Voice on tap/click?

Is there a way to make my app talk when I tap/click on an image? Either to play something pre-recorded or have it generate something based on a title?

For context, I want to build a AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) app. They’re fairly simple from our perspective: item, parent. Each item has an image and title and potentially a parent.

Kids that aren’t able to speak due to impairments use these devices/apps to be able to communicate with other people with the goal of functioning more independently, advocating for themselves and for their health and safety.

On these apps there is an item with and image, when the user taps the image the device says the title out loud and sometimes will open a folder with additional images.

What I’d like to be able to do, on my app, is this: when an image is tapped the app will say the title out loud and open a new screen. Anyone know how I might be able to do that?

While Glide does have a play sound action, you have to pick from one of their preset notification sounds. Unfortunately, you can’t choose a column that hosts an Audio file. This would be a wonderful addition and it’s been requested many times.

Now that we have a column that can generate audio from text this would be even more popular,

The best you can do for now, to have a custom collection that contains the image and an audio player and perhaps configure it with CSS so that the play button is larger for accommodation purposes.


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hmmm ok, thanks for responding. I supposed I could generate audio from the title and trigger from a regular button. It’s a little more clunky that I had originally envisioned, but I think that’s doable.