Thursday, January 6, 2011

Free Speaking Avatar for Everyone

Aha...I stumbled upon this tool called Voki - it offers a free speaking avatar. Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages. To hear the message, simply click on the arrow in the frame below. Here's an article describing how avatar can be used in education. Get a Voki now!

2 comments:

  1. Wow. That's very cool and and an interesting tool to make websites/blogs more interactive. Thanks for sharing this Prof.

    Regards,
    Mostafa

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  2. Yes, I can think of several ways of leveraging the tool for education. You can use your own voice instead of text-to-speech which doesn't sound natural.

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