DynaVox Introduces Platform of Tablet- and Cloud-Based Solutions to Empower
Individuals With Communication Challenges
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DynaVox Inc. (OTC:DVOX), the
leading provider of speech generating solutions and symbol-adapted special
education software that assists individuals with overcoming their speech,
language and learning challenges, proudly announced today the launch of an
entirely new technology platform, fully leveraging cloud and tablet
technologies. This platform sets a new standard for augmentative communication
solutions for individuals who struggle to communicate using speech due to
conditions such as autism, ALS, stroke, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, general
speech loss, or traumatic brain injury.
The first solution created on this new platform is the DynaVox T10, featuring
all new DynaVox Compass software.This proprietary tablet solution offers a
thin, modern design that is purpose-built with the unique technical and
durability features that address a broad spectrum of physical and cognitive
needs.The DynaVox Compass communication software builds on DynaVox's proud
legacy of providing the industry's leading research-based and
clinician-developed communication content designed to help individuals grow,
learn, and achieve their goals.
"Our technologies foster connections that empower individuals to realize their
full communication potential, and help enable them to live enriched,
fulfilling lives," said Michelle Wilver, President and CEO of DynaVox
Inc."More and more, these personal connections are made using cloud- and
mobile-technologies that our valued customers will now be able to benefit from
DynaVox's new technology platform has generated another industry first with
the DynaVox Compass App, offering a solution for individuals seeking
comprehensive solutions on their own personal tablet device.
Both the DynaVox T10 communication tablet and the DynaVox Compass App
solutions will utilize the power of cloud-computing with myDynaVox, a new
online personalized portal.This online environment provides an individual and
their entire support team the ability to work collaboratively to manage
communication content and settings, back up and restore files, and seamlessly
share communication pages, all via the web.
To learn more about the innovative solutions from DynaVox, please visit
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sufficient financing or enter into other transactions to satisfy its
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About DynaVox Inc.
DynaVox Inc. is a holding Company with its headquarters in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, whose primary operating entity is DynaVox Systems LLC. DynaVox
provides speech generating solutions and symbol-adapted special education
software to assist individuals in overcoming their speech, language and
learning challenges. These solutions are designed to help individuals who have
complex communication and learning needs participate in the home, classroom
and community. Our mission is to enable our customers to realize their full
communication and education potential by developing industry-leading devices,
software and content and by providing the services to support them. We assist
individuals, families, and professionals with an extensive field support
organization, as well as centralized technical and reimbursement support. For
more information, visit www.dynavoxtech.com.
CONTACT: Dave Colson
Phone: (412) 995-4090
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