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The Presidency of Mexico adds ReadSpeaker to its website

Increasing the text accessibility of its governmental websites, the Presidency of Mexico has added Readspeaker Enterprise Highlighting to speech-enable online content. Visitors to the website from anywhere in the world can now listen to content in North American-accented Spanish. Users can listen to the latest news from the Presidency on the blog. Adding text-to-speech to […]

ReadSpeaker Exhibiting at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

ReadSpeaker will be exhibiting at stand D90, Hall 4.2, at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 (Frankfurter Buchmesse) from October 8 to October 12. On Wednesday October 8 ReadSpeaker will be giving a presentation about text-to-speech technology in the education and e-learning space. With the migration of text-books from print to digital, numerous interactive possibilities appear […]

ReadSpeaker is now an affiliate member of IMS Global

ReadSpeaker has been accepted as an affiliate member of the IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC), whose mission is to advance and encourage the growth and impact of learning technology worldwide. As an affiliate member, ReadSpeaker demonstrates its commitment to using technology to support and transform education. ReadSpeaker will thus share best practices in learning […]

ReadSpeaker speechMaker now supports additional audio formats

A new version of ReadSpeaker speechMaker has launched today. This online solution lets users easily generate audio files from any text content. It supports a wide range of languages and voices, and the audio files can be used both online and offline in web applications, mobile apps, presentations, prompts for IVR systems, audio books, reading […]

Moodlerooms adds ReadSpeaker text-to-speech feature

Content on Moodlerooms, a Moodle Partner offering online learning solutions under the Blackboard, Inc. banner, will now be speech-enabled using ReadSpeaker’s Enterprise Highlighting plugin. Speech-enabled content offers educators using Moodlerooms an added tool to differentiate instruction, and allows students to learn in the format they find most comfortable. Adding text-to-speech functionality also improves accessibility, which […]

ReadSpeaker adds document-reading and viewing solution for Moodle customers

Document content on Moodle, the popular open-source e-learning software, will now be speech-enabled using the docReader service from ReadSpeaker. Speech-enabled content improves accessibility by allowing learners to consume information in the way they are most comfortable. Learning disabilities, visual impairments, and second-language challenges are just a few examples of why some learners prefer listening to […]

FIFA chooses ReadSpeaker text-to-speech service

Making textual content on the global game accessible to a wider audience, FIFA has added Readspeaker Enterprise Highlighting to its website. Text-based web content from the FIFA website is now speech enabled, allowing site visitors from all over the world to listen to content in the optimal format for their needs and preferences. The FIFA World […]

eLibrary From ProQuest Offers ReadSpeaker for Improved Learning

Responding to the broad spectrum of student learning behaviors, eLibrary now includes text-to-speech functionality from ReadSpeaker at the document level for all text formats, so that students can better understand and complete their assignments, while online or on-the-go. Read more on ProQuest news release.

ReadSpeaker docReader becomes the new document viewer of choice on the web

ReadSpeaker launches new version of its docReader reading and viewing solution for online content owners A new version of ReadSpeaker’s popular document-reading and viewing solution, ReadSpeaker docReader, has launched today with new features and performance improvements. ReadSpeaker now offers the most accessible online reading and viewing experience of PDFs and other documents on the web. […]

ReadSpeaker CEO to speak at the 29th CSUN conference

Niclas Bergström, Founder and CEO of ReadSpeaker, will be giving a speech at CSUN’s 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference held between March 17 and 22 in San Diego, California. Niclas Bergström will present ReadSpeaker Narrator – an automated web service to create EPUB3 and DAISY (with or without speech) from different document […]