"Emacspeak Inc announces the immediate world-wide availability
of Emacspeak 13.0 --a powerful audio desktop for leveraging today's
evolving semantic WWW."
"Emacspeak is a fully functional audio desktop that provides
complete eyes-free access to all major 32 and 64 bit operating
environments. By seamlessly blending all aspects of the Internet
such as Web-surfing and electronic messaging into the audio
desktop, Emacspeak enables speech access to local and remote
information with a consistent and well-integrated user interface. A
rich suite of task-oriented tools provides efficient speech-enabled
access to the evolving semantic WWW. With support for the freely
downloadable IBM ViaVoice TTS (Outloud) speech synthesis engine,
Emacspeak now turns Linux into the first zero-cost Internet access
solution for blind and visually impaired users."