Text-to-speech (TTS) is a type of assistive technology that reads digital text aloud. It’s sometimes called “read aloud” technology. TTS can take words on a computer or other digital device and convert them into audio. TTS is very helpful for kids who struggle with reading, but it can also help kids with writing and editing, and even focusing.
It can be transcription voice to text. The text can be modified and translated into the language and reproduced audio via text to voice.
1. TTS provides an easy access to digital content for those with visual impairment.
Visual impairment makes our capability to process written content very difficult. By enabling TTS, you allow your content to be easily accessible by people who are visually impaired, and are having difficulties reading large amounts of text.
2. TTS caters to more audience with language proficiency issues.
TTS delivers assisted language learning. This is useful when you need your content to be understood by non-native users of the language. The use of highlighted text assisted with TTS helps in the process of learning a new language.
15-20 percent of the worldwide population has some form of learning disability. In addition, only around 86% of the US population has advanced reading skills. TTS lets the user to easily follow along the content while their device reads the text out loud.
3. Text to voice caters to the growing aging population.
Almost 60% of senior citizens use the internet in the US alone. Enabling content to be read out loud makes for a better user experience.
4. Text to voice caters to those who need to be mobile.
Convenience is key. People can listen to digital content on the go.
5. Text to voice allows more flexibility for the content owner.
The traditional voice-enabled sites use a combination of audio recording to make the website read its content. With new Text to voice platforms, content creators can easily update the content without having to code and restructure the synthesized speech. The speech is updated as the content is updated.
The internet has its ways of inundating people with new information daily. This is why your digital content needs to be dynamic and accessible. Enable Text to voice on your website and help change the way your audience experience your content. Let your website read out loud to you
A diverse workforce requires diverse means of communication—and strong corporate communication is essential for keeping goals and methods aligned, company-wide. Text to voice gives every employee the chance to listen, read, or both. That keeps information flowing for everyone, which helps to eliminate workplace frustration, creating better conditions for employee satisfaction and engagement.
Higher employee satisfaction also leads directly to another powerful benefit—one that’s grown increasingly crucial as labor markets tightened in the wake of the COVID-19
Representation matters, and with ReadSpeaker’s vast and growing library of TTS voices, you can provide AI speech that matches your audience’s language, dialect, and speaking styles with precision. Don’t see your markets represented in our current TTS offerings? Reach out to discuss a custom TTS creation.