New Talking Web Service?

Verbal, currently on Kickstarter, promises to provide voice-based access to email and the web via any phone, using speech recognition for input and speech synthesis for output. Given the billions of people worldwide who either have no computer or smartphone, or have difficulty reading text visually, this old-but-new idea may tip the balance to feasible inclusion.

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 7:42 am in Highlights