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#atia11: More Info on ZoomReader Obtained

We've obtained a bit more information and screenshots of ZoomReader, AI Squared's upcoming magnification and OCR product. From the description we've found, it appears to work with VoiceOver commands and also perhaps voice commands. Here's a further description after the jump, though remember that none of this has been made public by the company as of this writing.

The text reads:

ZoomReader will take a picture of your text, convert the image to text via state
of the art OCR technology, and then read the text back to you in a natural human
sounding voice.
All this in a simple, low-vision friendly solution that responds to VoiceOver commands
as well as VoiceControl
Focus the camera
Use our extensive color filters
Automatically processRead to you in large print with your choice of colors and fonts
Read to you in large print with your choice of colors and fonts

In addition, a screenshot of a settings dialog reveals controls for font size, highlight color, voice speed, and a voice button.

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.

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