For those interested in commercial use of speech synthesisers there is an article about translating text into foreign languages: look for it here.
Auto-Lektor has a long history – first unit was sold back in 1998. It has become so popular in Poland that clients quite often use „Auto-Lektor” referring to any reading machine. The beginning of the development dates back to 1993, when Harpo engineers first met scientists from Poznań chapter of Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of Polish Academy of Sciences. Polish Speech Synthesis was developed at that time by Prof. Wiktor Jassem and Prof. Grażyna Demenko at the mentioned Institute. … Read more
Everything you scan or read or import to the Auto-Lektor can be saved to the local hard drive, or transferred to a CD or DVD, or transferred to a USB storage device, or emailed. So no matter how you’d like to organise your library of reading, Auto-Lektor can help. If you decide to use Auto-Lektor’s hard drive, with USB or CD/DVD as a backup medium, you can organise your reading into folders using the BraillePen or an external PC keyboard; … Read more
Auto-Lektor comes pre-loaded with a list of bookmarks for your location and language. We hope you’ll find them interesting and useful, but there’s no need to stop there! You can also add bookmarks any time you find a useful website. Search using Google, Yahoo, Bing or any search engine of your choice, and add a bookmark for any pages you would like to visit again. If you would like to store many bookmarks, and keep them organised in a way … Read more
Your Auto-Lektor comes pre-programmed with a list of radio stations in your locality or language or both, so that you can listen to talk shows, information pieces, radio theatre or music straight away. However, if you would like us to add other stations to the list, simply let us know – we’ll add them to the central list, and the next time you update the list of stations, they’ll be there – for you and everyone else! Here is … Read more
We pre-load a set of RSS feed bookmarks onto your Auto-Lektor, so that you can begin following the streams of news as soon as you receive it. These bookmark lists can readily be updated, and we can add your suggestions to the list at any time. This list is not exhaustive, but will give you an idea of the difference between a true RSS portal and a News website. The RSS Specifications Site’s directory of portals Use the portal … Read more