|ReadIt Air by GW Micro|
For any visually impaired computer user, who wants near instant, easy and accurate access to printed or electronic format documents. ReadIt Air can also be used to magnify print materials such as books, magazines, newspapers, handouts and more. Just plug the lightweight camera into your PC or laptop and it instantly translates printed text into crystal clear speech. Letters, receipts, bank statements, books, product packaging etc. are all read with ease. It's perfect for practically any low vision user at home, school or work. The first such system to auto-detect other languages (optional) and adapt.
Key Features: Portable camera instantly reads & magnifies documents, near instantly (up to 20 pages per minute), Exceptionally accurate, powerful software, compact, stylish & light weight, auto language switching, save, load, import, export & bookmark your documents
|ReadIt Air: $1,495 (RIA) ||Additional Languages: $139 each|
ReadDesk by Issist: All your printed text just a click away – needs PC
ReadDesk is a simple scanning, reading and magnifying device with all the features needed to make reading easy. It has instant text to speech capabilities.
At less than 1.5 lb, the ReadDesk camera folds into a netbook case, yet can take a picture of a full letter-sized page. One of the smallest, most affordable OCR products in the market. Price includes camera and software. ReadDesk makes daily reading a joy. Scan, read, magnify, save and listen to any printed material in a natural sounding voice.
Price: ReadDesk: $795(RD)
ReadDesk Plus (adds MP3 and PDF conversion): (RD+): $895
For basic Notebook and case w/ReadDesk installed add $500 to above prices
|E-bot: $2,695 (EB) ||E-bot ADV (EBA): $2,995||E-bot PRO $3,895 |
|eClipse Writer Pro -- 3 unique tools in one application |
Read Only Mode is tailored for high quality Scanning and Reading applications. All functions are controlled from the PC Keyboard Number PAD allowing novice computer users to operate eClipseWriter as a simple scan and read machine
Word Processor Mode includes all scan and read features plus a powerful reading and writing tool compatible with a wide range of document formats including: MS Word, Word DocX, HTML, XML, RTF, Dtbook, Text, and PDF. eClipseWriter's automated Save As Daisy document conversion wizard provides simple and fast daisy book production for personal use.
Advance Book Producer Mode enables features designed for the professional Daisy book producer. Output formats include: Daisy 2.02, Daisy 3, Daisy 2005, NIMAS DTbook. Book types include text only and full text with synchronized audio. Audio output formats include MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, ASF, play-lists and DTB-DNA files for Daisy book network distribution and website library deployment.
|eClipse Writer Pro With Camera: |
|Software only: $695 (EWP)|
Coming Soon: The Cube Reader PC. Compact, attractively priced with multiple
languages included. Due out July or August 2012. More information later.
i-Reader by Rehan
The i-Reader is the newest addition to our low vision product range. The i-Reader provides the user with a portable, easy to use text-to-speech experience by using naturally sounding voices. The user also has the option to choose between male or female voices, and can select one of the following languages: English, Spanish and French. Other language options are available, including Chinese, Dutch, German, Polish and Russian but may add a week or so to delivery time.
The device also offers the basic options such as adjusting the reading speed and the volume. When connecting a monitor, you will be able to view the scanned document and read along the spoken text via highlighted words.
Collapsible camera for easy portability. Compact and lightweight model (includes carrying case)
Price: $2,195 (IRDR) ($1,995 through the end of June)
Mercury by Issist - Access Solutions for your Tablet/Phone
Intuitive touch interface – Natural sounding voices
The latest solution for access to print and digital material is on your Android device. Magnify text, have it spoken aloud using highly accurate OCR. Convert your phone or tablet into a handheld magnifier. Scan & Read books, newspapers, restaurant menus. Listen to news that interests you in real time.
Stand (Turns your Mercury into a portable desktop CCTV)
$1,695: 13” Mercury with Stand
$1,395: 13” Mecury (includes software 13” Samsung Galaxy)
$495: Mercury software only
Blaze EZ by HIMS, Inc. – stand alone device (coming soon, the Blaze ET)
A Revolutionary Multi-Player for Books, Music, Podcasts, Recording, DAISY and More with OCR to Speeech!
With single-button access to music, media, documents and even printed materials, Blaze EZ OCR Multi-Player is yet another example of the HIMS commitment to blazing new paths to accessibility. Blaze EZ’s wide range of media support and on-the-spot OCR & text-to-speech ensures endless hours of information and entertainment at the touch of a button. You can scan and read printed materials immediately, or save them for reading at your leisure.
You can now also get the Blaze Premium Option Package (POP) which includes an OCR stand, desktop cradle, spare battery and an A/C adapter for charging.
Price: Blaze EZ $695 (BEZ) Premium Option Package $149 (POP)
POP items priced separately : OCR Stand: $99, Cradle: $40, Spare Battery: $40, A/C Adapter: $25.
The first truly handheld devices to convert printed text into speech. Combining a state-of-the-art digital camera with a powerful personal data assistant housed in a custom-designed, attractive case, the knfbReader Mobile puts the best available character recognition software together with text-to-speech conversion technology. Optional cell phone use. The kReader Mobile serves the needs of persons with learning disabilities. Systems allow for saving and retrieving of files as well as transferring of files to and from a computer.
Price (Includes phone and software installation): $1,345 (knfb)
ReadEasy Move by GW Micro – stand alone device
A compact, fast, accurate and easy to use reading machine. Just place your document or book under the camera, press the “Capture” button and within a few seconds your print material is being read aloud to you. ReadEasy+ has an intuitive and tactually accessible design that makes ideal for persons with varying levels of vision loss, including total blindness. The LV option permits being able to connect a monitor for seeing the text magnified as it is being read. The optional feature pack and touch screen feature pack increase the capabilities of the device, e.g., file management and book marking. Note that camera is held on magnetically and can easily be removed for portability Custom carrying case is included in the price.
Price: ReadEasy Move: $2,495 (REM) Keypad Option for REM: $200
ReadEasy Move LV: $2,845 (REMLV) (Includes Keypad) Screen Option for REMLV: $155
Add Languages to any ReadEasy Move: $129 per language
The Stick SpeedReader by IRTI
The Stick SpeedReader is a document camera based scan and read appliance designed for fast and accurate OCR reading and offers two keypad options. All functions operate via a simple keypad and self-voicing menu system. The tiny footprint system weighs less than 9 pounds and the high resolution document camera folds and retracts into its telescopic stand for easy transport or storage. The Stick SpeedReader is perfect for the Non-PC user or PC experts that want a high speed scan and read tool that also provides maximum entertainment value with its built-in Talking DVD Player, Internet Radio and music player.
|Price: $2,195 (SSR)||Optional Travel Case: $99 (SSRTC)|
The Simon Reader by Radixon
Simon says let's read! As easy to operate as a photocopier; just place your text on the glass, press the start button and it reads! Fun and simple, like child's play! Simple, attractive, affordable, light weight, yet extremely powerful and with legal sized glass. Supports only one language – several to choose from. Intuitive, easy to learn text navigation via its ergonomic control panel. Scanning speed is typically 13 seconds per page.
Price: $2,295 (SIMON)
Excalibur Like the Simon but with advanced features allowing for saving and retrieving scanned documents and copying them to and from a USB thumb drive, accumulating multiple-page documents and a multiple language option.
Price: $3,295 with single language. (EXCAL) Additional languages: $395 each