The Mobile Device
that Reads Print Aloud to
The Intel® Reader enhances independence for people with visual
impairments, blindness, or reading-based learning disabilities by providing
convenient and flexible access to a variety of printed materials. The Intel® Reader's
unique design combines a high-resolution camera with the power of an Intel®
AtomTM processor that converts printed text to digital text, then
reads it aloud. With the Intel Reader, people can:
- Gain more freedom with the ability to read printed materials anytime,
- Enjoy greater flexibility, using the Intel Reader to access a wide variety
of printed materials and to read and manage content in the ways that are most
convenient for them.
- Gain independence, privacy and confidence by handling reading tasks for
themselves, without having to wait for assistance.
- Increase productivity and achieve more with fast, efficient access to the
printed information they need at work or school and in their daily lives.
Intel Reader Features
The Intel Reader gives people convenient and flexible access to
a variety of printed materials. Its features include:
The Intel Reader is easy to use. Simply point, shoot and listen to printed
text such as schoolwork, printed work documents, magazines, mail, cookbooks and
more. Easy-to-locate buttons, audio and visual navigation, and straightforward
menus make it easy to locate the functions users need.
Convenient Mobile Reading
Weighing just over a pound and about the size of a paperback book, the Intel
Reader provides all the power of a bulky PC and scanner in a convenient size for
work, school, home, or on the road. The Intel Reader fits easily in a purse or
backpack and is ideal for reading on the go, with a sturdy magnesium case and
generous battery life. Point-shoot-listen mode enables reading in a variety of
locations, from work and school to shopping or travel, making it easy to read
signs, product labels, concert programs, guidebooks and other text on the go,
and the earphones allow private listening, clearly and discretely, without
Convenient Bulk Capture for Large Documents
Intel® Portable Capture Station is used with the Intel Reader to
quickly and conveniently capture large amounts of text for school, work or
pleasure. The sturdy, portable stand enables complete, rapid text capture,
holding the camera to help capture books, magazines, newspapers, and other
documents. A transparent film holds books flat for easy capture, and the large,
easy-to-find capture button on the base helps users quickly capture lots of
pages. It folds up into a convenient briefcase size for use at home, work or
school. The Intel Portable Capture Station is usually sold separately from the
Content Management Features
The Intel Reader helps people organize and access their content efficiently
so they can accomplish tasks faster. The library feature lets people bookmark
favorite documents for fast access. Users can navigate within a document by
word, sentence, or by page, and they can go to a specific page or jump to the
beginning or the end. During playback, the text is highlighted as it is read
aloud, and users can have the Intel Reader pause and spell out highlighted
Content and Playback Choices
The Intel Reader can store and play back a wide choice of content. The
Intel Reader will play most content, including MP3, DAISY* books and even text
transferred from a PC, as well as MP3 or WAV music files. It can also generate
audio versions of printed materials, such as MP3s, that can be played on most
digital music players or computers. Users can play back content with lifelike
voices, selecting gender, pitch, and speed to suit their personal preferences. A
USB connection makes it easy to transfer files to or from a personal computer or
||Intel® Atom Processor
||4.3" (10.9 cm) (16:9)
||5 megapixel, auto focus
Focus range of 4" (10 cm) to approx. 1.1 yd (1 m)
||4 GB Intel® Solid State Drive (SSD), approx. 2
GB for user data. Can hold up to 600 processed pages (images and text) with
up to 20 pages waiting to be processed or up
to 500,000 text-only pages.
||USB 2.0 Type A; USB 2.0 Type Mini B; AC Power;
stereo audio jack
||Integrated speakers and 1/8" (.35 mm) audio jack
|Supported File Formats
||DAISY 2.02 (DAISY), NISO 2002 (z2002 or DAISY 3),
NISO 2005 (z2005 or DAISY 3), NIMAS 1.0/1.1, MP3,
WAV, ASCII text
||Rechargeable 6-cell lithium-ion; DC7.4V, 3300mAh. Charging
time approximately 150 minutes.
With a fully charged battery, the Reader can:
- Play over 4 hours of text-to-speech or MP3 audio
- Capture and process over 85 images of text
- Remain in standby for up to 5 days
||Helps protect Reader while allowing full camera, reading,
and listening functionality. Includes shoulder strap.
||Input: 100-240V, 1.5A; Output: 12V, 5A, 1 lb. (.45 kg)
||Product: 6.5" x 5.35" x 1.3"
(16.5 cm x 13.6 cm x 3.3 cm) with battery
Packaged: 11.5" x 7.6" x 6.5"
(29.5 cm x 19.3 cm x 16.5 cm)
||1.38 lbs (.63 kg) device with battery,
4.8 lbs (2.18 kg) packaged
1 Estimated. User results will vary based on actual content.
2 Battery operating time will vary depending on the type of content
being captured or played, usage conditions such as screen and flash settings, as
well as environmental factors such as temperature. As the battery ages,
anticipate lower operating duration.
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