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Eerste text naar spraak kinderstemmen voor Nederlandse kinderen

Amsterdam, Netherland 27 februari 2017 - AssistiveWare, een toonaangevende pionier op het gebied van ondersteunende technologie, voegt vandaag Nederlandse kinderstemmen toe aan haar op pictogrammen gebaseerde communicatie-app Proloquo2Go. De stemmen zijn ontwikkeld in samenwerking met Acapela Group en worden ondersteund door de Nederlandse Stichting voor het Gehandicapte Kind NSGK. De Nederlandse stemmen heten Thijs en Merel, en zijn door en voor kinderen opgenomen. Ze geven hiermee een stem aan kinderen die niet kunnen spreken en daarom Ondersteunde Communicatie (OC)-systemen gebruiken.


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.

Communication app now also gives a voice to French children who cannot speak

Amsterdam, October 5, 2016 - Today AssistiveWare, a leading innovator for assistive technology, released a major update for its symbol-supported communication app Proloquo2Go. The award-winning app already gives a voice to over 150,000 English and Spanish children, teens and adults who have difficulty speaking. Proloquo2Go is exclusively available for iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch. Version 4.4 adds full support for French, including a research-based vocabulary developed in collaboration with French Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) experts.

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.