Grid 3

$700.00 - $840.00 inc. tax

Grid 3 is a complete communication solution that enables people to have a voice, control their environment and live more independent lives. It’s designed for anyone with complex communication or access needs and includes a wide range of resources that you can control with touch, switch, eye gaze and pointing devices. You’ll find grid sets for talking with symbols or text, and content for all ages and abilities.

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Description

Grid 3 is a complete communication solution that enables people to have a voice, control their environment and live more independent lives. It’s designed for anyone with complex communication or access needs and includes a wide range of resources that you can control with touch, switch, eye gaze and pointing devices. You’ll find grid sets for talking with symbols or text, and content for all ages and abilities.

What is included?

Grid 3 is designed with AAC users in mind. There are many readymade resources for everyone to explore, from powerful communication tools for text to grid sets for communicating with symbols and developing literacy.

Multiple access options

You can use Grid 3 with any type of alternative access, from eye gaze and switch to touch and pointing devices. You can even set it up with multiple access options and switch between them to suit your changing needs throughout the day.

60 day free trial

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Symbol communication

Grid 3 has a robust set of symbol communication grid sets, with a range of symbols libraries supported.

Super Core

Super Core is a symbol-based core vocabulary, designed to help AAC users experience success with symbol communication. Quickly access over 2,500 of the most commonly used words and phrases – organised in a consistent and meaningful way to help you find the words you need.

Super Core has 2 sizes, and a robust set of learning grids.

More symbol communication grids

  • Symbol Talker A – D
  • Beeline
  • Vocabulary for Life
  • PODD (Additional purchase required)
  • WordPower 60 and 100

Text communication

Grid 3 has a broad range of features specifically designed to make composing speech as quick and easy as possible.

Chat History remembers your common phrases and allows you to recall messages quickly, with location specific features that let you say what you want, when and where you want.

Smart prediction tools learn how you like to speak and brings up relevant suggestions for next words.

Fast Talker

The Fast Talker grid set is packed with features to help you communicate quickly, through chat, email, social media and more.

Text Talker

Quickly compose messages and recall quick phrases with the lightweight and powerful Text Talker grid set with multiple keyboard options.

Access

Grid 3’s access options are comprehensive and intuitive. From pointing devices to touch screens, eye gaze to switches; Grid 3 has innovative features that make alternative access easier and more effective.

Eye gaze

With support for many eye tracking devices, Grid 3 lets you compose messages, browse the web, control your home and more. Extra options such as single eye tracking and viewing monitors help you adjust your camera to suit your needs.

Switch

Use up to ten switches to navigate you device, with support for many different scanning options.

Pointer

Any device that acts as a mouse to move the pointer can be used with Grid 3. You can choose how cells are highlighted, with options for magnifying a cell and changing the colour of the border or background.

Touch

Use your devices touchscreen to interact directly with Grid 3. You can adjust the responsiveness to account for long holds and highlighting.

Voice

With Grid 3’s voice command system, you can control your device with your voice. When used with Grid’s powerful environment control options, you can take full command of your home.

Audio feedback

In Grid 3 you also have the option to use audio highlighting, so a description of the cell or a sound will be played before you make a selection. Audio highlighting can use a different audio device to your main speech, allowing you to use a wired headphone or Bluetooth headset for audio highlighting, and a louder speaker for your voice.

Voices

Grid 3 comes with a huge selection of high quality voices out of the box. More voices can be installed to give you an even wider range of accents and ages.

Tailor your voice

Grid 3 lets you tweak any installed voice so you can create a voice individual to you. Change the pitch and speed of your voice to sound how you want and use the pronunciation tools to sound out uncommon words correctly.

Alternative speech engines

Grid 3 supports voices from Acapela, Nuance, Real Speak, Cereproc and more.

Message banking in Grid 3

Use the Message banking features to record personal phrases in your own voice, and continue to say them exactly how you would want them to sound.

Message banking was designed to enable people who still have speech to record personal phrases using their natural voice and intonation.

Computer control

With Grid 3 you can control many Windows applications such as Word, web browsers and more.

Radar mouse

Using radar mouse you can move the mouse pointer, click, double-click or drag with 360 degree freedom, all with your switch. Simply activate your switch when the dial is pointing where you want it to go, choose the click required and make your selection.

Zoom to click

Zoom to Click is a new way to click if you use eye gaze or head pointer. Zoom to Click gives you unprecedented accuracy without compromising on speed. Simply choose the type of mouse click required, and then look at the area on screen where you want to make a selection.

Environment control

Grid 3’s Environment Control enables you to control everything from lamps to your front door, your TV to your Hi-Fi, all by simply using your device.

Easy-to-use navigation

The clean and simple design of every grid in Environment Control makes navigation and making selections easy and intuitive.

TV, music and film

Changing channel, adjusting the volume and accessing TV guides is fast to use and just as quick to setup with our single Selection learning feature for remotes.

Controlling your home

Grid 3 can control many other adapted home accessories, including lights, heaters, chairs, beds, windows, and curtains or blinds.

Interactive learning

Interactive Learning is a completely new way for people to learn and explore through animated activities.

25 animated activities

Choose from 25 exciting animated activities that enable you to learn through exploration and play, from looking after your on-screen pet dog Dilbert to designing your very own car, or racing one on a track!

Progression to AAC

As you advance through the Interactive Learning activities the chat grid sets progress with you. The grids have been designed to mirror the layout from our Symbol Talker A grid set; making the move to AAC a more natural progression than ever before.

Additional information

Symbol libraries Widgit, PCS, Snaps, SymbolStix
Voices Acapela, Nuance, Real Speak, Cereproc and more.
Grid sets* Super Core, Symbol Talker A – D, Text Talker, Fast Talker, WordPower, Beeline, Vocabulary for Life
Languages Afrikaans, Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English (UK, US, CA, AU, NZ and ZA), Finnish, Flemish, French (FR and CA), German (DE and AT), Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese (PT and BR), Polish, Slovak, Spanish (ES, CA and LATAM), Swedish and Welsh.
System requirements Processor 1.33GHz Quad core or faster
Memory 2GB RAM
Hard disk 3GB + HDD Space
Operating system Windows 7 SP1, 8 or 10

* Some grid sets may not be available in your language.