May 19, 2022

The BBC is Experimenting with Speed Reading Using Technology From Spritz

From the BBC Technology + Creativity Blog:

To help navigate a world of ever increasing information, the BBC has worked with a start-up to experiment with new technologies that could enable audiences to read BBC content faster than they ever have before

The number of emails, messages and news stories that we read is increasing at a phenomenal rate: the average UK adult now spends more time online and consuming media each day than they do sleeping. We wanted to see what new technologies could be applied to make this overload of information easier for our audiences to manage.


For this experiment, we worked with the start-up Spritz

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.