ScanDis, founded in 1991, is a leading Accessibility software developer and solutions supplier based in Denmark. ScanDis is a high profile specialist dedicated to deliver innovative solutions to people suffering from learning and reading disabilities and as such a strategic partner of Acapela to address the Dyslexics community in the Nordics and Worldwide.
ScanDis integrates Acapela text-to-speech in its software suite since years and distributes the following Acapela solutions:
Acapela’s voices already speech enable ScanDis’ software suite, designed to support people with learning disabilities including dyslexia.
Founded in 1991, ScanDis is a leading accessibility software developer and solutions supplier based in Denmark. ScanDis’ partnership with Acapela started in 1998 when ScanDis decided to integrate Acapela’s market leading high quality text-to-speech in all its applications.
“Our know-how in the area of learning disabilities and state-of-the-art software products, combined with Acapela’s high quality voices and its continuous development of new voices and languages, have been the key elements of our successful partnership. We are very enthusiastic about reinforcing our long term partnership with Acapela, and look forward to further developing this strong relationship” said Kim Nørkjær, co-founder of ScanDis.
The software suite developed by ScanDis helps end users to progress more autonomously in their reading and writing processes. The company’s offer for people with learning disabilities includes the following products:
Acapela’s text-to-speech adds the powerful and natural dimension of voice to ScanDis applications to give immediate speech feedback. With the market leading high quality human sounding voices from Acapela Group the users of ScanDis’ software can work more autonomously on Microsoft Windows getting speech feedback whenever needed.
“The partnership with a high profile specialist such as ScanDis fully contributes to achieving an essential mission for our company which aims, leaning upon 20 years of experience, to improve accessibility for everyone, helping thousands of users in their daily life” said Lars-Erik Larsson, Acapela Group CEO.
With this new agreement, ScanDis will also distribute Acapela end user products designed for visually impaired people: Infovox Desktop and Infovox iVox solutions.
More information at www.scandis.dk
The software suite developed by ScanDis help end users to progress more autonomously in their reading and writing process. ViTal (Read OnScreen) - is a background text to speech application working as a screen and text reader in Microsoft Windows.
ViTex (Print OnScreen) - is an easy to use print to speech OCR program, which associates scanning printed pages or books to text to speech capability to have them read aloud in a very simple way. ViseOrd (Write OnScreen) - is a comprehensive and easy to use word completion program with speech feedback on suggested words. Acapela text to speech adds the powerful and natural dimension of voice to give immediate speech feedback. The end user can operate more easily and gains in autonomy and confidence through a dynamic and user friendly interface to take full benefit of ScanDis Suite. Integration of the latest High Quality voice Mette (Danish) reinforces a long time successful partnership established between ScanDis and Acapela Group.
Speech synthesis gives a voice to your favourite screen reader. Either with female, male or kid voices, to give the say to your world of information.
Voice solutions contribute to help help users of all age in writing and editing. To learn new languages or to solve problems linked to dyslexia or learning disability. Student receives immediate vocal feedabck of letters, words and sentences. The immediate benefits for the students are more autonomy, enhanced self confidence and immediate increase in motivation.
Speech synthesis allows to turn into speech any written infomation, providing the access to written information to people living with reading difficulties, such as sight impairments, dyslexia or illiteracy.
Computer’s daily use and immediate access to a limitless world of information deeply change the way users interact with content, increasing intuitiveness and friendliness needs. Voice solutions become the user’s team-mate, allowing to make better use of the possibilities a computer can provide, freeing from screen dependence and inspiring new interactions to better work, check, understand, share, learn, etc.
Training courses to employees or on-line university study can all benefit from the vocal dimension. Synchronised use of visual and audio contents offers a right balanced flow of information, for a more appealing and efficient memorization of the course through effective multimedia-based learning tools.
The content can be easily localised and personalised, saving time and cost while offering convivial and interactive e-learning.
Speech solutions help people with dyslexia & cognitive impairments to accomplish daily life tasks, assisting them in communication, education, work or recreational activities. Speech support help end users to operate with more autonomy, with increased self confidence using simple and user friendly interfaces.
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solutions and communciators allow users with impairments or restrictions on the production or comprehension of spoken or written language to live and communicate with their environments with more autonomy. Acapela voices enrich AAC solutions & communicators turning any written words into spoken messages.