Kurzweil 3000 by Kurzweil Educational Systems Supports Scanning Technology by
NATICK, Mass., Jan. 7, 2013
NATICK, Mass., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Kurzweil Educational Systems^®, a
business unit of Cambium Learning^® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) and Pathway
Innovations and Technologies, Inc., announced today that HoverCam Solo 5, T5,
and T5-V high-resolution cameras can now be used as a scanner with Kurzweil
Kurzweil 3000 – firefly and the free companion iPad app combine to provide a
comprehensive reading, writing, study skills software solution for students
who struggle to read at grade level, including those who have been diagnosed
with dyslexia and students who are English Language Learners. Kurzweil 3000 –
firefly is platform independent and provides anytime, anywhere web and mobile
access to digital content through the cloud-based Universal Library storage
HoverCam® products are all-in-one high-resolution cameras that allow users to
digitize and archive print material. The cameras are lightweight, portable,
and sized to require minimal space.
HoverCam® cameras significantly extend and improve an educator's ability to
provide scanned content for students. Benefits include:
oA streamlined process with HoverCam's one-click scanning solution to give
"just in time" content acquisition
oIncreased scanning speed, requiring only a page turn and click
oPortability, as HoverCam cameras move easily from class to class on
technology carts or fit easily into a briefcase
oHoverCam camera's versatility, not only to scan documents into Kurzweil
3000, but to provide projection of academic instructional materials
"We are committed to providing our users easy access to any text-based content
," said Alex Saltonstall, General Manager, Kurzweil Educational Systems and
IntelliTools. "HoverCam cameras are best in class and we are pleased to bring
this latest scanning technology to our Kurzweil 3000 users."
"You can expect superb image clarity from the HoverCam T5-V. Its 5 mega-pixel
camera is superior to many high end scanners twice its price," said John
Miewald, Marketing Manager, Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Inc.
Go to www.kurzweiledu.comto learn more about Kurzweil 3000 and to
http://www.thehovercam.com/for information about the HoverCam product line.
About Kurzweil Educational Systems
Kurzweil Educational Systems, with more than 30 years developing educational
software, is the leader in assistive technology, text-to-speech, and software
literacy solutions. Kurzweil Educational Systems serves the needs of the
nation's most challenged students, including individuals with special needs
and learning difficulties such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, or
those who are English Language Learners. Driven by the vision to serve the
needs of the most challenged learners and enabling students to reach their
full potential, Kurzweil provides complete reading, study skill, and writing
support for students in grades 3-college and adults with academic challenges
and/or who are blind or visually impaired.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning^® Group (Nasdaq: ABCD) is the leading educational company
focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student
populations. The company operates three core divisions: Voyager, which
provides comprehensive interventions; Sopris, which is known for supplemental
solutions; and Cambium Learning Technologies (CLT), which comprises
IntelliTools^®, Kurzweil Educational Systems^®, Learning A–Z, and
ExploreLearning. Cambium Learning Group is committed to providing
research-based solutions that help educators raise the achievement levels of
preK–12 students as well as adult learning communities.
About The HoverCam
Pathway Innovations & Technologies, Inc., the designer and manufacturer of the
HoverCam cameras and software, is based in San Diego, California. The company
develops innovative products that enhance learning and communication. The
HoverCam may be purchased online from www.thehovercam.com or through major
Kurzweil Educational Systems Media Contact:
Kurzweil Educational Systems- IntelliTools
Cambium Learning Technologies Investor Contact:
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Inc. Media Contact:
Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Inc.
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