New AI technology released in handheld reading device

OrCam Read – The handheld OCR solution for any reading difficulty. 


OrCam Technologies, a leader in personal, AI-driven innovations, has launched its newest assistive technology optical character recognition / text to speech (OCR/TTS) device, the handheld OrCam Read.


OrCam Read with a book


OrCam Read brings a novel approach to reading assistance. The first-of-its-kind handheld reader is meticulously designed for people with reading difficulties stemming from mild to moderate vision impairment, reading fatigue, dyslexia, aphasia, and other conditions, as well as for those who read large volumes of text, empowering them with real-time responsiveness.


It seamlessly reads text from any printed surface or digital screen. It enables you to enjoy the morning paper, read any book, and even read all that appears on your computer or smartphone screen. Privately read the text that you choose, improve your time studying, work more efficiently.


See OrCam Read in action:


Quantum’s Nick Powell demonstrates the device:


Further information is available here:

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