Monday, November 07, 2005

Winkline Screen Reader

This is another experiment in pileup query.

I used only the simple search to collect the initial information and the pileups.

Original Query was: Winkline

I slightly edited the results and erased duplicates.

Conclusions: Pileups were valuable.

This is the results page:
Speech Systems for the Blind is a company dedicated to providing high quality text-to-speech software for under one hundred dollars. Speech Systems for the Blind currently manufactures Winkline, a screen reader for Windows 3.x, Windows 95, and Windows NT, as well as Seekline, a screen reader for DOS that can run on a sound card.
Winkline Reader - Windows '95 speech software with built-in software synthesizer for basic Windows '95 access, Speech Systems For The Blind (508) 226-0447, List price $50.
Distributor may order program from licensor. One program consists of two 3.5 inch 1.44 megabyte diskettes and a pamphlet for winkline reader or one 3.5 inch diskette (1.44 megabytes) and a pamphlet for seekline reader. when ordering 5 or less programs, winkline reader or seekline reader software, the distributor will pay $45, forty-five dollars for each program.
Seekline demo and winkline demo may be obtained from compuserve, genie or other electronic bulletin boards, or they may be purchased from distributor for $5.00 a piece. they will consist of one or two diskettes for Seekline and winkline readers, respectively. The demos are understood to be used to show the features of winkline reader and Seekline readers and are not intended as full-featured versions of the other software.
WINKLINE Speech Systems for the Blind 76 Wheaton Drive Attleboro, MA 02703-6623 508-226-0447

And here are the pileups:
Works with Braille Lite for speech and Braille access, or Braille 'n' Speak or Type 'n' Speak for voice access. Product: WINKLiNE From: Speech Systems for the Blind, 76 Wheaton Dr., Attleboro, MA 02703-6623 Phone: 508-226-0447 Internet: System: Windows; Windows 95 Price: $45 Demo: Available for $5 or downloadable from their Web site and many information systems. Notes: Provides text-to-speech using any multimedia sound card supported by Windows.
ZIP [ 6] WINKLiNE version 96, shareware Windows 95 access program, supports sound cards $45 shareware.
ZIP [ 7] Winkline Reader version 1.0 Demo of program to access Windows.
They all provide demonstration versions. ASAW from Microtalk: (DOS, Windows 95/98/ME) speech. HAL from Dolphin: (DOS, Windows 95/98/ME and NT) speech and Braille. JAWS For Windows from Freedom Scientific (DOS, Windows 95/98/ME and NT) speech and Braille. Lookout from Choice Technology (Windows 95/98/ME) OutSpoken from Alva: (Windows 95/98/ME, Macintosh) speech and Braille. Screenreader/2 from IBM (OS/2) speech and Braille. Simply Talker from Econonet: (Windows 95/98/ME) speech. Slimware Window Bridge from Synthavoice: (DOS, Windows 3.x and 95/98/ME) speech and Braille. Virgo from Baum (most information in German, some also in french, russian and english) Window-Eyes from GWMicro: (DOS, Windows 3.x and 95/98/ME) speech and Braille. Winkline from Speech Systems for the Blind (DOS, Windows 3.x, 95, NT) (May be obsolete) WinVision from Artic: (Windows 3.x and 95/98/ME) speech.

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