The ReadSpeaker Blog

Ease of Use of Text-to-Speech Technology

This is post #6 of 6 in the series “The Future of Education” Adding the ReadSpeaker text-to-speech service to your school’s website or teacher-created materials is easy, too. If you use templates consistently, the addition of a small piece of code can automatically enable all content to be read out loud. For instance, customers Cengage […]

Adding ReadSpeaker to Educational Material

This is post #5 of 6 in the series “The Future of Education” In the educational market, ReadSpeaker provides the benefits of its text-to-speech services to various educational segments. Schools such as Minnesota Infinity, Calgary Catholic, Georgia Virtual School, Gwinnett Online Campus, Anaheim School District, Clark County School District, The Virtual High School, SCcyber, and […]

ReadSpeaker and Your Website on Mobile

Mobile internet usage on the rise Latest statistics show that of the over seven billion people on this planet, almost 2.5 billion use the internet. But even more significant is the number of mobile subscribers at just over 6.5 billion. While this figure does not represent unique users, it is still huge. Going further, analysts at […]

Individualized Learning in Action

This is post #3 of 6 in the series “The Future of Education” Gwinnett County School System is the largest district in the state, serving nearly 170,000 students in 2013-14. In 2010, the district won the prestigious Broad Prize as the top urban district in the country. When IBM wanted to test out a new […]

Individualized Learning and Universal Design for Learning

This is post #2 of 6 in the series “The Future of Education” Individualized learning happens mostly for special education students, as called for in their Individual Education Plans. But some leading schools are starting to put these forces together to create individual plans for each student. When this happens, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) […]

How Education is Changing

This is post #1 of 6 in the series “The Future of Education” Education is being reshaped for students and teachers alike through new, innovative teaching methods, advancements in technology, and programs designed to make that technology available to as many schools as possible. In the last five years, education has been changing in so […]

4 Tips On How You Can Tweak The Audio Version Of Your Web Pages

Bringing the best and most useful experience to your web users is always something on the agenda. That often means to sit back and think of the profile of your users and how they interact with your content. We get asked the question regarding how text to speech can be tweaked to fit the needs […]

Text to Speech and WCAG 2.0

This is post #2 of 2 in the series “Web Accessibility For Content Owners” Guideline 3.1.5 of the WCAG standards refers to reading, and is explained as such: “When text requires reading ability more advanced than the lower secondary education level after removal of proper names and titles, supplemental content, or a version that does not […]

Q&A with Sabanci Vakfi

Sabancı Vakfi (Sabancı Foundation) was established in 1974 as the philanthrophic arm of the Sabancı Holding Company. Since its establishment, the foundation has built 120 institutions in Turkey, including Sabancı University, and has provided more than 37,000 scholarships. The foundation promotes social inclusion, including equal access for women, youth, and those with disabilities. Sabancı Foundation […]