Grasp is a proud supplier to 20th Century Fox Films and ABC, providing assistive technologies for the new comedy series Speechless. Starring Minnie Driver, Speechless is about a mom on a mission who will do anything for her eldest son JJ, who has cerebral palsy. JJ communicates using assistive technology.
Grasp is extremely proud of our partners at Smartbox! Check out this inspiring article in the Guardian, UK about a remarkably strong and talented individual. Link to the full article by selecting the photo below.
"My life has been saved - in a manner of speaking - by my Smartbox, a nifty little computer with a clever voice synthesizer which allows me to 'talk' to people."
On the latest episode of TechKnow our founder, Maggie Mahoney, talks about the latest voice banking technology to support those who may loose the ability to speak. TechKnow is a science show sharing stories "at the intersection of hardware and humanity". Check your local listings for live airings, or watch a portion of the program here.
The full episode showcases our work with "my-own-voice" as well as the amazing work being done at VocaliD to personalize synthesized voices.
"A New Voice" - TechKnow