Speech Assistant AAC - Text to Speech is a free trial software application from the Health & Nutrition subcategory, part of the Home & Hobby category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-09-03. The program can be installed on iOS.
Speech Assistant is an AAC app designed for people who are speech impaired. This may be in the case of aphasia, MND/ALS, autism, stroke, vocal cord problems 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.
The app is easy to use and can be completely customized to your needs and preferences.
For all devices
The app is available for iPhone and iPad.
Portrait and landscape layout for all devices.
Categories and phrases
Add, change or delete your own categories, words or phrases.
You can create an unlimited number of categories to organize your phrases for quick access.
Long press (optional setting) to easily edit the phrase and category buttons.
Auto Search option which automatically searches, based on your typing, through all your phrases and puts the found phrases on the buttons.
Option to sort the phrases automatically.
Backup and Restore your categories and phrases to iCloud, also convenient for syncing between your devices.
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.
Change the colors of the icons on the buttons.
Show your message full screen with a very large font.
Useful for communicating in a noisy environment.
Button to flip 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).
Connect a bluetooth keyboard and create shortcuts for the functions Speak, Clear, Show and Attention Sound.
Button to share your message to mail, text and social media.
Option for preventing double tapping by disabling the button (for a short time) after touching.
Undo option in case of unintentionally tapping the clear button.
Attention sound button on Main and Full screen.
About the app
This app is developed by ASoft.
The app has won an innovation award: The Vodafone Mobiles For Good Challenge in the category Smart Accessibility.
For feedback or questions, please contact: email@example.com
Languages and Voices
The voice can be selected in the settings of the app.
The app uses the built-in iOS text-to-speech voices.
With iOS 9 there are 37 voices for 27 languages available: English (5), French (2), Spanish (2), German, Italian, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Greek, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch (2), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (2), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Chinese (3).
With iOS 10 there are much more voices available for most languages: 93 voices for 27 languages. There are for instance 9 English US, 6 English UK and 4 Australian voices available. Before the new voices can be selected in the app, most of them have to be downloaded first in the settings of your device: Settings/General/Accessibility/Speech/Voices.
For a complete list of all the available voices, please visit: www.a-soft.nl/speechassistantaac
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Speech Assistant AAC - Text to Speech (version 1.2.5) has a file size of 13.95 MB and is available for download from our website.
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