HAL, UDEV are opportunity for visually impaired future employees
Linux for blind general discussion
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Thu Dec 28 15:15:53 UTC 2017
Why not go to bar code readers for all of this stuff? Way less
ambiguity involved and bar code readers are available for iphone and
android in terms of downloadable apps.
On Thu, 28 Dec 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:12:47
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: HAL, UDEV are opportunity for visually impaired future employees
> Dear users and developers,
> Once up one time, Debian Squeeze and Espeakup would be used as device
> autodetector. When visually impaired user has connected USB compatible
> device, if device have been compatible with Linux kernel, with UDEV, Espeakup
> have informed user about exact device type, its name.
> My plea is as follows.
> Does somebody know about GTK compatible app, which is able to connect
> information when new USB device have been connected to The system? So
> visually impaired users would help inside E-schops, where it is necessary to
> pack devices. Because they would be able to know device name, Believe me,
> that photo recognition services of objects will not be too fast and will not
> be free of charge on future. And USB port and kernel algorithms are very
> It would be very interesting to find out, if ANdroid APIS can also provide
> such information, because phones with Android would become a handy device
> detection tool. Especially if USB HUB will be also used to minimize micro USB
> connectors deterioration.
> Who of you knows about GTK app, which is able to automatically display if new
> USB device have been connected?
> If Espeakup have been able to monitor kernel message, how complex would be to
> fetch those messsages from Python? Because not every app must be written in C
> or C+. It would be even possible to automatically store device information to
> .txt file in plain Ascii format, every device on separate line.
> Please try to think about my idea.
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