LinuxToday.com.au: Eyes Wide Shut, Minds Wide Open
Nov 29, 2000, 07:25 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I think it's a safe statement to say that most people who use a
computer takes the ability to see for granted. Interacting with a
computer is as easy as watching a mouse move across a screen filled
with colorful, graphical icons and imagery."
"A couple of months ago, a new Linux distribution opened it's
doors to SourceForge developers. That distribution was Ocularis, in
Latin, "of the eyes". Its' aim? To create a complete Audio User
Interface, and bundle software together under the GNU General
Public Licence, to create a complete Linux distribution, aimed at
"The second development which has seen public exposure over the
last few weeks has been the release of Emacspeak-13.0 (YellowLab).
Emacspeak is another software package aimed at the blind - one that
claims to provide seamless blending of all aspects of the Internet
experience into one single audio desktop."