How it works

How to get News :
Some newspaper sites provide their news access API. news.async uses API of New York Times and The Guardian. News of some topics such as sports can be delivered through these API.

How to generate Voice :
Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology can generate voices from input text. There are several TTS software and applications available. news.async uses Voice RSS for TTS to generate mp3 files using a quality 48 kHz, 16bit, monaural settings from articles.

How to play a voice and show images :
Voices are played with ‘audio’ tag of HTML5. Images are obtained through news API and putting Ken Burns effect using JavaScript.

news.async can generate voices from articles' text and you can hear that.