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Subject: RE: Voice UI on iRiver H320

RE: Voice UI on iRiver H320

From: Henry Macphillamy <>
Date: 2005-12-05

only just read this post so apologies for the last one. As a blind user, is
there anything I should know about installing rockbox on my h340?

>From: "Nick Allan" <>
>Reply-To: Rockbox <>
>To: "'Rockbox'" <>
>Subject: RE: Voice UI on iRiver H320
>Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2005 15:55:13 +1100
>I installed rockbox on my iriver h340 last week and for the most part it
>works fine. The rockbox developers have done a fantastic job to make
>something that won't run tts work for vision impaired users.
>Having not used a previous player I'm not sure exactly how much is supposed
>to speak. Ie I've noticed a few things
>1. when setting options pressing right arrow to actually open a
>option, the voice UI doesn't say the current value, you have to up and down
>arrow to find that out.
>2. At one point the voice ui was speaking while music was playing, this
>good. It even seemed to lower the music volume while speaking. For some
>reason I now need to press stop before I get speech back.
>3. When it did speak during playback, I had it on spell filenames, I
>noticed that the background music volume would lower and raise between each
>letter spelled. I think it would be better to lower the background volume
>spell the entire filename and raise the volume again.
>4. I've noticed various items in the menus that do not seem to have a
>string attached, as I'm blind I don't know exactly what they are, but I
>could go through and write down what they are between if that helps.
>1. I've created .talk files for all directories and files. It would be
>fantastic if rockbox could interupt speaking of the talk file if I arrow
>passed it. I might want to scroll quickly through a list and at the moment
>I have to wait for a .talk file to finish playing before the next one
>Regards Nick
>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On
>Behalf Of Linus Nielsen Feltzing
>Sent: Saturday, 3 December 2005 10:38 AM
>To: Rockbox
>Subject: Re: Voice UI on iRiver H320
>Jani Kinnunen wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > Does the Voice UI already work on the iRiver H320? I'm sorry if
> > someone gets annoyed about this question, but I had to ask it.
>To be honest: I don't know. I can't think of a reason why it shouldn't.
>Try it.
Received on Mon Dec 5 13:05:18 2005

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