[Accessibility] Welcome new member - Marco Skambraks - of SuSE

marco skambraks marco at suse.de
Thu Mar 27 03:17:38 PST 2003


On Thu, 27 Mar 2003, marco skambraks wrote:

> hi @ all,
> On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Doug Beattie wrote:
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> > I'll let Marco introduce himself with a reply back to the list.
> >
> > Welcome Marco.
> thnaks Doug, for inviting me to this list
>
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> now a short overview:
> before I came to SuSE dez. 1999 I worked as a product-manager for
> papenmeier (german brailledisplay manufactury)
> in my freetime I developed a screenreader for linux based on brltty
> and I improved it when started work for SuSE
> with suse linux 7.0 came the first release of suse-blinux (sbl)
> the screenreader is included in the normal suse distri
> so, blind people can use suse with braille and speech without any
> additional software
> our installation tool yast is also able to detect brailledisplays
> and starts the screenreader at installation time
> so, blind users are able to install suse with a brailledisplay without
> sighted help
> that was our main target!
>
> currently I try to improve the speech-support in sbl special for
> soft-speech like mbrola
>
>
> ok, that's it :-)
>
> best regards marco
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> > Doug
> > --
> > Doug Beattie
> > dbb at linkexplorer.com
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Projekt: suse-blinux  http://www.blinux.suse.de
E-Mail: Marco Skambraks <marco at suse.de>
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