"ZipSpeak is an easy-to-use talking distribution of Linux
for blind and visually impaired people."
"ZipSpeak is a talking mini-distribution of Linux for blind and
visually impaired people, based on version 7.0 of the ZipSlack
distribution and version 0.08 of the Speakup screen reader.
ZipSpeak is designed to be easily installed on an existing MS-DOS
or Windows system, so that the user can start using a talking Linux
system with a minimum of difficulty."
"The standard version of ZipSpeak consists of a ZIP file which
contains the main distribution; a set of Linux kernels which have
Speakup built in, one for each supported speech synthesizer; a set
of boot disk images for these kernels, along with an image that
doesn't include Speakup; a utility for making boot disks from these
images; and some documentation..."