation. We have a number of short-term and long-term … [Read more...] about Serotek’s Position on Microsoft Edge
Since we launched the beta of Sero, our "mother of all updates" on Mother's Day, we've been busy making further improvements to the product based on your extremely helpful feedback. At Serotek we’ve always been all about community, and we are heartened to note the community has not failed us in collaborating to make this a product we can all be proud of. Here are a few highlights to date and some … [Read more...] about A Pulse Check on the Sero Beta