[bct] Fwd: New Linux PDA For Blind People

  • From: Buddy Brannan <buddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Buddy's Dogscoop <buddys-dogscoop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 12:48:24 -0500

Begin forwarded message:

From: Janina Sajka <janina@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: March 29, 2006 9:36:29 AM EST
To: speakup@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, blinux-list-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: New Linux PDA For Blind People
Reply-To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

A radically new concept in adapted PDA technology was shown in prototype
during CSUN. Designed from the ground up to serve users who are blind or
visually impaired, the hand-held Icon from Levelstar (a new company in
AT) provides a 20 Gb hard drive, Firefox, email, integrated Book Share
access,calendar, address book, one touch audio recording, and a music
player. When docked a full size keyboard facilitates word processing
tasks. The hand-held device includes WiFi, GSM telephone, GPS, and

There are two podcasts demonstrating this device at:



Janina Sajka                            Phone: +1.240.715.1272
Partner, Capital Accessibility LLC      http://www.CapitalAccessibility.Com

Marketing the Owasys 22C talking screenless cell phone in the U.S. and Canada--Go to http://www.ScreenlessPhone.Com to learn more.

Chair, Accessibility Workgroup          Free Standards Group (FSG)
janina@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx                http://a11y.org

Speakup mailing list

Buddy Brannan, KB5ELV : Independent Watkins Associate #361534
Email: buddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx : Phone: 888-752-8339
For over 135 years, Watkins has brought you products to improve your health and your home: http://www.tastyshop.net
...And a Watkins business could change your life! Get all the info on our business and the exclusive resources available to my team: http:// www.tastybiz.com

Other related posts:

  • » [bct] Fwd: New Linux PDA For Blind People