People remember 80% of what they see, only 20% of what they read
An infographic is 30x more likely to be read than pure text
People are 17% more likely to be persuaded by imagery content
Information graphics (infographics) can effectively deliver messages in an engaging and memorable fashion. Hence, they have now gained tremendous popularity in presentations, documents, dashboards, etc. However, as a task usually requiring high-level design creativity and good proficiency with graphic design tools, authoring a professional infographic remains a challenge for information workers. We proposed Text-to-Vis to lower the access barrier for them, as well as to unleash and inspire their creativity. With natural language statements as input, Text-to-Vis can automatically generate a diverse set of infographics that can well convey the information in the text. Text-to-Vis allows information workers to achieve expressive and compelling infographics effortlessly, and use them to enhance and enrich their presentations and documents.
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