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Re: Slightly OT Question


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Apr 15, 2011 7:00AM


Have you tried contacting <EMAIL REMOVED> ?
Seems to be worth a shot, though it is a long shot, and they are very
responsive to inquiries.
Does not seem overly conducive to accessibility improvements.

On 4/15/11, Simon Evans < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry this a bit OT but couldn't think of anywhere else to ask...
> I'm developing a self-voicing App for people with cognitive disabilities
> under iOS - and got a quote today for the use of a third-party TTS SDK
> [needed as the official Apple TTS API is private].
> Normally their rate is 30% of the Net App price [after store fees & tax], so
> bundling TTS costs end users a few Euro, but they have a clause which says
> Apps used in an AAC/disability comms context pay must at least $149 per
> sale.
> ......I wondered if this was legal, seems morally questionable at least.
> Thanks,
> Simon