KNFB Reading Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce the latest breakthrough in print accessibility. We have developed software which places the functionality of a reading machine into a multifunction cell phone.
The Mobile Reader products can be activated and ready to use with the touch of a single button on the phone.
The user takes a photo of the print to be read and the character recognition software in conjunction with high quality text-to-speech will read the contents of the document aloud.
At the same time, it can display the print on the phone’s built-in screen and highlight each word as it is spoken.
Reads most printed documents, from letters and memos to pages in a book
Reads address labels and package information and instructions
Easily recognizes U.S. currency
Displays each sentence visually and highlights each word as it is read
Stores thousands of pages using easily obtainable flash memory
Transfers text files to and from computers or Braille note takers
Adjusts reading speed to suit user’s preference.
In addition, with the use of a screen reader, the user can access the other functions of the phone device including making and receiving phone calls, personal information management such as contacts, calendar, etc. Also contains ability to run accessible GPS programs, access to Adobe PDF files, voice recorder, music player and much more.
Photograph of a hand holding up the Nokia Mobile Reader
Operating system - Symbian S60, 3rd Ed, FP1
Supported phone models - Nokia N82
Supported languages - US English or UK English
On phone free flash storage - 50 Mb required
Flash card storage - up to 500 images per GB
Memory - 40 Mb free RAM required
Camera - 5 megapixel, autofocus with xenon flash required
Polarizers for camera and flash
Includes printed and on-device help files. Braille available by request.
One year from date of software activation.
Accessories available for the N82
Accessibility software (Talks or MobileSpeak)
Reading modes for books, articles and labels; bills and memos.
US printed currency recognition (knfbReader only)
Synchronized text highlighting with output speech
Text navigation by sentence, word, character.
User self-training page for taking pictures
Viewfinder for live field of view
Field of view analysis (knfbReader only)
Import/export TXT files
Automatic or manual saving of documents and image files
Automatic screen rotation for portrait and landscape reading
Save settings to and from memory card
Requires that the phone carrier supports unlocked GSM phones (in the Canada - Rogers, Fido - please let us know if you know of other suitable carriers).
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