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K-NFB Reader

Technology that scans and reads printed material to the blind is nothing new, but this personal reader is the first truly handheld device to do the job. Combining a state-of-the-art digital camera with a powerful personal data assistant housed in a custom-designed, attractive case, the knfb Reader Classic puts the best available character recognition software together with text-to-speech conversion technology .

Estimated Value is:

$1500

The manufacturer is:

Reading Technology Inc.

http://www.knfbreader.com/

Device availability for loan:
Available

SMATC Loan Program

This project is funded through the STAR Program by the Rehabilitation Services Administration under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended in 2004 (P.L. 108-364). $47,000 of this project is financed with Federal Funds. Content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the STAR Program or the Minnesota Department of Administration or Rehabilitation Services Administration.

Minnesota STAR Program
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For more info contact:
Lydell Peterson