[Athen] Ipad lecture/conference session recording
nettiet at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 07:43:23 PDT 2011
I realized it would not be equal to Kurzweil but some more on the italy but
functional level. Thanks for checking it out and the follow-up.
On Sep 29, 2011 4:08 PM, "Sean J Keegan" <skeegan at stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi Nettie,
> I believe this is an option in the recent versions of the Speak It! app.
> I am not sure if there is a specific setting (I don't have an iPad
> available right now to test), but will see if there is an enable/disable
> switch for the highlighting option.
> I want to point out, though, that the highlight feature is really just
> Speak It using the "selected text" option as opposed to something more
> like Kurzweil 3000 or other reading/tracking applications.
> Take care,
> On 9/28/11 1:11 PM, Nettie Fischer wrote:
>> 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
>> <mailto: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
>> 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:
>> 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 Keegan
>> Associate Director, Assistive Technology
>> Office of Accessible Education - Stanford University
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