Readit Scholar HD

SKU: RSH-001
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$4,602.84

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Readit Scholar HD

What is Readit Scholar HD?

Readit Scholar HD is our latest portable Autoreader / CCTV system.
Weighing just 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs) it is the ideal solution for users on the go.
As well as full close up and distance CCTV functionality, Readit Scholar HD has the unique ability to capture both closeup (up to A3 or double Letter in size) and distant objects. Any text can then be automatically scrolled on screen and read aloud in seconds!

ReadIt Scholar for visually impaired students

What are Readit Scholar HD's benefits?

Compact with a folded size of just 28 x 17 x 4.5cm (11 x 6.7 x 1.8 inches)
Set up for document capturing, the camera is just 36 cm tall (14.2 inches).
Good height when in use of 40.5 cm off the desk.
It is 300 grams lighter thank the Scholar at just 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs).
720p (1280x720 resolution) up to 60 fps via single USB 2.0 connection (Core i3 processor required for 60 fps live view at full resolution).
Automatic switching between close-up and distance viewing modes as the camera head is lifted.
Open base design means it's easy to handwrite and read in the traditional video magnifier way, without the base getting in the way of the paper or book.
16MP sensor with A3 capture area down to 6pt text - this is 8x the resolution of the nearest competitor in the market that has a usable live image view.
Zoomed in, 4pt text can be captured and read with 100% accuracy.
21x Optical zoom (larger than any other camera)
The camera is optically and digitally stabilised (a first for our industry) meaning the Scholar HD is far less prone to shake and wobble than any other product on the market.
The combination of the 16 MP sensor, 21x optical zoom, optical and digital stabilisation means it can perform OCR at distance (for whiteboards and projectors) further away than a human with 20:20 vision can see - this is a unique feature again.
Full whiteboard and projector screen capture for easy navigation with trackpad / mouse, removes the need for the end user to constantly track around the board by holding and repositioning the camera, even if OCR is not possible (on pictures or non computer based text).
Powered via 1 USB 2.0 port. No separate battery to worry about charging.
Adjustable length, integrated USB cable - again this is unique.
Includes magnetic positioning guide with three positions: Storage, A4 (Letter), A3 (11 x 17) for easy positioning of documents for blind and well as low vision users.
Includes headphones and laptop rucksack with easily enough space for user's laptop, charger, books and Readit Scholar HD.

Who is Readit Scholar HD for?

Readit Scholar HD has been specifically designed for the requirements of students, business professionals and anyone on the move with a laptop PC.

However, it also makes an ideal desktop solution that can easily be moved between locations (e.g. home and work).

Simply remove it from its included rucksack, plug into your laptop or PC and you have full CCTV with Distance Viewing, Auto Reading, Speech and more. Whole books can be captured, read and scrolled back automatically. The whiteboard can be magnified 40x and your handwriting can be enlarged as you write! Weighing just 1.2kg, it folds flat and needs no batteries so is extremely portable.

The Scholar HD is an exceptionally high resolution 3-in-1 camera that is compact, lightweight and works with the Readit software. It enables instant access to printed documents converting them to large print & text-to-speech output.Ideally suited to any visually impaired or blind business or education computer user, who wants near instant, easy and accurate access to printed documents both at close up (up to A3 in size) and uniquely at distance.

Just plug the lightweight camera into your PC or laptop and it instantly translates any printed text into crystal clear speech. Letters, receipts, bank statements, text-books, novels, product packaging etc. are all read with ease. It's also a crystal clear HD video magnifier running at a smooth 60 fps. You can pick the camera up and point it in the distance or at yourself and with 21x optical zoom and advanced image stabilisation it enables you to see further than a person with 20:20 vision!

Readit Scholar HD's Features

Readit Scholar HD has many advanced features to help you read faster and with less effort than ever before.
Scholar HD camera is designed to be used in conjunction with the Readit software.
For a full list of software features, please click here: Readit Software.

Fold flat design and fast to setup

Simply lift the Readit Scholar HD from its carry case, unfold the camera system and plug one USB 2.0 cable into your laptop or desktop computer and within seconds see the document you've placed under the camera read out aloud to you with scrolling text in your desired colour combination and size.

