Only if there was a way to make storytime come alive with music, sound effects and more? This wish inspired Matthew Hammersley, became an idea and come to fruition as a venture. What can be a better milestone in Hammersley’s journey? His company— Novel Effect—has declared the grand launch of the application, Novel Effect: Read Aloud Books. To develop a realistic reading experience, this Google Play app is synchronized with the reader’s mind through inbuilt features like the voice of the storyteller, special audio effects, which are in accordance to the content characterized by the book. Along with the Android version of the application, its iOS form has also been launched by integrating the working ideas and software compatibility features of both the platforms.
The Chief Design Officer and the Co-founder, Melissa Hammersley says, “Since expanding our development team this Fall, our top priority has been to deliver an Android version of our app to the thousands of moms, dad, teachers, and librarians who have requested it.” With the view of favoring numerous avid and professional reader, an enhanced and dynamic reading experience. The app has many utility features like ‘My Library,’ which is a user’s personalized list of favorite books, and ‘Collections’ is a deck of books for the readers to search and find easily. There are other options such as ‘Social Integration,’ which creates a channel for the users to interact and share all that you read, and many more.
For all those, who felt reading was tedious and monotonous, Novel Effect becomes a key in rediscovering the joy of reading. This application makes reading, an amusement as it makes use of the next generation’s technology to add music, background score, sound effects and more. As Novel Effect envisions spreading and expanding the love for reading, the app is built in such a way that it is easy to use and understand. “We had an exciting year on the development front in 2018, pushing the boundaries of our voice-driven technology,” says the Chief Executive Offer and Co-founder Matt Hammersley.