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  1. ABLENET BOOKWORM LITERACY TOOL Picture of ABLENET BOOKWORM LITERACY TOOL The AbleNet Bookworm Literacy Tool is a voice output reading machine designed for use by children with cognitive, severe physical, or vision disabilities. To use the unit, which works with most books and worksheets, the reading material is clipped to the BookWorm unit and the book is adapted with the included stickers and page detectors. Each page is recorded on the included memory module. Reading is activated by pressing the activation area or using the attached single switch (switch not includ...[More Information]

  2. ALADDIN AMBASSADOR & ALADDIN AMBASSADOR PRO Picture of ALADDIN AMBASSADOR & ALADDIN AMBASSADOR PRO The Aladdin Ambassador is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to convert text from books, magazines, and other printed materials to high-quality speech using DECtalk speech synthesis software. This system has a 1.08 gigabyte hard drive with the capacity to hold 60,000 pages of text. A built-in tape recorder jack allows a tape recorder to be attached to make recordings. Fea...[More Information]

  3. ALLREADER Picture of ALLREADER AllReader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device integrates a scanner, optical character recognition (OCR), voice synthesis, a Daisy player, and a CD-ROM drive in a single unit. It digitizes any type of printed material and reads Daisy format e-books and text files. Voice output is provided in English, French, Spanish, and German. The device has built-in stereo speakers, a headphone jack, a USB port, and a Super VGA out con...[More Information]

  4. COMPLETE READING SYSTEM Picture of COMPLETE READING SYSTEM The Complete Reading System is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Most functions of this OCR program can be activated by pressing a single key. When the user presses the F5 key, the program activates the scanner and recognizes the text. When the scanning is finished, the user presses the F6 key and the program starts reading. This OCR program has full talking menus, so no screen reader is required to navigate thr...[More Information]

  5. EYE-PAL Picture of EYE-PAL The Eye-Pal is an optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind. This portable USB scanner/reader connects to a computer and instantly converts printed material into speech, text files, or refreshable Braille (when used with a Braille display from manufacturers such as Freedom Scientific, Optelec, or Handytech). The unit has two lightweight legs that pivot into an L-shaped arrangement from their compact carrying position. This securely supports ...[More Information]

  6. EYE-PAL SOLO Picture of EYE-PAL SOLO The Eye-Pal SOLO is a voice output reading machine and optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This motion activated optical character recognition device reads from a book, newspaper, or other printed material automatically after the material is placed face down on the unit's scanner. Reading stops when the material is removed. When a hand is waved near the reading material, the reading pauses; when the hand passes again, the readin...[More Information]

  7. EYE-PAL SOLO LV Picture of EYE-PAL SOLO LV The Eye-Pal SOLO LV is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system reads aloud almost any printed material. The unit is composed of a rectangular base with a camera mounted on at the top of an arm that extends from the center of one of the sides of the base. Some controls are located on the side of the base opposite the camera's support arm, and there is a handheld keypad that connects to the base with a cable...[More Information]

  8. EYE-SCAN Picture of EYE-SCAN The Eye-Scan is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The Eye-Scan recognizes paper currency so it m...[More Information]

  9. EYE-SCAN LOW VISION Picture of EYE-SCAN LOW VISION The Eye-Scan Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The ...[More Information]

  10. EYE-SCAN PLUS Picture of EYE-SCAN PLUS The Eye-Scan Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. It can store up to 20 pages of scanned text, and it has a USB port to allow text to be stored on a flash drive. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voi...[More Information]

  11. EYE-SCAN ULTIMATE Picture of EYE-SCAN ULTIMATE The Eye-Scan Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It has an unlimited capacity to store scanned text, and it can import and export MP3 media files. A ...[More Information]

  12. EYE-SNAP Picture of EYE-SNAP The Eye-Snap is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a...[More Information]

  13. EYE-SNAP LOW VISION Picture of EYE-SNAP LOW VISION The Eye-Snap Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or m...[More Information]

  14. EYE-SNAP PLUS Picture of EYE-SNAP PLUS The Eye-Snap Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It can store up to 20 ...[More Information]

  15. EYE-SNAP ULTIMATE Picture of EYE-SNAP ULTIMATE The Eye-Snap Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is ...[More Information]

  16. FINGER READER -------- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a wearable device that assists in reading printed text designed for visually impaired users that require help with accessing printed text. Users scan a text line with a finger and receive an audio feedback of the words and a haptic feedback of the layout: start and end of line, new line, and other cues. The FingerReader algorithm knows to detect and give feedback when the user veers away from the baseline of the text, and helps maint...[More Information]

