Reporter Smart 2.1

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Product Description: 

Reporter Smart 2.1 is a printed text reader designed for blind and visually impaired people, as well as people who have problems with printed text for other reasons such as reading, learning or language difficulties.

Main Features: 

  • The one-button operation does not require computer knowledge to obtain a clear result.
  • Text from a book, a letter or a bank statement, in lines or columns.
  • The cover ensures that ambient light or wrinkled paper does not affect the scanning result.
  • Scan, have text recognized and read aloud.
  • Pause and continue reading.
  • Forward and backward per word and per sentence.
  • Let words and numbers be spelled.
  • Columns are automatically recognized and read in the correct order. The user can turn this function on or off to read tables, lists or excerpts.
  • Adjust read speed and volume.
  • Connection for headphones available.
  • Help function.
  • All functions of the simple mode are also available in extended mode.
  • Selecting specific reading and scanning settings.
  • Change and save scan and read settings.
  • Scan and read text from multiple pages.
  • Search and read texts in different formats (doc, docx, txt, rtf) from built-in CD reader or external devices connected to the Reporter Smart via USB (USB stick, USB hard disk, etc.) or from memory cards.
  • Saving scanned texts as txt files in the memory of the Reporter Smart itself or on an external disk: USB stick or memory card (SD, MMC, SDHC).
  • Saving scanned texts as MP3 files on USB stick or memory card (SD, MMC, SDHC).
  • Name the files to be saved and create a folder structure.
  • Naming the files via voice recording or by entering the file name with the reporter buttons.
  • Reading daisy books from the built-in CD player, from external devices connected to the Reporter Smart or from memory cards.
  • Play daisy books using the most common daisy navigation functions, including bookmark function.
  • Play music files in mp3 format, audio files in wav and wma format, audio CDs.
  • The device can be set in two different ways: basic or advanced.
  • If the user mainly needs a device that scans and reads a text without resorting to additional functions, it will remain set in its basic mode. Additional functions are disabled and do not confuse the user.
  • For advanced users, it has everything in-house to listen to texts and to store, navigate, manage, and share them.
  • By entering a key combination, it switches to its extended mode with numerous additional functions.
  • Recognizes text and reads in 20 languages.
  • Automatic language recognition of 12 languages.
  • Each language has its own reading voice with accents and pleasant timbre.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Two operating modes, to be set via the control buttons.
  • Volume is adjustable with an ergonomic volume knob.
  • Possibility to connect external headphones.
  • Synthetic speech from Nuance Vocalizer. Voting of Acapela Infovox on request.
  • Available system languages: Dutch, French, English, German, Norwegian. Other system languages ​​on request.
  • Daisy functionality.
  • MP3 functionality.
  • Storage on a hard disk, SD, USB, MMC, SDHC.
  • The device consists of one housing with power cord, without peripherals.
  • All control buttons and inputs for devices to be connected are located on the front.
  • Scan format: A4 / Letter.
  • Dimensions: (WxLxH): 29.5 x 53 x 10.5 cm.
  • Weight: 5.6 kg.

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