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Scanners are used to assist individuals who have vision limitations that prevent them from accomplishing essential job tasks.  They accomplish this by allowing a user to convert hard copy documents into an electronic format.  Converting hard copy documents into an electronic format will allow individuals to use other forms of assistive technology to give them information in an accessible format so they can accomplish their essential job functions.
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Blaze ET

Blaze ET

The Blaze ET is a portable scanner reader device. This device provides text to speech and allows users to take pictures of printed materials using Optical Character Recognition (OCR). It includes a numeric keypad with apps including Calculator, Memo, and Dictionary. It also features Wi-Fi and buttons for music, radio, recording and books. Individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision and are required to access information on hard copy documents as a part of their required job functions may benefit from this device. 

Built-in Storage
Eye-Pal Solo

Eye-Pal Solo

The Eye-Pal Solo is a portable, self-contained scanner/reader. It has a built in camera that captures images of printed documents and converts them into speech using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software. This item does not have a screen, so it only produces speech output. The Eye-Pal Solo reads the printed document at the individual's desired volume and speed. The Eye-Pal Solo weighs 7 pounds, and is 12.4 inches wide, 10.6 inches deep, and 3.4 inches tall. Individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision and are required to access information on hard copy documents in various locations as a part of their required job functions may benefit from this device.

Computer Use Only
HP ScanJet Pro 2500 fl Flatbed Scanner

HP ScanJet Pro 2500 fl Flatbed Scanner

The HP ScanJet Pro 2500 fl Flatbed Scanner is a scanner. This item can be provided to individuals who specifically telework as a form of reasonable accommodation. This scanner can scan pages up to 8.5 by 122 inches, allowing the user to produce up to 40 images per minute with two-sided scanning and a 50-page automatic document feeder. The scanner allows the user to create one-button, custom settings for recurring scan jobs, as well as define scan profiles for common document types and share or archive scans directly to popular cloud destinations. Users can capture text from documents for easy editing with HP Scan and I.R.I.S. Readiris Pro OCR software. Individuals with vision limitations or who telework as a form of reasonable accommodation may benefit from this device.

Computer Use Only
i-Reader - OCR Text to Speech Reading Machine

i-Reader - OCR Text to Speech Reading Machine

The i-Reader is a scanner/reader. This item allows a user to take a snapshot of hardcopy documents and then use text to speech capabilities to read the document aloud. If desired, users can use the headset jack and included headphones to listen quietly to text being read to them. They can also select the reading voice and choose from a number of different reading speed options. This item has a word spelling function and allows the user to navigate text by using the arrow keys, pausing, forwarding, and rewinding per word and line. Using the VGA or HDMI inputs, the i-Reader can be connected to an external monitor for additional reading options: eight different zoom settings ranging from 1.5x to 65x as well as rotate view, wrapped, redrawn, and original view. Individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision and are required to access information on hard copy documents in various locations as a part of their required job functions may benefit from this device.

Built-In Camera Magnification VGA Input
i-Reader - OCR Text to Speech Reading Machine AC _ Battery

i-Reader - OCR Text to Speech Reading Machine AC & Battery

The i-Reader is a scanner/reader. This item allows a user to take a snapshot of hardcopy documents and then use text to speech capabilities to read the document aloud. If desired, users can use the headset jack and included headphones to listen quietly to text being read to them. They can also select the reading voice and choose from a number of different reading speed options. This item has a word spelling function and allows the user to navigate text by using the arrow keys, pausing, forwarding, and rewinding per word and line. Using the VGA or HDMI inputs, the i-Reader can be connected to an external monitor for additional reading options: eight different zoom settings ranging from 1.5x to 65x as well as rotate view, wrapped, redrawn, and original view. This version of the i-Reader is powered by AC battery. Individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision and are required to access information on hard copy documents in various locations as a part of their required job functions may benefit from this device.

Built-In Camera Magnification VGA Input
Optelec Clear Reader+

Optelec Clear Reader+

The Optelec Clear Reader+ is a scanner. This device has a high resolution auto-focus camera with state of the art wide angle optics and a high resolution full screen HDMI monitor support up to 1920x1080 pixels. It also features fast text recognition (OCR), 59 high quality, easy-to-change reading voices 31 supported languages. Individuals with visual limitations may benefit from using this device to complete essential job functions. 

