OpenBook

OpenBook allows users to convert printed documents or graphic based text into an electronic text format to be read aloud using built-in text to speech tools. Features low vision tools that allow users to customize how the document appears on screen for reading. Bookmarks allow students to mark favorite selections in text. OpenBook also allows users to search for and download digital books from the Internet.

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Product
Cost Range: 
$500+
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Embedded Resources: 
bookmarks
highlighting
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reading rate control
synthesized
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)