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Re: The Braille tables need updating.

Jackie
 

John, the unified english grade 1 & grade 2 tables are both present in
my installation of NVDA, which is the same version as yours.

On 8/19/20, John J. Boyer <john.boyer@abilitiessoft.org> wrote:
I don't know what I am missing. I looked in the list of output tables.
Currently I am using the U.S. grade 2 table.
In the liO
st I see U.S. and U.K. tables but no UEB table.

Thanks,
John

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 08:18:37PM -0400, JM Casey wrote:
It is there, mate -- unless I'm not understanding your request...



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Boyer
Sent: August 19, 2020 7:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] The Braille tables need updating.

Hello,

The Unified English Braille table is not listed in the output Tables list.
I
have NVDA 2020.2.
Please include the en-ueb-g2.ctb table in the next release.

Thanks,
John

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Re: The Braille tables need updating.

John J. Boyer
 

I don't know what I am missing. I looked in the list of output tables. Currently I am using the U.S. grade 2 table.
In the liO
st I see U.S. and U.K. tables but no UEB table.

Thanks,
John

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 08:18:37PM -0400, JM Casey wrote:
It is there, mate -- unless I'm not understanding your request...



-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John J. Boyer
Sent: August 19, 2020 7:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] The Braille tables need updating.

Hello,

The Unified English Braille table is not listed in the output Tables list. I
have NVDA 2020.2.
Please include the en-ueb-g2.ctb table in the next release.

Thanks,
John

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Re: The Braille tables need updating.

John J. Boyer
 

I don't find the English UEB tableO
in the list of output tables.

John

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 04:24:42PM -0700, Joseph Lee wrote:
Hi,
Are you sure?
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John J. Boyer
Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] The Braille tables need updating.

Hello,

The Unified English Braille table is not listed in the output Tables list. I
have NVDA 2020.2.
Please include the en-ueb-g2.ctb table in the next release.

Thanks,
John

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Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Jacob Kruger
 

John, yes, I was the one who posted it to a couple of other lists, and, didn't post it here since it's not hosted on the official NVDA add-ons page.


It works fine here for me, on my windows 10 64 bit machine, running under the latest NVDA 2020.2 version, but, up to list mods if they want more than what has already been posted.


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On 2020-08-20 12:33 AM, Don H wrote:
I found the link for the Dectalk syn that works with the latest version of NVDA.  I can post it here if someone can tell me if this a legal addon.  It is from

grossgang.com




Re: lion universal subtitle reader and more NVDA addon

Aravind R
 

Thank you. will try to use and give feed back.

On 19/08/2020, Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello everyone,
I took a look at this add-on, and I'm afraid this one isn't really
compatible with recent NVDA releases and other issues were found (no wonder
it is labeled a "beta" at this time). Specifically:
* OCR engine: it uses OCR engine found in Windows 10. Therefore unless you
are using Windows 10, you won't be able to use this add-on at all (you can
configure things, but the thing that enables this add-on is missing on older
Windows releases).
* It uses code fragments that are no longer supported in newer NVDA
dependencies (specifically, wxPython).
Thanks.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Vaibhav
Bhandari
Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:17 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] lion subtitle reader and more addon

Hi,
You can download the addon from the link given below-
https://blindieconnect.net/files/lion-latest.nvda-addon

On 8/19/20, Aravind R <aravind.andhrabank@gmail.com> wrote:
add on link is not pasted boss.

On 19/08/2020, Josh Kennedy <joshknnd1982@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Here pasted below is the lion subtitle reader and more documentation.
My question though is, what is the very first combo box used for in
lion settings never mind I figured it out it changes how often OCR is
performed.

