[OSM-talk] Visual map for the blind

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 12:41:27 BST 2009


2009/10/12 John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>:
> 2009/10/12 Lulu-Ann <Lulu-Ann at gmx.de>:
>>> What tag would you use for bus/tram stops with a "i" button that reads
>>> out the information about trams soonest to arrive, aloud?
>> I have never seen those before.
>> Not proposed yet, but I guess many things need explanation,
>> so I would tag it like that:
>> tourism=information
>> information=acoustic_textinformation=acoustic_text
>> description:en:blind=There is an information button that reads out
>> schedule times
> It doesn't seem like a tourism thing to me, wouldn't they be designed
> for people that live in the area?

Yes, and specifically for those who cannot read text because the same
information is displayed real-time on LED screens on top of the same
post with the big button.

I was thinking more along the lines of tram_stop:voice=schedules


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