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Subject: Re: A rather interesting patent from Apple

Re: A rather interesting patent from Apple

From: Glenn at home <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: 2006-05-06

Sounds like the Apple system actually generates TTS, and not getting it from
the host computer, like we do with RockBox.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <linus@haxx.se>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2006 4:36 AM
Subject: Re: A rather interesting patent from Apple

John Bauman wrote:
> Here's a new patent that Apple just received that I think people here
> (especially blind users) might find interesting:
> http://tinyurl.com/qwzux

It's especially interesting, since Rockbox implemented Voice UI in early
2004, while the patent was filed in september 2004.

Perhaps even more amusing is that the Rockbox voice UI works on iPod
even before Apple. :-)

Linus
Received on Sat May 6 03:38:06 2006


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