What is it
LION is an addon which does Automatic OCr of certain screen portions,
at a certain interval. Why do I say that it is intelligent? No, not
because I've written it, nor because the "i" makes for a nice
acronym. Since it does OCR of the same screen portion multiple times,
normally it would read the same text multiple times, which is not
very nice. So, I implemented a mechanism to skip speaking of the text
if it seems similar to the previously recognised text.
What can I do with it?
The main reason I wrote it was to read subtitles. Due to the way it
works, it can read any subtitles on the screen, including Youtube,
Netflix and other online video sites, subtitles embedded in AVI
files, and even live tV!
Make sure to set the video to full screen when using it, as it works
like sighted eyes do. It needs big text for better performance. The
quality won't be perfect, try to set the font of the subtitles as
large as possible, if you have the option, and use a high resolution
screen. The OCR engine it uses is not perfect. It may have inferior
results on certain images.
Other than that, It can be used to monitor any inaccessible text on
the screen, like video game menus. It won't tell you highlighted
text, unfortunately.
How do I use it?
To launch it with default options, just press NVDA+alt+l. LION will
start OCR of the whole screen at a 1 second interval, speaking only
when the text changes. Hopefully. :) If you want to customize its
behaviour, go to the NVDA Menu, Preferences, LION settings. For
example, a video file might have a logo in the upper left corner that
gets read along with the subtitle, and disrupts the experience. We'll
see how to fix this in the next section.
LION has the following settings:
1. OCR interval: how often the program does OCR. Takes values from
0.1 second to 10 seconds.
2. OCR target: specifies the screen portion to OCR. Options are:
current control, current window, navigator object, and full screen 3.
Crop pixels from above, below, right, left. In full screen mode,
those four fields allow you to crop sections from the screen from
being scanned.
Those settings work only in full screen and current window modes.
Why is this setting useful? Let's remember the logo example above.
Just crop 10% or so from above to skip the logo, and you won't hear
it. Actually, to make the recognition faster and less resource
intensive, you can crop like 70% from above, since subtitles are
usually found in the lower third of the screen.
what's new
version 1.11
Fixed a bug, mainly observed in youtube fullscreen.
version 1.1
1. the crop settings affect the current window mode, too 2.
implemented a similarity threshold setting, mainlly useful in games.
LION
always compares the current text with the one which has been spoken
previously. If it thinks the text hasn't changed, it doesn't speak.
This setting controls how aggressive LION is in comparing texts. 0
means all texts are identical, practically rendering the addon
unusable. 1 will read all texts, even if they are the same. The
default is 0.5.
version 1.0
initial version
Who wrote this, how often will I see updates?
My name is Stefan Moisei, a blind programmer trying to survive in an
East European country, Romania, who has a lot to catch up to get to
an occidental level. LION, and other blind specific software are just
a hobby for me, developed in my spare time. So, I'm afraid updates
won't come too often.
But
if you can code, this is NVDA, so the source is right there. :)

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Re: New post in NV Access about my history with NVDA

rowen brian <manchen0528@...>
 

Carlos,  Congratulations!


Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Brian Sackrider
 

   



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Subject: Re: [anatad] OT: Dectalk add-on for NVDA latest versions
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 12:29:40 +0200
From: jacob kruger <jacob@...>
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To: anatad@...


Might be the long link - try this weTransfer.com page:

weTransfer.com dectalk NVDA add-on


Jacob Kruger
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Skype: BlindZA
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On 2020-08-19 12:20 PM, Thomas N. Chan wrote:
I can't get this link to work.
I love to get the dectalk again on nvda, the latest version.

Regards,
Thomas N Chan

On 19/08/2020 5:59 AM, Joseph Okon wrote:
just give this a quick drive. doesn't sound bad at all. i'm sort of
reliving my very first walk with speech synthesis about twenty four
years ago, mainly a little box with multi-voice engine driving it.

On 8/17/20, jacob kruger <jacob@...> wrote:
If anyone cares - along lines of recent post, came across this version
of the add-on for NVDA that offers a version of the dectalk voice add-on
that works with current/latest version of NVDA:

http://grossgang.com/tts/synthesizers%20for%20nvda/dectalk/DECtalk%20py3.nvda-addon


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Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

 

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 08:10 PM, Shaun Everiss wrote:
What is anatad?
https://groups.google.com/g/anatad/about
 
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Re: The Braille tables need updating.

JM Casey
 

It is there, mate -- unless I'm not understanding your request...

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John J. Boyer
Sent: August 19, 2020 7:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] The Braille tables need updating.

Hello,

The Unified English Braille table is not listed in the output Tables list. I
have NVDA 2020.2.
Please include the en-ueb-g2.ctb table in the next release.

Thanks,
John

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Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

 

What is anatad?

Its a private group though so its unlisted.

But if I can join that then yeah ok.


On 20/08/2020 9:38 am, Brian Vogel wrote:
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Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

 

Hmmm the issue is that unless you have a way to convert dectalk to some sort of sound font or instrument then you will be restricted to a dos os to run the system.

win98 maximum.

Just to be safe windows 95 release 1 probably before microsoft removed all the extra stuff from it.

