Computing

Scan and Listen

  • December 17, 2009

­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.

Product: Intel Reader
Cost: $1,500
Availability: Now
Source: reader.intel.com
Companies: Intel

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