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How Text-To-Speech Improves Commerce

For people who make their living with words, and for businesses who want to really communicate with their customers, Text-to-Speech technology is a fantastic tool. Writers, bloggers, editors and content producers are discovering that Text-to-Speech makes proofreading and editing faster and much more accurate. Hearing copy read aloud makes it easy to identify grammatical and spelling mistakes. All commerce to ...

How Text-to-Speech Software Facilitates ...

In a nutshell, Text-to-Speech software takes written text and transforms it into speech. This technology offers several benefits to consumers, businesses, publishers, personal users and educational, and social institutions. This next-generation communications technology can expand learning and financial opportunities in many ways. Digital publishers can offer their clients an easy way to access information and leisure. After a long day ...

Text-to-Speech Applications: Benefits and ...

Text-to-speech systems, also known as TTS, were first developed to aid the visually impaired by offering a computer-generated spoken voice that would "read" text to the user. TTS software in general is considered an assistive technology tool that can be used in many ways. Another early application of this technology was to help people who have trouble reading. The amendment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education ...

Content Curation is Here ...

Content curation is basically the process of gathering information relevant to a particular topic or area of interest. Services, including curating apps or people that implement content curation are called curators. Curation services can be used by businesses as well as end users. Content curation is often confused with, but is very different from content marketing. Content marketing often includes ...

Apple’s Conundrum

The recent request by the FBI for Apple to assist in the unlocking and access to an iPhone belonging to a suspected domestic terrorist has created a lot of interest and opinions among pundits, lawmakers and technology providers. The basic debate is about digital privacy and the obligation that companies do or do not have to modify their proprietary products ...

What Do Digital Magazine ...

In a nutshell, no matter what medium they get their news and information from, readers basically want simplicity, and quality. They want good stories, reliable information, entertainment, and access to editorial content across a range of devices and channels. They want value, they want speed of delivery and they want consistency. Digital publications must be accessible, easy to locate, easy ...

Looking Back on the ...

As 2015 ends and 2016 begins, it has become a habit to look back on what has been a busy year in the digital media industry and try to predict what will happen in the not-too-distant future. Ad-blocking, the use of analytics, social content and sharing, sponsored content (“advertorials”), immersive, interactive customer experiences, and the increased sale and usage of ...

Digital Advertising

Online advertising is a relatively new, complex format, and it is continually changing and adapting to the needs of industry. The new formats and capabilities inherent in the digital realm is opening up a huge opportunity for publishers and content providers to make a significant contribution to this new protocol. As innovation in advertising technology continues to evolve, the old, ...

The News Isn’t Just ...

With tablet growth slowing and the desktop computer becoming redundant, it’s safe to say that there is a revolution going on. Tablet use is slowing down, and because of the ascendance of smartphones with bigger screens and unlimited apps and adequate battery life, the need for a separate, less portable touch screen device or desktop unit in the home is ...

We’re Getting Our News ...

For well over a decade, as the desktop/laptop/smartphone era of multi-device computing developed, traditional news organizations were at a severe disadvantage. Their business model, which had served everyone well for decades literally unchanged, was suddenly competing against flexible and financially stronger tech companies. The change is not complete even now. It’s all about mobile, both in the technology and the ...

A Bit About Quizzes

With the explosive growth of online quizzes and surveys, it’s interesting to pause and think about where they come from and how long they’ve been around. Traditionally, a quiz has been a form of game or mind sport in which players attempt to answer questions correctly. In their latest online iterations, used mostly for entertainment purposes, quizzes can be played ...

How Mobile Users Are ...

According to a slew of new data including a report by Flurry Analytics, people are spending more time in mobile apps then they are watching TV. Other sources, including a Forrester Research study on app usage show that the apps that people are using are generally from a small list, and that they typically use five apps the majority of ...