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Privacy Emerges as a Top Concern for Higher Education IT  EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

When EDUCAUSE released its 2019 Top 10 IT Issues, privacy made the list for the first time, debuting at No. 3. Although student privacy has always been a big ...

EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education
Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools  EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Cleveland Metropolitan School District's CIO says K–12 districts need to drive digital transformation using change management.

EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education
How international university rankings are shaking up higher ed  Education Dive

Global university rankings are growing in popularity as a method of measuring the perceived values of various institutions in providing a degree that can have ...

Education Dive
Mastering Organizational Change Management to Drive Digital Transformation in Education  Government Technology

What the next-generation learning environment should include and how to apply principles of organizational change management to realize these ...

Government Technology
AI Is Advanced, But Decades From Singularity and Elon Musk's Fears  Xconomy

Austin—The future of artificial intelligence and its applications for businesses, consumers, and life in general remain murky. Last year at South by Southwest, ...

Brighton missing girl in Churchill Square mystery solved  Brighton & Hove Independent

Police investigating a report of a possible child abduction in Brighton have confirmed the little girl is safe and sound. A police helicopter was called out and ...

Brighton & Hove Independent
Educating the Wise Cyborgs of the Future  Singularity Hub

What would happen if the powerful human-machine hybrids of tomorrow were also purpose-driven, compassionate, and ethical?

Singularity Hub
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Teaching  The Chronicle of Higher Education

Two years ago, Craig Coates, an entomologist at Texas A&M University, was asked to take over a science course plagued by cheating. The previous instructor of ...

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Risk in the age of automation — new hazards and opportunities for insurers in the internet of things  SmartBrief

By Alex Sun, president and CEO of Mitchell International According to the famous futurist Ray Kurzweil, “we won't experience 100 years of progress in the 21st ...

Cambium Learning Group Appoints Aaron Ingold President of Voyager Sopris Learning  GlobeNewswire

DALLAS, Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cambium Learning® Group (NASDAQ:ABCD) (the “Company”), a leading educational solutions and services ...

Cambium Learning Group Inc. (ABCD) Plunges 24.12% on April 20  Equities.com

Cambium Learning Group Inc. (ABCD) had a rough trading day for Friday April 20 as shares tumbled 24.12%, or a loss of $-3.275 per share, to close at $10.31.

Futurist Ray Kurzweil makes 3D printing predictions  3D Printing Industry

In a new interview with Google's director of engineering, author and futurist Ray Kurzweil, has shared some of his most recent predictions for the future of ...

3D Printing Industry
Singularity University Redesigns & Relaunches Flagship Program for Entrepreneurs and Their Impact Startups  Business Wire

Singularity University relaunches the SU flagship Global Startup Program (GSP), the former Global Solutions Program, to solve global grand challenges.

Business Wire
Department of Testing & Disability Services  News at Louisiana Tech

The Department of Testing and Disability Services (TDS) serves as a resource for the university community and acts as a liaison between students and faculty as ...

News at Louisiana Tech
Voice Dream Reader: Affordable TTS For Disabled Users  InformationWeek

During a life-changing year in the Arctic, former enterprise software CTO created a life-changing mobile app for disabled users.

Group Unveils a 'Model Policy' for Handling Student Data  Chronicle of Higher Education

An ad hoc group of academics, tech-company executives, and policy makers convened earlier this summer to identify the ethical norms colleges should use in ...

Chronicle of Higher Education
Cambium Learning Group: Valued Education In A Deep Value Stock  Seeking Alpha

Cambium Learning offers preK-12 education solutions for growing at-risk student populations. Sales rely heavily on federal funding for schools to budget the ...

Seeking Alpha
Review: Transcendent Man  MIT Technology Review

A documentary explores the life and work of Ray Kurzweil.

