FYI - The Yggdrasil Screen Reader Project
Linux for blind general discussion
blinux-list at redhat.com
Thu Nov 4 13:56:24 UTC 2021
It's probably using speech-dispatcher.
r.d.t.prater at gmail.com
On Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 8:50 AM Linux for blind general discussion <
blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> Have any of you tried this new screen reader?
> Is it using Speak?
> > On Nov 1, 2021, at 9:26 PM, Linux for blind general discussion <
> blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> > 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
> >> 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
> > https://yggdrasil-sr.github.io/
> > https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29056168
> > - Rich Morin
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