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.
OrCam Read Smart is a first-of-its-kind lightweight, handheld device with a smart camera that seamlessly reads text from any printed surface or digital screen. This version comes packaged with the Smart Reading feature. This device reads text in English and Spanish.
Full Page Capture
Unlike all other devices where you must scan word-by-word, OrCam Read captures full pages.
Two intuitive laser guidance options: Capture a specific block of text or choose where to begin reading.
Including: newspapers, books, menus, signs, product labels and screens.
Bright LED Light
Makes reading easy in dimly-lit environments.
Simply ask for the text that interests you. "Read the headlines," "Read amounts," or "Start from" a specific section.
Intuitive device, simply point and click, that's all there is to it.
New! "Hey OrCam!"
Now OrCam Read can be activated with voice commands! Simply speak “Hey OrCam,” followed by the voice command.
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).