MIT Technology Review
AI Is a Tool, Not a Savior or Destroyer, Says Tech Evangelist Chris Benson  Robotics Business Review

In its brief history as a technology, artificial intelligence has been described as everything from the harmless “computer player” in video games to the technology ...

Robotics Business Review
Will the Willy Wonka of technology will help Google usher in a sci-fi future?  Digital Trends

Google has hired famed inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil as director of engineering. Will he be a figurehead, or a driving force at the company?

Digital Trends
Life Extension Leadership Meetings, Conferences, and Festivals - h+ Media  h+ Magazine

By: Natasha Vita-More, PhD. What is life extension and why is it radical: What is meant by the phrase life extension? The meaning is fundamental and essential ...

h+ Magazine
Cambium Learning® Group Programs Approved for 2012-2013 Adoption by Florida Department of Education  PR Newswire

DALLAS, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning Group (NASDAQ: ABCD), a leading educational solutions and services company providing ...

PR Newswire
Book Reviews: George Gilder's 'Life After Google' Disappoints  RealClearMarkets

A few years ago, film and television producer extraordinaire Brian Grazer published A Curious Mind. The book described Grazer's meetings with rather ...

Education and underemployment in the age of machine intelligence  Brookings Institution

Daniel Araya argues that the cause of ongoing underemployment is technology. But what does this mean for the future of labor? He explores how education ...

Brookings Institution
Cambium Learning Group Earns Reader's Choice Top 100 Distinction  PR Newswire

DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. [NASDAQ: ABCD], the educational solutions and services company that leverages ...

PR Newswire
Boeing Invests in Global Learning and Innovation Institute Singularity University  PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced its investment in Mountain View, Calif.-based Singularity University (SU), ...

PR Newswire
Sopris Learning Releases REWARDS® Intermediate Second Edition, the Newest Version of the Research-Validated Intervention Reading Program for Grades 4-6  PR Newswire

DALLAS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sopris Learning, a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group [NASDAQ: ABCD], a leading educational solutions and ...

PR Newswire
New America releases guidelines on ethical use of data  Inside Higher Ed

New America releases framework to help colleges use predictive analytics to benefit students.

Inside Higher Ed
Why Wearables Are the New Gateways to Human Knowledge  Campus Technology

The use of Google Glass and other wearable devices in higher education is still experimental, but the technology is opening up exciting new possibilities for ...

Campus Technology
How to Be an Ed Tech Futurist  Campus Technology

While no one can reliably predict the future, these four forecasting methods will help you anticipate trends and spur more collaborative thinking.

Campus Technology
A Conversation With Daniel Kahneman  Council on Foreign Relations

Daniel Kahneman discusses insights from behavioral economics. MURRAY: Can we get started? Good. Thank you all for coming. Welcome to the Council on ...

Council on Foreign Relations
The End Of Illiteracy And Poverty Through Technology  Forbes Now

Rob Nail first experience Singularity University as a student in an executive program. He was so taken by the experience that he donated his time, money, and ...

Forbes Now
Singularity University: The Harvard of Silicon Valley Is Planning for a Robot Apocalypse  Daily Beast

The students and teachers at Singularity University welcome a future where robots run the world.

Daily Beast
Big Data Helps Struggling College Students Graduate  Fortune

Getting through college isn't easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big ...

Should We Be Worried About Rogue AI? We Ask the Experts.  CALIFORNIA

Technoscenti titans Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have gotten into a bit of a tiff lately, with Musk repeating warnings that rapidly developing artificial ...

Assistive Technology for ADHD: School Tools and Software  ADDitude

Children with ADHD may struggle in school due to poor handwriting, math challenges, and/or inattention. Assistive technology aims to level the playing field.

Researchers outline guidelines for ethical use of student data  Inside Higher Ed

Researchers convene to discuss how the deluge of data collected about students can be used to benefit higher education without compromising privacy.

Inside Higher Ed
Mike Adams attacks Jimmy Kimmel for "hate speech"  ScienceBlogs

The last couple of days have been unrelentingly serious and depressing, with posts on the (probably) preventable death of a young Australian woman named ...

