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[New!]March 17, 2001 Announcement #6: Toccata Braille Music Translator Now Available from Opus Technologies.

[New!]March 17, 2001 Announcement #5: English Braille American Edition Now on CD-ROM

October 5, 2000: We've updated the look and expanded the contents of our website, thanks to our webmaster Monica Flores. Also, we now have a toll-free number for orders and inquiries: (866) OPUSTEC or (866) 678-7832.

October 1, 2000 Announcement #4: A Guide to Music Braille Resources Available from Opus Technologies
As your one-stop shop for music braille resources, we now sell most of the standard learning and reference materials for music braille. This guide will help you to decide which resources best meet your needs.
NOTE: An updated version of this guide is now available. Click on Music Braille Product Guide.

September 15, 2000 Announcement #3: Opus Technologies Announces OpusDots Lite Music Braille Translation Software. Our new Opus Dots Lite software for PC Windows systems will automatically translate single-line instrumental sheet music into braille. For sighted parents, teachers, aides and transcribers who know basic print music notation but may not know braille. You scan the printed music with a scanner, then enter the music by clicking on each musical element one by one over the scanned image. The program will then translate the music automatically into braille.

February 11, 2000 Announcement #2: Popular Sheet Music Now Available in Braille from Opus Technologies. We have published braille editions of 25 individual sheet music pieces, consisting of the piano vocal guitar, easy piano, or piano solo versions of the following 10 best-selling popular songs from Hal Leonard Corp.: Forrest Gump Main Title (Feather Theme), Great Balls of Fire, Heart and Soul, Imagine, Memory (From 'Cats'), My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from 'Titanic'), Tears in Heaven, Unchained Melody, What a Wonderful World, and Yesterday.

February 4, 2000 Announcement #2a: Opus Technologies and Hal Leonard Corp. Sign Braille Music Publishing Agreement. At the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Convention, in Los Angeles, CA we announce the signing of a braille music publishing agreement with Hal Leonard Corp. of Milwaukee, WI, the world's largest print music publishing company. The agreement grants Opus Technologies the rights to publish and sell braille editions of music titles from Hal Leonard's extensive catalog of print music.

December 1, 1999: Our area code has changed. Our new phone/fax number is (858) 538-9401.

December 6, 1998 Announcement #1: New Braille Music Resources Available from Opus Technologies. Announcing two new books on braille music: How to Read Braille Music, 2nd Edition, and the New International Manual of Braille Music Notation, now available in print, braille, and interactive multimedia CD-ROM for PC Windows.


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