[ic] captcha audio, and recaptcha...

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Thu Oct 9 09:50:41 UTC 2008

On 10/08/2008 10:42 PM, Mike Heins wrote:
> Quoting Rick Bragg (lists at gmnet.net):
>> On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 19:59 +0000, Rick Bragg wrote:
>>> Has anybody ever set up audio captcha and/or recaptcha at all?
>>> I would really like to at least set up audio captcha for the visually
>>> impaired.  I would also like to set up recaptcha but just as a bonus.
>>> Thanks
>>> Rick
>> By the way, in my case, setting up audio captcha is not really a "want"
>> but a "need".  It is for a city website, and as a city, we must be fully
>> section 508 compliant and cater to disabilities. (or no captcha at
>> all.)  
>> The recaptcha is more of a "want" as this city is wanting to take the
>> lead in this sort of thing.  The recapcha should be optional for users
>> to fill out.  
>> It would be great to build a profile check for this type of thing.  
>> for example:
>> &or mv_captcha_guess=captcha, mv_audiocaptcha_guess=audiocaptcha Wrong Guess...
>> Any thoughts?
> Does Perl have an Audio CAPTCHA module? That is the only way that
> we would be likely to get this done...

I couldn't find any, but it should be relatively straight forward with 
text to speech.  Just pick out some random words in a dictionary, run 
them through text to speech and link to the audio file for the speech.



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