[Athen] Very cool eBook development

Shelley Haven shelley at techpotential.net
Wed Oct 28 13:01:20 PDT 2009

Wow, that's neat! We are definitely in the midst of a major paradigm
shift in how people access information.

> Has anyone seen this reader from Humana...

I wonder if he actually meant "Humanware" and was referring to the
ClassMate Reader? (He said he was writing all this from memory.) He
wrote that the DAISY file was "downloaded to a device from Humana,
specifically designed for the reading impaired" which certainly fits
the ClassMate description.

- Shelley

Shelley Haven ATP, RET
Assistive Technology Consultant
Shelley at TechPotential.net

On Oct 28, 2009, at 6:10 AM, B.G.Whitehouse at lboro.ac.uk wrote:

> Has anyone seen this reader from Humana, and does anyone know which

> libraries will have been doing this scanning? I certainly haven't

> heard of my local library doing it!

> Guy


> From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org]

> On Behalf Of Ron Stewart

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> To: Access Technology Higher Education Network; e-grads at ahead-lists.org

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> Subject: [Athen] Very cool eBook development


> This article made my day just with the promise this holds for

> accessible books: http://followthereader.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/the-day-it-all-changed/


> You may also find that stats that are provided very illuminating.


> Ron


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