Computers/Hardware: Portable Devices
Portable hardware such as MP3 players, book players, and memo recorders
Humanware has released an alternate US English voice for the Victor Reader Stream. The male voice Tom is contained in an alternate version of the just released 1.2 firmware update. Voice samples, other languages and voices are also available.
We have staff on the scene at the CSUN conference in Los Angeles and have just learned of the first major announcement of the week, Humanware's Trekker Breeze. The breeze weighs less than a pound and includes a built-in GPS receiver. The possible down-side, however, is the lack of point-to-point directions. So it basically serves as a tool for gaining information about your surroundings, which may be a tough sell compared with the many other GPS options available. That being said, for those looking for a simple solution without a lot of required setup, this may be the perfect product. Retail for the new unit is expected to be $895. It won't be released until at least the summer, and we'll post more as we find out. Note: The link has been updated with Humanware's press-release.
The highly anticipated update for the Victor Stream digital book player, version 1.2 has been released. The free update adds several enhancements to the music player, a built-in SD card format utility, support for NIMAS textbooks and content from the Serotek System Access Mobile Network, and several other improvements.
Adaptive Information Systems Inc. is selling the Humanware Victor Reader Stream digital book player for $299. With free shipping, we weren't able to find this player for less elsewhere. The Stream can play Daisy books from Bookshare.org, as well as Audible.com and RFB&d Audio plus books. Note that Adaptive Information also sells the Executive Products leather case for the device, for $34 shipped when purchased with the Stream.
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