[Athen] Ipad lecture/conference session recording

Jason Maseberg Tomlinson jasontom at k-state.edu
Wed Sep 28 12:05:52 PDT 2011


Awesome. I am going to check those out. Much of the content being used online is PDF articles linked to by instructors outside our LMS, but I do want to used more Daisy in our office for books and those apps will be great for students.


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On Sep 28, 2011, at 1:10 PM, Sean J Keegan <skeegan at stanford.edu> wrote:

>> Has anyone had any luck with text-to-speech

>> software for the iPad?


> There are a few applications that you may want to try out, but there is nothing that is the "killer app" (in my opinion) that supports the display of a PDF document in addition to high-quality text-to-speech.


> Most of the apps I have encountered that provide text-to-speech generally require a "copy/paste" model in which you have to copy the text content and paste this into the TTS app. Right now, Speak It! provides very high quality TTS options. The app will also highlight the word while speaking.


> If you have the ability to create DAISY books, another app that may be an option to consider is Read2Go. So far, it is one of the better DAISY apps I have seen on the iOS platform.


> Here is a page of a number of different iOS apps that students have found useful:

> http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/oae/at/ios-apps


> It has been a bit since I last updated the apps and this does not include all apps in existence (I did have a basic criteria for apps), but this may be useful.


> Take care,

> Sean


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