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BBC trialling speed-read technology

10-Aug-2018

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Spritz technology displays one word at a time.

Reader focuses on red letter in the middle.

Traditional reading requires eyes to move left to right.

Eye movement takes up quite a lot of time.

Able to triple average words per minute reading speed.

Could also be used to display text on small screens, e.g. a smartwatch.

Spitz is developing a new method to optimize the delivery of news for smart watches

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Head of Digital Partnerships, Distribution & Business Development, BBC.