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Product Description: 

DonnerLaParole is a text-based communicator that includes word prediction, text-to-speech support, etc. for people who are nonverbal with speech and physical limitations of movement. Support for French, cross-platform Java application. This is software that, once words are entered, they are spoken.

Main Features: 

  • A click-free selection, for users that do not have enough strength or muscle coordination.
  • A block selection, for users that can not move.
  • Used with a mouse click or a switch.
  • With two buttons or 2 switches.
  • a set of virtual keyboards:
    • a computer keyboard.
    • style keyboard phone.
    • a keyboard for sign language.
    • pictograms keyboards (with icons).
  • A set of dictionaries to quickly select words without having to enter all the letters (it's called predictive text input or predictive text).
  • A manager of common phrases, to continually avoid having the same words and the same phrases.
  • A voice synthesizer, which deliver typed phrases or words with:
    • the possibility of using the SAPI voice as Virginia (for Windows only).
    • the voices on native Windows, Apple, and Linux.
    • the regionalization of the French language.
    • with "focus" Canadian.
    • with "focus" Belgian.
  • Greater accessibility of the interface for persons deprived of movement, especially in settings.
  • Ready system for environmental control (or home automation) with:
    • the ability to send messages via a serial port.
    • the ability to run programs on the user's computer.
    • the ability to send requests to a server.

More Information: 

This product is a freeware software available for free download off of the internet from or search for: "open source freeware donnerlaparole".