OCR Document Reader Devices

OCR DevicesDevices with OCR feature - OCR Cameras & Scanners

OCR  Devices

What Is?What is a OCR Document Reader Device ?

Optical character recognition (also optical character reader, OCR) is the mechanical or electronic conversion of images of typed, handwritten or printed text into machine-encoded text, whether from a scanned document, a photo of a document, a scene-photo (for example the text on signs and billboards. OCR Document Reader Devices are stand alone devices performing this function.

Orcam My EyeOrcam My Eye.
The camera in the Orcam device can view objects and words and communicate to you what it sees.   For example, by pointing your finger at a sign or group of words on a menu, OrCam will read the words to you.
Identify previously entered consumer products, credit cards and even pre-loaded money notes to make shopping, dining and paying quicker and easier.
Recognize known faces. Now there's no more uncertainty of who is standing before you. Previously stored faces are recognized and announced
The camera attaches right to your glasses a

nd can be discreetly worn whenever you go out.
Announcements are made over the earpiece which is attached to your glasses and the control unit can be worn on your belt or in a pocket.

ABiSee Eye Pal SoloABiSee Eye Pal Solo.
The Eye-Pal SOLO reads almost anything printed aloud without a computer. Books, newspapers, mail, labels, bills, directions, even text on a crumpled piece of paper quickly and easily
We developed the Eye-Pal SOLO to enable anyone who is blind, lower-vision challenged or neurologically disabled to easily assimilate any type of printed text and read it
Place down a book or newspaper and within seconds it begins to read IT aloud.
Our proprietary software and hardware integration delivers feature-rich benefits including advanced OCR accuracy, instant scanning, motion activation, foreign language reading, voice support and more — all in a compact, easy-to-carry package under 6lbs.
Wave your hand near the reading material and it will pause. Pass your hand again and it resumes.

Devices with OCR Features

What Is?What is a Device with OCR Features ?

A device  with OCR feature is a device which primary function is not OCR text conversion but includes this function.

OCR Cameras & Scanners

What Is?what is an OCR Camera & Scanner ?

A OCR Camera or Scanner is used in combination with OCR software to convert a graphic image of text into a format  that can be read to the user by screen reading software


Pearl OCR CameraPEARL Portable Reading Camera.
The PEARL, combined with OpenBook scanning and reading software, brings blind and low vision users instant portable access to printed material with an array of human-sounding voices. The folding camera deploys in seconds to connect to your PC and snap a picture of your reading material and begins reading it aloud instantly.
In automatic mode, the PEARL senses motion, so it knows to snap an image and begin reading again whenever you turn a page.
The PEARL sets up in seconds and folds into a compact 14”x 3”x 2 1/8” package, and zips into its protective neoprene case for maximum portability.

Built-in LED lighting for dim settings
Scan 20 pages per minute while reading
Add comments and highlighting
OpenBook scanning identifies columns and places them in logical reading order
Export to other applications like Microsoft® Word or Notepad
Runs off a single USB port – no battery or external power supply required.

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