[IAEP] AP: Schools shun Kindle, saying blind can't use it

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 13:35:26 EST 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:44, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jEvsVQEnfo1Y-ibxGgcsCqTzjOJwD9BT4BD81

So, no text-to-speech on Kindle? Very silly. The blind will have to
wait for the mp3 versions of books, then.

Presumably an XO could be hooked up to a Braille output device via
USB, using standard Linux drivers. That would make a nice GSoC project
for next year.

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