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K–NFB Reading Technology

K–NFB Reading Technology, Inc. is a joint venture between Kurzweil Technologies, headed by CEO Ray Kurzweil, a thirty-year innovator and pioneer in assistive technologies and the inventor of the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind; and the National Federation of the Blind, the largest, most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States.

K–NFB Reading Technology creates products that revolutionize access to print for anyone who has difficulty seeing or reading print, including the blind and learning disabled. Our world-renowned reading software has been especially designed for and paired with the Nokia mobile phones to create the smallest text-to-speech reading devices in history, the knfbReader Mobile and the kReader Mobile.

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Baker & Taylor and K-NFB Reading Technology Partnership

FRANKFURT, Germany October 14, 2009 Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, today at Frankfurt Book Fair announced a partnership to provide digital media content for K-NFB Reading Technology, Inc.'s e-reader.

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