Features & Highlights

Other key features:

  • Kurzweil 1000 provides the latest OCR engine for state-of-the-art scanning technology.
  • Scanning, Recognition, Corrections and Scanner Optimization settings such as Speckle Removal reduce flaws that can hinder reading.
  • Latest VoiceText voices offer near-human voices.
  • Comprehensive set of keyboard shortcuts and Keypad support ensure speedy access to information.
  • Extensive support for file formats, including BRF, DAISY, MP3 and WAVE, means access to virtually all kinds of information.
  • Ability to read everything on a page, including tables and columnar data.
  • Ability to omit material that you don't want to read or that add to file storage, such as headers, footers and images.
  • Bookmarks and links offer easy navigation to important information.
  • Explore Layout gives you the lay of the land.
  • Notes and Summarize features enhance learning.
  • Easy-to-use editing, table creation, proofreading and formatting features enhance writing abilities.
  • Audio File Creation, including DAISY with navigation, and Send to Devices such as the Braille printer, make your reading material portable.
  • Verbosity settings help reduce messages.
  • Currency, Forms, Calendar and Talking Calculator aid in everyday tasks.
  • Display settings provide comfortable use for a range of vision requirements.

Access to Print and Electronic Material

Kurzweil 1000 allows users of all ages and abilities to be fully engaged in the information age. Kurzweil 1000 provides state-of the art OCR, support for electronic files such as DAISY and audio files, as well as Web-delivered information so you stay connected with school, and social and professional networks.

All the Tools in a Single Program

Read for leisure. Review chapters for tests. Add notations. Check for what's in your wallet. Calculate loan amortization schedule. Keep track of appointments. Fill in forms. Write a thesis. Kurzweil 1000 provides all the tools needed to not only function but to also reach your full potential in a sighted world.

Customizable for the Full Range of Abilities and Preferences

Virtually every feature in Kurzweil 1000 is designed with customizable options for tailoring to individual requirements. Don't need much messaging? Turn off verbosity. Images eating up storage space? Remove them automatically. Need the finest output possible? Use any of the many corrections settings.

Read Anywhere, Any Time

Kurzweil 1000 supports major audio file formats and can output to popular devices, such as Braille printer and DAISY and MP3 players. Take your reading with you wherever you go.