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Persons with severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) cannot operate electric wheelchairs through standard joysticks because they lack muscular power and are affected by deformation of the hands. To address this difficulty, first the authors determined the requirements of input devices based on a...
The Concept Coding Framework (CCF) technology represents a long term commitment to develop and deliver an open infrastructure for multi-modal and multilingual language support for a wide area of applications. In this way the varying needs among several smaller groups of users of AAC (Augmentative...
BACKGROUND: Persons who rely on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems face tremendous difficulties to maintain a conversation, in part as a consequence of a poor output rate. Word Prediction is a popular AAC technique that can save up around 50% keystrokes. However, only modest...