Cicero- Cicero can convert a computer with a scanner into a reading machine. By placing the printed text on the scanner, Cicero can translate the text to speech.
Is very easy to use, single key operation, No need to worry about paper orientation on the scanner.
Recognises text automatically.
Converts scanned text into any word processor. OS Windows 95 or higher Price $395
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Complete Reading System- Easy to use, self contained OCR/Reading program. It has full talking menus 400% zoom, change font and backgrounds colors. You can read aloud scanned text and existing files in virtually every type of word processor.
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Kurzweil 1000- Kurzweil 1000 is a reading software package including scanning, OCR and speech. The major difference with other reading software is, that you do not have to wait until the page is scanned and recognised. Reading start imediately after the scanning is started. OS Windows 95 or higher Price $995>
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OPENBook- OPENBook is easy to use. Simply place your text on the scanner. Once scanned, OPENBook software converts your printed page into electronic text to be read aloud by the synthesizer. Low vision users may choose to tailor the visual display through magnification, special character spacing, and high contrast color settings. OS Windows 95 or higher Price $995
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Reader's Pal- This is the best I found! Small and powerful.
Intended to ease reading on a computer monitor by displaying text in large fonts in foreground an background colors of the user's choosing. Works with Microsoft's Text-to-Speech, reads web pages from the Internet and let you browse text-only.
Supports drag & drop, ASCII files, HTML and zipped files. You can read word by word, line by line, screen by screen.
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Scan & Read Pro- The Scan & Read Pro is a low cost, high performance OCR package. It has a built in speech engine with 17 different voices to choose from and supports 12 different languages.
It is easy to use, handles multimple columns, don't worry about paper orientation.
Include zoomin up to 400%, select from color schemes and word tracking. OS Windows 98 or higher Price $149
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Scan and View- Simple easy to use product, that converts your scanner and computer into a CCTV.
It is designed for individuals who often find their selves where the CCTV is not.
Features: show images in color or black and white, zoom up 24x, color smoothing and large button navigation.
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Text Cloner- The Text Cloner is an OCR package that is designed to work with your Screen
Text Cloner can handle multiple columns automatically. Don't worry about your page orientation - Text Cloner will rotate and straighten it for you.
The advanced scanning technique used increasing the accuracy to nearly 100%. OS Windows 98 or higher Price $59.95
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WordAloud- WordAloud reads text on your computer by displaying the text a word at a time in large characters and read it aloud.
You can navigate through the text and changing reading speed by using the keyboard or mouse. You can choose your own prefered color scheme, font and voice.
The program is very easy and can be used by a child.
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