January 13, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] London, United Kingdom - AssistiveWare today won the prestigious 2011 BETT Award for Special Educational Needs Solutions for Proloquo2Go. Proloquo2Go is the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) solution for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad everyone is talking about, from ABC News to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Introduced less than 2 years ago, Proloquo2Go is already having a huge impact on the lives of many adults and children with communication difficulties at a never before seen price point. With the introduction of the iPad by Apple last spring, Proloquo2Go is now a great alternative for other full-sized AAC solutions.
The annual BETT Awards are a celebration of the creativity and innovation that can be found through ICT for education. The awards are given to organizations that have proven to be leaders in their fields.
The judges awarded Proloquo2Go BETT Awards 2011 winner for its good use of up-to-date technology and its use of a mainstream device for a specialist purpose, its flexibility in meeting a wide range of needs and its interface and use of symbols.
AssistiveWare is proud to win this prestigious award together with its UK partner TherapyBox. AssistiveWare would like to take this opportunity to thank its vibrant user community for their support and inspiration that helped make Proloquo2Go what it is today.
AssistiveWare has many new features and enhancements in store for Proloquo2Go this year and is currently previewing version 1.5 at its stand SN19 at the BETT show in London. The key new feature in this free upgrade, scheduled for February, is advanced word prediction.
AssistiveWare is the worldwide leader in innovative assistive technology software for Mac OS X and iOS. This includes award-winning KeyStrokes(R) and TouchStrokes(R) virtual keyboards, SwitchXS(R) scanning on-screen keyboard, LayoutKitchen(R) panel editor, Proloquo(R) multi-purpose speech solution, VisioVoice(R), the award-winning solution for vision impaired Mac users, and Proloquo(R) multi-purpose speech solution, Pictello visual story-telling app for iOS as well as the ground breaking Proloquo2Go communication solution for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The ConvenienceWare product line makes the advanced technologies developed by AssistiveWare available in cool and convenient applications that can make the life of Mac users easier. AssistiveWare and ConvenienceWare are trade names of AssistiveWare B.V. and trademarks or registered trademarks of Niemeijer Consult. GhostReader, VisioVoice, SwitchXS, KeyStrokes, TouchStrokes, LayoutKitchen, VisioVoice and Proloquo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Niemeijer Consult. Proloquo2Go and Pictello are registered trademarks of AssistiveWare B.V. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.