• Product Updates

    Update: The New Select Annotations Tool

    In 2018 and Kami is working hard to add impactful features and improvements. More and more users are using Kami for purposes outside of simply annotating PDFs, and we will continue to serve and expand the functionalities on that side of the product. One such new functionality is Select Annotations, which adds the ability to mass select groups of annotations, modify them, drag them around, delete them all at once, and copy/paste them across different pages and documents. It works both on a desktop using the mouse as well as on touchscreens like iPads and Chromebooks. The user will no longer have change or delete annotations one at a time.…

  • Product Updates

    Update: Introducing Speech to Text

    Today, we are excited to announce the release of our Speech-to-Text tool. Creating the Speech-to-Text tool is a project that we have been working on for some time, and we have had it in BETA for the last month. We realized that this tool was needed when we witnessed the frustrations that many ELA students have with typing, which keeps them behind. The purpose of this tool is to allow all students to keep up with their classmates, regardless of their level of typing skill. With this tool, anyone with a Kami Teacher Plan, Kami Schools Account, or Kami Work Account can click the text tool, followed by the microphone…

  • Kami News,  Product Updates

    Kami is Now SOPIPA Compliant and How This Affects You

    What is SOPIPA? SOPIPA is a California law regulating student privacy, which has been praised by President Obama and has inspired similar laws in many states, including Georgia, Delaware, Arkansas, Maryland, Oregon, and New Hampshire. It appears that laws like SOPIPA are the future of student data and privacy protection, so it is important to understand the specifics of these bills. The law prohibits operators from sharing student data and using that data for targeted advertising on students for a non-educational purpose. Student privacy laws are not new, but SOPIPA is innovative because it puts the burden of protection of student privacy on the companies that handle the data. The purpose…