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Plustek BookReader V-100, Text to Speech Peripheral Scanner & Read Back Device

SKU: ICDPBRV100 MFR: B66BBE21A
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About the Plustek V-100

Text-to Speech Peripheral Device
The Plustek BookReader features highly accurate OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and auto document orientation. This combination guarantees correct output for TTS (Text to Speech). You only need to press one button, and the Plustek Book Reader will convert printed text into high quality speech with a lifelike voice.
• Plustek's BookReader integrates high-speed scanning, natural voice synthesis (for read back) and highly accurate text-to-speech and optical character recognition (OCR) functionality, all in one device. Additional features, especially designed for the vision impaired, include: magnifying functions, font controls, volume controls, speech controls, bookmark functions, PDF reading, etc. All of them combined make BookReader a highly versatile computer companion.
• The BookReader comes with OCR and text-to-speech (TTS) software. Both of them allow the scanner to copy and read the documents scanned. To use these features, the user simply places a book or document on the scanning platen and, with the touch of one button, the book is scanned for one's reading pleasure. With a single touch, the Book Reader transforms printed words into audio output which can be saved in MP3 format for archiving and later access.
• Embedded OCR guarantees accurate scan results and allows the software to rotate disoriented text to generate a clearer message for the user. The unit comes with Plustek patented SEE Technology which uses a curved lamp to provide a clear scan of the book without distortion along the spine of big, bulky books.



Plustek V-100 Features

  • Natural Voice
  • The Plustek Book Reader provides exceptional quality speech output to make your book reading experience more enjoyable.
  • Magnifying Tool
  • The user-friendly magnifying tool can be used independently of the Book Reader system and it gives you complete access to all other programs you might need. It provides a see & speak function while you are reading the text.
  • PDF Available
  • It is a one step process to create or save into PDF format. You even can read PDF documents from the Internet.
  • Audio Filing
  • Scanned documents can be saved in MP3 or WAV format. With the assistance of portable audio devices, you can enjoy reading books anytime and anywhere
  • Color Contrast
  • The color contrast function increases the visual effectiveness and helps those with color blindness to use certain color combinations. This allows for a more enjoyable and easy reading that is not hard on the eyes.
  • Zoom Text
  • This function provides the ability to enlarge documents to allow for an easier read
  • Hot keys
  • Simple hot key design to control the functions you need, such as voice volume, forward/backward, reading speed, color contrast, word spelling, etc.
  • Repeating Function
  • It will allow the user to repeat any of the text with varying degrees (i.e., word, sentence, paragraph, page) with one button.
  • Word spelling
  • The word spelling function can enhance learning accuracy and pronunciation of words.
  • Text Editable:
  • A useful and practical tool to rewrite or modify the scanned documents.
  • Bundled software packages:
  • ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus
  • ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint plus comes with simple user interface, supports recognition up to 177 languages and has the following features,
  • Instantly retype your paper documents
  • Work with multi-page documents
  • Easily create Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, TXT, HTML files
  • Simply share the information in the appropriate digital format

Plustek V-100 Specifications

Interface USB 2.0
Technology Color CCD image sensor
Hardware Resolution 1200 dpi
Max. Flatbed Scanning area 216 x 297 mm (8.5" x 11.69", A4/ Letter Size)
Scan Mode Single Pass
Lamp Cold Cathode
Power Consumption 18W (operation), 4.3W (idle)
Cable Length Cable Length 150 cm (59.06")
System Requirements IBM Compatible PC, with Pentium II or faster CPU, CD-ROM Driver, One available USB Port, 128 MB RAM (256MB recommended), 500 MB free HDD space, Microsoft Windows XP, 2000
Dimensions (D x W x H) 453 x 285 x 105 mm (18 x 11 x 4 inches)
Weight Approx. 3900g / 8.5 lb (scanner only)
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