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RE: Screen reader support for languages other thank English

From: Léonie Watson <lw@nomensa.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:51:19 +0100
Message-ID: <2A876A583754DD4E8E03CFE899FA16061555FB@saturn.intranet.nomensa.com>
To: "Rebecca Cox" <rebecca@signify.co.nz>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Rebecca Cox wrote:

	"Does anyone know what sort of support there is for languages other than English, using screen readers?"

	The languages that a screen reader supports vary according to the speech engine or synthesizer that are in use.

	The default language support amongst the 3 leading screen readers are as follows:

Jaws with Eloquence:
English British.
English American.
French.
French Canadian.
German.
Italian.
Spanish Castilian.
Spanish Latin American.
Portuguese Brazilian.
Finish.

Hal with Orpheus:
English British.
English American.
Chinese Cantonese.
Chinese Mandarin.
Danish.
Dutch
Finish.
French.
Greek.
German.
Italian.
Norwegian.
Polish.
Spanish Castilian.
Spanish Latin American.
Spanish Catalan.
Swedish.

Window Eyes with Eloquence:
English British.
English American.
Spanish Castilian.
Spanish Mexican.
French.
French Canadian.
German.
Italian.
Portuguese.

Regards,
Léonie.

--
Léonie Watson - Head of Accessibility.
http://www.nomensa.com/

 

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