The Shape of the Future: How to Help Tomorrow's Children Cope With a World of Accelerating Change  Motley Fool

Technology often advances faster than we expect. Preparing the next generation for what's coming could mean the difference between a wondrous new world ...

Motley Fool
Display Technologies Shape the Immersive Experience  Photonics.com

Almost four years ago, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg plunked down a reported $3 billion for technolgy company Oculus VR and said, “We believe.

On the exponential curve: inside Singularity University  Wired.co.uk

Singularity University plans to solve the world's challenges -- with a toolkit of fast-growth technologies, plus a few ultrasmart humans.

Suggest a Topic  ProCon.org

Readers' Suggestions for New ProCon.org Issue Websites.

Voyager Sopris Learning's LANGUAGE! Live program makes significant impact on literacy gains for An Achievable Dream Academy students in Virginia  GlobeNewswire

DALLAS and NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When students struggle to read, every aspect of their academic life is affected.

Doug Casey Talks Cryptocurrencies, Precious Metals and Novels  Streetwise Reports

Doug Casey, chairman of Casey Research, speaks with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable about his investment philosophy, the state of the markets and ...

Streetwise Reports
Bill Gates: the energy breakthrough that will “save our planet” is less than 15 years away  Vox

Bill Gates on stopping climate change, creating artificial intelligence, and the best books he's read.

ExploreLearning Reflex Student Logins Reach One Million in Product's First Seven Months  PR Newswire

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ExploreLearning, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced ...

PR Newswire
Laptops for KidZ places second of the ?TD Bank Dozen? at Wellfleet Elementary School  Cape Cod Today

Second of the "TD Bank Dozen" finds a home in Wellfleet. Wellfleet Elementary School principal Mary Beth Rodman shows off the laptop gifted by the Masonic ...

Cape Cod Today
5 Times Marvin Minsky Surprised The World With His Predictions  Analytics India Magazine

Throughout his life, the late American cognitive scientist Marvin Minsky has consistently pushed the limits of human intelligence to unforeseen standards. He did ...

Analytics India Magazine
SXSW 2018: All the events, speakers, and conferences  The Verge

The Verge is headed back to Austin for another week of brand activations, breakfast tacos, and bold prognostications about the future of technology and culture.

The Verge
Can AI make a better future for workers and employment?  YourStory.com

Since its advent, AI has been put to use to make our lives easier and smoother. With the vast amount of computational power available, AI systems can churn ...

Investing In New Technologies For The Blind  Forbes Now

Photo credit: Mark Riccobono Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mark Riccobono was diagnosed with glaucoma and aniridia at age five. Nonetheless, Mark ...

Forbes Now
The Singularity is Far: A Neuroscientist's View  Boing Boing

Ray Kurzweil, the prominent inventor and futurist, can't wait to get nanobots into his brain. In his view, these devices will be equipped with a variety of sensors ...

Boing Boing
How to train your existing employees in applied technology skills  CollegeRecruiter.com

Any recruiter for tech talent has their own take on the tech skills gap. Alexandra Levit, Chairwoman of Career Advisory Board, workforce consultant and author of ...

The Season’s Best New Graphic Novels  The New York Times

New graphic novels include the Norwegian artist Hariton Pushwagner's astonishing cartoon treatise “Soft City,” which has finally arrived in the United States.

The New York Times
ExploreLearning announces new free Gizmos accounts Nasdaq:ABCD  GlobeNewswire

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ExploreLearning®, a member of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD), ...

Artificial intelligence won't steal your children's jobs  Moneyweb.co.za

“Whatever your job is the chances are that one of these machines can do it faster or better than you can.” No, this is not a 2018 headline about self-driving cars ...

