Barnacle: Free AAC-to-Speech App

Age: 0

Disability: Delayed Developmental Disorder, Autism, Asperger's, Selective Mutism

Device: Desktop, notebooks, interactive whiteboards

Platform: macOS, Windows

Software: Barnacle

Hardware: Desktop, notebooks, interactive whiteboards

Barnacle leverages the power of AI through IBM Watson's speech synthesis technology to make the Orange Foundation's AAC Symbols (#Soyvisual) talk! Simply drag and drop the images from the carousel to the slate and build sentences.

Install on macOS or Windows machines and start the app. More information: http://devpost.com/software/barnacle Source code: http://github.com/alexlaurence/Barnacle

Advantages: Convert Symbol(AAC) to Speech
Disadvantages: Slow to find the exact word you're looking for

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