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BeeLine Reader

Making reading on-screen more efficient and more accessible for readers of all levels.

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Nick Lum

Founder & CEO at BeeLine Reader

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Employees 1–5
Headquarters Woodside, California, United States
BeeLine Reader has discovered a way to make reading on-screen easier, faster, and more accessible by using a subtle color gradient that draws the reader's eyes from the end of one line to the beginning of the next. Independent research studies show that BeeLine Reader's departure from monochrome text provides significant benefits for many types of readers, and dramatically improves reading fluency and comprehension. In total, BeeLine Reader has been used to read over 250 million pages worldwide by students of all ages and skill levels, and it has been adopted by literacy nonprofit Reading Is Fundamental as well as accessibility nonprofit Bookshare. The company also offers various consumer tools for reading PDFs, websites, and ebooks. Based in Silicon Valley, BeeLine Reader has received awards from The Tech Museum of Innovation and NewSchools Venture Fund.

Currently Operating in 119 Countries

Recent Press

January 24, 2018

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March 26, 2020

Blackboard Ally Integrates BeeLine Reader to Improve Accessibility of Digital Learning Content for All Students

April 30, 2019

Bookshare: How One Nonprofit Is Improving The Lives Of Students With 'Reading Barriers'

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