Electronic Reading Machines

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Condensered.gif (846 bytes)Kurzweil Educational Systems   Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc. (KESI) develops and provides leading-edge educational software and computer systems for reading. "After developing the first text-to-speech computer, the Kurzweil Reading Machine, more than 20 years ago, I realized that the enabling technologies of personal computers and scanners have evolved to the point where significant advances are again possible," states Mr. Kurzweil, KESI Chairman and CEO.

Condensered.gif (846 bytes) Freedom Scientific April, 2000, Freedom Scientific raised venture capital funds and proceeded to acquire and merge the Blazie Engineering, Henter-Joyce and Arkenstone businesses, forming its Blind/Low Vision Group. The three businesses were integrated operationally in July-August, 2000, with group headquarters and software development located in St. Petersburg and the hardware products plant in Stuart, Florida. The Learning Systems Group markets the WYNN product line and remains in Mountain View, California.

Condensered.gif (846 bytes)GW MICRO, INC.  We offer a variety of software and hardware solutions for our visually impaired clients such as Window-Eyes, Vocal-Eyes, Sounding Board, Speak-Out, Desktop and Laptop Computer Systems.

Condensered.gif (846 bytes)ShrinkWrap Computer Products  Dealer and consultant for accessible computer technology for the blind and print handicapped. We also publish Bitstream, an audio cassette magazine for people who are interested in the latest news, reports, rumors and opinions in the field of accessible computer technology.  We are the North American Distributors of the Bookcourier, a tiny portable device which is designed to provide access to text, Braille and mp3 sound files for those with print-related disabilities.

Condensered.gif (846 bytes) Humanware Pulse Data  Pulsedata is now part of the Humanware Group.  Pulse Data International Limited has been a designer and manufacturer of leading edge technology for people who are visually impaired. It has been committed to improving the opportunities for partially sighted and blind individuals for more than 21 years. Pulse Data International's innovative product range includes speech synthesizers, computer programs and talking notebook computers for blind individuals, and closed-circuit television (CCTV) reading systems for partially sighted individuals.



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