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ClearReader+ and ClearReader Basic

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 14:36 -- Anonymous
Product Details Sheet: 

Rediscover the joys of reading anytime and anywhere with the Optelec ClearReader+, combining fast text recognition, a choice of high quality naturally sounding voices, and, all in an attractive portable design.

To read any printed text by dictation, the Optelec ClearReader+ device integrates ease-of-use with a high-quality, multilingual voice output and fast optical character recognition (OCR) and text-to-speech recognition technology, all within a sleek and retro design. With only five controls, the Optelec ClearReader+ is one of the most intuitive and user-friendly text-to-speech devices available.

Access to printed documents such as magazines, newspapers, books or a letter from a friend has never been so easy. Portable and battery powered, the Optelec ClearReader+ assistive technology device can be used in the home, at school or work, making it ideal for reading books, newspapers, receipts or reviewing bills and bank statements.

To operate, simply power on the unit, release the camera arm and place the reading material under the high-resolution camera. Press the scan button to take a snap shot of the text, and in seconds the Optelec ClearReader+ will read the desired text in high quality speech. The Optelec ClearReader+ Basic offers all the benefits of the ClearReader+ but is AC Powered and without a built-in rechargeable battery. 
Additionally, the Optelec ClearReader+ is easily customized to read text at different speeds, in up to 29 supported languages and 42 different voices.

Highlights Include:

  • Camera: High-resolution camera with state-of-the-art wide angle optics and integrated object lighting.
  • Text recognition: High-quality, multilingual text recognition for the user to click and read in a few seconds.
  • Languages: Four languages installed with 29 languages supported, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Turkish, Portuguese, Catalan, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, and Slovak.
  • Voices: Support for 42 different voices and choice between male, female or different dialects and regional accents.
  • Battery and Power: Integrated Li-ion batter for five hours of continuous use. (Optelec ClearReader+ Basic is AC Powered)
  • External Buttons and Controls: Forward/backward, play/pause, speed, scan, volume, on/ off.
  • Connections: Headphone and power connectors.
  • Handle and Speakers: Foldable carry handle and built-in stereo speakers.
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 9.4 x 3.9 inches / 23 x 24 x 10 cm
  • Weight: 5.4 lbs / 2.46 kg (ClearReader+) and 4.97 lbs / 2.26 kg (ClearReader+ Basic)
  • Accessories: Carrying Case and Wireless Headphones (not included)