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Text-to-speech-device

Unique function

For Optelec We have developed a completely new aid for the visually impaired. A device with a unique function: the automatic conversion of printed text into speech. Resulting in the ClearReader+.

The ClearReader+ text-to-speech device is a new-to-the-world concept. That is why a new archetype was created. This resulted in a product with an attractive, yet calm design language, supported by a control panel that is accessible for all.

Converts printed text into speech

Accessible User Interface

Social tool for the blind or visually impaired

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User friendly

The device has a simple folding camera arm which the user can place over a newspaper, a letter or a book. After pressing the scan button, the camera takes a photograph of the text and, a few seconds later, reads the text out loud automatically.

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Design

The design and colour of the controls make them easy to distinguish and use for the visually impaired or the blind. Thanks to the handle, it's a convenient device to bring along. The colours and materials match the exisiting product range of Optelec devices.

Social tool

The Optelec ClearReader+ is an important social tool for the blind and visually impaired, as well as for people with literacy problems or dyslexia. A dedicated device that turns text into speech is completely new. This product works across borders by offering four languages as standard: Dutch, English, French and German. The reading speeds can be customised.

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