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==Description==
 
==Description==
The Universal Reader Plus, developed by Premier Assistive Technologies, is a very easy-to-use utility that reads to you, and it works with virtually any application. It is ideal for reading email and web pages. It has the added benefits of Language Model Information Summarization (LMIS) technology, full color scanning technology and multi-lingual translation technology.
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Universal Reader Mac is a very easy-to-use utility that works with virtually any application. Use it to read your email, your WORD documents, even web pages. It is as simple as selecting what you want to read, clicking on the floating toolbar and it starts to read.
  
 
==Key Features==
 
==Key Features==
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*Talking Pointer: With the talking pointer reading just what you want has never been easier. Simply turn on the talking pointer and click the beginning and end of what you want to read. The talking pointer will begin reading the text you have selected!
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*Floating Toolbar:
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**Automatically detect the Premier Products installed and display an icon for each product.
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**Change the voice and speaking rates for all the programs from one location.
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**Settings are saved in the user profile so that it follows the users’ login.
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**Option of small icons or large icons.
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**The toolbar can be locked on top of other applications.
  
*Works with virtually ALL programs.
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==Troubleshooting==
*Can read email files, web pages, HELP files, even text documents (i.e. WORD, RTF, TXT HTML).
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''No known issues at this time''
*Selectable voices with adjustable reading speeds (includes 2 Cepstral voices when ordered on CD).
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*Optional adjustable view window – displays what is being read.
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*Highlights / tracks each word as it reads.
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*Talking Pointer lets you simply place cursor over text, icons, links and commands to read.
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*Floating adjustable toolbar.
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*Adjustable fonts, font sizes, foreground / background colors.
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*The '''Scanning''' feature in Universal Reader Plus allows you to create an electronic version that can be read to you. The Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology utilizes Premier's new "Exact Match" algorithm which makes the scanned image as close to the original as possible. The document will not only be in full color, but it will also retain pictures, columns and tables from the original document.
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*Universal Reader Plus can translate text dynamically using the '''Multi-Lingual Translation Technology''', so this is a great tool for anyone who has English as a Second Language (ESL) or someone who is trying to learn another language.
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*The '''Language Model Information Summarizatio'''n (LMIS) feature is Premier's unique information summarization technology that lets you quickly summarize the information in a document, whether it's a range of pages or an entire document.
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==Training==
 
 
<h3 style="color: black; font-size: small; text-indent:20px;">Printable resources</h3>
 
*[http://amacsql.ldc.uga.edu/wiki/images/5/5a/Universal_reader_plus.pdf Quick Reference Guide (pdf)]
 
*[[Media:UniversalReader_QRGezprint.pdf| Universal Reader Quick Reference Guide Easy Print (pdf)]]
 
*[[Media:UReaderManual.pdf| Universal Reader Manual v.7.0 (pdf)]]
 
<h3 style="color: black; font-size: small; text-indent:20px;">Audio/Video Resources</h3>
 
*[http://www.screencast.com/t/sRU9epH2R Introduction to Universal Reader Plus]
 
*[http://www.screencast.com/t/5eziSH6j The Talking Pointer]
 
 
<h3 style="color: black; font-size: small; text-indent:20px;">Practice/Simulation</h3>
 
* Under construction. Please check back later for these resources.
 
 
==System Requirements==
 
 
*'''Operating System''' Windows Vista, XP
 
*'''CPU''' 500 MHz or faster
 
*'''RAM''' 256 MB
 
*'''USB''' 1.1 or 2.0 compatible, Available port for scanner
 
*'''Internet Browser''' Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
 
 
==Troubleshooting==
 
  
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Latest revision as of 16:15, 15 May 2013

Universal Reader (Mac)
Universal Reader Plus icon The Universal Reader for Mac is ideal for reading email and web pages.
 

Description

Universal Reader Mac is a very easy-to-use utility that works with virtually any application. Use it to read your email, your WORD documents, even web pages. It is as simple as selecting what you want to read, clicking on the floating toolbar and it starts to read.

Key Features

  • Talking Pointer: With the talking pointer reading just what you want has never been easier. Simply turn on the talking pointer and click the beginning and end of what you want to read. The talking pointer will begin reading the text you have selected!
  • Floating Toolbar:
    • Automatically detect the Premier Products installed and display an icon for each product.
    • Change the voice and speaking rates for all the programs from one location.
    • Settings are saved in the user profile so that it follows the users’ login.
    • Option of small icons or large icons.
    • The toolbar can be locked on top of other applications.

Troubleshooting

No known issues at this time


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