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Subject: Re: voice history (was Re: has any blind user got an iriver working yet?)

Re: voice history (was Re: has any blind user got an iriver working yet?)

From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: 2005-10-28

> I'll let you keep the title of first on the Archos even though I probably
> have that one too. Or, maybe AMMAN Singer and or John Cavisy out of the
> blind corner anyways. obviously, the Devs are the real first ones to run
it.
> Right Jourg?

Thanks for re-crediting. Yes, it ran first on my bench.

For some more history: Rocker himself invented the feature, with this
posting:
http://www.rockbox.org/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2004-02/0498.shtml

It started into life with this posting on mine:
http://www.rockbox.org/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2004-02/0565.shtml

Jrg

Thanks for the trip down memory lane. Brings tears to my eyes. Nothing
like some inspiration and innovation. All you Devs deserve a medal for what
you did for a small community. The beauty is that the voice UI is an asset
to all rockbox users. There's some great proprietary gadgets out there that
enable some form of speech for the blind. They cost hundreds of dollars. I
get a real blast when I meet with others from the blind community who have
this technology then get blown away when I pull out my talking rockbox using
off the shelf technology and a lot of brain power.

Commercial:

I encourage all of you blind folks out there who have and will continue to
enjoy the same rush to throw a few dollars, quid or euros to the rockbox
project. It's completely voluntary but it helps support current and future
ports.
Go rockbvox...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "[IDC]Dragon" <idc-dragon@gmx.de>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2005 9:42 AM
Subject: voice history (was Re: has any blind user got an iriver working
yet?)

>> I'll let you keep the title of first on the Archos even though I probably
>> have that one too. Or, maybe AMMAN Singer and or John Cavisy out of the
>> blind corner anyways. obviously, the Devs are the real first ones to run
> it.
>> Right Jourg?
>
> Thanks for re-crediting. Yes, it ran first on my bench.
>
> For some more history: Rocker himself invented the feature, with this
> posting:
> http://www.rockbox.org/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2004-02/0498.shtml
>
> It started into life with this posting on mine:
> http://www.rockbox.org/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2004-02/0565.shtml
>
> Jrg
>
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Received on Fri Oct 28 03:49:12 2005


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