Hello Cleverson, all,

Freerunner is currently not accessible; some visually impaired developers could perhaps be interested by it though.
General info follow below,
Best regards,
Gilles

* Input:
Freerunner has a touch screen, no keyboard. A Google Soc Student is working on a promising speech recognition project for openmoko (several commands could be recognised).

* Audio
The neo 1973 is based on pulseaudio. This is why last year, I wrote some pulseaudio extensions for espeak and speech dispatcher for evaluating speech on the Neo 1973. The armv4, 200Mhz CPU behaved better using alsa. The pulseaudio extensions have been contributed to the espeak and speech-dispatcher projects.
It seems that Openmoko will move to a alsa based environment.

Note: the stereo audio headset connector is 2.5 mm, four rings. Freerunner does not come with a headset; so it can be necessary to adapt your 3.5 mm headset using a 3.5-2.5 adapter, or purchase one of the remaining headsets.

* User interface
Openmoko Inc. funded a GTK interface for the previous Openmoko phone (Neo 1973). They are working today on two GUIs: QT (X11 based), and more particularly Enlightenment. These GUIs are not compatible today with the Gnome Accessibility infrastructure (atk/atspi).

* Architecture
The Smartphone services (calls, sms, gps,...) will be available via DBUS and consequently will be available whichever the user interface is.

* Connectivity
** USB
It was already possible from a PC to comunicate with neo 1973 using ssh via USB. Freerunner can also be connected to a usb device (so possibly a keyboard, or a braille device).
** Bluetooth, Wifi (new), GPS (new chip)


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