Still Scanning After All These Years: A Profile of Kurzweil Educational SystemsBy Kendrick, Deborah; Access World, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 24-29
Publication Date: March 2003
Article discussing the evolution of Kurzweil Educational Systems, which is a company that develops computer products that provide access to the printed word from people who have disabilities that curtail their ability to read printed materials. The company’s flagship products are the Kuzweil 1000 and the Kurzweil 3000. The Kurzweil 1000 was designed for people with visual disabilities, and features an e-book, which allows user to go online and download electronic books. Kurzweil 3000 was designed for people with learning disabilities, and it also contains the e-book feature. The program speaks text while highlighting it, offers a variety of fonts and contrasts, and provides students with built-in aids for making notes, reviewing material, and taking tests.
Assistive Products Discussed: KURZWEIL 3000 FOR MACINTOSH
KURZWEIL 3000 FOR WINDOWS
Published by: AFB Press (Website:http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=46)
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) (Web Site: http://www.afb.org )