[nabs-l] Making Texts on jpg file accessible?

justin williams justin.williams2 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 11:45:33 UTC 2015


I don't see why you would; go on and try it.

-----Original Message-----
From: nabs-l [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Sandra Gayer
via nabs-l
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2015 4:23 AM
To: Karl Martin Adam; National Association of Blind Students mailing list
Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Making Texts on jpg file accessible?

Hello,
Do you have to live in America to use this service?

Very best wishes,
Sandra.

On 1/23/15, Karl Martin Adam via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Yes, it can convert to and from a long list of (mostly
> inaccessible) file types including inaccessible pdfs.  You can either 
> upload your file at www.robobraille.org or e-mail it to 
> convert at robobraille.org attached to a blank e-mail with the file type 
> you want it converted to in the subject line.
>
>  ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael D Ausbun via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> To: Kaiti Shelton <crazy4clarinet104 at gmail.com>, "National Association 
> ofBlind Students mailing list" <nabs-l at nfbnet.org Date sent: Fri, 23 
> Jan 2015 04:38:50 +0000
> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Making Texts on jpg file accessible?
>
> I apologize, I am slightly ignorant on this topic. What is Robo 
> braille? Wednesday, say, convert a PDF that is composed of images 
> instead of text, into an accessible format (if an individual doesn't 
> have the latest version of jaws with the new document OCR).
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>  On Jan 22, 2015, at 8:35 PM, Kaiti Shelton via nabs-l 
> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>
>  Yes, I use robo braille to make this work.  It's come in pretty handy  
> quite a few times, though in my experiences at least it can take a  
> little longer for image conversion than documents.  Just don't freak  
> out if it takes them a little longer to email you the text.  :)
>
>  On 1/22/15, justin williams via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> wrote:
>  Have you tried robo braille? I think the file type is on there for 
> being  able to be made accessible.
>
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: nabs-l [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Miso 
> Kwak via  nabs-l
>  Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:08 PM
>  To: nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>  Subject: [nabs-l] Making Texts on jpg file accessible?
>
>  Hi NABS,
>  I am writing to see if there is any way I can access texts that are  
> formated  as jpg image files on the web.
>  Here is a sample link.
>
> http://dspace.wrlc.org/view/ImgViewer?url=http://dspace.wrlc.org/
> doc/manifes
>  t/2041/40106
>  This is a part of The Silent Worker, a Deaf community newspaper from 
> the  19th century and the early 20th century (home page found here...
>  http://proxy.aladin0.wrlc.org/gsdl/collect/gasw/gasw.shtml
>  )
>  I need to access articles from here as a part of my assignment for 
> History  of Deaf Community in America class.
>  The professor is understanding of the accessiblity problem so we are  
> looking  at different altermnative options but I would love to know if 
> there is any  way I could access the texts found on this website such 
> as the sample link  I  provided above.
>  Will KNFB Reader be able to somehow convert the images and recognize 
> texts?
>  If so how would I be able to do it?
>  Any other suggestions are welcome.
>  Miso Kwak
>
>
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