Posts for September, 2011

India Comes Up With Text To Speech And Web-based OCR

Press release: Technology Development for Indian Language (TDIL) Programme of the Department of Information Technology, under a consortium project has developed this Text-To- Speech system. TTS has also been integrated with Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) screen reader and Optical Character Recognition System (OCRA). OCR system developed under a TDIL consortium Project for Hindi & Punjabi was also provided on TDIL Data Centre to get user feedback, while the challenges of computationally intensive technology research are parallely being addressed. [Continue]

Locking Down For Security, And Loss Of Freedom

The concept of UEFI secure booting seems great from a security perspective. But I can’t help but wonder that these things are going to make it more and more difficult to customize them to our likes. It is not only about running Linux on Windows machines, it is about decoupling the hardware and software so that once you buy any hardware you can install any software that can run on it. [Continue]



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