A communication aid for the physically handicapped offers the user complete word predictions from a dictionary which is adaptive (modified through use). Implemented on the Epson PX8, the aid is truly portable, and when used as a keyboard emulator up to 60% saving in character selections is possible.
|Title of host publication||Technology-A Bridge to Independence.|
|Subtitle of host publication||RESNA '85. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology|
|Publisher||Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 1985|
|Event||8th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology, Technology-A Bridge to Independence. RESNA '85. Memphis, Tennessee - Memphis, United States|
Duration: 24 Jun 1985 → 28 Jun 1985
|Conference||8th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology, Technology-A Bridge to Independence. RESNA '85. Memphis, Tennessee|
|Period||24/06/85 → 28/06/85|
Swiffin, A. L., Pickering, J. A., Arnott, J. L., & Newell, A. F. (1985). PAL: an effort efficient portable communication aid and keyboard emulator. In C. Brubaker (Ed.), Technology-A Bridge to Independence.: RESNA '85. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology (pp. 197-199). Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America.