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Learn SuperNova: Touchscreen Access for People with Low Vision

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Find out how people with low vision can explore the latest Windows tablets and touch screen laptops with SuperNova.

 


Read What You Want, How You Want

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Discover how you can read what you want, how you want with Dolphin Guide and SuperNova.

 


Meet SuperNova

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SuperNova includes Magnification, Speech and Braille access to documents and apps, for people with any visual impairment.

 


Meet Richard

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Meet Richard, a retired social worker and author, explains how he uses SuperNova to read, write, and surf the internet with magnification, and speech.

Read the transcript of: 'Meet Richard' video.

 


Explore SuperNova: Speech in Reader Magnifier

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The latest update of our Screen Reading software, Reader Magnifier, which includes crystal clear magnification, colour schemes, multiple monitor support, a range of speech options, and now Keyboard Access, allowing you to glide easily through documents on webpages and PDF.

Read the transcript of: 'Explore SuperNova: Speech in Reader Magnifier' video.

 


Dolphin SuperNova: For Windows 8

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An introduction of our latest version of SuperNova, specifically designed to run on Windows 8. 

Read the transcript of: 'Dolphin SuperNova: For Windows 8' video.

 


Meet Sue Ray

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Meet Sue, Manager of a busy high-street shop, who explains how SuperNova helps her successfully access: email, spread sheets and presentations with magnification and speech.

Read the transcript of: 'Meet Sue Ray' video.

 


Meet Ben

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Introducing Ben, a student at the University of Keele. Ben uses SuperNova to study his Computer Science Course, and now lives a full independent life at university.

Read the transcript of: 'Meet Ben' video.

 


Meet Laura from Remploy

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Laura is your average young woman, with a keen interest in social media, horse riding & holds down a job as a PA for Remploy. However Laura is blind. Howard Chambers of Remploy interviews Laura, as she explains more about her situation and how she uses Dolphin SuperNova to undertake her PA role.

Read the transcript of: 'Meet Laura from Remploy' video.

 


Meet Amy

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Meet Amy, a SuperNova user and student at New College, Worcester. New College is a national residential school and college for young people aged 11 to 19 who are blind or partially sighted.

Read the transcript of: 'Meet Amy' video.

 


Your News with SuperNova 13

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Reading the news online with SuperNova version 13.

Read the transcript of: 'Your News with SuperNova 13' video.

 


Your Information with SuperNova 13

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Getting information from the Internet with SuperNova version 13.

Read the transcript of: 'Your Information with SuperNova 13' video.

 


Your Money with SuperNova 13

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Hear about using SuperNova version 13 online to manage your money.

Read the transcript of: 'Your Money with SuperNova 13' video.

 


Your Social Life with SuperNova 13

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Hear about accessing social media online with SuperNova version 13.

Read the transcript of: 'Your Social Life with SuperNova 13' video.

 


Your Shopping with SuperNova

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Hear about shopping online with SuperNova version 13.

Read the transcript of: 'Your Shopping with SuperNova' video.

 


Your Travel with SuperNova 13

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Hear about using SuperNova version 13 online for travel.

Read the transcript of: 'Your Travel with SuperNova 13' video.

 


Your Web with SuperNova 13

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Hear about browsing the web with SuperNova version 13.

Read the transcript of: 'Your Web with SuperNova 13' video.

 


Learn SuperNova Unlock a Demo

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A SuperNova tutorial.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova Unlock a Demo' video.

 


Learn SuperNova Custom and Automatic Installation

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A SuperNova tutorial.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova Custom and Automatic Installation' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Explore with the Dolphin Cursor

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A short tutorial showing you how to explore the internet with the Dolphin Cursor in SuperNova. For SuperNova Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Explore with the Dolphin Cursor' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Find with the Dolphin Cursor

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A short tutorial showing you how to find links with the Dolphin Cursor in SuperNova. For SuperNova Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Find with the Dolphin Cursor' video.

 


Learn SuperNova Key Describe Mode

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A SuperNova tutorial.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova Key Describe Mode' video.

 


Learn SuperNova Review Notification Area

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A SuperNova tutorial.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova Review Notification Area' video.

 


Learn SuperNova Set-Up Wizard

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A SuperNova tutorial.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova Set-Up Wizard' video.

 


Learn Supernova Save and Restore Magnified Position

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A SuperNova tutorial.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn Supernova Save and Restore Magnified Position' video.

 


Learn SuperNova Launch Pad

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A SuperNova Tutorial

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova Launch Pad' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Item Finder

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the Item Finder settings in SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Item Finder ' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Character Echo

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the Character Echo settings in SuperNova. For SuperNova Reader Magnifier, Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Character Echo ' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Speak Keys

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the Speak Keys settings in SuperNova. For SuperNova Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Speak Keys ' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Text Style Announcements

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A short tutorial showing you how to change the Text Style Announcement settings in SuperNova. For SuperNova Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Text Style Announcements ' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Read From Here

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the Read From Here settings in SuperNova. For SuperNova Reader Magnifier, Screen Reader, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Read From Here' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Verbosity

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A short tutorial showing you how to adjust the Verbosity in SuperNova. For SuperNova Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Verbosity' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Multiple Monitors Extended Desktop

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the Extended Desktop option, with Multiple Monitors in SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Multiple Monitors Extended Desktop ' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Multiple Monitors Spare Monitor

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the Spare Monitors option, with Multiple Monitors in SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier,and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Multiple Monitors Spare Monitor' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Multiple Monitors Set-up

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A short tutorial showing you how to set up Multiple Monitors in SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Multiple Monitors Set-up' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Hooked Areas

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A guide to SuperNova's Hooked areas feature. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Hooked Areas' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Doc Reader

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A short tutorial showing you how to use Doc Reader in SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, Screen Reader and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Doc Reader' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Mouse Pointers

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A guide to SuperNova's custom mouse pointers. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Mouse Pointers' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Custom Highlighting

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An introduction to creating your own custom highlighting scheme within SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, Screen Reader, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Custom Highlighting ' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Custom Colour Schemes

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A guide to customising your own tailor-made colour scheme. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Custom Colour Schemes' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Magnifier Views

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A guide to the different ways you can display the magnifier. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Magnifier Views ' video.

