Category: Education
Assistive Friends :D - chat with virtual friends!

Assistive Friends :D - chat with virtual friends!

       iOS Universal

Assistive Friends :D helps AAC users to escape to a virtual beach party to chat with virtual friends. It allows them to practice turn taking and conversational interaction using a modern chat interface.

Assistive Friends :D uses color, sounds and movement to interest the user. The virtual friends are located on a beach, with the relaxing sounds of people talking and waves rolling onto the beach. The attractive location and characters provide a very pleasant diversion.

The virtual friends respond with a text and high quality spoken (audio) reply.

The virtual characters use our proprietary "Natural Response" technology. The responses generated are unlikely to be bland or predictable, just like real people. The chat avatars are software responders so they are infinitely patient and impossible to offend! They provide a safe and private environment for the user to say whatever he or she wants to.

The app uses word-completion to reduce the number of key-presses required to create any given message. We hope that this app will help users to improve their social interaction skills while providing entertainment.

Please note that lip-movements are not animated during speech as this can look false, and adds little to the user experience. The app requires an internet connection to exchange messages with our chat server and wi-fi is strongly recommended.

What's new

iOS 8 compatibility update


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Last changed:
Nov 14, 2014
Mindskate Limited
101.3 MB

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