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Enhanced Vision Introduces the Smart Reader

A Portable Text-to-Speech Reading Solution for the Blind and Visually Impaired

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/14 -- Enhanced Vision introduces the Smart Reader, a full-page OCR (text-to-speech) reading device to be used around the home, work or school. This highly anticipated product provides convenience and independence for people who are either blind or have low vision by offering accurate and efficient full page OCR technology. With a simple push of a button, users can have any printed text read back to them in a clear, natural-sounding customizable voice.

Text-to-speech is a convenient alternative for those who find desktop magnifiers ineffective. Whether suffering from tired eyes, or preferring to sit back and listen, the Smart Reader allows users to go beyond magnification and achieve the freedom of reading their documents without the help of others. And like all other Enhanced Vision products, the Smart Reader is built for longevity; Users who have a degenerative eye condition will find the Smart Reader useful now, and in the future, knowing they can comfortably rely on full page text-to-speech to compensate for low vision or blindness.

Enhanced Vision's Smart Reader offers several advantages, including a compact, simple design, and an accurate, quick scanning camera, capable of reading complex page layouts. Smart Reader can read any printed text placed in front of it, such as books, mail, newspapers and receipts. And, in addition to being a full-page reader, this dual high resolution system comes with the convenient option to connect with a monitor or TV, allowing users to increase the text size, and read along at their own adjustable speed. For a true portable experience, attach Smart Reader to Enhanced Vision's 13.3" Portable Battery Operated Monitor and enjoy up to 3.5 hours of reading anywhere!

The main focus of vision assistive technology has always been on making life easier for the visually impaired. Taking into consideration what low vision consumers find most useful, Enhanced Vision is merging cutting-edge technology with unmatched quality, making the Smart Reader an impressive, affordable solution.

About Low Vision
Currently, more than 15 million people in the United States are diagnosed with a visual impairment, such as Macular Degeneration or Glaucoma, which makes daily activities like reading, writing, and working a real challenge. Considering that this number is expected to double within the next decade, leading eye care specialists agree that video magnification is an effective low vision solution.

About Enhanced Vision
Enhanced Vision is the leading developer of innovative low vision magnifiers designed specifically for people who struggle with macular degeneration, and/or other visual impairments. The company offers a comprehensive line of electronic magnifying solutions, giving thousands the chance to regain their visual independence by providing the ability to read, write, watch TV, and other activities they used to cherish. Enhanced Vision continues to design powerful and affordable low vision magnifiers, with the intention of restoring confidence in the lives of anyone who yearns to see clearly. All of these products are designed and built at the corporate office in Huntington Beach, California. Enhanced Vision products are available in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Enhanced Vision Contact Information:
Enhanced Vision
(888) 811-3161
(714) 465-3400

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