Kurzweil 3000

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Product Description: 

Kurzweil 3000 is educational software designed to provide literacy support for those who struggle with literacy by using built-in features for reading, writing and study skills, developing fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and test-taking skills.

Main Features: 

  • Natural, high-quality Acapela text-to-speech voices.
  • Text-to-speech in 18 languages and dialects.
  • Supports EPUB.
  • Image Reader reads a locked text, such as images or PDFs.
  • Microsoft Speech support-11 new voices.
  • OpenDyslexic font.
  • FineReader OCR.
  • PDF and additional file supports.
  • 12,000 picture dictionary graphics from Widgit, representing over 40,000 words.
  • Vocabulary study guides; English and bi-lingual.
  • Templates to support active reading, note-taking, and chapter summaries.
  • American Heritage dictionaries.
  • 10 writing templates added.
  • Tier 2 academic vocabulary list.
  • Word prediction.
  • Fill-in-the-blank-now with color.
  • Tailors user experience to unique individual needs.
  • Robust support for individuals with Learning Disabilities.
  • Enhances education for new English Language Learners.
  • Supports research-based instructional practices.
  • Aids students to meet the rigor of high academic standards.
  • Provide access to academic content on any Windows PC.
  • Usage tracked to inform academic progress.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Windows:
    • PROCESSOR: 1.3 GHz Pentium 4 or better.
    • HARD DISK SPACE: 2 GB of free space.
    • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Windows 10 is supported in Kurzweil 3000 version 14.12 and later, and version 13.33 and later.
    • VIDEO MEMORY: 4MB or better.
    • SCREEN RESOLUTIONS: 1024x768 24-bit color or better.
  • Macintosh:
    • Minimum Intel processor, running Mac OS 10.7 through 10.12.
    • Minimum 1 GB RAM.
    • Minimum 1 GB hard disk space.
    • DVD drive, keyboard, mouse, speakers, microphone, Internet connection for Read the Web functionality.
    • Image Capture-compatible scanner.

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More Information: 

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