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	title        = {SubTTS: Light-weight automatic reading of subtitles},
	abstract     = {We present a simple tool that enables the computer to read subtitles of movies and TV shows aloud. The tool works by reading subtitle files, which can be freely downloaded or extracted from a DVD using existing tools, and read the text aloud through a speech synthesizer.

The target audience are people who have trouble reading subtitles while watching a movie, for example people with visual impairments and people with reading difficulties, such as dyslexia. The application will be evaluated together with user from these groups to see if this could be an accepted solution to their need.
	booktitle    = {Proceedings of the 17th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics NODALIDA 2009},
	author       = {Derbring, Sandra and Ljunglöf, Peter and Olsson, Maria},
	year         = {2009},