The speech-rate property is used only in Aural Stylesheets.
The aural rendering of a document combines sounds and voices to go through the content of a document. Aural presentation occurs often by converting the document to plain text and then feeding this to a screen reader.
Situations and markets for listening to information could be:
The speech-rate property specifies how fast the text should be read - the speaking rate.
|number||A number that specifies the speaking rate in words per minute|
|x-slow||80 words per minute|
|slow||120 words per minute|
|medium||Default. 180-200 words per minute|
|fast||300 words per minute|
|x-fast||500 words per minute|
|faster||Current speech-rate + 40|
|slower||Current speech-rate - 40|