An all-in-one solution assistive device for people with vision loss or reading fatigue.
It can be used as a customizable, next-generation magnifier for pictures, handwriting, math formulas, and text; as a handheld reading companion; or as a stationary reader.
Most Common Asked Questions by OrCam Read 3 Users
What is OrCam Read 3?
OrCam Read 3 is an advanced, portable, and intuitive device designed to assist people with vision loss, reading fatigue, or those who find reading challenging. It offers a variety of features, including next-generation magnification, handheld reading capabilities, and an AI interactive assistant.
How does the OrCam Read 3 work?
OrCam Read 3 uses highly accurate OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to capture and read aloud printed or digital text from any surface. You can use the device at your own pace, reading the text yourself or having OrCam Read 3 read it to you.
What is the Smart Reading feature of OrCam Read 3?
The Smart Reading feature is a function that allows you to find and navigate specific words or sections within the text. This makes it easy to jump straight to the information you’re interested in.
What is the Summarization feature on the OrCam Read 3?
The Summarization feature uses AI technology to provide a concise summary of scanned text, from a few sentences to an entire page. This feature requires a Wi-Fi connection, and the text should be in English for it to function.
Which screens can be used to magnify with the OrCam Read 3?
Since the OrCam Read 3 does not come with a built-in screen, you can connect it to a variety of screens, such as a Computer, Laptop, or Tablet. The screen should have an internet connection and a browser. Phones are not supported currently as their screens are too small to use as a magnifier.
Is there a specific stand for the OrCam Read 3?
Yes, OrCam Read 3 comes with a specially designed stand. You can effortlessly place the OrCam Read 3 on this stand to enjoy hands-free stationary reading.
What comes with the OrCam Read 3?
The OrCam Read 3 comes complete with all its features, the OrCam stand, and Bluetooth speakers, delivering a comprehensive reading solution.
Does OrCam Read 3 require internet access to work?
While many features of OrCam Read 3 can function offline, certain features, such as Summarization and the upcoming Translation feature, require an active Wi-Fi connection to operat
Empower Your Reading Journey
Inspired by the invaluable feedback from the low vision community, we designed a holistic tool that provides the right solution at the right time. From magnifying text and images, to transforming any text into speech at home or on-the-go, OrCam Read 3 supports your evolving needs.
Handheld Reading Companion – Read Anywhere, Anytime
Like the original OrCam Read, instantly read printed or digital text from any surface, at home or on the go, and use Smart Reading to find and jump to specific words, or any content of interest.
Stationary Reader – Relaxed Reading at Home
If you prefer hands-free reading at home, you’ll enjoy OrCam Read 3’s Stationary Reader. Just place the device on the specially designed stand, and it instantly transforms into a stationary reading companion. Sit back and listen as it reads any printed or digital text aloud to you. With easy navigation through vocal commands or intuitive hand gestures, enjoy a seamless reading experience.
Next-Generation Magnifier – A Magnifier Like Never Before
Empower your reading using our exceptional magnifier. Connect through Wifi the OCam Read 3 to your computer screen or tablet. Turn any screen into a customizable browser-based magnifier when you connect to the internet and log in to your personal OrCam account. Zoom into text, images, handwriting, and more; changing text color and background.
- “OrCam Read 3 has definitely changed my life for the better. It’s giving me so much independence and confidence.” – Ashley Mizell, Blind community advocate & influencer, OrCam Read 3 User (Watch Ashley’s video here https://youtu.be/8MOnCYHvP4c)
- Watch a moving testimonial by Ashley Mizell, Blind community advocate & influencer of when she was diagnosed – https://youtu.be/kcAP5x9QYe4
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About New England Low Vision and Blindness
New England Low Vision and Blindness uniquely brings hope through technology, training, and care. We are a full-service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider. We offer nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products, multiple assistive technology showrooms and a team of Vision Technology Rehabilitation Trainers to help anyone who is visually impaired.
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