Product Type: 
Device modifier
Manufacturer Name: 
Approximate Cost: $1,000.00


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Product Description: 

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.

Main Features: 

  • 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.

Primary Specifications: 

  • ​​​​​​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.

More Information: 

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