A3 (double letter) document capture

The Readit family are the only systems capable of capturing such large documents. For the first time, a standard size tabloid newspaper page can be captured in its entirety.

Image Stabilisation

The camera is optically and digitally stabilised (a first for our industry) meaning the Scholar HD is far less prone to shake and wobble than any other product on the market. The combination of the 16 MP sensor, 21x optical zoom, optical and digital stabilisation means it can perform OCR at distance (for whiteboards and projectors) further away than a human with 20:20 vision can see - this is a unique feature again.

High Quality 60 fps live view for closeup and distance

Readit Scholar HD features a high quality live view with up to 21x optical zoom which can be used for magnifying local or distance objects. 16 enchanced two colour combinations as well as full colour viewing are selectable, together with contrast enhancement for viewing even very faint documents such as receipts.

High speed document capture

Capture 20 pages per minute and begin reading as soon as the first has finished processing. This is many times faster than using a scanner based reading system.

Export your documents

Once a document has been captured with Readit Scholar HD, you can quickly and easily export it directly into Microsoft Word (or your preferred text-editor). The document is fully editable and preserves all the formatting, layout and images. This is ideal for making a large print copy of the document whilst preserving formatting.

Alternatively, you can simply export the text with only line breaks preserved. This is ideal for making a text-only large print version.

Glossy and crumpled document recognition

Documents inside plastic folder wallets, glossy magazines and even crumpled pages are recognised accurately thanks to the powerful Readit software.

Languages

Readit Scholar HD is available in most European languages. Please contact us for details.

Large book and round surface capturing

Thanks to its advanced software, Readit Scholar HD automatically straightens the spines of books for you - something which scanner based reading machines struggle with. It can also read labels on tins of food and even some prescription medicine bottles.

Local to distance viewing in an instant

Simply lift the camera up and turn it to your desired target. You can either view objects in the distance with a full live view or simply capture your entire target and then move the image around with your trackpad or mouse. Images remain crystal clear even after capture thanks to Readit Scholar HD's 16 megapixel resolution. This process greatly simplifies viewing of distant objects.

Readit Scholar HD's Included Accessories

Comfortable over ear headphones with in line volume control.
Backpack specifically chosen for carrying the Readit Scholar HD, up to a 15.6" screen laptop, other accessories and documents.

Readit Scholar HD Specifications

Magnification Range Live: 0.9x - 14.6x (on 15.6 inch laptop screen)
Magnification Range Captured: Unlimited
Dimensions (cm): 28 x 17 x 4.5
Dimensions (inches): 11 x 6.6 x 1.7
Weight: 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs)
Power requirements: Less than 500 milliamps at 5 volts

Readit Scholar HD Requirements

Although Readit Scholar HD will function on any computer system 3 years old or newer, below is information on the minimum and recommended computer requirements.

Minimum Requirements

Processor: Dual Core Intel Pentium 2.0Ghz or equivalent
Operating System: Windows XP - 32 bit, Vista, 7, 8 - 32 bit and 64 bit
RAM: XP 1GB, Vista 1GB, Windows 7 & 8 2GB
HDD Space: Language dependent, minimum 400MB
Graphics Card: 64MB shared video memory with Direct X 9.0C Support
Connections: 1 x USB 2.0 Port

Recommended Computer Specification

Processor: Intel Core i3, equivalent or faster
Operating System: Windows XP - 32bit, Vista, 7, 8 - 32 bit and 64 bit (Windows 7 & 8 recommended)
RAM: XP 1GB, Vista 1GB, Windows 7 & 8 2GB
HDD Space: Language dependent, maximum 4 GB
Graphics Card: 64MB dedicated video card memory with Direct X 9.0C Support
Connections: 1 x USB 2.0 Port (2 if Readit Keypad required)

SKU: RSH-001

Option

VisionAid KeyPad

Contact us for additional languages

Danish
Dutch (NL)
Canadian French
German
Italian
Polish
Portuguese (PT and BR)
Romanian
Russian
Spanish (ES and MX)
Swedish
Turkish

Special Order: This is not a stock item and is ordered specifically. Unfortunately, no returns, no cancellation, so please call our trained staff with any questions you may have prior to ordering to ensure you make a well informed, educated purchase.

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