  17. HAPTIC READER Picture of HAPTIC READER -------- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a haptic reader which can convert paper books into Braille or speech for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Haptic Reader allows individuals with visual impairment to read regular paper books. The device is placed directly on the page of a book, and it scans the text on the page. Using optical character recognition (OCR) software, the Haptic Reader converts the text into braille, which is displayed on the devices refr...[More Information]

  18. INTEL READER Picture of INTEL READER The Intel Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or who have reading-based learning disabilities. This hand-held mobile device captures printed text, converts it to digital text, and reads it aloud. Reading is accomplished by pointing the Intel Reader's built-in camera at the printed material, snapping a picture, and listening to the spoken read-out. The user can change voices, select voice gender, and change pitch and playback s...[More Information]

  19. KNFBREADER MOBILE Picture of KNFBREADER MOBILE The knfbReader Mobile is a cell phone, optical character recognition device, and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The user takes a photo of the text to be read with the built-in cell phone camera, and the text is read aloud. An automatic viewfinder tells the user whether the entire document is in the photo. While the text is being read, the device can display the text on the phone’s built-in screen and highlight each word as it is spo...[More Information]

  20. KURZWEIL - NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND READER Picture of KURZWEIL - NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND READER The Kurzweil - National Federation of the Blind Reader is a voice output optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld unit scans text and reads it aloud with synthetic speech. The user holds the unit's camera over print, and it snaps a picture. In seconds it reads the contents of the printed document in clear synthetic speech. Scanned text can be discarded, stored for later reading, or transferred to a computer or braille no...[More Information]

  21. LIBRETTE TURNKEY SYSTEM & LIBRA TURNKEY SYSTEM The Librette Turnkey System and Libra Turnkey System are personal computer systems pre-loaded with optical character recognition (OCR), screen magnification, web browser, and voice output software, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Librette system includes a personal computer running the Windows XP operating system, with a monitor, printer, and scanner, pre-loaded with VIP Scan/Read/Write, a voice output OCR program, and PnC Net, a voice output web browser tha...[More Information]

  22. LIGHT STICK Picture of LIGHT STICK -------- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a modified white cane for users who are blind or have low vision. The Light Stick is a white cane and voice output reading machine and money identifier for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Light Stick has an obstacle sensor at the end of the cane section to alert the user of obstacles ahead. The modular handgrip detaches from the cane, and it can serve as a voice output scanner that can read written text aloud to the...[More Information]

  23. MAGNILINK VOICE MagniLink Voice is a portable reading machine that is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. MagniLink Voice can be customized for the user. The reading speed, volume, audio profiles, voices and light can be adjusted to the user’s specifications. This device supports SAP15, which allows use of additional voices from third party suppliers, such as Acapela/infovox4. The MagniLink reads misaligned documents and allows voice feedback for all functions. There is also automa...[More Information]

  24. OVATION Picture of OVATION Ovation is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Its flatbed scanner accommodates newspapers, books, and magazines. Documents are scanned, stored in files, and converted to audio output. Users can move through documents by page, paragraph, or sentence. Up to 500,000 pages can be stored, with up to 20 pages per individual file. File names can be recorded in the user's own voice. Playback features include fast forward, rewind, electronic b...[More Information]

  25. PLUSTEK BOOK READER Picture of PLUSTEK BOOK READER The Plustek Book Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system scans books without shadows around the spine. The included optical character recognition (OCR) software turns the scan result into text, which is automatically read aloud using TTS (text-to-speech) software. Scanned text is automatically saved as a text file, and can also be saved in MP3 or WAV format. There is a choice of male and female voices with British or A...[More Information]

  26. POET BE (BOOKEDGE) Picture of POET BE (BOOKEDGE) The Poet BE (BookEdge) is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to read bound books without damaging the spine and without having to know how to operate a computer. The user places a book with the text down and its spine flush against the edge of the scanner and then presses a button. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of document placed on the glass scanner...[More Information]

  27. POET COMPACT 2 Picture of POET COMPACT 2 The Poet Compact 2 is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to listen to any kind of printed documents without having to know how to operate a computer. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of documents placed on the glass scanner bed, scans the document, converts the picture into spoken language, and reads it aloud. The machine consists of an integrated flatb...[More Information]

