[access-uk] Re: Advice please

  • From: BJ Edwards <bjthequill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:09:49 +0000

She's got an Iphone, the Victor's are really quite expensive.

BJ

On 15/01/2014, Jackie Brown <thebrownsplace@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi BJ
>
> Would she consider an iPod Touch or, if she requires tactile feedback, one
> of the new Victor Reader Stream units?
>
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jackie Brown
> Twitter: @thebrownsplace
> Skype: Thejackmate
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Doris and Chris
> Sent: 15 January 2014 13:42
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Advice please
>
> The tiny tunes mp3 players are not truely accessible as it takes
> sighted help to enable speech at the beginning and also if speech is
> accidentally turned off.  Also, the tiny tunes players only read
> plain text files and cannot handle drm protected content to my knowledge.
>
> You may want to consider one of the rockbox enabled or Olympus
> recorder/players players instead.
>
> hth
>
> Doris from Germany
>
> At 12:45 PM 2014/01/15 +0000, you wrote:
>>I have had considerable success with the victor reader from humanware.
>>It's fully accessible, and also works with text documents and audio
>>books from audible and some other services.
>>
>>Hope this helps,
>>-James
>>
>>On 1/15/14, BJ Edwards <bjthequill@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I am looking for a device on which to play MP3s. It's not for me, it's
>> > for my wife. Her old Nokia no longer works and this was her MP3
>> > player. I am considering looking for another Talks enabled phone and
>> > using that as it is so accessible and easy to use, but I have heard of
>> > these "Tiny tunes" MP3 players. Has anyone had experience of these? if
>> > so, what are they like? are they truly accessible? the last talking
>> > MP3 player I tried was a Sonsa fuse and this was terrible as it spoke
>> > tracks letter-by-letter.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > BJ
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