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WindbagTMNow you're talking...
Windbag provides a simple and powerful means of communication for people with no speech. It provides a method of sorting large numbers of messages and finding them in smart ways for rapid communication. It can be used with a keyboard, or with any on-screen keyboard — ideally, The Grid.
The Chat BoxThe Windbag Chat Box is used for free conversation. It contains a number of tools to speed up the rate of speech.
Type in messages with abbreviation/expansion and word prediction.
Speak pre-stored texts by line, sentence, or paragraph — or speak selected text.
Instant responses with a single key, or 26 instant messages with two keys.
Load and save the contents of the Chat Box for future use — ideal for presentations.
The Phrase BankThe Phrase bank is a very powerful way to store a large number of messages for instant retrieval.
Store any number of phrases.
Select from your 3,000 most commonly used phrases with only 3 selections.
Most commonly used messages are automatically suggested first.
Have common messages recorded by a friend.
Lea ve gaps in messages to fill in as you speak.
Intuitive Phrase Bank with messages arranged by context and topic.
Search for the right message by text or using your own codes.
Main methods for selecting messages
— 1-key messages — assign instant messages to each key— speak any of 1728 messages with THREE keystrokes— search to find a message from an unlimited quantity— speak as you type, and reuse the phrases later— speak out a talk written in your word processor
Many Windbag users can use the keyboard, but Windbag may be used with any of the alternative input methods currently available for Windows.
Most exciting of all is the ease of setup. Windbag uses Windows-type setup screens to simplify what is usually a cumbersome process.
Download Windbag User's Manual
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