Bimodal presentation refers to information that is presented in both audio and visual formats at the same time. Bimodal reading refers to the act of reading text while hearing the words at the same time, such as when using speech synthesis software, or reading the text, hearing the words, and having the words (and/or sentences) highlighted at the same time, such as when using text-to-speech software with integrated highlighting.
This report summarizes the various research studies in support of bimodal content presentation.
For some examples, click the Listen button above or visit the ReadSpeaker webReader page. You can also get a demo of your own site presented bimodally.