Tobii Dynavox Expands Access With Spanish Version of Compass Software
English-Spanish bilingual component extends access of popular speech-generating devices and software to individuals with communication challenges
PITTSBURGH (Nov. 11, 2014) – Tobii Dynavox, the market leader in accessibility and communication solutions for individuals with disabilities, announces the availability of a Spanish version of its Compass Software. Since its release in September 2013, Compass Software has helped thousands of individuals with communication challenges communicate. Compass Software is now available in an English-Spanish bilingual version to help bilingual users communicate at home, school and work.
“We’re excited to offer a combined Spanish and English version of our industry-leading Compass software,” said Bob Cunningham, chief strategy and clinical officer at Tobii Dynavox. “This new addition will primarily serve the large population of bilingual Spanish/English speakers in the United States, providing exciting new speech options for those using our speech generating devices as well as those using the Compass iPad perpetual and subscription apps.”
Included with all Tobii Dynavox devices, on the iPad app and in a free update for existing Compass software users, Spanish Compass includes a Spanish language choice in the Interface Settings menu, Spanish strings throughout the systems menus, Spanish word prediction and word morphology, Spanish TTS voices and Spanish versions of the All Access and Navigator page sets.
Spanish Compass can now be found on the Tobii Dynavox T10, T15, I-12, I-15, M-8 and Compass app. A highly requested feature, the release of Spanish Compass greatly increases the reach of Compass, particularly in the United States.
The innovative and research-based Compass features a variety of page sets and comprehensive communication tools that make personalization easy. Additionally, the added power of the free personal myDynaVox account allows users to seamlessly connect and share content among family members, members of the support team and other users, as well as back up and restore personal communication content.
About Tobii Dynavox
Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii Technology Group, is the global market leader in assistive and augmentative communication (AAC), helping individuals with speech and communication impairments lead richer and more independent lives. Tobii Dynavox has developed a reputation as an innovative and caring industry thought leader delivering advanced tools available for a wide array of disabled communities through touch-based and the award-winning eye-tracking and gaze-controlled hardware and software. For more information, please visit www.tobiidynavox.com.
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