Code Factory launches Mobile Speak Pocket, a full-fledged screen reader for Pocket PC Devices
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Code Factory launches Mobile Speak Pocket, a full-fledged screen reader
Pocket PC Devices
Terrassa, Barcelona, 15th of August 2005
Code Factory S.L. announces the availability of Mobile Speak Pocket, a
screen reading software for Pocket PC and handheld devices running on
Windows Mobile operating system.
Mobile Speak Pocket provides blind and visually impaired users access to
the functionality of the device, allowing users to discover the exciting
world of Windows Mobile-based PDAs which have been traditionally
inaccesible. Mobile Speak Pocket provides blind and visually impaired
with the flexibility of choosing a Pocket PC device of their choice from
open market, which apart from providing a cost advantage will also
them to use mainstream devices on par with their sighted counterparts.
"Mobile Speak Pocket demonstrates our commitment to providing blind and
visually impaired users access to mainstream devices through innovative
solutions" says Eduard Sanchez Palazon, Chief Executive Officer of Code
Mobile Speak Pocket in combination with a PDA and an external QWERTY or
Braille keyboard is an inexpensive yet powerful notetaking solution.
Speak Pocket is compatible with a wide range of Pocket PC devices from
leading manufacturers such as HP, Dell and Fujitsu-Siemens. As Windows
Mobile technology advances, the device can easily be upgraded.
Mobile Speak Pocket includes a powerful off-the-shelf scripting language
called LUA to make any third party applications accessible.
Mobile Speak Pocket works with popular speech synthesizers like Fonix
Acapela. At the time of this press release, the following languages are
American and British English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish,
Swedish, Dutch, Turkish, Portuguese and Czech.
Support for additional languages like Norwegian, Polish, Russian,
Finnish and Greek will be added soon.
With Mobile Speak Pocket the user will, among other features, be able
- Access the calendar
- Manage contacts
- Write notes and manage tasks
- Write, send and receive email messages
- Browse the internet with Pocket Internet Explorer
- Create, edit and read Word documents using Pocket Word
- Work with spreadsheets in Pocket Excel
- Access and change the device settings
- Use tools and utilities like the File explorer
- Listen to audio books and play music files.
- Use the extensive Mobile Speak Pocket commands for basic
and text navigation.
- Synchronize the device with your PC or other devices
Code Factory is closely working with several Braille device
for providing support for these devices in Mobile Speak Pocket.
Code Factory will be releasing a version of Mobile Speak Pocket for
Mobile-based Smart phones towards the end of this year.
The demo version of Mobile Speak Pocket is available for download from
Code Factory website www.codefactory.es. A current list of distributors
recommended devices is available on the website. Code Factory has also
launched a website for the Mobile Speak Pocket user community which can
accessed at www.mspusers.com.
About Code Factory
Code Factory has been founded in 1998 and since then has witnessed a
spectacular growth on the software market for accessible products. Our
software for computers, mobile phones and pdas are well known on the
Code Factorys success lies in giving excellent customer support and to
respond immediately to the needs of the end users. Among our customers
well known companies and organizations like ONCE and also carriers like
Vodafone, Redcom, SFR and many more. Good partners help us to provide
excellent text-to-speech technology for our products and to incorporate
Braille devices into our software.
For more information, contact Code Factory S.L. directly:
Code Factory, S.L., Rambla dEgara 148 2-2, 08221 Terrassa (Barcelona)
Tel. +34 93 733 70 66, www.codefactory.es, sales@...