Product Type: 
Device modifier
Manufacturer Name: 
This product has been discontinued.

Product Description: 

AComm is an accessible Java-based Instant Messaging and Whiteboard tool. It was designed to allow assistive technology users to participate in synchronous Internet-based communication activities. Download the AComm jar file and use it to connect to one of the many public jabber servers.

Main Features: 

  • User can login to an existing Jabber account or sign up for a new one.
  • Roster provides "presence" information for contacts.
  • Users can participate in private or group chat/whiteboard sessions.
  • Text chat window and optional whiteboard.
  • Participant list on demand.
  • A variety of whiteboard drawing tools are available.
  • Peer description allows any participant to describe the drawn objects. Anti-collision feature ensures one describer per object.
  • Accessibility options.
  • Option to play sound effect when a new message arrives.
  • Keyboard drawing checkbox.
  • Manual refresh checkbox.
  • Show only new checkbox.
  • Newest message first checkbox.
  • Keyboard enabled drawing lets users use some features of the whiteboard without a mouse.
  • Save and open palette feature lets users create and describe pictures beforehand.

More Information: 

This product is discontinued by the manufacturer, but it may still be available for purchase from third party vendors. Try searching the product by name on the internet. Be careful as the manufacturer may no longer support it - or support it for long.