Addressing global grand challenges through exponential technologies and mindset  OpenGov Asia

Victor Pomponiu1(centre), winner of SU's first Global Impact Challenge for Singapore with May Kwai BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company); Charlie Ang (1st ...

OpenGov Asia
What intellectual difference is there between IQ scores of 135, 157, and 162?  Lifeboat Foundation

My answer probably won't be popular, but it will be verifiable with licensed psychometricians. There is currently no job known that can't be done by someone ...

Lifeboat Foundation
Column: Like it or not, these billionaires are shaping the direction of discovery  PBS NewsHour

Today's billionaires regularly channel their wealth into traditional areas of philanthropy like education and public health. But the richest of the rich are also ...

PBS NewsHour
No Small Change  Foreign Affairs

Calestous Juma's new book, "Innovation and Its Enemies," explains why incumbents resist technological change—and how policymakers can manage their ...

Foreign Affairs
Accelarating technology: India’s opportunity to leapfrog  Mint

If we get our act right, technology can help us take India back 1000 years—when we were the most advanced and thriving economy in the world.

9 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2016  Campus Technology

Four technology and innovation experts discuss the hottest trends in higher ed tech this year.

Campus Technology
Finland, where your welfare is unconditional  WikiTribune

Universal basic income is an alternative and radical welfare system. Finland is brave enough to find out if it works.

The Robots Are Coming … to Take Your Job  Knowledge@Wharton

It's not just assembly line work that is at risk from automation anymore. Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots," explains what's coming.

Will Robots Make Humans Unnecessary?  PC Magazine

As robotics and artificial intelligence continue to accelerate in their development, there will be a dwindling number of jobs that machines won't handle better than ...

PC Magazine
Singularity University chapter to launch from Dubai  Al-Arabiya

For those who have not heard about Singularity University, it is a benefit corporation learning institution located inside NASA Research Park in.

How smart is today's artificial intelligence?  PBS NewsHour

Artificial intelligence is creeping into our everyday lives through technology like check-scanning machines and GPS navigation. How far away are we from ...

PBS NewsHour
Anxiety skyrockets as IEP season arrives  MultiBriefs Exclusive

For many parents, anxiety is skyrocketing. They fear the worst. It's IEP season. Past experiences have taught them to expect a bitter struggle, followed by feelings ...

MultiBriefs Exclusive
Achieving the Compute Performance of the Human Brain  EE Times

Exascale processing using millions of connected computers might equal or exceed the human brain's processing capacity by the end of the decade.

EE Times
"SingularityU Thailand Summit 2018" Bringing the World Leading Edge to Southeast Asia for the First Time  AsiaOne

An important step in changing the landscape of the region's innovation scene as Singularity University takes world-renowned leaders to Bangkok to examine the ...

This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx  NY Metro Parents

Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert ...

NY Metro Parents
Sci-Fi, Religion, And Silicon Valley’s Quest For Higher Learning At Singularity University  BuzzFeed

It was the final night of classes at Singularity University's March 2013 Executive Program, and we, the students, had been given a valedictory assignment: ...

'They want to be literally machines': Writer Mark O'Connell on the rise of transhumanists  Lifeboat Foundation

Slate book columnist Mark O'Connell's new book To Be a Machine, which is specifically about #transhumanism, is out tomorrow. So there's a ton of reviews out ...

Lifeboat Foundation
Cisco Brings 5 Network Innovations to Smart Buildings  Cisco Blogs

Buildings of all types - retail store space, a factory floor, a healthcare or an educational institution, or your very own workplace - are central to digital ...

Cisco Blogs
March of the Machines: Is AI a threat to mankind?  IAI News

Evil artificial intelligences are luckily confined to fiction. Yet leading scientists claim that intelligent machines are 'the most serious threat facing mankind'.

IAI News
'Rogue Algorithms' and the Dark Side of Big Data  Knowledge@Wharton

Opaque algorithms used to micro-segment people can lead to unfairness and bias, says the author of "Weapons of Math Destruction."

