Speech Assistant AAC

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Company: Ton Schalke

App Genre: Medical

Ratings: 4.74

Version: 5.4.5

Updated 05/10/23

Downloads: 94

Speech Assistant AAC is a medical application developed by Ton Schalke and available for download on the iOS App Store and Android Play Store. The app is compatible with iOS 12.0+ and Android 4.4+. It requires 136MB of free space for IPA (iOS) or APK (Android) installation.

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What is Speech Assistant AAC?

Speech Assistant AAC is a text-to-speech app designed for people who are speech impaired, for example due to Aphasia, MND/ALS, Autism, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy or other speech problems.

With the app you can create categories and phrases, which are placed on buttons. With these buttons you can create messages that can be shown or spoken (text-to-speech). It is also possible to type any text using the keyboard.

Key features
• Easy to use and completely customizable to your needs and preferences.
• Categories to organize your phrases.
• History option for quick access to previously typed phrases.
• Option to select photos from your Photo Library or Symbols on the buttons.
• Option for voice recordings or select one of the iOS text-to-speech voices.
• Support for Apple's Personal Voice.
• Full screen button to show your message with a large font.
• Autocomplete feature that shows phrase suggestions in a drop-down list.
• Tabs for multiple conversations (optional setting).
• Designed for iPhone/iPad and both support portrait and landscape layout.
• Support for the Apple watch.
• Backup to iCloud, Mail or AirDrop.

Phone calls
• The app can also be used while making Phone and FaceTime calls (with iOS 13).
• So you don't need a second device anymore for the speech output.
• The speech output will be audible for the other person on the phone (not on your device).

Categories and phrases
• Add, change or delete your own categories and phrases.
• You can create an unlimited number of categories to organize your phrases for quick access.
• Create users with their own categories, phrases and settings for different languages or persons.
• Long press (optional setting) to easily edit the phrase and category buttons.
• With Backup to iCloud or AirDrop you can transfer your categories and phrases to another iPhone/iPad.

Fully Customizable
• The size of the buttons, the textbox and the text can be adjusted.
• The app has various color schemes and you can also create a personal color scheme.
• Change the order of the buttons in the settings with drag and drop.

Full screen
• Show your message full screen with a very large font.
• Useful for communicating in a noisy environment.
• You can rotate the text to show your message to the person opposite of you.

• The rate and pitch of the speech can be adjusted.
• Option to speak each Word or Character directly while typing.
• Optional highlighting of the spoken words.
• Pause and resume speaking by tapping the speak button (optional setting).
• Option to record speech on to a button and to import voice recordings into the app.

Apple Watch
• The Watch app can especially be useful for communicating short messages.
• On the go, you don't have to pick up your phone and can quicky communicate with the app on your wrist.

Other features
• Button to share your message to mail, text and social media.
• Connect a bluetooth keyboard and create shortcuts for actions.
• A custom keyboard can be enabled in the settings with customizable size, color and layout.
• Option for preventing double tapping by disabling the button for a short time after touching.
• Abbreviations expansion to reduce keystrokes.
• Attention sound button on Main and Full screen.
• Option to select symbols from the set of 3400 Mulberry Symbols (mulberrysymbols.org).

About the app
• This app is developed by ASoft.
• The app does not collect any data, so all your conversations stay private.
• One-time payment, there is no subscription fee.
• The app has won an innovation award: The Vodafone Mobiles For Good Challenge.
• The app does not require an internet connection.
• For feedback or questions, please contact: speechassistant@asoft.nl.
• On www.asoft.nl you can find more information such as a user manual.

• The app uses the built-in iOS text-to-speech voices.
• There are many voices in 40 languages available. There are for example 12 English US, 6 English UK and 4 Australian voices available.

Need help? Join our Speech Assistant AAC forum to ask questions, get help, and discuss the app with other users from around the world. If you would like to cancel your subscription or delete your account, please visit our Speech Assistant AAC Cancel & Delete page for further instructions.

Download Speech Assistant AAC

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Download Speech Assistant AAC for PC (Windows/Mac OS)

To install the Speech Assistant AAC app on your PC (Windows 10/8/7), follow our guide on using Bluestacks to run APK files on your computer. If you're having trouble downloading Speech Assistant AAC, please share your issues in our forums. Our friendly community is always happy to help you install or download.

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