the sbl screen reader

covici at covici at
Thu Aug 20 12:45:17 BST 2009

Speakup can do programs like alsamixer by pressing the * key on the
numeric keypad and using hilight tracking.

Halim Sahin <halim.sahin at> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Do, Aug 20, 2009 at 11:02:56 +0200, Mgr. Janusz Chmiel wrote:
> > Dear users,
> > 
> > As i know, SBl (suseblinux screen reader) is included in some Opensuse 
> > repository, and Adriane Knoppix is also having this screen reader included 
> > and it's configuration files has been modified, so this screen reader is not 
> > communicating with external synthesizer or with supported braille device, 
> > but with Speechdispatcher directly. Thank's to MR Klaus Knopper and his
> Your informations are not correct.
> Sbl can use several hw synths like apollo2 infovox 700 (many other can
> be added easyly).
> the following software synthesizers are supported:
> festival, ttsynth (viavoice), speech-dispatcher and mbrola (only
> german).
> Braille display's are supported as well.
> I am interestedto know how did you get these infos?
> speakup is an interesting project but it has the same limitation like
> other screenreaders.
> (try to use apps with softcursor like mc alsamixer ...).
> Regards
> halim
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