Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is software that makes scanned print or electronic text accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired. Features and appointment calendar with audible reminders, study tools for notetaking and creating outlines, and an audible text editor for document creation. Allows users to convert Kurzweil documents into MP3, WAV and DAISY audio files. For reading and writing.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$500+
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
alternate access devices and systems
multiple formats of text and notation
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Drafting: 
outlining tool
Embedded Resources: 
bookmarks
e-dictionary
e-thesaurus
text notes or tags
Output Options: 
sound output for visual tasks
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
grammar check
spell check
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reading rate control
reads graphics descriptions
reads instruction
reads menus and toolbars
synthesized
Operating Systems: 
Macintosh
Windows (MS 98 and newer)