PRiO (Various Models)

PRiO, PRiO-mini
Product Type: 
Primary device
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Approximate Cost: $3,995.00

Product Description: 

The PRiO and PRiO-mini are iPad-based communication tools. The app is a full vocabulary augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) language app that is appropriate for a wide range of individuals, including those just beginning to communicate to those with advanced language skills. Throughout the language learning process, the motor patterns used to say words remains consistent within the app to allow for the development of quick and easy communication.


This model features the iPad and bigger dimensions.


This model features the iPad mini but contains smaller dimensions and is lighter weight. 

Main Features: 

These features are common to all versions:

  • LAMP Words for Life combines the power of Unity with the principles and strategies of Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP).
  • Language development typically occurs through the pairing of a consistent motor pattern, the sound that motor pattern produces and the reaction the individual gets from their environment. LAMP presents vocabulary in the same manner so those language connections can be developed.
  • Three pre-loaded vocabulary files, to support language development.
  • Over 4,500 pre-stored, frequently used core words and nouns.
  • Vocabulary Builder for teaching small sets of words while keeping motor plan consistent.
  • WordFinder for searchable vocabulary within the app.
  • Data logging with Realize Language integration, for analysis of progress over time.
  • Protective case with Bluetooth amp for high quality speech output.
  • Carry handle and kick stand included.
  • Stylus included.
  • Carry case and shoulder strap included.

Primary Specifications: 

These specifications are common to all versions:

  • iPad 16gb.
  • Running iOS 10.
  • Dual cameras: Front-facing 5 megapixel and rear-facing 12 megapixel.
  • Single and dual switch ports.
  • Switch access available.
  • 84 Location KeyGuard.

PRiO includes these additional specifications:

  • Dimensions: 6.9" x 9.6" x 1.7".
  • 9.7" (diagonal) display with 2048 x 1536 resolution.
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs.

PRiO-mini includes these additional specifications:

  • iPad mini.
  • Dimensions: 5.5" x 8.1" x 1.7".
  • Weight: 1.35 lbs.
  • 7.9" (diagonal) display with 2048 x 1536 resolution.

Options & Accessories: 

These options and accessories are common to all versions:

  • Blue and black color trim.
  • High-quality Ivona text-to-speech voices, available in a variety of age, gender, tone and dialect with the ability to change rate and pitch.
  • Switch access available.
  • An optional Integrated Feature Pack (IFP) available for customers who choose to upgrade the device to its full capability. 

Accessories are available for purchase for this product(s). These include, but are not limited to: 

  • QRM Mounting Plate Kit for PRiO: Plate kit for mounting the PRiO to a wheelchair. (Plate only; wheelchair mount not included.).

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