Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Product Description: 

Pasco (Phrase Auditory Scanning Communicator) is an open-source alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) application that allows individuals with a visual and physical difficulty who require auditory scanning to communicate.

Main Features: 

  • Language is organized in a text file and is read aloud via auditory cues.
  • Multi-lingual support for cue and main voice.
  • Recorded messages supported and spelling function. 
  • The app supports auditory cues in a headphone and main speech out of the main speaker of a device (these features are supported in iOS only).
  • A cue and main voice can be a recorded message.
  • Able to spell using purely auditory scanning – spelling out each letter as its written and then the whole word using space or finish command.
  • Language is edited or created using a text file – where each tree is just an indented list of words or phrases.
  • Supports one switch scanning.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Runs on iOS devices and web browsers.

More Information: 

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