The FS PacMate has that option and I understand that they are working with RFB&D to provide that to their users. I would guess that the time frame is going to be quite shortly but don't know for sure. J. R. ______________________________ J. R. Westmoreland - Network Planner PacifiCorp Phone: (801) 220-4784 -----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of E. Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 10:36 AM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Bye Bye It is too bad RFBD does not allow their books to play in daisy formats on products such as the braillenote and that company's other notetakers, the braille sense or the Freedom Scientific line of notetakers. RFBD does not let their books play on any cd players unless you either purchase the player from them or send in (yes physically send in) a cd player to have RFBD install a key on it. RFBD will not send you a key to install on any cd players. E. At 11:18 AM 3/7/2006, you wrote: >It's too bad that RFB&D hasn't gone into something like BookShare. >They have the expertise, the funding channels in place, and the ability >to recruit volunteers to help with the day-to-day operation and grunt work. >Time will tell, of course, where both technology and Bookshare will end >up. >I am guessing, however, that the current situation of folks hand >scanning books is an interim step ultimately replaced by high speeding >scanning or electronic digital tapes adding books to the collection. >I understand, Sue, where you are coming from and surfacewise, your >analysis makes sense. >However, I suspect that the ultimate culprits are both a lack of >funding compounded bby slow growth in the user base which discourages >contributors even if they are found. >The volunteer community can be dedicated and hard working; but whithout >Palo Alto playing its part and supplying direction and management, it >is for naught. >Personally, while I hope that Bookshare can clean up its operation and >make it more polished, I am hoping that some other organization, such >as RFB&D, will ultimately step forward and offer a similar service that >can overcome the short falls that a pioneer operation that Bookshare >has shown. >This is a learning experience for all parties involved as this has >never been done before. > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to >bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a >list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This email is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this email by anyone else, unless expressly approved by the sender or an authorized addressee, is unauthorized. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action omitted or taken in reliance on it, is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you believe that you have received this email in error, please contact the sender, delete this e-mail and destroy all copies. ============================================================================== To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.