Offering both magnification & text-to-speech; evolves with you as your eyesight changes
ReadEasy Evolve is a portable machine that reads to you. It translates any printed text into crystal clear speech within seconds. Newspapers, Letters, bank statements, books, recipes, product packaging, and more, are all read with ease. It’s the stand-alone reading machine that can read documents at large as 11″x17″ in size such as an open textbook!
ReadEasy Evolve is for anyone who needs quick, easy and accurate access to printed material. Listen to text a press of a single button!
The ReadEasy Evolve has been specifically designed to be as simple as possible to set up and use. With its intuitive control system comprising just 6 buttons, it is ideal for users of all ages.
The second half of this webinar features the ReadEasy Evolve presented by developer Ellis Ellis of Visionaid International in the UK
Who is the ReadEasy Evolve for?
With the push of a single button the ReadEasy Evolve photographs printed text & within seconds, begins reading it out loud.
It is ideal for both partially sighted & blind people of all ages & abilities. It offers the ability to magnify & enhance reading material in a variety of viewing modes while simultaneously reading it aloud (with the Feature Pack).
Perfect for reading books, newspapers, magazines, post, bank statements, food packaging, medicines, tins & much more.
Set up & Transport
The ReadEasy Evolve has been designed to be as simple as possible to set up & use. It features an integrated foldable carrying handle making it effortless to move from room-to-room. It has a detachable camera for easy transportation & both the camera and the optional Feature Pack stow neatly inside the back of the unit. The camera positions easily for either letter or tabloid size documents. The included positioning guide & retractable tab enable users to align both letter and tabloid sized documents by touch alone.
Easy to Use
The ReadEasy Evolve has built-in tactile controls, comprising just 6 buttons. It is incredibly simple & intuitive to use for people of all ages & abilities.
Have documents in thick books or odd shapes? There’s no need to smash the spine on thick books. ReadEasy Evolve adjusts its focus to pick up text perfectly even on curved and odd surfaces like thick books, food containers and cans/bottles.
ReadEasy Evolve will automatically detect and read different languages. It even permits users to read mixed language documents, switching automatically between languages, sentence by sentence.
Scan in an entire book, just by turning the pages. ReadEasy Evolve will even correct the orientation of images to make sure text is always facing up, regardless of how the document is oriented under the camera.
ReadEasy Evolve uses the latest camera and recognition technology to ensure it is as accurate as possible, even on complicated newspaper layouts or items such as tin cans and medicine bottles.
ReadClear Technology ensures accurate text recognition. It stops text being captured when a document is moving / being positioned.
PowerRead (with Feature Pack) feature for avid readers enables immediate reading of multiple pages. Listen to & navigate the first page immediately while the remaining pages can be captured automatically in the background.
ReadHere (with Feature Pack) feature for low vision users; only read the parts of a document that are of interest. Click or press on your chosen word in Live Mode to capture the text & start reading from that word. This eliminates the text always being read to you from the beginning, saving time & frustration.
• First device able to read 11″x17″ (double-letter / tabloid) size documents
• Capable of reading text as small as 5pt when capturing letter-sized documents (e.g. Yes, it really is reading this aloud to you!)
• Extremely accurate when reading both simple & complicated material, analyses the page layout to identify columns & pictures
• Table mode for reading bank statements, schedules etc.
• LED lighting allows capturing in poorly lit areas or complete darkness
• Supports 30+ languages with automatic detection
• 40 reading speeds
• Loud, clear, stereo speakers
• Can read text in any orientation
• Capture thick objects (boxes, bottles, containers etc.) without issue
• Intuitive Help button with audio instructions of each button’s function
|Capture Area||Tabloid (11×17″) at 6pt font and Letter (8.5×11″) at 5pt font|
|Time to read||3 seconds|
|Languages||Supports over 30 languages|
|Speakers||6 Watts Stereo RMS|
|Dimensions||8.7 x 4.3 x 8.1 inches|
|Power||110-240 V AC input|
19 V 3.42 A output
|Connections||USB 3.0 x 2, HDMI,|
DisplayPort, 3.5 mm
|Warranty||2-Years, Parts and Labor|
Optional Feature Pack
For blind users:
The tactile Wireless Control Pad with multi-year battery life enables additional features; multi-page document capture, navigation control, & the ability to; save, load, import, export & bookmark documents. The dedicated ‘multipage’ button enables reading long documents without interruption whilst the unique navigation dial allows quick word-by-word navigation for rewinding or fast-forwarding of text if something was not heard or fully understood. Includes magnetic simplifier.
For partially sighted users:
The ReadEasy Evolve connects to any TV or monitor to magnify (over 100x), enhance & display documents, whilst reading them aloud. The control pad’s integrated joystick makes sliding documents around under the camera a thing of the past; read faster & more comfortably than with a video magnifier. ReadEasy Evolve fully supports touchscreens; pinch to zoom, effortlessly pan around & tap on a word to start reading. 6 enhanced text views with the ability to fully customize the cursor size, spacing, highlighting etc. for your individual requirements. Additional guidance available with on-screen help.