Cicero allows users to user their computer and scanner to create a reading machine. Cicero translates scanned documents into speech or into a large print text document that can be edited on screen and in viewed in a variety of colors. Cicero also supports refreshable Braille displays so users can scan bills, letters, articles, or other curriculum materials and convert the message into their choice of speech, large print, or Braille. # Scanned documents can be outputted to your word processor for editing or reading. # Save documents and letters so you can read them again later. # Supports any Twain compatible scanner so no special equipment required.

Cost Range: 
Grade Level: 
intermediate elementary
middle school
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
Output Options: 
Braille output
sound output for visual tasks
Text to Speech: 
multiple voices
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)