[BCAB] android 4.4: which voice has faster responssiveness in screen interaction? was Re: android 4.4: is mobile accessibility from code factory still a viable option?

Mobeen Iqbal mobeeniqbal at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 12:15:11 GMT 2014


Hi.

There is a paid version of espeak which only costs £1.60 and it is the most responsive voice I have ever used even on low end handsets. It works fine on 4.4. The free version of espeak isn't supported any more.

All the best,

Mo.


Mauricio Almeida <mauriciopmalmeida at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hello,
>I found it easy to use, but its some sort of confort zone, and I
>should learn the system as a whole anyway, and seeming that talk backs
>been fine and the given vulnerabilities, I will stick to it.
>A problem i am having is i am finding the responsiveness of the talk
>back default voice pretty slow if compared to what ispeak used to be
>in older androids.
>Assuming it is true ispeak does not work anymore in 4.4, what voices
>do you guys find respond well?
>I heard acapella ones do, but thought i should check. Keep in mind the
>only fator i am considering is responssiveness, disrregarding voice
>quality.
>
>Thanks for any help
>
>Mauricio
>On 2/24/14, M Lakhani <muzz.lakhani at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I personally am not a huge fan of the CodeFactory alternative. It's
>> straightforward to install, has a set of accessible apps like an
>email & sms
>> client & a whereAm I feature, & it does also have a trial on
>playStore which
>> you can use for 30days. I found it really restrictive  when trying to
>> download anything at all from playStore. Its web browsing is slow &
>buggy on
>> multimedia rich sites, & its explorer actually leaves a massive
>security
>> vulnerability for novice users by allowing unprotected root access to
>the
>> device without even a warning. Also, it was difficult to access my
>device
>> settings & other apps/folders & it was still using Talkback for
>operations
>> rather than modifying or building on the API.
>> I got rid of it in 3days.
>> I suggest that you stick with Talkback on the default launcher.
>> HTH
>> Muzz .
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>> On 23 Feb 2014, at 14:21, Mauricio Almeida
><mauriciopmalmeida at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Mark,
>>> True. IT sounds fine to me, however I wonder if other resources,
>paid
>>> or free, will enhance the accessibility of talk back or replace it,
>as
>>> code factorys screen reader seems to do on their apps from what i
>>> read.
>>>
>>> Mauricio
>>>> On 2/23/14, Mark Turnham <mark.turnham at sky.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>> Talkback is fine and it's free.
>>>>
>>>> Mark
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of
>Mauricio
>>>> Almeida
>>>> Sent: 23 February 2014 13:42
>>>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>>>> Subject: [BCAB] android 4.4: is mobily accessibility from code
>factory
>>>> still
>>>> a viable option?
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I was looking for alternatives to talk back even though it seems
>fine in
>>>> 4.4, and I found code factory mobile accessibility.
>>>>
>>>> Is this still viable in this version? if not, are there any
>alternatives
>>>> you
>>>> recommend or should i just explore talk back directly?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> Mauricio
>>>>
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