[Loadstone] self-voiceing loadstone

Gianfranco Giudice g.giudice at balcab.ch
Tue Nov 3 21:10:04 GMT 2009


I think making big profit with disabled people is a discrimination and
should not be protected by law.

Gian

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Kenny Hitt
> Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 9:32 PM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] self-voiceing loadstone
> 
> Hi.  Screen readers are expensive because 2 companies have a monopoly.
> Although Code factory licenses voices, Nuance doesn't since 
> they already own them.
> 
>           Kenny
> 
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 03:28:47PM -0500, Josh wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I think part of the reason why talks and mobilespeak are 
> expensive is becausethey use synthesizers which are expensive 
> to license like eloquence and scansoft. If they would use 
> ESpeak or festival, free open source speech synthesizers, 
> then that would probably bring down the cost a lot. 
> > 
> > Josh
> > 
> > send email to myself at jkenn337 at gmail.com www.satogo.com 
> Get klango at www.klango.net it's free! Get NVDA 
> www.nvda-project.org it's free! Grab Ubuntu at www.ubuntu.com 
> it's free! and www.twitter.com/jkenn337 follow-me-on-twitter. 
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