The Intel Reader, powered by an Atom processor, is a handheld device with a five-megapixel camera that can read aloud any printed text it is pointed at, including product labels, receipts, and pages from books and newspapers. Previously, visually impaired or dyslexic people required a desktop scanner connected to a computer to convert print into speech.
Credit: Joshua Scott
Product: Intel Reader
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