  28. POET COMPACT 2+ Picture of POET COMPACT 2+ The Poet Compact 2+ is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stand-alone reading machine is designed to allow the user to listen to any kind of printed documents without having to know how to operate a computer. The machine automatically recognizes the orientation of documents placed on the scanner bed, scans the document, converts the picture into spoken language, and reads it aloud. The machine consists of an integrated flatbed sc...[More Information]

  29. PORTSET READER Picture of PORTSET READER The Portset Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This machine reads letters, books, magazines, or bills with a page size up to A4 (20 x 28 centimeters) and a font as fine as 8 points. The user can select between male and female speaking voices with clear British pronounciation. Pages scanned on the Portset Reader can be stored in internal memory or saved to diskette for future reference. This device can read line-by-line, word...[More Information]

  30. SARA SCANNING AND READING APPLIANCE Picture of SARA SCANNING AND READING APPLIANCE Sara (Scanning and Reading Appliance) is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Printed material placed on the scanning area is scanned and then read aloud in a variety of user-selectable voices. Users can pause, fast forward, rewind, or have words spelled out, and the device can be connected to a computer monitor to display the text in large print. The device also plays the audio elements of DAISY formatted digital talking books, and com...[More Information]

  31. SCAN N TALK Scan N Talk is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This reading machine incorporates a Visionaire scanner and optical character recognition (OCR), ATT Natural Voices text to speech, and ReadPlease screen reader software. The machine scans documents placed on the scanner and converts the text into speech. A voice starts reading the document 20 seconds after the push of a button. A text window shows the entire bo...[More Information]

  32. SCAN-A-PAGE & SCAN-A-WORD Scan-A-Word and Scan-A-Page are voice output optical character recognition and reading machine systems designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. These systems scan text or numbers and enable an individual to hear them read out loud in a clear and natural sounding voice. Scan-A-Word is a computer add-on system consisting of a lightweight wand scanner, scanner holder, OCR software, headphones, and installation and product manuals. Scan-A-Word provid...[More Information]

  33. SCANNAR Picture of SCANNAR ScannaR (Scan and Read) is a scanner and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact flat bed scanner automatically scans text and reads it aloud. Users can control speed and volume of speech by turning a dial. All functions are performed using seven buttons with tactile markings. In addition to reading printed materials aloud, the machine can store up to 500,000 pages of text, and can be used to capture print materials for the Brai...[More Information]

  34. SPEAKEASY MEDIA SYSTEM Picture of SPEAKEASY MEDIA SYSTEM The SpeakEasy Media System is a computer-based voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. Using audio menus and minimal keyboard commands, users may navigate to different features of the system. Features include: Scan & Read (works like a traditional reading machine); news article browsing; web searches; a talking reference section with dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia; e-mail; audio books, including a Daisy book reader, audio books,...[More Information]

  35. SPEAKEASY READING MACHINE Picture of SPEAKEASY READING MACHINE The SpeakEasy Reading Machine is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This machine reads printed text (newspapers, magazines, books, bills, etc.) or document files from a USB thumb drive, aloud in a choice of two high-fidelity, human-like voices. It also allows users who have the internet to access audio books from the web. The arcade-style controller enables the user to manage documents intuitively. Documents can be read continuou...[More Information]

  36. VIP VIP is an optical character recognition (OCR) program and low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program scans printed documents, books, and magazines and reads them aloud. Text also appears on-screen in the user's choice of font, letter size, letter spacing, colors, format, and presentation. Once configured, the program is controlled with four large buttons on a trackball mouse. Presentation options include text filling the full screen (W...[More Information]

  37. WYNN WIZARD & WYNN READER Picture of WYNN WIZARD & WYNN READER WYNN Wizard and WYNN Reader are voice output, web browser, and text editor programs intended to help individuals with learning disabilities to read, write, study, and comprehend text more effectively. WYNN can read aloud ASCII text files, standard word processing files, digital talking books (DAISY and NIMAS), PDF files, web pages, and e-mail using RealSpeak Solo, which offers multiple voices and languages. Text is highlighted as it is read, and the user can control the speed at which text is re...[More Information]

  38. ZOOM-TWIX Picture of ZOOM-TWIX The Zoom-Twix is a video magnifier and optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system combines a digital scanner and OCR with a zoomable long distance camera to capture and magnify what's on a blackboard or whiteboard or on a desk, all controlled from a laptop computer keyboard. The foldable stand holds two autofocus cameras, while the edges of the stand and its anodized aluminum support legs act as an alignment guide for material to be sc...[More Information]

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