You can read our definitive guide about this fascinating topic: Text-to-Speech 101: What Is TTS and Who Uses It?
You can quickly log in with your Google or dpa ID and test BotTalk on 10 of your articles, totally for free. You can help yourself using our quick guide to set up BotTalk.
BotTalk Web Player caches the audio edition. Meaning, the first listener will experience a short buffering (1-2 seconds). The rest will start the playback instantly. Our player is very lightweight, so your website performance will not be affected.
Yes, you can integrate BotTalk Audio Player on your desktop and mobile website. In mobile devices, it will play native, even after turning the phone into lock mode.
You can choose the player's exact location: after the headline, after the summary, in the middle of the article - as you wish. For best performance results, we recommend placing it above the fold. You can further customize the player, match your website's design, and add a custom Call to Action ("Listen to this article").
Our player automatically identifies headlines, body text, tables, lists, or image captions. Only the relevant information gets converted into speech to guarantee an optimized audio experience.
BotTalk Web Player automatically updates the audio file accordingly to your changes and always provides the latest version to your website visitor.
BotTalk is available in 84 different languages (including language variants, like Austrian German). Moreover, you can choose between 661 voices (and counting): to generate male, female, or children's speech.
Using automation rules, you can switch between voices automatically. For example, an article's voice can match the gender of the author.
We created BotTalk user interface to be intuitive and straightforward. You don't need any specific knowledge for working on your dictionaries or creating audio automation rules.
Yes, you can add analytics generated by BotTalk to the data warehouse of your choosing, for instance, into Google Data Studio. Please refer to our Reports API documentation for further information.
According to your subscription level, you can either contact us via our contact form, or you get direct contact with one of our engineers if you choose premium support.
You will see two positions on your monthly bill: the fixed costs according to your subscription level and variable charges depending on your usage of TTS and CDN.