[laptop-accessibility] Accessible Mobility
seth at laptop.org
Fri Nov 28 10:44:04 EST 2008
CMDA Modems in fact work well with Linux in many cases. Ankur Verma
spent some time this summer working on a small compatibility chart and
did some work in expanding Linux's ability. I can't seem to find his
documentation off of the top of my head.
On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 5:06 AM, <tim.pennick at bt.com> wrote:
> Hi again All,
> With thanks to those who responded to my earlier post about screen readers
> on the OLPC. I'm interested in low-cost accessible mobile platforms such as
> the OLPC and similar 'Netbook' style machines, and I'm wondering if there
> are any options which would allow me as a blind user, to connect this type
> of machine to a mobile broadband network, i.e. a cellular rather than a
> Wi-Fi network?
> I'm aware of an increasing number of USB dongles which allow Windows
> machines to connect to these networks, but am not currently aware of any
> that work with Linux, and suspect that even if I found such a thing, it
> might have a client application which would not be accessible to me.
> Many thanks, and apologies if this is considered off topic for this list.
> Tim Pennick
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