Alpha Core is a text-based AAC vocabulary, designed for literate adults with changing access needs.
Alpha Core is designed for people with physical needs that are likely to change over time, such as ALS or MND.
Explore the functions that you can find across the different Alpha Core keyboard layouts.
The Sounds grid in Alpha Core is designed to let you trigger a number of different sounds and vocal
expressions that can be more meaningful than just speech alone.
There are two types of prediction in Alpha Core: Word prediction and Chat history.
Check out a compiled list of the topics that can be found within Alpha Core.
Each topic grid is made up of a message list and sentence builders.
Each topic grid in Alpha Core includes Add Message and Remove Message cells, so you can quickly personalise topics with your own words and phrases.
In Alpha Core there are a number of blank topics ready to be customized. You can find these when you select More Topics from the main Topics grid.
The topic grids in Alpha Core use word lists. As well as adding words or phrases one at a time, there is also a way to add multiple words and phrases quickly.
Alpha Core makes it possible for people with declining physical abilities to record messages with their own speech, so if they lose their ability to speak, they can use the recordings instead of the synthesized voice.
Alpha Core includes three types of conversational supports, which you can access from the Topics grid.
The Alpha Core web browser allows you to access the internet and browse content with easy to access controls.
With Computer control you have access to Windows applications, with a control overlay that allows you to click, drag, type and more.
The Photos & Camera grid lets you take pictures in Alpha Core with any camera attached to your device as well as access quick chat phrases.
Alpha Core lets you send and receive text messages from your Android smart phone. You can write quick messages, reply, send alerts and more.
The email grid of Alpha Core allows you to read and reply to emails, and send new emails to people in your Contacts list.
The contacts list is used by both the Email and SMS grids to make sending messages quick and easy.
The Share or Save grid is a quick way for you to take what you have been writing in to the chat area and use it in a document, email and more.
The document editor allows you to create and save your messages and longer pieces of text so that they can be recalled later.