Mediatools – a multimedia agency dedicated to the creation of digital content for websites, iPhone, iPad, Android and interactive kiosk has been awarded the 'Digital Economy Prize for Innovation 2011' for its interactive children’s books available on the web, smartphone and iPad.
Mediatools offers multimedia versions of the printed format including magic books that can be flipped through page by page just like the printed version but enriched with audio content, interactive stories scripted and animated to offer an interactive experience to children, and even customized multimedia books which contain multilingual options and edutainment games.
'We offer young users a new reading experience. Stories and tales are adapted to new medias enriching them with new capabilities, with no additional work for the publisher. Acapela text to speech enables easy vocalization in numerous languages, with natural voices that are fully accepted by our young readers' comments Dimitri Galitzine, Mediatools founder.
Acapela text to speech converts the written word into speech enabling the easy production of voice files, with a wide repertoire of voices that vocally animate content. Talking books are evolving quickly and Acapela voices are catching publishers’ attention, offering a quality and affordable solution for telling stories to children of all ages.
More information about Mediatools at http://www.mediatools.fr
The naturalness of speech synthesis makes possible to use it to produce audio books, simplifying the process of turning a printed version into a digital one, in many languages, with a choice of genders and voice persona.
Those miraculously concentrated pieces of high-tech must challenge the user interface issue. Something just impossible to do without speech solutions, which turn written content into easy to listen audio result.