Professionals and students find Kurzweil 1000's comprehensive time-saving study
tools extremely useful. Add bookmarks, text notes, voice notes and annotations;
skim, summarize, and create outlines for your work, and have your documents open
to the last position read. Plus, you'll have access to eighteen bilingual
Accurate Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
The ABBYY FineReader Version 11 OCR engine provides the most
accurate OCR available. For the best possible scanning results, Kurzweil 1000 also
has the ability to correct many errors. A noise filter option lets users ignore regions
near the edge of a page that were incorrectly identified as text.
State-of-the-Art Speech Options
Clear, natural-sounding VoiceTextTM voices from Neo Speech and
ETI-EloquenceTM voices from Nuance deliver the highest quality
text-to-speech (TTS), making your reading a pleasure to hear. Microsoft Speech Platform
delivers access to more than a dozen additional voices in a variety of languages. You can
choose and adjust our many voice options to suit your individual preference.
Appointment Calendar with Audible Reminders
Keep track of your schedule with our easy-to-use calendar application. You can add, edit,
and delete your calendar entries simply from the desktop taskbar, as well as set audible
reminders that will play any sound file on your computer you choose.
Online Information Search and Retrieval
Enjoy quick access to information from a variety of sources, including e-books, magazines,
encyclopedias, and the Merriam-Webster medical dictionary. Based on your criteria, Kurzweil
1000 will search select Internet repositories such as Bookshare.org, NLS Web Braille,
AccessWorld, Talking Newspaper Association of the United Kingdom, NFB Publications, and
Wikipedia (in multiple languages), and present you with your download choices.
Read Files Away From Home & Burn CDs
Kurzweil 1000 can send your files to a wide variety of hand-held devices so you can read
and reference important material when away from your home or office computer. You can also
create CDs of your files within Kurzweil 1000 if you have a CD burner.
Broad Range of File Access
Any file type that you can print through an application installed on your computer can be
opened with Kurzweil 1000 — including PDF, ePub, and PNG files-which greatly expands
your reading choices.
Here are just a few enhancements available with the latest release of Kurzweil 1000.
- New Voice Notes Feature
- New Proofreading Shortcut
- New Scanning Mode
- "Read Current Note" is a New Menu Item
- Extract Images into PDF Files
- Now Supports PNG Files
- OCR Upgrades to ABBYY FineReader Version 11
- Upgraded spell checker in Nine Languages and Dialects
- Updated American Heritage Dictionary
- Enhanced Navigation and Editing within Documents
- More Ways to Copy, Cut, and Paste Text