Speech Technology Magazine

 

Category: Education

Mobilearn Offers Swedish Government Information in Persian Using TTS

New refugees arriving in Swedfen have access to government information in their native Persian Farsi.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Mar 2017

Texas Medical School Offers Assistive Technologies

The school is adding a number of technologies, including voice-activated navigation, to its website.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

ReadSpeaker Expands Learning Options at York Technical College

With text-to-speech, the school's students learn how they want
Deployments, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Mondly Launches VR and Voice-Based Language Tool

The new VR app combines voice chatbot technology with speech recognition in virtual reality to create new way to learn a new language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Living Tree Adds Phone Alerts Function

School administrators can now send voice messages to parents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jan 2017

Readspeaker Now Preinstalled with Blackboard Learn

Readspeaker's text-to-speech is now available as part of Blackboard's Learn system to read content aloud to students.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Nov 2016

Technavio Predicts Strong Growth for TTS in Schools

Text-to-speech in educational markets is expected to see 9 percent growth through 2020, the analyst firm projects.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2016

Avallain Africa Uses Acapela Voices

Acapela's Box is used to create text-to-speech voices for Avallain's educational efforts in Kenya.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Sep 2016

DeVry University Offers ReadSpeaker TTS

ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology is available to help DeVry's disabled students.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Apr 2016

ReadSpeaker Partners with Blackboard

The partnership brings ReadSpeaker's text-to-speech solution to the classroom.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Mar 2016

AssistiveWare Adds Swedish to Its Children's TTS Voices

AssistiveWare has teamed with Acapela Group to create two children's text-to-speech voices in Swedish.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Feb 2016

IBM, University of Michigan Partner on Voice-Enabled Academic Adviser

The system, called Project Sapphire, would be able to provide academic and career guidance to students.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Jan 2016

Blackboard Partners with VoiceThread

The partnership between Blackboard and VoiceThread will let teachers and students collaborate with voice or video capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Dec 2015

Mom Invents Speech-Enabled Reading Assistant

Reading Buddy Software uses EduSpeak technology to listen to and guide kids as they read.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Nov 2015

Serious Factory Uses Acapela TTS in Its Virtual Training Suite

The serious gaming provider will use Acapela Group's cloud-based speech synthesis technology in its training solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Sep 2015

Texthelp Launches Bilingual Read&Write for Google for French and English

Texthelp's GAFE tool is a voice-enabled reading and writing solution for students.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jun 2015

ABC-CLIO Adds TTS, Translation Services

Video learning modules, text-to-speech and translation capabilities provide educators new approaches to teaching historical concepts and critical thinking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Feb 2015

ReadSpeaker Rolls Out New Version of ReadSpeaker TextAid

The speech service's online personal reader includes new text and document library capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Nov 2014

ABC-CLIO Solutions Adds ReadSpeaker's TTS to its Online Curriculum and Reference Resources

Learners can now listen to and highlight all ABC-CLIO Solutions online text resources.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Oct 2014

Paragon Updates Slovoed Talking Dictionaries

New dictionaries provide a free trial, audio pronunciations, flash cards and other learning tools, and detailed grammar information.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Sep 2014

Sprite Kids Introduces Speaktacular Sight Words, a Voice-Enabled Reading Helper

Sprite Kids' Speaktacular Sight Words features Nuance's voice recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Aug 2014

ReadSpeaker Adds Document-Reading and Viewing Solution to Moodle

E-learning software provider adds ReadSpeaker's docReader service to its Moodle platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jul 2014

Cram.com Adds TTS to Its Flashcard App

New TTS on Cram.com provides audio support in 18 languages for flashcards.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jul 2014

West to Acquire SchoolMessenger

West will acquire Reliance Holding, a mass messaging service for the education market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Apr 2014

Voki Launches Voki Presenter

Voki Presenter is a speech-enabled virtual teaching assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Mar 2014

Alert Solutions Launches School Announcement 4.0

School Announcement Version 4.0 offers new features, including a mobile command center, social media integration, and a severe weather monitoring tool.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Feb 2014

Amcom Speech Recognition Answers a College's Call

Middlesex County College benefits from a voice-based call attendant solution.
Deployments, Posted 15 Nov 2013

ReadSpeaker and Instructure Partner to Integrate TTS on the Canvas Learning Management System

Instructors and students can now benefit from speech-enabled educational content to facilitate the learning experience.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Oct 2013

Kaplan Inks Deal with Carnegie Speech

NativeAccent solution now available in North America.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Jul 2013

NeoSpeech TTS Powers New Japanese Learning App

Japanese voices added to Rakudasoft's Hands-Free Sensei mobile app.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jun 2013

Voyager Learning Teams with iSpeech to Launch VmathLive

The new online math program features a text-to-speech program interface.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2013

iSpeech Launches Publishing Platform

Converts books and articles into audiobooks and podcasts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2013

