Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Approximate Cost: $160.00


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Product Description: 

Predictable is a text-to-speech alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) app designed for people who are literate but have lost the ability to speak possibly due to cerebral palsy, motor neuron disease, laryngectomy, stroke, apraxia or brain injury. It speaks out the messages users type and features software that learns from the user's patterns of use and thereby predicts what they will type next.

Main Features: 

  • Prediction engine for both British and American spelling, with intelligent word prediction and learning of new words and dyslexia support options.
  • ModelTalker Voice banking allows users to use their own synthesized voice to communicate.
  • 24 Nuance Voices – 5 American, 4 British, 2 Australian, 1 Irish, 1 Scottish, 1 South African, 1 Turkish, 1 Indian, 1 Dutch, 1 French, 2 German, 1 Italian, 1 Russian, 2 Spanish.
  • 4 ModelTalker voices.
  • Option to use any of the 36 iOS voices.
  • Possibility to change the rate of the iOS voice.
  • Offers the ability to use a personalized synthetic voice created with Acapela's My-Own-Voice, including Predictable for languages other than English, including German, French and Swedish.
  • Features head tracking, which allows the user to control the app with their head movements.
  • News Feed to keep up with the latest news from around the world.
  • Link phrases in categories to YouTube videos, iTunes songs or website URLs • US/UK dictionary selection.
  • Accessible via Bluetooth switch box + switch/es (compatible with TherapyBox Switchbox and RJ Cooper switch interface).
  • Compatible with the iOS method of scanning.
  • Category folder system to store quick phrases or prepared messages • Configurable settings for auto or user scan.
  • History view with access to the latest phrases.
  • Use the whole screen as a switch with scanning (Touch Anywhere method).
  • Send SMS, email, update Facebook or send a tweet on Twitter.
  • Replace the keyboard with a note pad for on-screen hand-writing that works with the word prediction.
  • Have discrete conversations without text-to-speech in the Publish mode.
  • Customize the screen with different colors.
  • Options for increased auditory prompting and visual feedback.
  • Change color and opacity of the text and background in the quick keys, the keyboard keys, and the word prediction bar.
  • Ability to increase the size of the word prediction text.
  • High Contrast option.
  • No Wi-Fi needed to use most the app (only needed for updating news stories and sharing via email or social media).
  • Available in 10 different languages.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, Android, and Windows.
  • Requires iOS 10.0 or later on Apple devices.

Options & Accessories: 

Accessories are available for purchase. These include but are not limited to:

More Information: 

See Predictable in Apple’s App Store.

See Predictable in Google Play Store.

See Predictable in Microsoft’s Store.