PAL: an effort efficient portable communication aid and keyboard emulator.

A.L. Swiffin, J.A. Pickering, J.L. Arnott, A.F. Newell

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTechnology-A Bridge to Independence.
    Subtitle of host publicationRESNA '85. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology
    Editors Cliff Brubaker
    PublisherRehabilitation Engineering Society of North America
    Pages197-199
    Number of pages3
    Publication statusPublished - 1985
    Event8th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology, Technology-A Bridge to Independence. RESNA '85. Memphis, Tennessee - Memphis, United States
    Duration: 24 Jun 198528 Jun 1985

    Conference

    Conference8th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology, Technology-A Bridge to Independence. RESNA '85. Memphis, Tennessee
    CountryUnited States
    CityMemphis
    Period24/06/8528/06/85

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    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.