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eLocutor: Single Button Typing and Speaking Software

Professor Stephen Hawking and many like him can only operate a single button. Their ability to communicate with the world hinges on software that allows them to efficiently enter text into a computer and have it spoken for them, only through the operation of this single button. eLoctor was designed for Prof. Hawking to allow him to Type, Speak, and Command the computer.

eLocutor is distributed under GPL and is free.

In the 2007 OReilly publication “Beautiful Code”, in which Leading Programmers Explain How They Think. In the book Dr. Arun Mehta wrote a Chapter on eLocutor “When a Button Is All That Connects You to the World”. Read the chapter here.

To download and install eLocutor please follow these simple steps:

  • Download eLocutorv3.zip file below.
  • Unzip and extract the file eLocutorv3.exe. Now run the file — this will install the software in two folders, C:\eLocutor and C:\dbmanager. To run the program, double click on c:\eLocutor\eLocutor.exe
  • To use the speech capabilities of eLocutor, you must have SAPI5 installed.
  • Help videos have been uploaded below to help you use eLocutor. To access help videos from within eLocutor, copy all the .avi files on the installation cd into the directory C:\eLocutor\helpvideos

If you face any difficulties installing or using it, mail info@bapsi.org, arun.mehta@bapsi.org.

Good luck with eLocutor.

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