TalkingTILES Taps into the Power of the Windows 8 Mobile Devices to Deliver a Breakthrough Level of Care in the Assistive

TalkingTILES Taps into the Power of the Windows 8 Mobile Devices to Deliver a 
Breakthrough Level of Care in the Assistive Technology
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 --  
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Mozzaz, an emerging leader in assistive technology and collaborative
healthcare apps, further broadened its platform support today,
announcing the availability of its Augmentative and Alternative
Communication (AAC) app, TalkingTILES, for Microsoft Windows 8. The
app is available for download through the Windows Store.  
"Since its launch in November, we've had a phenomenal response to
TalkingTILES within the speech and language therapy and education
markets, with thousands of downloads of the app in just the past
month, as therapists, clients and caregivers embrace the opportunity
to move collaboration in care into the mobile world," says Sammy
Wahab, CEO of Mozzaz. "Support for the Windows 8 environment is
critical, as many of our customers are comfortable and familiar with
applications built for the Windows desktop environment. Windows 8 is
well suited to the demands of assistive technology, with the
capability of delivering rich interactive apps alongside the power of
"We run our Autism Centre on Windows PC's and are increasingly using
tablets as a therapeutic delivery tool, so we are extremely excited
to be able to make a Windows 8 version of TalkingTILES available to
our clients and their families. This application has the potential to
unlock communication barriers for children with autism, and should
enable us to move clients to new levels of independence and ability,"
says Darryl Nurse of Toronto-based Aisling Discoveries Child and
Family Centre.  
A Next Generation App for Augmentative and Assistive Communications  
TalkingTILES is a next generation AAC app that offers people with
communication disorders as well as their educators, therapists, and
parents maximum flexibility, balanced by ease-of-use and
cross-platform mobile access. The Mozzaz CareFusion Cloud Service,
built on Microsoft Azure, provides a rich cloud-based library
consisting of more than 50,000 symbols and words in over 30 different
languages, accents and voices, and ready-made content. As a result,
TalkingTILES can b
e customized and personalized to meet the
communication needs of a wide variety of speech impaired individuals;
including people with autism, ALS, cerebral palsy, stroke, aphasia
and other traumatic brain injuries.  
Breakthrough Assistive Technology Now Available on Windows 8  
"The combination of mobile devices, such as Windows 8 tablets, and
Azure based cloud services, is allowing healthcare practitioners,
clinics and therapists around the world to deliver care in a more
efficient, effective manner" says Dan Hubbell, Accessibility
Technology Evangelist at Microsoft. "Mozzaz is leveraging the
combined power of these technologies to bring a voice to people who
cannot speak. We are pleased and proud to showcase TalkingTILES on
the Windows 8 platform."  
TalkingTILES Key Features & Benefits  

--  Easily use and manage images, symbols, words, layouts, audio and voice
--  Create and manage multiple speech pages for home, school, routines,
    visual schedules and more 
--  Access fully customizable vocabulary sets based on picture symbols or
    personalized images   Remote programming and team collaboration  
--  Data tracking against client assessment and treatment plans  
--  Available on all popular tablets and smartphone platforms including
    Apple, Android and Windows 
--  Free for speech therapists and professionals 

TalkingTILES for Windows 8 is available for download through the
Windows Store, and can be accessed directly from the Mozzaz website
( for a free 15 day evaluation (includes
symbol libraries, voice libraries, team collaboration and remote
sync). TalkingTILES is also available for the Apple and Android
platforms and can be downloaded directly from the AppStore, and from
Google Play.  
About Mozzaz  
Mozzaz is a creator of assistive technology and healthcare wellness
apps to help improve the quality of life for people with special
needs or who suffer from chronic illness. Founded by individuals with
a direct connection to special needs and disabilities, the Mozzaz
team has embraced a mission to bring high- quality, valuable and
affordable solutions for disabled communities. Working in close
collaboration with researchers, educators, practitioners and
families, Mozzaz is working to understand their unique needs and
deliver new and innovative technology solutions that are relevant and
provide true value. 
Mozzaz has developed strategic alliances with healthcare industry
partners and technology leaders to deliver secure and trusted
solutions to market. For more information visit us on the web at  
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