John G Heim
jheim at math.wisc.edu
Mon Nov 14 16:07:59 UTC 2016
I think you should give touch screens another try. If it was me, I'd be
afraid of ending up like some old grandad who doesn't know how to use a
keyboard. You can't stop the relentless march of technology.
Smart phones themselves have been a huge boon for blind people but I am
not so sure about touch screens. Just having a GPS in your pocket is
enough of a benefit to make the smart phone a huge boon. There are
pluses and minuses to touch screens though.
voices it's directions. Even the most inaccessible app at least does that.
On 11/13/2016 06:44 PM, Hart Larry wrote:
> Well, some years ago I tried an Iphone, but could never become
> comfortable with a touch screen. At least an Iphone had a button for
> SIRI which an Android did not. Well, I ran a search in quotes
> "smart phone with buttons"
> Actually an item came up, but so-far you must buy from out of the US.
> Its a Kapsys, which they said was going to be available in October.
> Anyway Kapsys has a touch screen on the left, buttons on the right,
> however, some of the layout is weird. The Kapsys site is a challenge
> to find English. I already spoke with the future US distributer, but
> they like myself are still waiting
John G. Heim; jheim at math.wisc.edu; sip://firstname.lastname@example.org
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