Kurzweil 3000/Firefly


Kurzweil 3000/Firefly is a separate software program available to Vol State students. Any student can use this product by request.

Kurzweil 3000/Firefly will read text out loud while displaying and highlighting the words as it reads. There are built in highlighters for you to mark important ideas and vocabulary words. Added notes and highlights can be extracted and used for studying. Kurzweil will turn text into an audio file, great for on the go listening. Kurzweil 3000/Firefly also provides support for writing; brainstorming, outlining, research and revision are all integrated into Kurzweil 3000.

Username and Password

You will need a username and password to access Kurzweil 3000. To request a login for Kurzweil please email Star Boe in the Office of Disability Services at star.boe@volstate.edu.

Next you will get an email from Cambium Tech Customer Service (customerservice@cambiumtech.com). This email often ends up in the junk email folder, so check your spam. The email will contain your username and password as well as general instructions and information on how to download the software.

Getting Started with Kurzweil (pdf opens in a new window)