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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 […]

ReadSpeaker is now a member of PLAIN

The Plain Language Association InterNational (PLAIN) is the international association for plain-language professionals that promotes clear communication in any language. PLAIN exists to promote clear messaging in many ways and in particular for online content.

New SharePoint Plugin Available

ReadSpeaker is happy to announce the release of a plugin for ReadSpeaker Enterprise Highlighting for the SharePoint publishing platform. We have a plugin available for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. After delivery, the customer installs the plugin into the SharePoint project. The Listen button can be added to the site’s master template from the menu […]

The Virtual High School Enhances Online Courses with ReadSpeaker Rich Media

VHS Students Can Now Listen to Course Content On Their Computers & Mobile Devices The Virtual High School (www.thevirtualhighschool.org), nonprofit pioneer of K-12 online learning and ReadSpeaker (www.readspeaker.com) today announced the two organizations have partnered to deliver a major enhancement to the VHS catalog of nearly 400 online courses. The Virtual High School (VHS) has […]