The guidelines for Medicare in many states require that devices purchased with funds from this organization are "dedicated" devices. Dedicated devices are devices that can only be used as communication devices, i.e. no other applications can be run on the devices. The Dedicated Plus Chat Models meet the funding requirements of this organization.
Dedicated Plus models come with a three year warranty. The Dedicated Plus model for NOVA chat 8 also includes a shoulder strap for hands-free transporting and a carrying case.
NOVA chat 8 Dedicated Plus is a dedicated speech device, designed solely for the purpose of speech generation. Like all "Chats," NOVA chat 8 Dedicated Plus offers a durable yet sleek portable design, with features that include an 8" display, switch scanning, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features
A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix© symbols, and PCS© symbols can be added.
We are excited to introduce Ivona© voices which include a child's voice, a teen's voice, as well as numerous American, British English, & Australian adult options. Acapela™ voices are also available as an option. Sound clarity of NOVA chat 8 Dedicated Plus outdoes that of any portable dedicated speech device of its size
NOVA chat 8 Dedicated Plus comes with an 8" screen and weighs only 1.3 lbs. The capacitive touchscreen is accessible by finger touch or an included stylus.
The rubberized protective shield not only protects the system, but now comes in four fun colors to give it an up-to-date style. No need to choose just one color, as all four color shields are provided with each system. Blue, green and purple offer youthful, fun options while a gray option provides a more sophisticated look.
Various page sets targeting individuals with different communication needs are included in the NOVA Chat:
- 4 Basic
- my Core
- my QuickChat
- MultiChat 15
- Basic Scan
- Communication Journey: Aphasia
For more detailed information on page sets, please visit http://saltillo.com/products/options/vocabulary-options
NOVA chat 8 Dedicated Plus has a unique design that allows for configurable orientation of landscape or portrait. Its dimensions are 8.2" x 5.6" x 1.3", which makes it easy to hold. A stand and handle are built into the design and also configurable for each orientation. Strap attachments are available for hands-free transporting.
*8" WSVGA (capacitive touch screen)
*SymbolStix are standard symbols and PCS symbols are available as an option
*Updated user interface
*Single and dual switch scanning
*Improved file transferring (more stable/quicker transfers)
*Chat Editor (CD or download)
*Vocabulary files for both literate and emerging literate clients
*Ivona synthesized speech (including teen and child voice)
*Acapela synthesized speech option available
*Built-in front/rear camera 3.0 Megapixel Auto Focus w/ flash available only to add images to buttons
*Four Rubberized Color shields included
*Size: 8.2" x 5.6" x 1.3"
*Weight: 1.3 lbs.
*3 year warranty
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