from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In phonetics, an instrument for measuring the movements of the palate during speech.
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Technology ReviewThe devices, called the palatometer, uses an array of 118 pressure sensors to measure the movement of the tongue.
However, the palatometer is the only such invention that operates without any kind of surgical implant.
So far, Russell has trained the system to recognize 50 common English words by saying each word multiple times with the palatometer in her mouth.
The system uses a palatometer: a device that looks much like an orthodontic plate and is normally used for speech therapy.
To use the device, a person puts the palatometer in her mouth and mouths words normally.
The palatometer in the top image is normally used in speech therapy.
The system utilizes a palatometer, a device traditionally used in speech therapy, to track the movement of the tongue.