Re: Scanning with XP?

  • From: "chevelle" <chevelle33@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 21:28:17 -0500

Hey Adam, what do you think of Omni page pro? I hear that Omni page is 
really good and pretty accurate. In fact in the jaws help menu there is a 
topic on using jaws with omni page pro. I have it I just haven't installed 
it yet.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam Daou" <adam.daou@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 6:04 PM
Subject: Re: Scanning with XP?


> Hi Cait,
> I hope you'll find your Kurzweil because it's a good product. I use it
> almost every day. If you could retrieve the Serial Number or the Invoice,
> I'm sure Kurzweil Educational Systems will assist you in getting another
> installation CD, or better, an update. Now, regarding Jaws and non
> conventional OCRs for Windows 98 and XP, there's a good one, quite
> accessible, and maybe the cheapest on earth. It's called cuneiform Pro 
> 6.0.
> It scans and recognize in seconds if you have a good scanner. I did 
> install
> it last year in someone's computer running 98 and I've provided full
> instructions for access with Jaws. Right now, they have a special rate, 
> $69
> until December 15 2004. Normally the real price is $129. So $69 is a good
> price compared to several hundreds. This is the kind of product I would
> include in my Adaptive Survival Kit. You can download a demo from the same
> web page, and try it with your combo scanner. It works fine and fast with
> Epson flatbed scanners. And you can also buy it online. Her is the web
> address: http://www.ocr.com/index.shtml. You can send them an email on the
> fly if you select the Contact link and navigate to the Sales one.
> Their location and phone:
> Address
> OCR.COM / Cognitive Enterprises
> 9 El Camino Dr.
> Corte Madera, CA 94925
>
> Telephone
> Tel: +1 (415) 945-0700
> Fax: +1 (415) 329-3333
>
> Take care.
> Adam
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Caitlyn McFarland" <ladylavendar@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 4:34 PM
> Subject: Re: Scanning with XP?
>
>
> Adam,
>
> do you know if this works with windows 98?
>
> I can't find my kurzweil cd to reinstall version 7, and I have an hp all 
> in
> one scanner/coper/printer.  I am hoping to be able to use this for 
> scanning,
> but every time I've tried it doesn't come out, I get an image file.  It 
> does
> have an ocr with it.
>
> Thanks,
> Cait
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adam Daou" <adam.daou@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 10:50 AM
> Subject: Re: Scanning with XP?
>
>
>> Hi Azhar,
>> I don't know what you plan to scan, picture or text? I normally rely on 
>> my
>> OCR or the scanning program that came with my scanner. Anyway, there is
> link
>> on how to scan using Office 2003 and Office XP dealing with pictures and
>> plain text documents. Step by step instructions are provided. I'm off
> today,
>> so I can't assess its accessibility with Jaws. Please try it and let us
>> know. Here it is:
>> http://www.csbsju.edu/itservices/guides/Scanning/XPScanning_xp.htm
>> Take care.
>> Adam
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "." <khanair75@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 10:00 AM
>> Subject: Scanning with XP?
>>
>>
>> Hi everyone, I heard something about  Office Xp having the power to scan
>> the text documents and I looked for it every where in MS word without any
>> luck if it is true what I heard then can anyone tell me how can it be
> done?
>> Thanks a bunch!
>> Azhar
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