[access-uk] Re: The i-Tel

  • From: "Tony Sweeney" <tonysweeney1@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 15:16:25 -0000

Hi Jackie,

You mention 'voices!!

Is there more than one voice from which to choose then and if so do you know
how many?

Thanks

Tony
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 3:41 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: The i-Tel


> In addition to what has been said already, I had a brief look at the
> I-Tell at Sight Village when it was launched.   I actually thought it
> was a very clever device in that it allows you to use any iPod except
> the iTouch and iPod Shuffle devices.  From what little I saw of it, I
> thought the voices weren't too bad compared to some I've heard.  As long
> as I could hear what I am selecting to play, I'd be happy with that.
> I'm still yet to try out a Nano to see what it is like with the built-in
> speech menu system.
>
>
> Jackie Cairns
>  Braille Support Adviser
>  Email: Jackie.Cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Sight and Sound Technology
>  Welton House North Wing
>  Summerhouse Road
>  Moulton Park
>  Northampton
>  NN3 6WD
>  Telephone: 01604 798024
>  Fax: 01604 798090
>  Web: www.sightandsound.co.uk
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Chris Hallsworth
> Sent: 11 December 2008 15:11
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: The i-Tel
>
> Yeah, it does sound like Dectalk, hence me not liking the speech at much
> as I would when I get my new iPod. I know a friend who's got an iAudio,
> but can't remember what exactly it is, apart from that it's a hard
> drive-based player.
>
> --
> Chris Hallsworth
> E-mail: CH9675@xxxxxxxxxxx
> MSN: CH9675@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Skype: chrishallsworth7266
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Erica" <rebellion220@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 12:31 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: The i-Tel
>
>
> >I heard it at sight village and it was fine to me,  It was dectalk.
> > What's the iAudio?
> >
> > Erica.
> > --------------------------------------------------
> > From: "Chris Hallsworth" <christopherhallsworth71@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 9:58 AM
> > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [access-uk] Re: The i-Tel
> >
> >> The speech on the I-Tel, in my opinion, sounds very robotic and not
> >> clear. This is only from a review I've heard though.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Chris Hallsworth
> >> E-mail: CH9675@xxxxxxxxxxx
> >> MSN: CH9675@xxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Skype: chrishallsworth7266
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Tony Sweeney" <tonysweeney1@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: "accessc-uk" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 12:55 AM
> >> Subject: [access-uk] The i-Tel
> >>
> >>
> >>> Hi All,
> >>>
> >>> Could anyone please let me have your thoughts on wat you think of
> The
> >>> i-tel?
> >>>
> >>> I have an iAudio player.
> >>>
> >>> Is the sound created by the i-tel of reasonable listening quality or
> is
> >>> it
> >>> just listenable?
> >>>
> >>> Any responses gratefully appreciated.
> >>>
> >>> Tony
> >>>
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