[BCAB] accessible tele

tom.reid21 tom.reid21 at virginmedia.com
Sat Jul 22 08:20:53 BST 2017


Hi Ben, I want as much control over cntent as I can get, eg searching for
catchup programmes and using Iplayer...etc.

If there is nothing that can give that, then, I'll work my way down.

Tom

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ben
Mustill-Rose
Sent: 21 July 2017 21:30
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] accessible tele

Hi,

What sort of content do you want to watch?

Cheers,
Ben.

On 7/21/17, tom.reid21 <tom.reid21 at virginmedia.com> wrote:
> Hi Jackie, sounds great. I've got a virgin box connected to our tele. 
> Would your tele work with that?
>
> Thanks, Tom
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Jackie 
> Brown
> Sent: 21 July 2017 17:14
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] accessible tele
>
> Hi Tom
>
> We have the Samsung UE40KU6400 which has full TTS.  It reads out all 
> channel numbers and programme information, the remote control is 
> nicely laid out, and I especially like the source button that lets you 
> skip through any HDMI devices that are plugged in.  For example, we 
> have our TVonics and Sky+ HD box on HDMI, and it is really easy to 
> move between these and the TV tuner itself.
>
> Regarding the TV tuner, you can choose between Freeview, Satellite or 
> FreeSat, and all channels, EPG and numbers are spoken, as are all the 
> menus.
> When ours was set up, the guy tuned it to Freeview, but I retuned it 
> myself to FreeSat because I think the signal is better.  I also have 
> the TV standing on a Sonos PlayBase, and the sound is brill.
>
> The one we have is a 40-inch, but it was the smallest there is with 
> TTS, so while it is a bit of an overkill, our visitors love it when 
> they come round.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jackie Brown
> Email: Jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com
> Check out my website: www.thebrownsplace.info Follow me on Twitter:
> @thebrownsplace Skype name: thejackmate
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of 
> tom.reid21
> Sent: 21 July 2017 16:56
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: [BCAB] accessible tele
>
> I'd like suggestions for a tele that speaks what's on the screen so 
> that we can search for programmes and have full control of its remote
control.
>
>
>
> Thanks, Tom
>
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