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Kurzweil 1000 Scanning Software for Windows

Kurzweil 1000 Scanning Software for Windows

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  • The Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA) provides upgrades and updates for two years.
  • This software is only available for purchase by California residents.
Kurzweil 1000 for Windows is a comprehensive reading solution that empowers individuals who are blind or severely visually impaired. By utilizing a personal computer and a flatbed scanner, this advanced tool combines optical character recognition (OCR) and synthetic speech to convert printed text into speech. With its user-friendly interface, Kurzweil 1000 is suitable for beginners and offers powerful features for advanced users. Whether at home, school, or work, this tool is the ideal choice for anyone who wants to enjoy reading. It provides access to various online resources, supports writing and editing documents, offers study tools for professionals and students, and ensures accurate OCR and high-quality text-to-speech capabilities. Additionally, Kurzweil 1000 allows for easy file access, appointment management with audible reminders, online information search, and the ability to read files on portable devices or create CDs. Experience an enhanced and independent reading experience with Kurzweil 1000 for Windows.


  • Study Tools (bookmarks, notes, annotations, summaries, bilingual dictionaries)
  • Accurate OCR with error correction and noise filter
  • State-of-the-art speech options with high-quality voices
  • Broad file access for various file types (PDF, ePub, PNG)
  • Appointment calendar with audible reminders
  • Online information search and retrieval from multiple sources
  • Portable file access and CD burning capability

System Recommendations

In addition to traditional scanners, Kurzweil 1000 now supports the following cameras for content acquisition:

  • Canon Lide 400 (Flatbed, USB)
  • Canon Image FORMULA DR-F120 (ADF, Flatbed, USB)
  • HP ScanJet Pro 3500 F1 (ADF, Flatbed, USB, Network)
  • HP Scanjet Pro 2500 F1 (ADF, Flatbed, USB)
  • Hovercam T5, Solo 8 (Not 8 Plus/Ultra)

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Access Ingenuity is here to help with the installation and configuration of JAWS, ZoomText or other assistive technology. This may involve any custom installation parameters that are required as well as complete driver updates for compatible hardware.

We can also provide orientation on the layout changes and new control features included in the latest version of JAWS. Our JAWS training will include refresher training on the controls to help maximize efficiency as well as covering the new features in the program. These new features include OCR capabilities, new and improved web navigation commands, Chrome browser controls, Windows 11 controls (if applicable), PDF document management, skim reading and text analyzer tools.

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