Voice MachineBy Stephens, Michael; Weber, Erica; Barrett, Steven F.; NSF 2006 Engineering Senior Design Projects to Aid Persons With Disabilities, pp. 346-347
Publication Date: 2007
Description of a device designed to provide cues to a nonverbal child as he uses a computerized communication aid. The device, which was developed at the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering, provides the child visual cues about the message he is selecting to be spoken. The design incorporates a picture-frame type liquid crystal display (LCD), a voice chip, and a microcontroller. The entire device is 1.5 inch square, contains its own resident memory, and is battery-operated. It is packaged to be used as a lanyard.
Published by: Creative Learning Press, Inc. (Website:http://www.creativelearningpress.com)
Link to text: http://nsf-pad.bme.uconn.edu/2006/Chapter18,University%20of%20Wyoming.pdf