Carnegie Speech Taps Califone

Headsets will supplement speech recognition software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2013

DynEd Releases English Language Learning Solutions

Applications include ASR on Android platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2013

ScootPad Teams Up with ReadSpeaker

Partnership integrates text-to-speech technology into learning platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2013

Desire2Learn Implements Technology from Cisco WebEx, ReadSpeaker, Ellucian, and Automatic Sync

Platform to include cloud-based text-to-speech technology
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Nov 2012

Wizzard's Wavefile Factory Voice Enables Internal e-learning Projects

Technology incorporates AT&T Natural Voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Aug 2012

StrikeForce and TradeHarbor Announce First "Three-Factor" Voice Verification Solution

The partnership has yielded a new level of cyber security assurance for online transactions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Jul 2012

Overheard Underheard

FYI, Posted 10 Jul 2012

Kurzweil Launches Firefly App for iPad

Provides access to literacy tools
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jul 2012

Mobile Technologies Unveils First Real-Time Lecture Translation System

The solution uses machine learning technology to serve up English subtitles in real time.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jun 2012

Blackboard Adds Mobile Support for Android to Mass Notification Solution

The app lets users send mass notification messages from any smartphone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 May 2012

CereProc Signs on for New UK Education Initiative Using Speech

The U.K. government-sponsored program launches two TTS voices for use in England's education system.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 May 2012

Reading Assistant Software from Scientific Learning Now Available on SciLearn Enterprise Platform

New Web-based platform uses advanced speech recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Mar 2012

Don Johnston Announces Snap&Read Screen Reader

The floating toolbar reads text on screen in any application and format.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Mar 2012

IVR Identifies At-Risk Students

Vocantas IVR helps Avila University reach out to students in danger of transferring or dropping out.
Deployments, Posted 01 Jan 2012

Speech-to-Text Gives Higher Education a Global Boost

New technology makes the world a little smaller.
In Other Words, Posted 01 Jan 2012

Pictello Adds Support For 23 Languages

New story-telling tool features recorded sound and text-to-speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Dec 2011

DialMyCalls Offers Snow Day Calls for School Closings

The new service will send out automated voice and text messages about school closings and winter weather emergencies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2011

ReadSpeaker Launches Web-Based Math Audio Reader

Program lets publishers make their educational content more accessible.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Sep 2011

eBooks for the Visually Impaired

Kindle and other readers come up short; Justice Dept. pushes textbooks
Voice Value, Posted 01 Sep 2011

Loquendo TTS Powers Online Language Learning Tool

Loquendo teams with Quizlet.com to offer text-to-speech on flashcard sets in 12 languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jul 2011

Blackboard Announces Next-Generation Mass Notification Service

New features help users send urgent alerts and outreach messages faster and easier.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jul 2011

AT&T Releases New Mass-Messaging Platform

Rave Campus Messenger from AT&T simplifies communications for colleges and universities.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Apr 2011

UC Implementation Doubles Year over Year

A new CDW poll finds business embracing unified communications and that cloud-based solutions speed implementation and cut costs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2011

Acapela Group Provides Voices for E-Doceo Online E-Learning Service

Acapela's speech synthesis will be used by the company for its online media store.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Mar 2011

C Technologies Selects SVOX to Give Voice to the C-Pen Scanner

SVOX text-to-speech technology vocalizes output from handheld optical character recognition device to capture and decode text.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 2011

Blackboard Delivers 13.7 Million Messages in One Day

Massive snowstorms across the country led to a record-breaking day for the mass messaging provider.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Jan 2011

A Defining Moment for Nuance

Merriam-Webster app for iPhone harnesses the power of Dragon to let users speak words instead of spelling them out.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Dec 2010

SVOX’s TTS to Power Google Translate and Google Dictionary

Text-to-speech will provide natural sounding voices to facilitate online language learning.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Dec 2010

Trisys Introduces IP Call Recording Software

This 100 percent software-based solution doesn't rely on specific call control protocols.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Dec 2010

Loquendo Powers New Speech Enabled Translation App

GanganJH creates innovative language learning tool for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Nov 2010

Algonquin College Targets Student Retention with Vocantas IVR

First-year students engage with the college via email, blog, and text.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Nov 2010

In Their Own Voices

Hope Technology School gives autistic students a new way to be heard.
Deployments, Posted 01 Nov 2010

K-NFB Launches Free E-Reader

New Blio application features Nuance Vocalizer technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 2010

College Gets Locked Down with Voice

Singlewire InformaCast was used by Ouachita Baptist University to send emergency notification to students, staff, and faculty.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 2010

CyberTech and Nexidia Forge Global Partnership

CyberTech's recording solutions integrate with Nexidia's speech analytics to bring the power of multilingual phonetic search to the global marketplace.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Sep 2010

