Sight Impaired Linux
My name is Jon Fields, I'm starting this project to provide my father, who is legally
blind a computer he can use to send/recieve email, check the weather etc..
I have been unable to find current projects which provide proper resources
- Apon system startup, a menu is read
This menu must allow function keys to process a task
- Email can be read off, one by one.
using a key on the keyboard, one should be able to compose email, or exit the
- Weather can be read to the user
This task is fairly easy, and can be completed when a test machine is
Because "speaking" to a computer is not error proof yet, we will be using a slightly
modified keyboard.. there are keyboards online with extra large keys, such as this one
Markings on the keyboard can be simple dots which can be felt.