We may have to switch to chat or make this private or something, but in lew of any other solution, I do wander if we may have a better time of it doing this sort of thing in linux.

I can setup a virtual machine with linux mint or wsl in windows, but I'd need someone to help me with this.

Firstly I would need either dectalk software and or hardware and hardware is just not something I have or could even use I also don't have a system that old.

Now I know there are vmware vms of windows 98, and maybe we could try with that.

Linux may be the next best choice, but I am no coder.

I have a github and can use git in windows but I know next to nothing about code.

If anyone things they can join me on this email me off list using my email, sm.everiss@...

I have a podcast on anchor that we could probably use this would be an undertaking I'd like to participate.

This is open to users and mods or anyone that has spare time.

This aint going to be anything payed, due to how dectalk is licenced I'm just going to make it opensource probably.



On 20/08/2020 9:39 am, Jesse Farquharson wrote:

You could make any synth sing with a vocoder, true. But I don't feel like the result would be as nice. That's why I like the DecTalk synth. You can get it to sing by specifically writing down how it will perform. I mean, if there is a way to make some other NVDA synth sing that would be neat, but I doubt it.


Re: The Braille tables need updating.

 

Hi,
Are you sure?
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John J. Boyer
Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] The Braille tables need updating.

Hello,

The Unified English Braille table is not listed in the output Tables list. I
have NVDA 2020.2.
Please include the en-ueb-g2.ctb table in the next release.

Thanks,
John

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The Braille tables need updating.

John J. Boyer
 

Hello,

The Unified English Braille table is not listed in the output Tables list. I have NVDA 2020.2.
Please include the en-ueb-g2.ctb table in the next release.

Thanks,
John

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website: http://www.abilitiessoft.org
Status: Company dissolved but website and email addresses live.
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Mission: developing assistive technology software and providing STEM services
that are available at no cost


DECtalk Synthesizer

Don H
 

I found the link for the Dectalk syn that works with the latest version of NVDA.  I can post it here if someone can tell me if this a legal addon.  It is from

grossgang.com


Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Gene
 

I just tried to see it. The group doesn't have an unrestricted archive. I don't want to join the group. Would you give an idea of what was said if it can be easily summarized?

While I might get permission to seee the posts, if many people want to know what it said and don't want to join the group, that might result in the owner/moderator getting many requests.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:38 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] DECtalk Synthesizer

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Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

I used to have dectalk too but it doesn't work on my system either.

On 8/19/2020 12:04 PM, Roger Stewart wrote:
Can you send me the link to get DecTalk?  I didn't see one on this list. I had a DecTalk add on for NVDA but it no longer works. If you have a new one, I'd love to have it.
Roger







On 8/19/2020 1:24 PM, brian wrote:
I down loaded the one that was posted today.

Brian Sackrider

On 8/19/2020 2:22 PM, Steve Matzura wrote:
Which DECtalk do you have? I'm eagerly awaiting an update to the USB driver for the DECtalk Plus I think it's called.


On 8/19/2020 2:15 PM, brian wrote:
I just tried deck talk and it's the same that I had on my reading edge. All the same voices are there. They alll sound just the way that they did back then.

Brian Sackrider







Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

I'd like it too.

On 8/19/2020 1:39 PM, Lino Morales wrote:
Diddo. I want it also.

On 8/19/2020 3:04 PM, Roger Stewart wrote:
Can you send me the link to get DecTalk? I didn't see one on this list. I had a DecTalk add on for NVDA but it no longer works. If you have a new one, I'd love to have it.
Roger







On 8/19/2020 1:24 PM, brian wrote:
I down loaded the one that was posted today.

Brian Sackrider

On 8/19/2020 2:22 PM, Steve Matzura wrote:
Which DECtalk do you have? I'm eagerly awaiting an update to the USB driver for the DECtalk Plus I think it's called.


On 8/19/2020 2:15 PM, brian wrote:
I just tried deck talk and it's the same that I had on my reading edge. All the same voices are there. They alll sound just the way that they did back then.

Brian Sackrider








Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

I tried it but didn't care for it.



On 8/19/2020 2:28 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Has anyone here tried the NV Speech Player Add-On?
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Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

Jesse Farquharson
 

You could make any synth sing with a vocoder, true. But I don't feel like the result would be as nice. That's why I like the DecTalk synth. You can get it to sing by specifically writing down how it will perform. I mean, if there is a way to make some other NVDA synth sing that would be neat, but I doubt it.


Re: DECtalk Synthesizer

 

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