OpenBook converts printed documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format for use on a computer using speech and the latest optical character recognition technology.
- Converts printed text to natural, human-like speech in many languages.
- Optical character recognition provides editable text.
- Scan bound books and maintain pagination.
- Low vision features tailor the appearance of text on the screen, including font style, size, character spacing, and colors.
- Automatic page capture for efficient document acquisition.
- Document navigation and management tools.
- Ability to search for and download books and other materials from the Internet.
- Support for listening to DAISY and other audio files.
- Add comments and highlighting.
- Emboss braille documents directly from OpenBook.
- Export to other applications such as Microsoft Word.
- Common key commands with JAWS and MAGic.
- Built-in photocopy functionality.
- Operating system: All 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008.
- Processor speed: 500 MHz Intel Pentium or faster.
- Memory: 256 MB (512 MB recommended).
- Disk space: 1.2 GB (on the drive containing the Program Files and Windows folders).
- Video: 256 color graphics.
- Sound: Windows compatible sound card.
- Keyboard: 104 key keyboard.
- Acquisition device: A TWAIN or WIA-compatible flatbed scanner or a Freedom Scientific camera.
- CD-ROM drive.
Options & Accessories:
- Can be combined with the PEARL document camera (sold separately) to provide instant portable access to printed material with an array of human-sounding voices.