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First text to speech voices launched for Dutch children

Amsterdam, Netherlands 27 February - Today AssistiveWare, assistive technology pioneer, adds Dutch children’s voices to its symbol-based communication app Proloquo2Go. The voices were developed in collaboration with Acapela Group and supported by Nederlandse Stichting voor het Gehandicapte Kind (NSGK). The Dutch voices, named Thijs and Merel were recorded by and for children. They will benefit children who cannot speak and rely on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems.

Innovative new features in well-known communication app Proloquo2Go

Amsterdam, March 14, 2017 – AssistiveWare, a leading innovator in assistive technology, today announced a major new release of its symbol-supported communication app Proloquo2Go. Version 5.0 of the award-winning app is designed to support the language development of AAC users and to enhance the general usability of the app.

Un outil de communication donne une voix aux enfants français qui ne peuvent pas parler

Amsterdam, 5 octobre 2016 - AssistiveWare, innovateur majeur dans le domaine des solutions d’aide à la communication annonce la mise à jour de son outil de communication à base de pictogrammes, Proloquo2Go. Cette application primée donne déjà une voix à plus de 150.000 enfants, adolescents et adultes anglais et espagnols qui ont des difficultés à parler. Proloquo2Go est disponible sur iPad, iPhone et Apple Watch. La version 4.4 prend en charge le français, y compris le vocabulaire basé sur la recherche qui a été développé en collaboration avec des experts français en communication améliorée et alternative (CAA).

Text-based AAC app Proloquo4Text improved with user feedback

Amsterdam, June 15th, 2016 - Today AssistiveWare updates its text-based Augmentative and Alternative (AAC) app, Proloquo4Text. The app gives a voice to literate children and adults who have difficulty speaking or have lost their voice completely. Version 3.0 brings many enhancements and new features to improve the user’s experience.

AssistiveWare grows its unique children’s voices collection with Swedish

Amsterdam, February 2nd, 2016 - Today AssistiveWare and Acapela Group introduce the world’s first genuine Swedish Text to Speech children’s voices. Available through the Infovox iVox Voice Manager both voices, named Filip and Freja, can read any text on Mac using the built-in speech functions of OS X. Combined with AssistiveWare’s word processor Wrise the voices can support Swedish children in reading and writing. The children’s voices are also available in AssistiveWare’s Pictello, a visual storytelling app that’s often used in the classroom for social stories and schedules to support children with autism.

Award-winning communication app now gives a voice to Spanish children

Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 30, 2015 - AssistiveWare, a leading innovator in the assistive technology market, today announced Proloquo2Go 4.1, a major new release of its award-winning symbol-supported Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app that already provides a voice to over 125,000 English-language children, teens and adults who cannot speak.

AssistiveWare’s Keeble 3.0 makes typing more accessible on iPad & iPhone

Amsterdam, 15 September 2015 - Today AssistiveWare announced the release of Keeble 3.0, a major update of its accessible keyboard that can be used in any iOS app as an alternative to the standard iOS keyboard. Through its accessibility features Keeble allows individuals with fine motor-challenges or vision impairments to type in any iPad app and with version 3 now also into any iPhone app.

Proloquo2Go 4.0 takes Augmentative Communication to the next level

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – AssistiveWare, a leading innovator in the assistive technology market, today announced Proloquo2Go 4.0, a major new release of its award-winning symbol-supported Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app that provides a voice to over 125,000 children, teens and adults who cannot speak. Proloquo2Go 4.0 is designed to enhance language development and communication for AAC users. It also aims to better support parents, teachers and therapists to implement AAC best practices.