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Cool Tool: The Intel Reader

In Cool Tools on November 28, 2009 at 7:51 pm

IT LOOKS LIKE A HAND-HELD VIDEO GAME but whoever holds and uses it will undoubtedly gain a much more academically productive experience. The brochure says, “Point. Shoot. Listen.” — and that about sums it up. You hold it with two hands, flip it upward, push a button, flip it back and listen. In other words, it looks at the pages of your book and reads them for you. Good for students who can’t read or have difficulty reading. Effective for blind people as well. This is not an e-book reader. This device scans and reads texts, speaking them aloud to its user. Comes with headphones. $1,499. See How It Works

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