Access Solutions, Inc.4536 Edison Avenue
Sacramento, California 95821
Products manufactured by Access Solutions, Inc. (listed alphabetically)
TRIPLE TALK PCI
Triple Talk PCI is an internal hardware speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Triple Talk PCI makes use of the high speed transfer rates of the PCI bus and the latest in advanced Double-Talk techology to produce a high quality of speech. The Triple-Talk PCI has eight predefined voices, 10 volume levels, 10 different speeds, and 100 unique pitches, and is fully configurable by the user. Parameters such as tone, punctuation filtering, and intonation are also adjustable. The user's ability to take advantage of these options may be limited by certain software packages such as screen access programs. This synthesizer supports screen reader programs such as Window Eyes, JAWS for Windows, Vocal Eyes, and Asap (see separate entries); optical character recognition (OCR) reading machine products such as OpenBook 3.5, Ruby, and Kurzweil; and screen magnification programs such as Zoomtext (see entries). Triple-Talk PCI comes with an external mono speaker for delivering its synthesized speech output. In addition, the external speaker is equipped with a volume knob and a 0.125-inch headphone jack. The unit also comes with an installation disk and a Quick Reference data sheet. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM or compatible micro computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 33 Megahertz (MHz) PCI bus; Windows 3.x, Windows 9x (including DOS Boxes and straight DOS mode), Windows Millennium, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or MS-DOS 6.22.
TRIPLE TALK USB
Triple-Talk USB is an internal hardware speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This speech synthesizer is a USB device that is capable of transferring data at a rate of 12 megabytes per second (Mbps). It executes instructions rapidly to meet the demands of any screen access program. Features include eight predefined voices, ten volume levels, ten different speeds, and 100 unique pitches; the unit is fully configurable to meet individual needs. Parameters such as tone, punctuation filtering, and intonation are also adjustable. These settings may be limited by certain software packages such as screen access programs. The device has an internal 0.5-watt speaker for delivering its synthesized speech output. Volume levels are adjustable via a side mount rotary thumb wheel. A 0.125-inch stereo jack is located on the side of the unit for use with headphones or power speakers. Triple-Talk USB comes with an installation disk with documentation, a USB cable, a standard serial cable, 0.125-inch stereo headphones, and a quick-install reference sheet. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible micro computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: USB or standard RS232 serial port; Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/windows 7 and Linux. POWER: Uses an internal four-cell rechargeable NiCad battery, which may be charged via a supplied direct current (DC) adapter or by connecting the unit to a computer via the supplied USB cable. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 5.5 x 4 inches. The internal speaker is 2.5 inches. WEIGHT: Approximately 0.75 pound.