The second generation of Hal / Supernova Pen is available now. The new Pen includes a read-only section housing the screen reader which keeps viruses away. The available version is 11.58. It includes Acapela’s TTS engines: Laila, Salma, Mehdi, Saieda and Heather. Customers may upgrade their existing Pens or upgrade from the CD version to the Pen.
The first weekly meeting on Skype was launched last night, December 21st, 2010. The event was an initiative by Mr. Ahmad Khater who is known for his elaborate Braille Sense Plus audio tutorials. Mr. Khater, who teaches in Helwan University in Egypt, mediated the virtual meeting which was attended by various users of the device as well as Nattiq’s technical staff and managment.