A US startup promises to solve the problem of the readability of texts even on smaller devices. that's how
Stop everyone, for: what if the whole approach was wrong? The founders of Spritz, the streaming test interface founded in Boston by Frank Waldman (CEO) and Maik Maurer (CTO). Spritz, launched a few weeks ago, promises to revolutionize reading and modern communication: "Much of a text's consumption time lies in the movements that the eye must make to move from one word to another and from one sentence to another", it reads on the official website of the startup. ?In addition, traditional reading brings so much physical space. We solve both these problems ".
Such as? Spritz replaces the traditional page with a small box called Redicle, containing a maximum of 13 characters, within which the text flows before the eyes of the reader, word after word The red character in the center, on which the reader must keep his eye pointed, indicates the exact balance point between the letters.
350 words per minute:
500 words per minute:
spritzer it deconstructs the entire concept of the page, promising to solve the problem of readability, in particular when the areas available for reading are smaller. According to programmers, Spritz's prolonged use will also allow us to increase speed with which we read the texts, improving at the same time our level of attention on the content we are leafing through, thanks also to a specially designed font. The challenge now is to extend its application to all the digital textual elements we use – email, text messages, captions, social networks – but also to different devices, such as smartphones, smartwatches, e-readers and so on.
Spritz technology not open source, and for now available in a limited number of languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Russian and Korean. In fact, each language requires customization of some of the algorithms used by the system. According to the founders, the Redicle (the box where the text flows) would have "a good impact" even on dyslexic readers, while in the long run there would be no consequences for the eyes (atrophy for little movement). If the time to say goodbye to the pages, be they paper or digital, has really arrived, still too early to say. With Spritz, however, the future becomes a little less hypothetical.