Handicode & Handicode Deluxe
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DISCONTINUED. (Verified 11/2002) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. HandiCODE is a Morse Code Interface program designed for use by people with severe physical disabilities, but without cognitive disabilities, that coverts single, dual, or triple switch Morse code to computer-readable form. The standard Morse code assignments have been extended to include the extra keys on the PC keyboard, plus pre-defined and user-defined commands. A macro facility provides abbreviation expansion for frequently used series of keystrokes. HandiCODE may also be used to control a DECTalk, Votrax, Computalker, or Echo speech synthesizer (extra) to provide voice output capabilities. A training utility, PracticeCODE, is included. Word input speed may be adjusted from 1 to 99 words per minute. HandiCODE provides on-screen help capabilities, and supports 40 or 80 column mode. Morse code paddles and connectors are available from the manufacturer; HandiCODE also supports use of three keyboard keys or other external switches as input devices. HandiCODE is available for $495.00. HandiCODE Deluxe, which includes word prediction and abbreviation expansion capabilities, is $595.00. COMPATABILITY: For use on IBM PS/2, IBM PC, NEC (some or all models), Grid, ITT, Toshiba Laptops, Tandy 1000, TRS-80 Model 100, and TRS-80 Model 200 computers.