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Text to speech on the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has begun to use text-to-speech technology on the website congress.gov. Website visitors can now listen to bill summaries. The Library of Congress’ choice to implement text to speech on its website increases accessibility to the text content. By providing an audio version of online content, the Library of Congress has: increased the accessibility […]

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ReadSpeaker at the World Congress on Special Needs Education

ReadSpeaker founder and CEO Niclas Bergström will be speaking at the World Congress on Special Needs Education. The congress, from August 17-20, will be held at Temple University, Philadelphia. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education. Niclas Bergström will be speaking on August 18 at 14:00 […]

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ReadSpeaker at the Technology in Government Summit

ReadSpeaker is an exhibitor at the Technology in Government Summit on 4-5 August 2015 at the National Convention Centre Canberra. ReadSpeaker partners with a large number of government bodies at the Federal, State and Local level providing text to speech enhancement to online content. Those integrations directly assist millions of Australian who through disadvantage or misadventure struggle […]

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ReadSpeaker at BBWorld 2015

ReadSpeaker is a bronze sponsor of this year’s BBWorld. The premier education technology training, networking, and professional development event for Blackboard users from around the globe, BBWorld will be taking place in Washington D.C. from July 21-23. As an official Blackboard partner, ReadSpeaker offers a building block for the Blackboard LMS. This building block can […]

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ReadSpeaker at Fusion

ReadSpeaker is a silver sponsor of Fusion, the Brightspace global eLearning conference scheduled to take place from June 22-24 in Orlando, Florida. As an official D2L Select Partner, ReadSpeaker’s text-to-speech functionality is very simple to integrate into the Brightspace platform. Learners can listen to both HTML content and documents. Documents can be viewed with ReadSpeaker docReader, seamlessly […]

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ChiltonLibrary makes text to speech available inside Gale Cengage platform

ReadSpeaker has worked with Gale Cengage to speech-enable different libraries across the MindTap platform and others since 2013. As of June 2015, ChiltonLibrary has become the latest library to make ReadSpeaker’s text-to-speech functionality available. ChiltonLibrary supplies ‘do-it-yourself’ solutions for students and automotive enthusiasts. With access to ChiltonLibrary, users can discover solutions for any skill level. […]

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ReadSpeaker TextAid Continues to Improve the Lives of Struggling Readers

Motivating reluctant readers, boosting self-esteem, improving learning results and increasing comprehension for struggling readers of all ages…ReadSpeaker TextAid is a prime example of how text-to-speech technology can improve the lives of those with reading challenges. Recently individuals and educators alike have found the read-aloud technology of ReadSpeaker TextAid, a powerful tool to help with reading, writing and studying. Now, […]

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Leichhardt Municipal Council selects ReadSpeaker as its text to speech provider.

The Municipality of Leichhardt is a local government area located in Sydney, Australia. In 2014, the Leichhardt Municipal Council selected ReadSpeaker as its text-to-speech technology provider of choice in order to increase digital accessibility of the website. We spoke with Jessica Prochazkova, web coordinator at the municipality, about the decision to use ReadSpeaker’s text-to-speech technology. The […]

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ReadSpeaker Down Under

On May 18 and 19, ReadSpeaker Australia will be attending  the 2015 ALGIM Web & Digital Symposium in Christchurch, New Zealand.  ALGIM, the Association of Local Government Information Management, provides best practice information to the local government ICT sector, as well as representing the national and international interests of the information, communication and technology (ICT) […]

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ReadSpeaker TextAid Text-to-speech Technology Just Got Even Better!

Always focusing on the user experience, the ReadSpeaker team recently asked our customers what features they would like added to ReadSpeaker TextAid, the online reading, writing and studying tool. And we listened. Here are the first new features in a line of upcoming improvements and features coming soon to ReadSpeaker TextAid. – Mp3 downloads: download content […]

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