April 2, 2010 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Amsterdam, Netherlands - AssistiveWare(R) today announced its Proloquo2Go(TM) App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The app is a major update to the premier augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solution for people who cannot speak. Costing a fraction of the dedicated devices it rivals in power, flexibility, portability and easy of use, this version of the Proloquo2Go App has been optimized for iPad and will be a free update for current users.
Proloquo2Go is changing the world for people who have difficulty speaking. People with autism, Cerebral Palsy, down syndrome, ALS, developmental disabilities and beyond benefit from the Proloquo2Go speech technology. Because iPad has a large screen users will be able to use grids of up to 64 items. Proloquo2Go also now supports all device orientations allowing users to hold iPad any way they like. Proloquo2Go is a universal App permitting the use of the exact same app on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
New Features and Enhancements in version 1.3
* Universal App that will run optimally on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Added additional items sizes for the iPad
* Support for both landscape and portrait view plus device rotation
* Redesigned toolbar for easier access to core functions
* Additional Appearance Settings for a fine-tuned user experience
* Rewritten core grid engine for higher performance
Proloquo2Go is latin for speak out loud and that's exactly what it helps people do! The app has taken the world by storm and is regularly featured in newspapers such as USA Today and The New York Times, as well as by major TV networks. This is an app that changes people's lives. Proloquo2Go costs a fraction of the dedicated devices it rivals, which typically cost anywhere between US$2500 and US$8000. Users and speech-language pathologists love Proloquo2Go and even though it has been on the market for less than a year, over 100 assistive technology centers already include it in client evaluations. While some people need dedicated devices, an iPod touch, iPhone or iPad with Proloquo2Go brings communication within reach of many people with autism, Down syndrome, apraxia, ALS, cerebral palsy and victims of stroke and others who could never before afford a communication device.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 222 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Proloquo2Go 1.3 is $189.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
AssistiveWare is the worldwide leader in innovative assistive technology software for Mac OS X, iPhone and iPad. 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 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, Proloquo2Go and Proloquo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Niemeijer Consult. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.