Set-top box maker TVonics has equipped its 500GB DTR-HD500 Freeview HD recorder with text-to-speech tech, the better to help blind and partially sighted folk enjoy what's been on the box. Created in co-operation with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), the DVR reads out the Freeview electronic programme guide, …
never thought I'd see the day
when consumer electronics would become accessible, so this is fantastic, now all I have to do is get one of these and my TV viewing / Listening pleasure is sorted, now if they could just do the same for the Cooker and the Washing machine, then life would be much easier :) (there is a talking microwave though BTW)
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