(October 15, 2007 - Hong Kong) - KanHan Technologies Limited (KanHan) today announced that its subsidiary, KanHan Technologies Company Limited ("the Company") and Freedom Scientific are jointly releasing the latest Chinese version of JAWS screen reader 8.0 (CJAWS). CJAWS 8.0 supports the latest PC environment helping the Hong Kong vision impaired keep pace of technology advancement. Since the initial launch of JAWS in 2004, over thousands of visual impaired have been enjoying the convenience CJAWS brought to them in using computer, making it an indispensable technology in digitally including the vision impaired into the society.

October 15 is the International White Cane Day celebrating the integration of the blind into society by providing them a means of moving about more freely without endangering others. On this date this year KanHan brings the latest JAWS 8.0 to the Chinese community which incorporates many new features not limited to its compatibility with the latest Microsoft VISTA Windows software. Some of the major features include:

1. Chinese Phonetic Spell
The phonetic spell feature works for over 4,500 Chinese characters. Every character has at least one phrase explanation putting it in the right context

2. Chinese Braille Display
Significant increase in number of Chinese character support for Braille display...

3. Pronunciation
Solution for polyphonic letter with Braille display

4. Chinese Input Method
Improved IME Input support with Braille display

5. Chinese Localization
More Chinese localized applications and improved translations.

6. Speech Synthesizers
Incorporation of the latest text-to-speech synthesizers with improved Cantonese pronunciation

At the same time, Chinese JAWS 8.0 maintains all features supported by English JAWS. To experience the brand new features of Chinese JAWS 8.0, please call Mr. Johnny Lui at (852) 2865 3800 Ext 18 or visit the online demo at http://www.kanhan.com/jaws/.