 


Explore SuperNova: Magnification

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A more in depth look at SuperNova's magnification features, and how they can help people with visual impairments access their computer intuitively.

Read the transcript of: 'Explore SuperNova: Magnification' video.

 


Explore SuperNova: Speech

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A more in depth look at SuperNova's speech features, and how they can help people with visual impairments access their computer intuitively.

Read the transcript of: 'Explore SuperNova: Speech' video.

 


Explore SuperNova: Braille

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A more in depth look at SuperNova's Braille features, and how they can help people with visual impairments access their computer intuitively.

Read the transcript of: 'Explore SuperNova: Braille' video.

 


The Quick Access Toolbar

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How to add items to your Quick Access Toolbar within Microsoft Word and then access them with Dolphin SuperNova

Read the transcript of: 'The Quick Access Toolbar' video.

 


Using laptops in lessons gives student a boost

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Marie Scott, team leader for visual impairments in County Durham, tells us how using laptops in lessons has made life so much easier for blind and partially sighted students.

Read the transcript of: 'Using laptops in lessons gives student a boost' video.

 


Embedding SuperNova in your school

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Marie Scott, team leader for visual impairment in County Durham, talks about the provision of SuperNova in schools.

Read the transcript of: 'Embedding SuperNova in your school ' video.

 


New features of SuperNova version 12

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This short video is a quick guide to the new features, functionality and application support included in SuperNova version 12. You can also read a complete list of what's new in version 12.

Read the transcript of: 'New features of SuperNova version 12' video.

 


Reading text under the mouse pointer

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This short video explains how SuperNova Reader Magnifier and SuperNova Access Suite can both read text under the mouse pointer. This feature is ideal for low vision users using speech, but who prefer to use the mouse.

Read the transcript of: 'Reading text under the mouse pointer' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Voice

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A short tutorial showing you how to use the voice settings in SuperNova. For SuperNova Magnifier, Screen Reader, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Voice' video.

 


SuperNova's Setup Wizard

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A brief introduction to the SuperNova Setup Wizard. This handy wizard carefully steers you through the SuperNova features allowing you to select those that best meet your individual requirements.

The Setup Wizard asks a series of straight forward questions helping you to choose the SuperNova features and settings that suit you. It is the perfect way to experiment with the magnification, highlights, colour schemes, Braille settings, voice options and more. The Setup Wizard is ideal for new or existing users and allows you to get started right away. The SuperNova Setup Wizard runs automatically the first time you run SuperNova, and thereafter is available any time from the Help Menu in the SuperNova Control Panel.

Read the transcript of: 'SuperNova's Setup Wizard' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Magnifier Basics

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An introduction to the SuperNova Magnifier. For SuperNova Magnifier, Reader Magnifier, and Access Suite.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Magnifier Basics' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Line View

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Line View is an ideal way to reduce the strain on tiring eyes. Simply sit back and watch as the text scrolls smoothly across the screen. NB. Line View is a purely visual feature and does not include any speech options.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Line View' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Preset Highlighting

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Choose from a pre set highlighting scheme, or create your own custom scheme. Highlight the focus, the Dolphin cursor, your line, your mouse and more. Focus highlighting is ideal for users with low vision who might otherwise lose their onscreen location.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Preset Highlighting ' video.

 


How to find Help

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This short video is a guide to all the help resources avaialbe in SuperNova. To access the resources, simply press CAPSLOCK + F1. SuperNova's help is application sensitive, meaning SuperNova detects which application you are using and displays the most relevant information.

Read more about the resources in SuperNova's CAPSLOCK +F1 help system.

Read the transcript of: 'How to find Help' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Control Panel

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An overview of SuperNova's Control Panel and how to use the button bar and the menu bar.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Control Panel' video.

 


Learn SuperNova: Preset Colour Schemes

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SuperNova boasts 24 predefined colour schemes for you to choose from. Each has a careful balance of colour, brightness and contrast to ensure total clarity, whilst reducing your eye strain.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Preset Colour Schemes' video.

 


Click and read from here

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A brief guide to setting up and using SuperNova's 'Click and Read From Here' feature, which was previously known as 'Click and Document Read'.

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Learn SuperNova: Application & Situation Settings

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This video is a basic introduction to creating application and situation settings with SuperNova.

Many users find they want to change their magnification, visual, speech and/or Braille settings when working in different applications. For instance, some users prefer a little extra magnification in Excel, whilst others prefer less verbosity when browsing the web.

Read a tutorial on creating your own application and situation specific settings.

Read the transcript of: 'Learn SuperNova: Application & Situation Settings' video.

 


The Dolphin help system

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How to use the Dolphin help system

Read the transcript of: 'The Dolphin help system' video.