FYI - The Yggdrasil Screen Reader Project
Linux for blind general discussion
blinux-list at redhat.com
Tue Nov 2 01:26:16 UTC 2021
FWIW, I just ran across this in Hacker News...
> Accessibility on Linux has historically been under-developed, under-maintained, and, therefore, gained a reputation of being quite painful to use as a daily driver among disabled people. We want to change that.
> Yggdrasil is a new project that aims to create a better Linux screen reader, written in Rust. Through this project, we aim to provide a better screen reading experience than the one we currently have in Orca. A screen reader with all the modern features a Windows or MacOS user would expect from their computers, some of which are outlined below.
> • Object navigation
> • OCR
> • customisable navigation commands
> • a powerful add-on mechanism
> • and more.
The Yggdrasil Screen Reader Project
- Rich Morin
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