Thanks RE: [Speex-dev] Help re speech software for the visually impaired

Peter Halliday gmail peter.halliday at
Thu Sep 27 05:06:25 PDT 2007

Hi Jean-Marc, Thanks for your follow up. 


Looks like you may not be able to help us. We need someone who can point us
in the direction of voice output software that we could load into the VAVAA
phone that will then speak to our visually impaired users.


>From some of the links on your site, we were hoping you might be able to


regards Peter


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-----Original Message-----
From: Jean-Marc Valin [mailto:jean-marc.valin at] 
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2007 04:09 PM
To: Byers, Robert
Cc: speex-dev at; peter.halliday at
Subject: Re: [Speex-dev] Help re speech software for the visually impaired




Not too sure what you're looking for, but Speex isn't a screen reader, 

it's a compression algorithm. Also, there's no with thing as Speex 

version V208.






Byers, Robert wrote:


> Hello Speex Development Team,


> We have purchased many T-2000 phones from VAVAA ( Gold Score 

> International Holdings Limited of China) which use the Speex V208


> Many of these phones are being used by Vision Impaired people some of 

> whom are totally blind.


> Do you have a version of your software that we could load which produces 

> speech outpiut that communicates to the user each key selected and each 

> function available as the keys are pressed.


> For example _


> And _


> Could you please rely to Peter at peter.halliday at 


> Thanks and regards

> */Rob Byers/*


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