Texas Instruments Vocaid

Date of introduction:  1982 Display technology:  n.a.
New price:   Display size:  
Size:  10" x 14.5" x 1.6"    
Weight:  2 pounds 4 ounces Serial No:  1858
Batteries:  2*D cells Date of manufacture:  wk 31 year 1984
AC-Adapter:  AC9460 Origin of manufacture:  USA
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  CD8012, CD2802, CD2357
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manuals:   (US: 6.0 MByte)
  (US: 5.4 MByte)

Vocaid_PCB.jpg (111341 Byte)A small change in the Speech-ROM but a huge difference in the application. This medical aid for the voice handicaped persons is based on a children game, the Touch & Tell.

The handicaped person places one of the different sheets on the keyboard and with a short finger tip the Vocaid asks for help, shouts for the police or speaks other useful phrases.

Don't miss other talking products for vision impaired - the Calcu-Talk and the Orbit TI-34

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Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.