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New ReadSpeaker TextAid Features

ReadSpeaker is pleased to announce that the latest version of ReadSpeaker TextAid has just been released. We’ve added some great new features for ‘Complete’ and ‘Education Institution’ subscribers, such as: Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive integration. Documents can be downloaded from Google Drive/Microsoft OneDrive to TextAid’s library and TextAid texts and documents can be uploaded […]

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How ReadSpeaker webReader conforms to GDPR standards

The following article explains how ReadSpeaker webReader conforms to the new GDPR norms. The privacy of our customers and their end-users is fully protected and maintained. ReadSpeaker webReader is a web reading service for Internet content. Visitors to the website can activate the reading service by clicking on the function. We then generate the audio […]

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Web Reading Just Got Easier with the ReadSpeaker TextAid Chrome Extension

ReadSpeaker is pleased to announce the launch of its ‘ReadSpeaker TextAid Chrome Extension’ which enables a toolbox in subscribers’ Google Chrome browser, allowing them to listen to web pages including Google Docs and Microsoft Word Online pages. The extension is free of charge for ReadSpeaker TextAid ‘Complete’ subscribers and trialists, and is added to your […]

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ReadSpeaker is proud to support Global Accessibility Awareness Day

At ReadSpeaker we are committed to improved accessibility for all internet users and are pleased to support the efforts of the accessibility community to create global awareness. Some people are unaware that digital accessibility issues exist at all, while others are aware of the challenges but don’t know where to find help in addressing them. […]

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Hoya Speech Scores Highest in 2018 Text to Speech Benchmarking

ReadSpeaker – a Hoya Speech Company – proudly announces that the two Hoya Speech text to speech (TTS) engines have topped the Voice Information Associates’ Text-to-Speech Accuracy Testing charts for 2018. The long-time speech industry observer has recognised rSpeak Technologies and Neospeech (which uses Hoya Speech’s VoiceText TTS engine) as offering the most accurate TTS […]

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The Tablet School’s New Service Uses Text to Speech and Levels Out Learning

Finnish publishing company Tabletkoulu, is launching ReadSpeaker in their digital books for secondary education. The following is a translation of  their blog post. Watch the video (in Finnish).   While the Digital Services Accessibility Directive challenges educational publishers, Tabletkoulu is the first educational publisher in Finland to introduce speech synthesis into high school content. It […]

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ReadSpeaker Expands Text to Speech Offering with New Female Norwegian Voice

ReadSpeaker announces the growth of its text to speech portfolio with the addition of a new, high quality tts voice persona. Introducing Lykke, ReadSpeaker’s new female voice for Bokmål, the language used by the majority of Norwegian people. Lykke is now available to read aloud online and offline content of any kind. Lykke’s clear and relatable voice delivers a superior user experience […]

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ReadSpeaker Sponsors Blackboard TLC 2018 in Manchester, UK

ReadSpeaker is pleased to be sponsoring #BbTLC18, from April 9 – 12, 2018, at the University of Manchester. Stop by our stand to see how to use audio to enhance your content, making it more engaging and accessible for more learners; and attend the presentation by Sandra Stevenson-Revill from the University of Derby: When reading […]

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Webinar Recording “Access All Areas: Insights on Accessibility in eLearning”

On Tuesday, March 20th at 12pm ET, ReadSpeaker joined Learnosity’s panel of educational technologists from K12 Inc, Texthelp, CenterPoint Education Solutions to share valuable insights on accessibility. ReadSpeaker’s co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Fredrik Larsson* discussed how we are putting accessibility at the heart of product design. To see a recording of the live webinar, please follow this link […]

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Live Webinar in Partnership with Learnosity

ReadSpeaker joins Learnosity’s panel of experts from K12 Inc, Texthelp, CenterPoint Education Solutions to share valuable insights on accessibility. Access All Areas: Insights on Accessibility in eLearning Tuesday, March 20th 12:00 pm ET   Despite the fact that 80 percent of Americans believe that children learn in different ways, over a third of parents in […]

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