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Email or Print Heart Rate Report in Beat Tracker

This article describes how to email or print your heart rate reports in the Beat Tracker app.

First, confirm that your heart rate data is loading into the app. The reports should contain an “Average Heart Rate” and recordings every hour.

Beat Tracker has two requirements to load your data:

  1. You have an Apple Watch, or other device, that is recording your heart rate.
  2. Beat Tracker has permission to read your heart rate data.

To check if Beat Tracker has permission to read your heart rate data, please follow these steps:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and press on “Health”.
  3. Press “Data Access & Devices”.
  4. Press “Beat Tracker”.
  5. Under “Allow Beat Tracker to Read Data”, press the toggle button to allow access.
Beat Tracker Health Settings

After giving Beat Tracker permission, you can follow these steps to email or print reports:

  1. Select a report
  2. Press the orange “Share” button.
  3. Press “Share Table”.
  4. Press “Mail” or “Print” as shown in the image below.

* Note: An AirPrint capable printer is required to Print.

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2018 Holiday Sale

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! All our apps are on sale December 17 – January 2. Fill your stockings with these great deals on SpeakColors, Speech Cards and Beat Tracker.


SpeakColors is designed to encourage young children to imitate and use simple sentences using colors and photos of objects. Available for the iPad.

Regular Price: $3.99
Sale Price: $1.99


SpeakColors Español

Spanish version of SpeakColors. Available for the iPad.

Regular Price: $3.99
Sale Price: $1.99


SpeakColors Bundle

Interested in both English and Spanish versions of SpeakColors? Get both apps in a bundle at a discounted price.

Regular Price: $4.99
Sale Price $2.99


Speech Cards

Versatile flashcards app for improving speech and language skills. Available for both iPad and iPhone.

Regular Price: $9.99
Sale Price: $4.99


Beat Tracker

App for tracking and exporting your heart rate data from the Health app. Available for the iPhone.

Regular Price: $4.99
Sale Price: $1.99


Educational Pricing

We offer educational pricing (50% off the prices listed above) for volume purchases made through an Apple School Manager account. For more information, please visit

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How to re-download SpeakColors onto another iPad

Recently, a customer asked how they could open the the full version of SpeakColors on a second iPad without having to re-purchase the app. Other apps had transferred over from one iPad to another, but not SpeakColors. Here are some steps to help troubleshoot and resolve the issue of re-downloading SpeakColors onto a second iPad.

First, verify the Apple ID used on one iPad matches the Apple ID used on the second iPad:
1. Tap Settings > iTunes & App Store
2. Apple ID’s should match

Next, check the iOS version on the second iPad.  Speak Colors requires a minimum of iOS 9.3.  To check which version of iOS you have:
1. Tap Settings > About
2. See “Version”.

If your version is less than 9.3, you can try upgrading.  To upgrade:
1. Make sure you have a working Internet connection.
2. Tap Settings > Software Update
3. If there is an update available, there should be a button to download and install.

If your Apple ID’s match and you are on atleast iOS 9.3, then you should be able to re-download the app onto your second iPad. There are two versions of the full SpeakColors, and they have different steps for re-downloading.


1. Open the App Store and search for “SpeakColorsHD”. It should have a yellow icon.
2. Tap App Store Download Button to download.
3. Open the app.

SpeakColors free version with upgrade via the In-App-Purchase

1. Open the App Store and search for “SpeakColors”. It should have a blue icon.
2. Tap App Store Download Button to download.
3. Open the app.
4. Tap “Store”.
5. Tap “Restore Purchase”

If you have any questions, please let us know. Thank you.

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Speech Cards Updated for 64-bit and iOS 10

It’s been a while since we last updated Speech Cards. Recently you may have received this warning message when starting the app:

iOS Compatibility Alert

The above warning message appears for 32-bit apps. Apple introduced the warning message with iOS 10.1 to push developers to update theirs apps for 64-bit. All of Apple’s iOS devices now use 64-bit chips.

Today, I am happy to announce the release of Speech Cards Version 1.4.0. This important release updates the app for 64-bit architecture and is optimized for iOS 10. You will no longer receive the warning message above.

What’s next for Speech Cards?

Speech Cards was created in 2012 and was one of my first apps. It is programmed in Objective-C, uses a SQLite database, and the user interface is all done 100% programmatically (including auto layout). The iOS world has changed a lot since then and I’ve learned a lot too!

Work has begun to re-write Speech Cards with the goal of making it easier and faster to add new features. The app will be re-written in Swift, a modern programming language, which is a joy to use. Storyboard, the technology to visually implement user interfaces in iOS, has significantly matured and really helps reduce development time. The user interface will be re-implemented in Storyboard. With an easier and faster update process, I hope to implement more of the great ideas sent to us by our users.

