Americas Jan 8, 2013
NATICK, MASS.: Kurzweil Educational Systems, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. 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 3000.
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 system.
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:
– A streamlined process with HoverCam’s one-click scanning solution to give “just in time” content acquisition
– Increased scanning speed, requiring only a page turn and click
– Portability, as HoverCam cameras move easily from class to class on technology carts or fit easily into a briefcase
– HoverCam 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.