Member preferred reading tools

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Readers preferred by blind people

ReaderCostPlatformKey Features

UK education collection WebReader

FREEAny computer running one of these browsers:
  • Chrome browser 33+
  • Safari browser 6.1+
  • Chromebooks 14+
    VoiceOver or TalkBack required to read aloud on mobile browsers.
    • Integrated Text to Speech
    • Compatible with Screen Readers
    • Includes image descriptions when available
    • No app download necessary

    Go Read

    FREE Compatible with Android devices (Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above)
    • Compatible with TalkBack
    • Integrated Text to Speech

    Voice Dream Reader

    £7.99 iOS: compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Many new features require iOS 7.0 or later

    Android: 4.4 and up

    • Integrated Text to Speech
    • Compatible with VoiceOver
    • In-app purchase TTS voices

    Victor Reader Stream

    £255.00

    Stand alone device
    • Wireless
    • Integration via Humanware Companion

    HIMS Blaze ET

    $795Stand alone device
    • Built-in Wi-Fi
    • OCR Capture
    • High-quality recording
    • DAISY Text and Audio from UK education collection

    Braille Sense

    $3,600-$5,600 Stand alone device
    • Bluetooth, Wireless
    • Bilingual and Nemith support
    • BRF, DAISY Text and Audio from UK education collection
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    Readers preferred by low vision members

    Reader

    Price

    Platform

    Special Features

    UK education collection WebReader

    FREEAny computer running one of these browsers:
    • Chrome browser 33+
    • Safari browser 6.1+
    • Chromebooks 14+
      VoiceOver or TalkBack required to read aloud on mobile browsers.
      • Font size adjustments
      • Three built in color schemes
      • Synchronized TTS
      • Displays Images
      • No app download necessary

      Go Read

      FREE Compatible with Android devices (Android 2.2 Froyo and above)
      • Synchronized TTS
      • Font size adjustments
      • Fully customizeable colors
      • Displays Images

      Voice Dream Reader

      £7.99 iOS: compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Many new features require iOS 7.0 or later

      Android: 4.4 and up

      • Synchronized TTS
      • Font size adjustments
      • Fully customizeable colors
      • In-app purchase TTS voices
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      Readers preferred by learning disabled members

      Reader

      Price

      Platform

      Special Features

      UK education collection WebReader

      FREE Any computer running one of these browsers:
      • Chrome browser 33+
      • Safari browser 6.1+
      • Chromebooks 14+
        VoiceOver or TalkBack required to read aloud on mobile browsers.
        • Synchronized TTS
        • Word-level Highlighting
        • Displays Images
        • Includes Dyslexia Font
        • No app download necessary

        Capti Narrator

        FREE
        (Premium Available*)
        iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch running iOS 4.0 or later, or browsers on Windows or Mac
        • Synchronized reading across browsers and apps
        • Synchronized TTS
        • Optimized for audio
        • Word-level Highlighting
        • Displays Images*

        Voice Dream Reader

        £7.99 iOS: compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Many new features require iOS 7.0 or later

        Android: 4.4 and up

        • Synchronized TTS
        • Word Highlighting
        • In-app purchase TTS voices

        Open LORE Reader

        $21.99 (UK education collection Edition)

        $35.00 (enhanced)

        Windows PCs and tablets (XP/Vista/7/8)
        • Synchronized TTS
        • Word Highlighting
        • Displays Images
        • Includes Dyslexia Font
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        Readers preferred by physically disabled members

        Reader

        Price

        Platform

        Special Features

        UK education collection WebReader

        FREEAny computer running one of these browsers:
        • Chrome browser 33+
        • Safari browser 6.1+
        • Chromebooks 14+
          VoiceOver or TalkBack required to read aloud on mobile browsers.
          • Keyboard Shortcuts for key functions
          • Synchronized TTS
          • Word-level Highlighting
          • Displays Images
          • No app download necessary

          Voice Dream Reader

          £7.99 iOS: compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Many new features require iOS 7.0 or later

          Android: 4.4 and up

          • Switch Compatible
          • Synchronized TTS
          • Word Highlighting
          • In-app purchase TTS voices
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