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getUBetter introduces Touch-to-Speak to improve accessibility and user experience.

February 5, 2024

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getUBetter, a digital self-management support platform for all common MSK conditions and women’s pelvic health, has introduced Touch-to-Speak (TTS) in its latest app update. The new, powerful, and assistive feature is set to improve accessibility, provide an enhanced and inclusive experience, and serve impactful content to a wider spectrum of patients.

The new feature allows users to turn any text into audio in the language of their choosing, transforming their digital experience with just a touch of a finger. The feature makes the app more accessible to a diverse range of users, including those with vision loss, reading challenges, learning or development disabilities, different first languages, low literacy skills, technology struggles, or minds that retain audio information better than text alone.

Key features of Touch-to-Speak

  1. User-friendly accessibility

Designed to make the app more accessible to individuals with visual impairments or those who prefer a hands-free experience.

  1. Intuitive interface

Touch-activated functionality seamlessly integrates with the app’s existing interface ensuring a smooth and intuitive user experience.

  1. Customisable settings

Flexibility to customise Touch-to-Speak to read the text aloud in one of the 10 languages available.

  1. Enhanced multitasking

Enables users to engage with the app content without the need to focus on the screen continuously.

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“Delivering effective health technology relies on patients having the opportunity and capability to use it,” said Carey McClellan, the Founder and CEO of getUBetter. “Unless we solve the real-world and complex issues of adoption and digital exclusion, the true benefit of technology will not be realised.

We are thrilled to introduce Touch-to-Speak.  This is a huge milestone in making sure our digital self-management technology supports as many people as possible.”

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