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Re: Adaptive Technology



On Saturday 28 March 2009 03:40:47 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > KDE offers KTTS, K-text-to-speech, which is used by KMouth.
>
> The biggest problem there is that it doesn't actually read the content of
> Qt widgets. So while it may help people with partial eyesight like the
> original poster in this thread, it won't really work for completely blind
> users. Qt 4 actually has an accessibility framework, but I'm not aware of
> any screen readers using it yet. Everything's waiting for AT-SPI-D-Bus, the
> new cross-desktop accessibility framework (which will allow using Orca to
> screenread Qt 4 apps as well, and hopefully we'll also get a KDE
> screenreader) which is being worked on.
>
Yes, for Charles, KMag may well be helpful, but I think he really needs a 
screenreader as well.  I wonder how far in the future this is?  I know, 'How 
long is a piece of string'? :-)

Anne
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