September 2, 2010 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Amsterdam, Netherlands - AssistiveWare(R) today announced the release of Proloquo2Go(TM) 1.4 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Version 1.4 is a major update to the premier consumer device-based augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solution for people who cannot speak. Costing a fraction of the dedicated devices it rivals in power, portability and easy of use, Proloquo2Go 1.4 has been optimized for the gorgeous retina display of the iPhone 4 and brand new iPod touch and includes updated higher quality voices. It 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.
New Features and Enhancements:
* Added vocabulary backup with iTunes' File Sharing using the dock connector cable (available for iOS 3.2 and higher)
* Added updated, higher quality voices
* Optimized all artwork, including all 7000+ symbols, for the retina display of the iPhone 4 and new iPod touch, providing crisp, gorgeous graphics
* Conversion of text to symbols several times faster
* Uploading of a vocabulary from computer to Proloquo2Go over Wi-Fi significantly faster
* Enhanced stability on iPad and iOS 4 devices
* Over 30 other improvements, bug fixes and performance enhancements
Proloquo is Latin for speak out loud and that's exactly what it helps people do! It 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 application that changes people's lives. At US$189.99 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 a little over a year over 140 assistive technology centers already include it in client evaluations.
While some people need dedicated devices, an iPod, iPhone or an 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 or iPad
* iOS 3.0 or later
* 273 MB of free space
Pricing and Availability:
Proloquo2Go 1.4 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 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 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.