DYNAVOX MAC 2.0
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 02/2010) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- DynaVox Mac 2.0 is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by persons with neurological, speech, or communication disabilities. Using the manufacturer's DynaVox System Siftware (DSS), DynaVox Mac 2.0 enables a Macintosh computer to act as a direct selection communication device. Users can also create communication pages. Pages can then be transferred to a DynaVox or Dynamyte (see separate entries) communication device via computer cables or using the DynaBeam infrared system (not included; see entry). Clinicians and educators can also use the program for user evaluation, training, and assessment. The software permits vocabulary management, management of setups and communication pages for multiple users, and tracking of user progress through a variety of outcome reports. Other features include hundreds of ready-made communication pages for children and adults; fast, comprehensive word prediction; a searchable list of 128,000 word forms that can be concept-tagged for organization and ease of access; 3,300 DynaSyms symbols, including 700 symbols designed to aid in the transition to literacy; and, the ability to customize communication pages with any combination of symbols, letters, words, or sentences. Customization can be accommplished with buttons of any size and color. Communication pages can also be printed for use with communication boards. Manuals are included.The software supports built-in synthesized speech (MacinTalk) and digitized speech, as well as MultiVoice and DECtalk external synthesized speech devices. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Power Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 16 megabytes (MB) RAM, 20 MB hard drive space, and System 7.0 or higher.
Notes: DynaVox is a registered trademark of Dynavox Systems Inc. ** DECtalk is a trademark of Digital Equipment Corporation. ** This software is also available in Spanish, ** Five-user packs including five software and manual sets are also available.
This product record was updated on January 5, 2004.