Telephone Reader Information Delivery System
Recorded voice and text-to-synthesized-speech, all in one unit
Imagine picking up the telephone and dialing up your local newspaper. Use the touch-tone buttons
to go right to the section you want, to skip forward and back, and even adjust the speed of the reading.
Or maybe you'd like to select from an archive of recently broadcast radio shows. Or listen to the TV Guide
to see what's on tonight. That's what Telephone Reader users do, every day. If you'd like to learn more
about using the Telephone Reader system, click on the TR Users link. If your organization might consider
operating a local Telephone Reader system, read on....
Telephone Reader is a turnkey voice information system, combining recorded voice readings
seamlessly with text-to-speech synthesis. It is based on custom software developed by and for
reading services to serve print-disabled persons. Telephone Reader is the easiest way for a radio
reading service to provide newspapers by telephone and internet.
Telephone Reader is not just for newspapers. You can use the system to provide rebroadcasts of
your most popular programs. Anything you put on the air, and more, can be made available 24
hours a day to your clients:
- Recorded Newspapers
- Text-to-speech Newspapers
- Radio Reading Service Schedules
- Bus Schedules
- Theater Information
- TV Guide Listings
- Restaurant Menus
- Organizational Newsletters
- Book Readings
If you are interested in using the Telephone Reader system to hear your local newspapers, visit our TR Users page to find cheat sheets for the pushbutton controls, and a listing of Telephone Reader systems in use in North America.
If you are interested in operating a Telephone Reader system in your area, visit our TR FAQ page and our System Details page.