Reading system which reads aloud from an image representation of a document

  • US 6,052,663 A
  • Filed: 06/27/1997
  • Issued: 04/18/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/27/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A computer program residing on a computer readable medium comprising instructions for causing a computer to:

  • display an image representation of a document on a computer monitor;

    apply a converted text file corresponding to the image representation of the document to a speech synthesizer to cause the computer to output a synthesized speech representation of the document; and

    apply a highlighting indicia to the displayed image in synchronization with the synthesized, speech representation of the document.

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