The ReadDesk Lite Plus Scanner-Reader-Magnifier is another proof of how technology has once again made our life much easier. With this device, you will be able to listen to your books, newspapers, prescription labels, utility bills and all other texts and documents than can are read to you. And wait, there’s more! You can convert the texts into PDF or MP3 files for making the most of its flexibility and the ability to listen to them even when on the road. Read more of this device through this ReadDesk Lite Plus Scanner-Reader-Magnifier Review.
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What exactly does this device do? The ReadDesk Plus is a simple scanning, reading and magnifying device with all the features needed to make would make your reading much more convenient and easy as it has an instant text to speech capabilities. This device allows you to just listening to your books while doing other stuff and multi-task.
What are the key features of this scanner / reader / magnifier?
With a weight of less than 1.5 lbs., the ReadDesk Lite Plus Scanner-Reader-Magnifier is very lightweight and can also be folded and become small enough to fit into your laptop bag. Its text to speech feature or more commonly known as Optical character recognition (OCR) makes your daily reading an even more delightful pastime. With this unit, you are able to scan, read, magnify, save and listen to any printed material in a natural sounding voice. Also, when connect it to your laptop/desktop you are able to view magnified text with crystal clear font.
Another great feature of this device is that it has the capability to convert your printed texts into PDF or MP3 files, which makes you able to access it anytime and anywhere. You can also have the MP3 files played in your car while driving. Its color enhancement feature can manipulate the colors on the computer screen in dozens of ways so it doesn’t strain your eyes. Say for example, you may choose to view text as with a combination that your eyes would prefer like: yellow on black; black on yellow; black on green; green on black; blue on yellow; yellow on blue etc.
- Light weight and can be folded
- Crystal clear font at any zoom level
- Easy to install and use
- User friendly interface
- Captures magnifies and reads entire page
- Talking menu makes it easy to navigate into the settings
- Auto start feature when the camera is plugged into your computer
- Saves printed material in the form of a PDF file
- Converts your printed material into a MP3 file
- Features such as magnification is done not on the device but on your computer
- Works with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 (No Mac compatibility as of the writing of this review yet)