John Graves

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Hi Phil -

I'm an open source developer, keen on getting folks to play with a new tool for getting computers and mobile phones/tablets to talk. It is called SlideSpeech. It does what the name says: authors use presentation software to make slides, then add a script in the speaker notes (where you'd normally type a reminder to yourself about what to say) so each slide has both the slide image and this separate "speech" about the slide. E-mail the presentation as an attachment to and the system sends back an e-mail with a link to play the converted presentation, with a computer voice reading the script.

Kids could have fun using this to make talking story books. Adults could use it to make how-to instructions.

Worth a try?