Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-26 Thread dark
: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article Hi Dark, Smile. Well, glad to help. Actually, there have been a number of mainstream programs out there like this that use Sapi voices. Text To Audio, Text Aloud, and the Cepstral voices comes with a program called Swift Talker or something like that. People have

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-25 Thread dark
. Beware the Grue! dark. - Original Message - From: Thomas Ward thomasward1...@gmail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Friday, December 24, 2010 11:56 PM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article Hi Dark, Dark Wrote: I've often wondered for a while if people

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-25 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Dark, Smile. Well, glad to help. Actually, there have been a number of mainstream programs out there like this that use Sapi voices. Text To Audio, Text Aloud, and the Cepstral voices comes with a program called Swift Talker or something like that. People have been buying and using these types

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-25 Thread peter Mahach
: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article Hi Dark, Smile. Well, glad to help. Actually, there have been a number of mainstream programs out there like this that use Sapi voices. Text To Audio, Text Aloud, and the Cepstral voices comes with a program called Swift Talker or something like that. People have

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-25 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi, Actually, those kind of apps were even around since the Dos/Windows 3.1 days. I doubt if anyone remembers this, but when Creative Labs released the Sounbblaster 16 sound card one of its selling points is it came with a software TTS voice, the name escapes me at the moment, and a Dos program

[Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-24 Thread Eleanor Robinson
Dark said: I've often wondered for a while if people with perfectly normal vision would find a basic program to read aloud a page of text or a webpage useful for similar reasons, though of course the down side would be that they'd probably not have a decent voice to do it in. I think that is a

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-24 Thread Yohandy
are you aware that you can use the classic controller with the wii to move through menus? You don't have to use the wiimote. --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org. You can make changes or update your

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-24 Thread Clement Chou
Well, I had a classic controller... got it for tatsunoko vs. capcom but never knew that. Thanks for that pointer... no pun intended. lol. At 11:49 AM 24/12/2010, you wrote: are you aware that you can use the classic controller with the wii to move through menus? You don't have to use the

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-24 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi, Well, that was certainly an interesting read. However, I think a lot of what was said is something we've been trying to say for years. Features added for accessibility etc end up helping the general market too. Plus making the features as a general market feature will cover the initial cost

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-24 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Dark, Dark Wrote: I've often wondered for a while if people with perfectly normal vision would find a basic program to read aloud a page of text or a webpage useful for similar reasons, though of course the down side would be that they'd probably not have a decent voice to do it in. My

[Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-23 Thread Eleanor Robinson
Thought you might be interested to read this article in Gamasutra. http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6239/resetting_accessibility_in_games.php Eleanor Robinson 7-128 Software --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to

Re: [Audyssey] Accessibility Article

2010-12-23 Thread dark
interesting artical indeed, and I certainly see the logic. In fact I was recently presented with an example of this when I read the user guide for Core exiles on mining which (being written before some access info was added to the game), tells players to click the mine icon, it looks