Built-In Camera
PEARL Portable Reading Solution

PEARL Portable Reading Solution

The Pearl Portable Reading Solution is a scanner used as part of a scanner/reader solution. The PEARL Portable Reading Solution is a camera that captures printed material as an image and converts it into an electronic format. Once the information is converted, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software converts the image to speech. The PEARL Portal Reading Solution weighs 2.20 pounds and is 14 inches long, 3 inches wide, and 2 inches tall when folded up. The PEARL Portable Reading Solution does not work independently; it needs to be paired with OCR software, such as Openbook. Individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision, have OCR software on their computer, and are required to access information on hard copy documents in various locations as a part of their required job functions may benefit from this device.

Built-In Camera Computer Use Only
Pearl with Openbook

PEARL with Openbook

Pearl with Openbook is a scanner and reader software. The Pearl camera is connected to a computer and it captures images of printed materials. Openbook is software that is installed on the same computer. Once the image is captured, the Openbook uses Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to convert the image into speech. When used together, Pearl with Openbook can be used as a video magnifier. This allows the individual to enlarge printed documents in real-time on the monitor of the computer the Pearl camera is connected to. Individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision and are required to access information on hard copy documents as a part of their required job functions may benefit from this device.

Built-In Camera Computer Use Only Magnification
ReadDesk Plus - Scanner , Reader , Magnifier

ReadDesk Plus – Scanner / Reader / Magnifier

The ReadDesk Plus – Scanner / Reader / Magnifier is a scanner/reader. This device allows you to hear books, newspapers, prescription labels, utility bills and other text and documents read to you. It also allows you to convert text into PDF or MP3 files for greater flexibility and the ability to listen to them on the go. Individuals who have visual limitations may benefit from using this device to complete essential job functions.

Built-In Camera Magnification
ReadDesk - scanner/reader/magnifier

ReadDesk– Scanner / Reader / Magnifier

ReadDesk is a scanner/reader/magnifier. This device captures, magnifies, and reads entire page. It also allows users to change text color to suit your needs. Not only does this device scan and read documents, it also allows individuals to save text as PDF or MP3 files. This device connects to PC (not included) for magnification. Individuals with visual limitations who have to read hard copy documents as a part of their job may benefit from using this device to complete essential job functions.

Built-In Camera Magnification
ReadEasy Evolve

ReadEasy Evolve

The ReadEasy Evolve is a scanner/reader. This device is portable and can read back printed documents that are up to 11"x17" in size. It can read back text that is as small as 5pt and it also has LED lighting to use the device in areas with minimal light. It can recognize 30+ languages and has 40 different reading speeds. Individuals who have a vision limitation that requires them to read frequently to accomplish essential job functions may benefit from this device.

Built-In Camera
ReadEasy Move Reading System

ReadEasy Move Reading System

The ReadEasy Move Reading System is a scanner reader device. The machine converts printed text to speech output. The device features a keypad and can translate text on flat and round surfaces. It also includes a button to access the reader and six controls to access the main features. Individuals who are born blind or have extremely low vision who are required to access information on hard copy documents as part of their required job functions may benefit from this device.

Built-In Camera
Readit Air

Readit Air

The Readit Air is a portable CCTV. This item is just under1.1 pounds and can be used by those those with differing computer skill levels. The Readit Air is used by placing a document or text underneath the camera and pressing enter. This allows the camera to capture the text and magnify it on the screen which attaches to the Readit via USB. The OCR capability allows the computer to process the words in a few seconds in the chosen text size, color and format desired. Individuals who are visually impaired or blind may use this device to accomplish essential job functions.

Built-In Camera Magnification USB
ReadIt Software

ReadIt Software

The ReadIt Software is a component that allows for a user to scan their documents, import electronic files and convert them into an easier format.  This ReadIt software had two color enhanced modes, line spacing adjustments, 6 viewing modes, and custom highlighting. The user can adjust their font sizes within the document accordingly or have the document read aloud to them. similarly, in choosing to navigate through a document, one can use a word, sentence, paragraph of page number to create shortcuts. Individuals who are low vision or blind can accomplish essential job functions by using this device.

Magnification