What is OrCam Read Smart?
OrCam Read Smart is a handheld reading device that reads from any printed surface or digital screen. It is the size and shape of a pen and has an amazing OCR (Optical Character Recognition) capabilities – it’s fast, accurate and easy to use. Similarly to OrCam MyEye, it takes a picture of the text and instantaneously reads it aloud.
The OrCam Read Smart offers advanced features. Smart reading, currency detection, barcodes, color detection, identify products, and additional language packs. OrCam Read Smart comes with 1 primary and 1 secondary language.
Who can benefit from Orcam Read Smart?
OrCam Read has been designed to address the needs of people with reading disabilities, such as dyslexia, and those with mild to moderate low vision.
OrCam Read Mix features:
• 13-megapixel camera in front
• Built-in speaker
• Only 4 buttons
o Plus – increases volume or rate of speech
o Minus – decreases volume or rate of speech
• Bluetooth connectivity
2 reading options
o Capture a block of text with a box-shaped laser beam
o Choose where to start reading with an arrow-shaped laser beam
• No need to scan text or follow a line, all you have to do is hold the device in front of the text, push a button, and the text is read aloud instantly
• No internet connectivity is required and there is no connectivity to the cloud
Warranty and upgrades:
1 year warranty
Free software upgrades during the warranty period
Compare OrCam devices.
OrCam devices can improve a person's quality-of-life, yet they do not improve eyesight. OrCam devices require the user to have control of their head and hands and be able to hear (with or without hearing aids).