Industries of the future: The race for robotics, genomics, analytics, cybersecurity and digital transactions  YourStory.com

Exponential technology growth is transforming the world in ways never seen before, opening up new entrepreneurial opportunities while also causing ...

Democratic Socialism - is it Ideal for Transhumanism?  Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont, is campaigning to be the next USA President. He defines himself as a “Democratic Socialist” and praises Scandinavian ...

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
FIRS to go after 6772 billionaire tax defaulters – Fowler  The Eagle Online

A FIRS statement on Sunday in Lagos said that all banks in the country would do substitution on accounts for such identified taxpayers. By The Eagle Online On ...

The Eagle Online
The Dean of Innovation Speaks  Inventors Digest

Posted by Inventors Digest | Jul 31, 2009 | Inventing 101 | 4. Dean Kamen Moves to Reinvent Culture. Prolific inventor. Social critic. Activist. Dropout.

Inventors Digest
George Church indicates reversal of aging will be a reality within ten years  Lifeboat Foundation

Church mentioned human trials in 2 years a few months ago. this is the first I have seen him say that in 10 years the reversal of aging will be a reality. That'll ...

Lifeboat Foundation
Deloitte premier partner of Singularity University Global Summit  Consultancy.uk

Big Four consulting firm Deloitte has joined forces with Singularity University to deliver the second Singularity University Global Summit. The flagship event of the ...

Intel to End Sponsorship of Science Talent Search  New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Intel, the world's largest maker of semiconductors, is dropping its longtime support of the most prestigious science and mathematics ...

New York Times
Can robots make your life easier? We look at 14 of the best  Telegraph.co.uk

As a Panorama investigation looks at the possibility of robots taking over our jobs, we look at the top 14 robots that could actually add to your life.

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' and the Risks of Artificial Intelligence - The Crux  Discover Magazine

Ultron, an intelligent robot gone bad, echoes some high-profile concerns lately. Is artificial intelligence something we should be worried about?

Discover Magazine
Prove the Multiverse or Die Trying  Lifeboat Foundation

Quantum mechanics is littered with different interpretations, but at the core of the entire school of thought is the question of whether there are multiple universes ...

Lifeboat Foundation
The World's 50 Greatest Leaders (2014)  Fortune

Just over a year ago, a puff of white smoke announced the new spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics around the world. In the brief time since, Francis ...

Subsidizing electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions: study  Phys.org

Subsidizing the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal ...

Zoltan Istvan's “Teleological Egocentric Functionalism”: An approach to viable politics?  Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

The current foundation phase of “Transhumanist” politics deserves a critical discussion of the philosophical principles that implicitly underlie its new political ...

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Why Machines Should Go To The University of Google, School of Artificial Intelligence  Lifeboat Foundation

Now that's an idea; education for systems. I can see the online university advertisements now showing an autonomous car beeping and flashing its lights over ...

Lifeboat Foundation
Trumping Capitalism? by Anatole Kaletsky  Project Syndicate

Donald Trump's presidency is a symptom of an interregnum between economic orders – a period that will result in a new balance between state and market.

Project Syndicate
Proof that Moore's Law has been replaced by a Virtual Moore's Law that is Accelerating and Bringing the Singularity With It  Lifeboat Foundation

Introduction Moore's Law says that the number of transistors per square inch will double approximately every 18 months. This article will show how many ...

Lifeboat Foundation
From X PRIZE to Singularity University - h+ Media  h+ Magazine

William Gibson came up with the then-fictional notion of cyberspace in the 1980s when he saw a bunch of teenagers playing video games while listening to ...

h+ Magazine
Bodyworlds museum: Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy  The Independent

The multimillionaire inventor was smiling as the car in which he was travelling drew up. The trademark black Fedora was still firmly in place on his head and as ...

