PHP bees and audio honey: Accessible agent-based audio alerts and feedback

Use PHP agents to feed information to your audio system

From the developerWorks archives

Colin Beckingham

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: October 13, 2009

This article describes a system that uses open source tools to collect, edit, and funnel information to a central database, where it is arranged appropriately for presentation, not on the screen, but announced via the audio system for the benefit of users such as those with visual impairments. The system uses a number of PHP agents that operate independently to generate, edit, arrange, and announce information.

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