Thank you for reading.

Speech Cards Professional

Speech Cards Lite

Speech Cards - iPad

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New App Release: Beat Tracker

Beat Tracker

We are very excited to announce the release of Beat Tracker, an iPhone app to track and export your heart beat data from the Apple Health app. Share your heart rate data with your health care provider by emailing or transferring (via AirDrop) a CSV file, or print with AirPrint.

Featuring a minimalist design, Beat Tracker has been engineered to help you quickly access and export your data. Use the included reports to access your data for the day, week, month, etc. Add new reports using your own date ranges. View the data in both table and graph formats. Export the table data as a CSV file and share via email, AirDrop or print. Export the graph as a PNG image file and share via email, AirDrop or print.

Beat Tracker is available for $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness and Medical categories.

Download on the AppStore

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SpeakColors Updated for iOS 8

Version 3.3.0 of SpeakColors and SpeakColorsHD are now available for download! This free update includes the following:

  • iOS 8 Compatible.
  • Import photos with Bing Image Search.
  • Free version includes an option to upgrade to the features of the full SpeakColorsHD version.

Both SpeakColors and SpeakColorsHD are available for download on the App Store:



An update to the Spanish version of SpeakColors should be available later this month.

SpeakColors iOS8 Bing Update

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World Down Syndrome Day – Speech Therapy Apps On Sale

Today is World Down Syndrome Day. This annual event raises awareness of what Down Syndrome is, what it means to have Down Syndrome, and how people with Down Syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities. RWH Technology develops apps to help people with special needs, including Down Syndrome, improve their speech and language skills. For this event, SpeakColors Español Pro and SpeakColorsHD are on sale, March 21.

Apps on sale March 21, 2014

SpeakColors Español Pro

Increase vocabulary skills, phrase length, receptive and expressive language, fluency skills, and more! Great for bilingual children.
Available on the App Store
$6.99 $1.99
Try SpeakColors Español Lite for Free!



SpeakColorsHD Available on the App Store
English version of SpeakColors.
Available on the App Store
$3.99 $1.99
Try SpeakColors for Free!


We hope you enjoy these apps. Please rate us in the App Store. Have a great day everyone!

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SpeakColors Review by iAutism


iAutism posted a great review (in Spanish) of SpeakColors in December, 2013. An English version of the review is now available. The review covers both SpeakColorsHD and SpeakColors Español. Thank you iAutism for taking the time to review both apps!

“SpeakColors is much more than an app to learn colors, and provides exercises to learn diverse vocabulary, to work receptive and expressive language, and to practice various basic structures of sentences.”

Below are links to the full review in English and Spanish:

English Review | Spanish Review

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Speech Cards 1.3.0 – New Options for Group Sessions

Speech Cards is great for group speech therapy sessions. Speech Cards supports groups of all sizes and keeps scores for each student. Changing from one student to another is quick and easy. On the iPad version, only two taps are required to change students. However, sometimes you forget to change students and accidentally score the wrong student. We have two exciting new features in Speech Cards version 1.3.0 to help you in your group sessions:

  1. Option to automatically advance to the next student in the list. When swiping or changing to a new card, the app will select the next student. This option is disabled by default.
  2. Option to announce the name of the next student. This option serves as an auditory cue for when it is another student’s turn. To hear the name of the student, you will need to use the microphone on the screen for editing the name of the student. This option is enabled by default.

Both of these new options are accesible from the Options screen.

How to access the Options screen on the iPad version

Speech Cards - iPad - Options

How to access the Options screen on the iPhone/iPod Touch version

Speech Cards - iPhone - Options 1

Speech  Cards - iPhone - Options 2

Options Screen

Speech Cards - Student Options

How to record the name of a student

Use the microphone and play button on the screen for editing the student.
Voice recording of student name

Summary of What’s New in Version 1.3.0

  • Option to automatically advance to the next student.
  • Record the name of the student.
  • Option to announce the next student.
  • Fixed issue with voice recording on iPad with AirPlay Mirroring.
  • Removed “(null)” from the PDF of a Detailed Session Report with no notes.
  • Fixed import issue.


Speech Cards version 1.3.0 is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch on the App Store:


We think the new options will greatly improve the flow of your group sessions and reduce scoring mistakes. The new options for group sessions were designed with this rule in mind: a new card equals somebody else’s turn. Not everyone uses the same rules. The options can be disabled if they do not suit your needs. Thank you Special Apps, Special Kids for suggesting the option to automatically advance to the next student! We appreciate suggestions from our users. We would love to hear your feedback on this update, particularly on how you use Speech Cards with groups. Reviews on the App Store are greatly appreciated. Please leave a comment or contact us if you have any questions.

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