A Full Page Portable Reader Scanner Solution for the Visually Impaired

A Full Page Portable Reader Scanner Solution for the Visually Impaired

Posted on Jan.17, 2019, under Press Releases


Enhanced Vision® Makes Reading Easily Accessible with the Smart Reader HD

A Full Page Portable Reader Scanner Solution for the Visually Impaired


Huntington Beach, California January 17, 2019 — Enhanced Vision, the global leader in low vision accessibility products, announces the availability of the Smart Reader HD. The Smart Reader HD is a lightweight, portable reader/scanner with large built-in user friendly tactile control buttons.

A fully integrated solution, the Smart Reader HD offers the advantage of a built-in HD camera and OCR (optical character recognition). Smart Reader HD enables individuals with low vision to retain the pleasure of reading by listening along or by attaching a monitor to view the text. Users can view in color, enhanced high-contrast positive or negative modes, allowing for higher contrasts and easier viewing. With easy-to-use buttons and dials, customers can enlarge or reduce the text in seconds and change viewing options for easier visibility.

Simply position any reading material under the camera and in seconds Smart Reader HD begins reading aloud. This portable system is ideal for reading magazines, books, newspapers and more. The built-in speaker offers premium audio quality. There are over 20 languages available with high-quality natural male or female voices and the 8-hour rechargeable battery will give countless hours of literary enjoyment.

“Our primary focus has always been clear, to develop solutions that improve the quality of life for the visually impaired, said Richard Tapping, vice president at Vispero. “Fear of technology is no longer a barrier for those suffering from macular degeneration or other low vision ailments. With its focus on simplistic design and ease of use controls the Smart Reader HD is another example of our commitment to empower visual independence,” Tapping continued.

Additional features include:

  • Audio out to ensure privacy
  • HDMI and DVI outputs for monitor attachment (not included)
  • Over 30 color modes to optimize contrast and brightness
  • Easy image scan, save and recall
  • USB port for importing/exporting documents


The Smart Reader HD is available now through Enhanced Vision’s website or call 888.811.3161 to find a local dealer.

About Enhanced Vision

Enhanced Vision is a leading worldwide provider of assistive technology products for those with vision impairments. Since its inception in 1996, Enhanced Vision has brought many of the industry’s most innovative assistive technologies to the market. Today our product portfolio is considered one of the most diverse and reliable on the market.

The Enhanced Vision brand is part of the Vispero family of brands and is headquartered in Huntington Beach, CA with offices in Germany and the UK. For more information, please visit https://www.enhancedvision.com.


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