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From Antony Awaida <ant...@apporto.com>
Subject Re: Screen reader/JAWS over Guac?
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:33:07 GMT
Thanks Mike and Nick:

Am I therefore correct in concluding?

If JAWS runs correctly in an RDP environment (which presumably it does),
Guac should be able to deliver the audio.

Thank you,
Antony

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On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Mike Jumper <mike.jumper@guac-dev.org>
wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:08 AM, Nick Couchman <vnick@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 1:03 PM, Nick Couchman <vnick@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:39 PM, Antony Awaida <antony@apporto.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi everyone:
> >>>
> >>> Has anyone tried to run a screen reader such as JAWS over Guacamole? if
> >>> so do you have a recipe for that?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!
> >>>
> >>
> >> What protocol are you interested in?  I'm not familiar with screen
> >> readers, including JAWS, but my guess is that this will partially
> depend on
> >> the screen reader's ability to parse images for text.  In the case of
> VNC
> >> and RDP when used through Guacamole, the output to the screen is an
> image
> >> and does not have a direct text representation.  Telnet and SSH
> protocols in
> >> Guacamole should be parsed out as text in the browser (which is
> demonstrated
> >> by the ability to select letters/words/lines of text), so those will
> >> probably work.
> >>
>
> Actually, for all protocols, there is no text once things reach the
> client side. Everything is graphical.
>
> >
> > ...but, apparently JAWS includes OCR support, so perhaps it will work
> fine
> > with Guacamole?!
> >
>
> If running the screen reader within the remote desktop is an option,
> that should work well for the protocols where Guacamole provides audio
> support (VNC and RDP). Otherwise, yep, everything is part of a dynamic
> image and there is nothing for the reader to read.
>
> - Mike
>



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