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DISCONTINUED. (Verified 2/2006) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Accent-PC is speech synthesizer designed to provide text to speech conversion for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This full-length plug-in card features an onboard processor and this text processor can speak in two modes: text mode, which converts text to ordinary speech observing preprogrammed grammatical and other rules, and spell mode, which speaks all text and punctuation character by character. Other features include: a standard text processor with a preprogrammed vocabulary of over 20,000 words; speech rate of approximately 60 to 850 words per minute; use of CTRL-X to instantly empty the speech buffer; and a Downloadable Custom Dictionary (DCD) to create dictionaries of roughly 500 ten-character words. A standard RS-232C serial port is provided for interface with a computer, terminal, or printer; the user can select either the PC or the RS-232C as Accent-PC's host. A screen review voice output program must be purchased separately to operate Accent-PC. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC and compatible computers. DIMENSIONS: 4.2 x 10.04 x .57 inches. WARRANTY: One year.