Talking dictionaries are available at stores including Barnes and Noble, Best Buy and Assistech. Varieties of talking dictionaries include a children's talking dictionary, the Merriam-Webster speaking collegiate dictionary, and a number of English-to-foreign-language talking translation dictionaries.
Uses for these talking dictionaries include assisting the blind and people with special needs in school, and helping students learning English as a second language. Electronic dictionaries have several advantages over paper ones, including economy of space as well as increased speed of finding terms. Talking dictionaries are also available on many different electronic devices, and they are also available to download from the Internet.