Kurzweil 1000 Version 9
Focused on helping blind and low-vision learners read, Kurzweil 1000 Version 9 by Kurzweil Education Systems makes printed pages and electronic archives more accessible and usable for visually impaired readers. Kurzweil 1000 (www.kurzweiledu.com) includes expanded online searching and retrieval with support for online encyclopedias, more accurate scanning, increased portability, additional study tools, and a talking business calculator. These new components complement Kurzweil 1000’s core features, which include synthetic speech options, color scanning, flexible writing and editing tools, and Braille-embosser capabilities.
This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.