[Athen] Ipad lecture/conference session recording

Nettie Fischer nettiet at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 13:11:43 PDT 2011

Hi Sean,

I have Speak It and do not have the highlight function available, is this a
new version or???
There are many benefits for my students with the word highlight option.

Thanks -Nettie

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:08 AM, 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<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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> Sean Keegan

> Associate Director, Assistive Technology

> Office of Accessible Education - Stanford University

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