janina at rednote.net
Tue Feb 8 18:26:53 EST 2005
OK. I try not to repeat myself, but this one is worthy of a repeat just
The Owasys 22C is a cell phone designed to work via speech output only.
It has no screen, and it runs on our favorite OS, Linux. Check out AFB's
review last July at:
Dawes, Stephen writes:
> I am missing something here!
> What is the Owasys?
> I am assuming that 22C is the model number, but of what?
> It is kind of hard to spread the word about something when you don't
> know what it is.
> Steve Dawes
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca
> > [mailto:speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca] On Behalf Of Janina Sajka
> > Sent: 2005 February 08 9:13 AM
> > To: Kwatson at smed.yi.org; Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
> > Subject: Re: fc3 dl
> > Hi, Keith:
> > Keith Watson writes:
> > > Janina,
> > >
> > > Aloha, and welcome back. Hope you had a relaxing time. Now
> > get back
> > > to work and tell us what the status of the Owasys is.
> > > <grin>.
> > I'm very pleased to tell you that things are finally moving
> > forward with the Owasys 22C. Most of the FCC certification
> > tests are complete. The rest should be done by the end of
> > February. So, with a little bit of luck, we should be
> > offering the 22C in the U.S. sometime in March.
> > However, before you get too excited, let me give you the bad
> > news. The price in March will be steep. For a better price,
> > you'll have to wait a little longer. We are negotiating to
> > make the device available at a good price through a telephone
> > company that will also provide service.
> > But, this will take a little longer--probably until summer.
> > I also expect to have a web page and announcement email list
> > working sometime in February. Announcements to follow.
> > All of this information is OK to share everywhere.
> > >
> > > Keith
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