Edsoma | Restoring the joy of reading


Read, Learn, and Grow Together with Edsoma.

Sep 27, 2022
Kyle Wallgren
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Read, Learn, and Grow Together with Edsoma.

Edsoma is an application designed to improve literacy through an AI reading assistant while tracking real-time data. The application's real-time scoring system is used to identify strengths and weaknesses in children's reading. With live follow-along technology, Edsoma can ensure that children's reading will no longer be incorrect.

Our mission:

We believe that literacy is the pathway to opportunity. Our goal is to provide everyone access to literacy. Our purpose is to give everyone a reading chance.

What makes us different?

Edsoma is constructed with patent pending Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that helps the reader properly pronounce words using a proprietary syllable breakdown technology. Edsoma includes adolescent speech pattern recognition to provide accurate enunciation of each word in every book in the Edsoma Library.

Over 1.1 billion people around the world read below the standard, with 130 million in the United States reading below the sixth-grade level. Nationwide, only 35% of students are reading proficiently by the fourth grade. Without proficient literacy skills, students have fewer higher education and career options. Raising the average reading proficiency to the 6th grade level would add $2.2 trillion to the GDP in urban and rural economic development.

Kyle Wallgren, President and CEO originally created Edsoma in 2021 to foster a better reading culture between parents and children despite their geographical locations. “I wanted to continue reading with my children even when I could not physically be with them. I created this app not just for myself but for other parents in a similar situation. As I researched and learned of the global need to raise literacy levels, it became my mission to help.”

With Edsoma, distance is no longer a barrier to effective learning between parents and their children. And the app – which has been highlighted for its future focused AI - now offers more features:

• Age-specific voice recognition and word identification (phonics) technology.

• A catalog of books and content for ages 3 through adult.

• MetaMetrics (Lexile) reading proficiency indices measures current reading level with historical

• data collection for a running record for each student to identify progress and problem areas.

• Multi-lingual/cultural localization.

• English as a second language programming.

• Available on all major digital hardware platforms (iOS, Android, Web, Kindle).

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Kyle is a dad of 4 kids and a serial entrepreneur that moved to America five years ago. He's already built and sold two businesses since being in the USA. He was kicked out of school in the 9th grade. Later in life, he saw the need for the Edsoma product because he couldn’t read to his kids. Edsoma was his Daughter's idea and she was 6 at the time.

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