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Posted on October 16, 2023

This update will be available from November 6.

New voices

We are delighted to share that Grid now includes 4 new African American voices:

Darius (Male | Adult)
Tamira (Female | Adult)
Tiana (Female | Child)
Malik (Male | Child)

We also have a new Norwegian voice, Ida (Female | Adult).

New Computer Control grid set

Version 89 includes a new Computer Control grid set which features improved functionality to make accessing your PC even easier.

  • Improved switching function and the ability to minimize grids to a single cell, making multitasking simple
  • Less navigation between grids; common functions are always available e.g. left click, keyboard, scroll
  • Choice of horizontal or vertical grids for optimal view
  • Change the size and position of your keyboard – now with emojis!
  • New Web and Office grids offer shortcuts to commonly used functions e.g. web search, save doc
  • Browse documents and web pages at your own speed with the scroll grid

Coming in the new year:

  • Switch optimized version
  • Integrating into Fast Talker
  • Translations


  • Can now scroll through pages in Grid Explorer using switches on Grid for iPad
  • ‘Set brightness’ command can now be used as a switch command


Resolved issues

  • On screen keyboard now works accurately with Medicare devices
  • Irisbond Hiru cameras now reconnect correctly to Grid 3 upon disconnecting and reconnecting the USB
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Grid for iPad to freeze while adding remote editors
  • Scrolling through pages in Grid Explorer using switches in Grid for iPad
  • Amended various issues with the Grid web browser to improve functionality of certain apps and help run web pages smoothly
  • ‘Set glide angle’ command now works correctly alongside the ‘Start radar rotation’ command

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