RE: screen reader speech during streaming

  • From: "Stephen Guerra" <stephen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 12:59:19 -0500

Am I missing something when installing station studio, should it open when
pressing enter on the icon or what should I choose  

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-----Original Message-----
From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff Bishop
Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 7:00 PM
To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: screen reader speech during streaming

You could get Station Studio also and it wouldn't stream the screen reader. 

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-----Original Message-----
From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Richard Claypool
Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 4:53 PM
To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: screen reader speech during streaming


You could pay around a hundred bucks and get otsdj, but that's about your
only option.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Donahue" <pdonahue1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 06:23 PM
Subject: screen reader speech during streaming

> Hello Kevin and listers,
>    This question is for those who do live streaming of programs and 
> other events to the Web. I'm curious to know the best way to prevent 
> screen reader speech from going out over an audio stream when one is 
> in progress. One way I've heard to do this is to use a PC with two 
> sound cards. One sound card serves as a synthesizer for your screen 
> reader an the other is used to handle the audio stream. Is there 
> another way to stream events using a laptop while being able to answer 
> e-mail messages from listeners without the audio from your screen 
> reader being heard by them, and without the need for an additional 
> laptop for handling the e-mail correspondence or an additional sound 
> card in your PC? I'm still exploring my options in search of the best 
> fit for me and my budget. Thanks again for your thoughts.
> Peter Donahue
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kevin Reeves" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 4:37 PM
> Subject: Re: mixers and workstations
> I really think the laptop is the best bet with a digital or analog 
> mixer because it will give you speech feedback all the way and  
> there's no chance for error due to having no speech feedback.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cameron Strife" <cameron@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 4:33 PM
> Subject: RE: mixers and workstations
>> You'd be much better off using a laptop with sonar.  Use that along with
>> something like the Alesis multi mix 12 USB.  It's an analog mixer but
>> allows you to stream up to 12 independent channels of audio to sonar.
>> Once you've recorded in sonar, you can do all your editing and mixing
>> etc then burn to CD.
>> I have the alesis multi mix 16 firewire and ti's very accessible.
>> If you want more info, write me off list.
>> Thanks,
>> Cameron.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Donahue
>> Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 10:21 PM
>> To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: mixers and workstations
>> Good evening everyone,
>>    In the next few months I plan to purchase a mixer/digital
>> workstation to
>> permit me to digitally record meeting and other live events for posting
>> to
>> various Web sites I'm responsible for maintaining. Some of these will be
>> actual events and others will be digitizing past meetings and functions
>> originally recorded on audio cassette. Going the PC with an analog mixer
>> is
>> one route, but if I can find an accessible workstation that would allow
>> me
>> to do this without the need for a PC except when I live stream
>> convention
>> events for various groups being able to use one device for recording,
>> editing, and burning them to a CD, or saving them on a compact flash
>> card
>> for further editing with a digital-audio editor, and eventual archiving
>> or
>> posting to a Web site or a podcast.
>>    Several blind people I know who do this recommended the Bharenger
>> analog
>> mixer for connecting multiple devices to a single input source in order
>> to
>> send audio to a PC for further processing. In the digital workstation
>> department so far I've tried the Boss BR-900  which is a very impressive
>> unit; especially if you're a musician. I plan to further test-drive this
>> unit to be sure it's accessible and to confirm that this would be a
>> right
>> fit for me and that it will meet my needs. The other unit in
>> consideration
>> is the RolandCD-2 digital workstation.
>>    Interestingly enough both the BR-900 and the CD-2 sell for the same
>> price through our local Roland and Boss dealer here in town, but one has
>> music production capability and the other does not. Fortunately Roland
>> does
>> not lock their .PDF User documentation so I was able to download and
>> successfully convert the owners manuals for both devices to text. Guess
>> I
>> need to read through each one and see which one has the exact features I
>> need. For example I'm impress with the on-board music production
>> capabilities of the BR-900, but will gladly trade it for a higher number
>> of
>> audio processing capabilities such as noise reduction, accoustic miror
>> functions, effects, etc. I'd be curious to hear if anyone has used the
>> above-mentioned units and how usable by a blind person they are for
>> recording and processing digital audio. Any other suggestions for usable
>> mixers and workstations will also be much appreciated.   I'll await your
>> feedback. Best wishes for a great new year.
>> Peter Donahue
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