Tuesday, March 31, 2009

New AAC Device - The Jive!


The UK company Possum has released a new handheld augmentative and alternative communication device, The Jive.

Vendors include Possum in the UK and Tecsol in AU. No USA vendor currently (that I could find). There is a good review (as usual) at Voice Output.

Device Specs
  • Dimensions (Approx) Width: 85mm Length: 145mm Depth: 40mm (3.4" x 5" x 1.6")
  • Weight: 350 grams (12.4 ounces)
  • Long battery life
  • Touch accessible, highly visible screen (even in bright sunlight)
  • Message building using Mayer-Johnson PCS Symbols
  • Character, Word and Sentence prediction
  • Loud, Synthesized, High Quality Acapela Speech
  • Digitized (recorded) speech and sounds
  • Programable - On device or via PC
Full Environmental Control
  • Easy to set up
  • Synthesized IR - predefined Infrared codes
  • Recorded IR - Infrared capture for Environmental Control
  • Compatible with the new Possum Sero! Telephone/Answerphone
Jive Package Includes:
  • Possum Jive! Communication Aid
  • Mains power adapter
  • 2 Styluses
  • USB cable
  • One CD-ROM – PC setup Software, User Manual and Quick Start Guides
  • User Guides - Quick Start (hardware, software, vocabularies)
  • 2-year return-to-base warrenty

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