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Subject: Re: iRiver audio hardware

Re: iRiver audio hardware

From: Sarai D. Bucciarelli <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 20:10:08 -0600

thanks, I appreciate it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn at home" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2005 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: iRiver audio hardware

It could be done if a sighted person tagged the image, in that I mean typed
out a txt file describing the image, like what is done on web pages, only
you would use something like the voicebox feature for rockbox to tag it,
like it does for MP3 files.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <>
To: <>; "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2005 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: iRiver audio hardware

Some how when certain images are tagged with text, jaws will describe
pictures. I'm not sure how it works, but I can find out. Actually, one of
the voices Rockbox has sounds like jaws, I chose that one. I forgot what it
was called. LOL Anyway what I'm trying to ask is how will rockbox handle
the pictures? Will it just be silent when your moving through them? Think
about it, several blind people like me, like being able to go through
photos, or play movies on the players, some people who are blind have
enough vision to see some, they just need stuff magnified.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2005 11:57 AM
Subject: Re: iRiver audio hardware



yes, the photos would be in color, but I doubt that it is reasonable
to implement (or to try to) a text-to-speech-engine on rockbox.
furthermore, that image-analyse-thingy sounds far too complicated for
a small device.
Unfortunately, the Jaws-website does not specify any required hardware
specifications. that would it make easier to estimate.


On Thu, 6 Jan 2005 11:32:10 -0600, Sarai D. Bucciarelli
<> wrote:
> and the 3 series of devices would have them in color, right? How would the
> Rockbox handle announcing the photos? Is there a way that Rockbox could
> describe the images, like Jaws can read some images?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joseph Jones" <>
> To: "Rockbox development" <>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 9:26 PM
> Subject: Re: iRiver audio hardware
> We should be able to view pictures with either device. With the
> 1-series devices we would only be able to view them in black and
> white, like our current devices. However, we would only be able to get
> them from an external USB drive (which includes some models of cameras
> and most card readers) with the 3-series devices.
> Joe



Received on 2005-01-07

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