EBSCO Publishing Extends TTS to School and Public Library Databases

New feature includes Texthelp Systems' SpeechStream toolbar to support reading and comprehension.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 31 Aug 2010

Don Johnston Releases Read:OutLoud University EditionListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Post-secondary students and veterans with disabilities can read the latest e-books and textbooks, access the Internet, and use helpful study tools.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Jul 2010

Adobe Captivate 5 Goes Multilingual with Loquendo Text-to-Speech

Loquendo TTS in English, French, and German is now available with Adobe eLearning authoring tool.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2010

Nuance Introduces Speak & See Suite With Dragon NaturallySpeakingListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The solution makes reading, writing, language learning, and interaction with the PC easier.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 May 2010

Blackboard Connect Helps California Schools Stay in Front of H1N1 This Spring

A personal message from the Department of Public Health's director urges flu prep in schools and on campus.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Apr 2010

Loquendo TTS Powers a New Tool for Language Learning

Tandem integrates Loquendo TTS into its applications for language students of all ages and abilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Apr 2010

Messaging System Passes the Test

In a drill at the University of Pennsylvania, an emergency notification system reaches 53,000 people in less than eight minutes.
Deployments, Posted 08 Mar 2010

Blackboard Launches Teacher Communication Platform to Improve Parent Engagement, Student Success

Solution overcomes language and other barriers to parent-teacher communication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Mar 2010

AIM-Virginia Renews Statewide License of Read:OutLoud 6 E-Book Software

Reading initiative provides accommodations for students with IEPS and access to electronic textbooks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Feb 2010

Loquendo Brings Speech to TI’s eBook Development Platform

Texas Instruments leverages Loquendo's text-to-speech and automatic speech recognition technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jan 2010

SpeechTEK Europe Conference and Exhibition will be April 28-29, 2010 in London

SpeechTEK's first ever European event
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Aug 2009

Swine Flu Outbreak Increases Schools’ Use of Speech

Schools across the country turned to voice broadcasting to reassure parents and address concerns.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Jun 2009

Wall Street Clears a Place at the Table for Rosetta StoneListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The language learning firm goes public with a new listing on the NYSE.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Apr 2009

AT&T Gets a New Voice in Windows for 2009Listen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Wizzard releases version 4.2 of AT&T Natural Voices Text to Speech.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Mar 2009

Mass Messaging Use Grows Among SchoolsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Schools use Blackboard to communicate with the parents of 11 million students to enhance attendance and safety.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Feb 2009

Amcom Software Acquires SDC SolutionsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The addition of SDC Solutions' product line and customer base strengthens Amcom's call center and emergency management software business.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Feb 2009

Carolina Call Center Delivers Flexible Customer Service with Five9 Software

Call center provider of education-sector support uses Five9 to deliver service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Dec 2008

Mass Messaging System Delivers for Syracuse University During a Crisis

MIR3's solution delivers notifications to 28,000 recipients within five minutes of an off-campus drive-by shooting.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Dec 2008

Audio Search and Mining: A Look at Unstructured Data

Members of the audio search and mining industry find a voice for search.
Feature, Posted 01 Apr 2007

Speech in Education

Speech-enabled applications and hardware are increasingly finding their way into the classroom and into the offices of educators at all levels of education, but educational applications still represent a small, though growing, segment of the speech technology market, according to industry analysts. According to Peter Ryan, analyst for London-based Datamonitor, speech technologies derived from education were 3.8 percent in 2004, a figure that is expected to grow to 9.7 percent by 2007. The main areas in…
Feature, Posted 20 Jun 2005

From Conception to Adolescence, the Speech Industry Is Developing a New Breed of Designers/Developers

At the Tufts University campus, the Experimental College (the oldest organization of its kind in the United States) serves as a center for educational innovation, undergraduate curriculum expansion and faculty-student collaboration in the arts and sciences. Blade Kotelly of Edify and Joe Lemay, student at MIT Sloan School of Management, are turning out voice user-interface designers. …
Feature, Posted 20 Jun 2005

Vendor Directory of Assistive Technology

A-C ALVA Access Group436 14th Street, Suite 700Oakland, CA 94612Tel: 888-318-2582info@aagi.comwww.aagi.com ATIA – Assistive Technology Industry Association401 N. Michigan AvenueChicago, IL 60611-4267 Tel: 877-OUR-ATIA (687-2842)Tel: 312-321-5172Fax: 312-673-6659Info@ATIA.org www.atia.org Avaya, Inc.211 Mt. Airy RoadBasking Ridge, NJ 07920Tel: 866-GO-AVAYAwww.avaya.com AVSI--Automated Voice Systems, Inc.17059 El Cajon AvenueYorba Linda, CA. 92686Tel: 714-524-4488Fax: 714-996-1127mastervoice@mail.comwww.mastervoice.com Closing the GapComputer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation…
Feature, Posted 26 Apr 2005
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