Comes to Android
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire iReach/ iSpeak4U, a leader in mobile apps for people with speech and hearing disabilities, announced today the retail availability of an Android version of HandySpeech, one of a kind mobile app that gives people with speech disabilities a quick and easy conversational tool. allows users to write on a device screen with their finger or stylus and have the device read aloud what an individual has intended to say.
The application’s ability to translate handwritten text into spoken language makes HandySpeech easier to use and more natural than commercially available keyboarding solutions. The app remembers frequently used phrases and learns the user’s handwriting style. Grela. «This includes individuals with oral and laryngeal cancers, motor speech disorders affecting the larynx and oral structures such as apraxia of speech, and patients who are placed on vocal rest due to recent surgery to treat vocal nodules or overuse of their voice. This app could also be useful for individuals with ALS and muscular dystrophy as long as they have enough motor control to write. This app will help to reduce the frustration and helplessness associated with the inability to talk.»
Responding to requests from many people with disabilities who can’t afford Apple devices, iSpeak4U now offers HandySpeech for Android that users can afford.
The application was created by a twelve year old boy who was inspired by his sister, an autistic girl with speech disabilities. «I invented HandySpeech to give a voice to people who are unable to speak,» said Eric Zeiberg. «The application is dedicated to courageous people who struggle every day to overcome their disabilities. I hope that HandySpeech will provide much needed help and open new opportunities for people in need.»
HandySpeech for Android is being offered at an introductory price of $19.99 through December (regular price is $29.99) on Google Play.
To celebrate this significant milestone, HandySpeech for Apple devices will be on sale for $19.99 (regular price is $29.99) through December at the iTunes Store.