The Open Voice Factory

Free speech aid software by converting communication boards into communication devices

The Open Voice Factory creates communication aids which can be used freely on a laptop, tablet or phone. Electronic speech aids, which ‘speak’ set words or phrases when a sequence of symbols are pressed, can be life-changing for severe speech-language impairments children. 

Developed by: Joe Reddington and Kate McCallum

When: 2016 – current

Where: England

Main actors involved: Particular coders, designers, translators and testers

Topics: Open Source, Communication Disabilities

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