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Product Category
Optical Character Recognition Systems

Product Type
  • Software
Product Description
Scans and converts printed documents or graphics-based text into an electronic text format. Provides two text-to-speech software synthesizers—RealSpeak, which features a natural human-sounding voice, and ViaVoice, which provides practical and efficient speech for editing or skimming documents. Supports most hardware speech synthesizers. Other features include a fax utility, copy function, and online book search.

Freedom Scientific

Distributed by
Freedom Scientific

Distributor Contact

  • Handling Money
  • Reading Books and Periodicals
  • Reading Print
Suggested Price

30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee and limited one-year warranty against manufacturing defects

Technical Support (Phone)
(727) 803-8600, Mon-Fri, 8:30 A.M.-7:00 P.M, EST

Documentation Format
  • Electronic
  • Print
Documentation Language
  • English (American)
  • German
Self-contained Unit

Compatible Operating Systems
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 98
  • Windows ME
  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Pro
Hardware Requirement
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • IBM Compatible PC
  • Keyboard
  • Sound Card
  • TWAIN - Compatible Scanner
Available Hard Disk Space Required
460 MB

Installation Options
  • Speech Output
Keyboard Type
  • Full-Sized Keyboard
Output Devices
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Speech
Available with Braille Display

Scanner Type
  • Flat-Bed
  • Sheet-Fed
Converts Scanned Text to MP3 Files

Recognizes and Reads PDF Files

Recognizes Currency

Searches Online for e-Books

OCR Engine
  • FineReader
  • OmniPage
  • Recognita
Skill Level
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
Accessories (Included)
  • Dictionary
  • Speech Synthesizer
  • Spell Checker
  • Thesaurus
File Types Played
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word
  • PDF
  • text
Year First Available

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