A machine designed to aid individuals with visual impairment. The device consists of an optical scanner, character recognition software and a voice synthesizer to convert text into speech. These devices can be stand-alone unites or can be created by adding components to a pc.

READING MACHINE: "Sherry's reading machine was a big help to her in her literature class at school."
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