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

Luke Faraone luke at faraone.cc
Wed Nov 11 13:44:52 EST 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 13:35, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:

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

The Kindle has text to speech, but they allow it to be
a book-by-book basis by the publisher. Most publishers opt for this,
the hope of boosting audiobook / playaway sales.

Luke Faraone
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