The Independent
Femtotechnology: A technology that is Beyond Nanotechnology  Lifeboat Foundation

Nanotechnology has reshaped the technological discoveries in the recent times. Nanotechnology has enabled the creation and invention of numerous things ...

Lifeboat Foundation
The Annotated Toffler  Foreign Policy

Think you've heard it all about the global financial crisis, the Internet distracting us into stupidity, dysfunctional and self-destructive politics, the demise of the ...

Foreign Policy
Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth  IT News Africa

Increases in capital and labour are no longer driving the levels of economic growth the world has become accustomed to and desires. Fortunately, a new factor ...

IT News Africa
Technology, teaching and the future of work  ABC Online

We can ensure automated technology doesn't destroy the labour market, but only if we educate more tech-savvy graduates and don't price them out of ...

ABC Online
A Samsung Robot In Every Home By 2020? - h+ Media  h+ Magazine

authors Ben Goertzel. In 1960, South Korea was poorer than two-thirds of the nations in sub-Saharan Africa. Today it's the world's most digital nation, with a per ...

h+ Magazine
AT&T Builds On Silicon Valley Strategy With Tech Expo, Hackathon | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD  Investor's Business Daily

AT&T aims to make a splash in Silicon Valley in mid-July with its first tech conference and “hackathon,” including some $100000 in prize money.

Investor's Business Daily

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When learners can't access grade-level content, they fall further behind. Features in Kurzweil 3000 enable students to access content above their proficiency level as they build their literacy skills. Their reading speed and accuracy will increase, they'll become more effective writers, and their test results will improve.
Assistive Technology Products from Kurzweil. Deeply-rooted in the education industry for decades, Kurzweil Education offers assistive technology products and resources that transform struggling learners into successful, independent readers, writers, and test-takers. From students who are English Language Learners, living with dyslexia, or are learning with a visual impairment, Kurzweil’s ...
Raymond Kurzweil (/ ˈ k ɜːr z w aɪ l / KURZ-wyle; born February 12, 1948) is an American inventor and futurist.He is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He has written books on health, artificial intelligence (AI), transhumanism, the technological singularity, and futurism.
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Raymond Kurzweil (New York, 12 febbraio 1948) è un inventore, informatico e saggista statunitense.. È un pioniere nei campi del riconoscimento ottico dei caratteri, nel text-to-speech, nelle tecnologie sul riconoscimento del parlato e degli strumenti musicali a tastiera elettronici. È autore di numerosi libri sulla salute, l'intelligenza artificiale, il transumanesimo e la singolarità ...
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Kurzweil Education is an American-based company that provides educational technology.Kurzweil Education provides literacy solutions, tools and training for those with learning differences and challenges, or people with blindness or partially sighted.Founded in 1996, the company has pioneered the development of computerized assistive technology. Its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas.The company supplies two principal software products to its customers—Kurzweil 1000 and Kurzweil 3000. Kurzweil 1000 is a software which enables a visually impaired user to gain access to both web-based, digital or scanned print materials through its OCR and text to speech features; Kurzweil 1000 software provides easy access to most printed forms and presents them with the fields, labels, boxes, and text areas in the appropriate reading order to enable forms completion via the computer.Kurzweil 3000 is an educational technology, or assistive technology, which provides a reading, writing and study platform aimed at people with learning disabilities or other disabilities that make reading or writing difficult. Kurzweil 3000 is used to support those with dyslexia, dysgraphia, English language learners in school, higher education, at home and in the workplace. Kurzweil 3000 can read aloud web-based, digital or scanned print material, convert web-based, digital or scanned print materials into mp3 to provide audible files to listen to on the go or through its firefly web app can be read on an iPad.Though the company was formed in 1996, its text to speech software is actually something that dates back to the 1970s, when Raymond Kurzweil developed his first Kurzweil Reading Machine, a device which could scan and speak text.In 2005, Kurzweil Educational Systems was acquired by Cambium Learning Technologies. Cambium owns a number of other education related companies.