Google Takes ‘Bolo’ App Global as ‘Read Along’ to Help Kids With Reading, Comprehension Skills

Google on Thursday propelled Read Along Android app that will help kids matured five years or more to work on reading. Early access to the app is currently accessible in excess of 180 nations around the world. The new app is based on Bolo, a discourse based reading-tutor app that was propelled in India by Google in March last year. Read Along utilizes discourse acknowledgment innovation to manage the youngsters as they read the content. The app (and Bolo in India) is presently accessible in nine dialects including English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Google Takes 'Bolo' App Global as 'Read Along' to Help Kids With Reading, Comprehension Skills

Google said that in the wake of accepting constructive criticism from guardians in India, Google has carried the app with another name to individuals over the world. The app keeps on being called Bolo in India. The organization has likewise given an in-app reading mate called Diya. With the utilization of content to-discourse and discourse acknowledgment innovation, Diya checks whether an understudy can read appropriately or not. It additionally gives them verbal and visual input while they are reading the story. Students can likewise ask Diya for help whenever.

The app has numerous stories from over the world with games in the middle of as well as identifications to propel the kids to find out additional. Guardians can likewise make different profiles for numerous students to monitor singular advancement.

Further, Google has referenced that the organization has dealt with the protection and wellbeing of the youngsters in this app. It says that in the wake of downloading the app and stories, the app works disconnected without Internet. Notwithstanding, guardians can download more stories by means of the Internet.

The organization likewise says that Read Along investigations voice information on the gadget itself instead of sending it to Google servers.

This is one of the moves by Google concentrated on learning at the hour of coronavirus emergency. The organization recently propelled YouTube Learning to help understudies and educators who are remaining at home due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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