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    voice activation for Ipad?

    I hope this is the correct forum for this. If not, please move it.

    I am trying to find if there is an existing or planned way to use the ipad where the user has no physical capability - no use of limbs - to do so.

    Is there a mouse which could be used in the mouth where they bite for a click or, is there a voice activated app for it. Couldn't find anything on google but maybe I am not thinking of the best keywords.

    bazz.

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    It's a touch interface device, there is no clicking... but you could touch it with a nose, or probably a capacitive stylus held in the mouth.

    What are you thinking of using it for? Why would you buy a closed-platform touch tablet for someone with no limbs, instead of a tablet PC where you can put whatever specialized software you want on it?

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    Ah, thanks Dan.

    I was asked to find out about the ipad for a relative who has MS and who has movement only on her face. The neck muscles are non-functional and they are incapable of movement anywhere below.

    Brain works fine so reading would be the prime function of whatever device we find.

    l'll look into tablet pc's

    bazz

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    Windows Vista / Windows 7 has speech recognition built in. It can be a bit cumbersome, but you can control a mouse on top of almost any program by speech with it -- you tell it to display a grid, and gradually refine that grid until you get to the specific point on the screen you want to move the pointer to or click then tell it to.


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