Is Desktop Linux Handicap Accessible?
Dec 14, 2009, 16:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
[ Thanks to James Maguire for this
"We often hear how the Linux desktop is ready for the
masses, how ready is it for those with special accessibility needs?
"In this piece, I'll be examining:
"• What's currently out there for desktop Linux users who
need extra accessibility solutions.
• how these options stack up.
• which areas the software needs to be improved to better
match their proprietary counterparts.
"During my experiments with a variety of accessibility
applications, I found an interesting trend beginning to
materialize: There is no shortage of usable speech synthesis
applications available. "