BrowseAloud... Making websites talk!
SPELD (SA) is a non-profit organisation that supports children and adults with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia. Our website is a compendium of information about learning difficulties, SPELD services and ways to help people with literacy problems. In all our literature, we recommend the use of text to speech software and have now implemented BrowseAloud, leading text to speech technology from Texthelp Systems.
BrowseAloud is designed to improve access to information and services on websites for people who find it difficult to read online content. The BrowseAloud product is suitable for both PC and Mac computers.
How does it work?
Once a user has downloaded BrowseAloud, the BrowseAloud icon will appear in the system tray, which is usually found in the bottom right corner of the screen.
By placing the cursor over the text, the relevant sentence will be read aloud and simultaneously highlighted. The user can choose to listen to selected sections of text or the entire page from where your cursor is pointed.
To customise your BrowseAloud settings, right click on the icon, once it is installed on your computer, and choose 'Open BrowseAloud settings' from the menu. Here you can change the speed of the voice and the colours used in text highlighting, save text as an MP3, have links identified and read aloud, customise pronunciations, and much more.
To view an Online User Guide, Frequently Asked Questions and a Video Tour, visit: http://www.browsealoud.com/page.asp?pg_id=80073.
For further information, please contact:
Tel: 0061 8921 7250 0
Tel (UK): +44 (0...