Kurzweil 1000

11 Keywords: Scanning, Text To Speech, Reading, Screen Reading, Blind, Visual Acutiy, Visual Impairment, Dyslexia, Specific Learning Differences, Specific Learning Difficulties, Visual Stress

keyboard Kurzweil 1000 works with total keyboard navigation for both scanning through ScanSoft OCR as well as screen reading of text.  Users can bookmark, make notes, skim or summarise text.  PDF files and files from other applications can be imported to Kurzweil for customisation to suit the user and there is foreign language OCR support covers over 50 languages.  The program supports Braille output as well as print text as well as the capacity to read multiple page TIFF files.  A Quick Guide (.PDF) can be downloaded from University of Aberdeen.

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