[Vrstream] Victor Stream Instructions for newsline

Michael Micallef micam001 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 22:46:12 EST 2015


OK, thanks, pity that such nice feature we the foreigners are out of luck.

But thanks again,

Michael

On 01/03/2015 04:13, Joshua Hendrickson wrote:
> Hi Michael.  I'm pretty sure you have to be a united states resident
> in order to subscribe for NFB newsline.
>
> On 2/28/15, Michael Micallef <micam001 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Nancy and all VRS enthusiasts,
>>
>> Please is there a way that blind VRS users like me who are not resident
>> in USA can get a subscription to the NFB Newsline?
>>
>> I live in Malta, Europe.
>>
>> thanks,
>>
>> Michael
>>
>> On 28/02/2015 21:27, Nancy Lynn wrote:
>>> You have to call the NFB national office to begin the sign up process.
>>> They check with your library for eligibility before giving you access.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> from Nancy Lynn freespirit.stl at att.net
>>> -----Original Message----- From: Ms. E.M. Kirtley
>>> Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:59 PM
>>> To: Nancy Lynn ; vrs
>>> Subject: Re: [Vrstream] Victor Stream Instructions for newsline
>>>
>>> These are very good instructions, but people need
>>> to know how to get the "security code" and "id"
>>> numbers to start the process.  I don't remember how I got mine, smile.
>>>
>>> E. Kirtley
>>>
>>>
>>> At Wednesday 08:59 PM, Nancy Lynn wrote:
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE on the Victor Reader Stream Second Generation
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE subscribers who also own the HumanWare Victor Reader
>>>> Stream Second Generation can now download all their favorite
>>>> newspapers from NFB-NEWSLINE on to their Victor Reader Stream
>>>> wirelessly. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you decide to
>>>> access NFB-NEWSLINE on the Victor Reader Stream. Please remember that
>>>> you will be using the NFB-NEWSLINE in Your Pocket service when
>>>> downloading your newspapers on to your device. This means that the
>>>> files will be downloaded in text format, which the Victor Stream will
>>>> read using the HumanWare screen-reader software that is already on the
>>>> device. It will not use one of the NFB-NEWSLINE voices to read the
>>>> newspapers. Second thing to keep in mind is that since the Victor
>>>> Stream Second Generation has a wireless receiver, you no longer need
>>>> to connect your device to a computer. However, you have to have a
>>>> wireless router in your house or wherever you are using the device so
>>>> that you can access the internet and download the newspapers directly
>>>> onto your device from the NFB-NEWSLINE servers. Before you can start
>>>> setting up the NFB-NEWSLINE service on your Victor Stream Second
>>>> Generation, you must set-up your Victor Stream to receive information
>>>> from your wireless router. Please also keep in mind that you must
>>>> create your NFB-NEWSLINE in Your Pocket Favorites List before these
>>>> publications can get downloaded onto your Victor Stream. This list is
>>>> different from your NFB-NEWSLINE Telephone favorites list. See
>>>> instructions below on how to do this. Setting up your NFB-NEWSLINE in
>>>> Your Pocket Favorites List over the Telephone: 1. Call the
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE telephone service at 1-888-882-1629. Log-in with your
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE six digit User ID number and your four digit security
>>>> code. 2. Press the zero key from the main menu for the Subscribers’
>>>> Control Panel. 3.       Press the nine key to go to the next set of
>>>> options in the menu and then press the three key to manage all your
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE favorites. 4. Press the number one key to set up your
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE in Your Pocket Favorites List and follow the prompts.
>>>> Setting up your NFB-Newsline account on the Victor Stream: 1.
>>>> Turn on your Victor Stream with the round power button on the top left
>>>> side of the device. 2.       Press the round Wireless button on the
>>>> top in the front of the device. Wait to hear the device to say,
>>>> “Connected to Wi-Fi†. 3.       Press the number seven key twice on
>>>> the keypad and wait to hear the “Online Services† message.
>>>> 4.       Press either the number eight or number two key to hear
>>>> “Add NFB-NEWSLINE Service†. 5.       Press the Pound Key, and
>>>> follow the prompts. 6.       First you will be asked to enter your
>>>> NFB-NEWSLINE six digit User identification code. Enter it, and then
>>>> press the pound key to confirm. 7.       Then you will hear the device
>>>> say, “Enter Security Code.† Enter your four digit Security code
>>>> and press pound again. 8. Now you will hear “Please Wait†, and a
>>>> few seconds later you should hear the message “NFB-NEWSLINE on.â€
>>>> Now your device is registered to receive NFB-NEWSLINE content.
>>>> 9.       Press the star key to get out of this menu and to go back to
>>>> the online bookshelf. 10.   Press the number one key to cycle through
>>>> the different items until you get to NFB-NEWSLINE. Press the number
>>>> four key to hear “synchronize NFB-NEWSLINE Content†. Press the
>>>> pound key and wait for it to finish downloading your favorite
>>>> newspapers onto your device. VICTOR READER STREAM Once you’ve
>>>> finished downloading your favorite publication content, you can begin
>>>> reading your newspapers and magazines on your digital talking book
>>>> player. The publication files will be placed in a folder called
>>>> “NFBNewsline† in your Talking Books folder for those with a Victor
>>>> Reader Stream. To begin reading your publications press 1 for your
>>>> bookshelf. You will be presented with the titles of the publications
>>>> on your digital talking book player along with whatever other material
>>>> you have stored. For each paper there are three levels: Level 1 is the
>>>> title level (of the publication you’ve opened) Level 2 is the
>>>> section level Level 3 is the articles level At any of these levels
>>>> pressing play will start the reading of your publication. Pressing the
>>>> 2 and 8 buttons will cycle through the level choices (which include
>>>> other options, such as sentence, word, and spell), and pressing the 4
>>>> and 6 buttons will move you to the previous or next option within each
>>>> level, respectively. This means that, if you are at Level 2 (the
>>>> sections title level), you will hear the titles of the various
>>>> sections in your paper or magazine by pressing the 4 and 6 buttons. If
>>>> you want to move from the sections level to the articles level, just
>>>> press 8 and you will be taken to the articles level, and at that point
>>>> you can press 4†and 6† to move from article to article. If at that
>>>> time you want to move to the next section you’ll need to press 2 to
>>>> access the Level 2 options. If you want to move from your current
>>>> publication to another publication you’ll need to start by pressing
>>>> “1; doing so will take you back to your bookshelf where the
>>>> publications titles will be listed; To delete a publication press the
>>>> 3 key, and to confirm press pound. For more information about the
>>>> Victor Reader Stream, visit HumanWare on the Web. Visit this Web site
>>>> to access the Victor Reader Stream's User Guide -------------- next
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