With the touch of a single button, read virtually any type of printed text, including mail, receipts, class handouts, memos and many other documents.
By harnessing the power of digital photography coupled with state of the art Apple hardware, this highly praised app, tailored to the specific needs of people who are blind or visually impaired, makes access to print materials much faster and more efficient than ever.
First released in september 2014, KNFB Reader continues to receive high marks from reviewers and users alike.
This fabulous, life-changing technology was first demonstrated by James Gashel, Vice President of Business Development at KNFB Reader, LLC and Secretary of the National Federation of the Blind, at the NFB's National Convention before a presentation of Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google Inc.
The KNFB Reader is a joint development effort of Sensotec nv and KNFB Reader, LLC.
The features below make the KNFB Reader an excellent choice for capturing and reading documents on the go wherever you are. To read more about the technical specifications, see the Quickstart Guide and Manual.
Place your device on a recommended stand and have pictures of text taken automatically; works especially well for use with batch mode to quickly capture and read books.
Turn on link to dropbox so all files saved in your Reader will also be saved in a knfb folder automatically created in your Dropbox directory; files remain in Dropbox even if deleted from your device; also allows backup and restore files from Dropbox and easy file sharing.
Initial download of KNFB Reader will be free to let new users test the app before buying the unlocked version; test period allows processing of 25 documents with all features of the full app enabled; full version unlocked with an in-app purchase but no charge for existing users.
The following supported iDevices must be running iOS 7 or higher to be compatible.
Feedback from initial users of the KNFB Reader.
Take a peek at what you can expect.