Communicator 5 is a text-based communication software that empowers people with speech and language disabilities to efficiently convert text and symbols into clear speech. It also offers control of their computer, phone and home environment, plus a suite of popular social media and entertainment apps.
Multiple access methods
Communicator 5 is designed for literate individuals with complex communication needs such as ALS, MS and cerebral palsy.
Personalize Communicator 5 by choosing between text or symbol use, male or female child and adult voices, and access via touch, eye gaze, scanning, switch & more.
Designed to make life easier for your entire communication team with a built-in step-by-step set up guide, easy editing tools and an unlimited number of profiles.
Access rich communication options such as ABC and Qwerty keyboard layouts, the Sono Suite of vocabularies, and symbol sets including PCS, Symbolstix, Bliss and Metacom. You can even access Windows, e-mail, text messaging and more.
It offers maximum flexibility and depth of communication with both text or symbols.
Designed to put you in charge and help you say what's on your mind more quickly.
Literate communicators can express themselves more naturally with a built-in dictionary, word and phrase prediction, stored phrases and access to many high-quality synthetic voice options. It's also possible to record your own voice with message banking, for the ability to say "I love you" with emotion. Whichever voice you choose, you can project it as you type for conversations in real time.
Symbol communicators can develop literacy skills with access to core words, topic-based vocabulary and a keyboard to encourage exploration of letters, words and sounds, with the ability to delete symbols as literacy skills develop.
Enjoy multilingual communication with the ability to switch between language keyboards. Adjust for preferred eye gaze speed on buttons, keyboards and predictive text. Express yourself more quickly with stored and abbreviated commonly-used phrases. And choose from keyboards designed specifically to match different access methods.
Communicate with colleagues, friends and family by using ready-made page sets and functions for chat and e-mail, and sending and receiving SMS/MMS messages.
Program and control infrared-enabled devices in your home such as TVs, DVDs, toys, adjustable beds, doors and lights.
Gain access to the Windows environment via Windows Mouse, which allows eye gaze and scanning control of the cursor to perform mouse actions, access the keyboard from a page set, and use social media and more via web browser.
Communicator 5 comes with a comprehensive set of resources to guide you and your communication team.
A free, cloud-based resource for backing up your customized Tobii Dynavox apps and connecting and sharing among your communication team.
Discover our training resources, including how-to videos and recorded webinars on using and getting the most from Communicator.
From Facebook to Spotify to YouTube and more, find out which popular web apps and services are available and how they work in Communicator 5 Accessible Apps.
Register, log in, search, add friends, post, comment, like, add emojis and play or pause videos that catch your interest.
Stay in touch in real time by sending and receiving messages and making audio or video calls. Search contacts, navigate and scroll through chats, and send messages with text, voice, sticker or emoji.
Browse for inspiration, scroll, search, explore hashtags, create your own posts or stories, like and comment with text or emojis.
Stay in touch in real time by sending and receiving messages by text, photo, voice or emoji. Search and scroll through contacts and easily create group chats.
Access messages on an Android phone by searching for and starting chats. Send messages using text, pictures, emojis and more. Scroll, browse and select messages and have contact names read aloud.
Tobii Dynavox Communicator 5
Communicator 5 runs on 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft:
1.8 GHz or faster x86- or x64-bit Processor
2.0 GB RAM
3 GB available
800 x 600 or higher resolution,
1020 x 786 is recommended
PCEye Explore (with Windows Control)
EM-12 with EyeMobile Plus
Mozilla Firefox 31 or newer
Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software