[IAEP] AP: Schools shun Kindle, saying blind can't use it
rgesthuizen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 06:51:50 EST 2009
If you are thinking along these lines, you should get in touch with Jason
White, a student at Melbourne Uni. I can put him in touch with this list or
pass on some details off-list.
2009/11/12 Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:44, Sean DALY <sdaly.be 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.
> 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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