Press releases


Pictello 2.0 for iOS allows kids to add videos to their visual stories

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - 9 September 2013 - Today AssistiveWare announced Pictello™ 2.0, a new release of its popular visual storytelling app for iOS. Leading the list of new features is video support and story sharing via AirDrop with iOS 7. Now kids using Pictello 2.0 can enhance their visual stories and talking photo albums with short video clips using the built-in camera on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch or choose a video already available in their camera roll. Once complete they have one more way to share their Pictello stories with others using AirDrop, no wi-fi access needed!

Infovox iVox 3.2 - German and Australian Children Voices for Mac

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - June 25, 2013 - AssistiveWare® and Acapela Group announced today the launch of Infovox iVox™ 3.2, which provides system-wide Text to Speech voices for Mac OS X, premiering genuine German and Australian Text to Speech children's voices, an industry first, based on recordings by real children speaking in their natural language. The companies also announced an Australian adult female voice and Swedish regional adult male and female voices for Infovox iVox.

AssistiveWare and N2Y Bring Popular Symbol-based News-2-You Newspaper to iPad

AMSTERDAM, June 6, 2013 - Today AssistiveWare and N2Y announced the launch of, News-2-You, the first symbol-based newspaper app for iPad. The News-2-You app is a collaborative offering between AssistiveWare and N2Y bringing N2Y’s national newspaper for special education to iPad. Every US school week, students will be able connect with the world through symbol-supported news articles, puzzles, games and recipes on their iPad. N2Y publishes the standard newspaper with four levels of difficulty each week; the new News-2-You app supports the “regular edition”.

AssistiveWare Pictello 1.7 Adds German and Australian Children's Voices

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - May 22, 2013 - Today AssistiveWare® announced the launch of Pictello™ 1.7, a visual storytelling app for iOS, premiering the industry’s first-ever genuine German and Australian Text to Speech children's voices. Recordings of real children speaking in their natural language provide the foundation for the natural sounding voices. The company also announced a new Australian adult female voice in Pictello.

AssistiveWare Reveals Proloquo2Go 3.0 with ExpressivePower, Switch Access, Social Sharing, New Voices and Dropbox Support

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – May 2, 2013 – AssistiveWare® B.V., a leading innovator in the assistive technology market, today announced Proloquo2Go® 3.0, a major new release of its award-winning Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Proloquo2Go 3.0 features switch access support to better serve people with physical disabilities, new options for voice versatility, extended ability for users to share their “words” for social networking, five new natural sounding voices and Dropbox support.

Proloquo2Go Selected as Official Honoree in the 17th Annual Webby Awards

Amsterdam, Netherlands– April 23, 2013 - AssistiveWare® B.V., a leading innovator in the assistive technology market, announced today that its award-winning Proloquo2Go® augmentative and alternative communication application has been selected as Official Honoree in the 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Best Practices and Utilities and Services categories.

AssistiveWare Announces Executive Appointments

April 9, 2013 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - AssistiveWare B.V., a leading innovator in the assistive technology market and developer of the award-winning Proloquo2Go® communication application, strengthens its management team with two new members: Jennifer Marden, Vice President of Clinical Development and Cathy Kingeter, Vice President of Marketing and Communications.