MCLEAN, Virginia, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
ReadSpeaker continues to put its technology expertise to work improving on ReadSpeaker TextAid , its innovative text-to-speech solution for struggling readers everywhere.
Whether in a learning context or in everyday life, struggling readers have a multitude of challenges, ranging from simply decoding and understanding text to staying motivated and battling self-esteem issues. Students and educators have added issues of learning at grade-level and finding resources for supplementary help.
This is where ReadSpeaker's text-to-speech technology can help. Read-aloud solutions are a proven aid in helping struggling readers face these challenges, whether they are dyslexic, learning in a second language or simply have comprehension issues. ReadSpeaker TextAid uses read-aloud functionalities within the context of a complete reading and writing solution, helping those with reading challenges understand content, while assisting those with learning disabilities to become confident, autonomous readers.
Encouraged by the users' reaction to ReadSpeaker TextAid , the company has added features to make it even easier for schools and individuals alike to use the bimodal presentation of simultaneous text and audio.
One-click webreading, speech-enabled scanned documents, downloadable audio files, a more accessible interface… the new version of the popular text-to-speech reading tool ReadSpeaker TextAid is set to help struggling readers of any age even more.
Easy to use, ReadSpeaker TextAid is a personal, 100% web-based tool. That means no downloads, and the ability to use the software anytime, anywhere and on any device. This gives readers a previously unknown independence.
And ReadSpeaker's web-based solutions make pricing affordable. ReadSpeaker TextAid prices are reasonable for both parents and educational institutions, bringing the best in literacy support within reach of everyone.
"We have listened to the feedback of current users to make it an even more valuable tool for those who struggle to read, for whatever reason" - Steve Moore, General Manager ReadSpeaker, North America.
New features include:
- The 'TextAid Web Reader'. Read webpages with just a click of a button using the handy bookmarklet that sits in a users browser. Just a drag and drop installation to the bookmark bar gives the user the ability to read web content at any time, with just one click of a button.
- The ability to read any content. Since ReadSpeaker TextAid uses OCR and can read any scanned document, readers can use the tool to read anything they need to, from handwritten notes to pages of a paperback book.
- Download text as audio files for listening anywhere and at any time.
- A whole new user-friendly interface , to make ReadSpeaker TextAid even easier to use.
Read and listen to the ReadSpeaker TextAid information sheet: http://bit.ly/1GIAKjL
Find out more in this video: https://youtu.be/CUC35T0eaX0
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