Top 10 Text to Speech Aids

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    We are pleased to announce the release of our Top Text to Speech Aids.

    Text to speech aids are computer programs that read text aloud. They can be used to help people with disabilities, to improve reading fluency, or just for fun. There are a number of different text to speech aids available, each with its own unique features and benefits.

    In this article, we will compare and contrast the top ten text to speech aids on the market today.

    1. DaVinci Pro Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    2. LyriQ Text-to-Speech Reader
    3. Onyx OCR Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    4. MagniLink TAB Portable Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    5. Merlin Elite Pro Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    6. Clearview C+ Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    7. TOPAZ OCR Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    8. Reveal 16i Portable Video Magnifier With Text-to-Speech
    9. ClearReader+ Portable Text-to-Speech Reader
    10. Smart Reader HD Portable Text-to-Speech Reader With Console

     

     


    1. DaVinci Pro Desktop Magnifier

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology DaVinci Pro for the 7th year in a row leads the pack. It is continually upgraded and is still considered the “best-of-the-best” when it comes to an everyday simple to use desktop magnifier workstation.

    DaVinci Pro’s 3-in-1 Full HD camera displays a super-sharp true-to-life crisp image with no ghosting. DaVinci Pro casts a very wide viewable field and it has an incredible 18″ of working space for almost any reading and writing task.

    It’s 13mp full-page OCR camera is nearly 100% accurate for reading newspapers, books, magazines, newsletters, and it is very easy to operate. DaVinci Pro has passed the test of both our most novice and our most advanced power users.

    It still remains the perfect tool for home, libraries, college disability rooms, senior centers and retirement communities. 

    2. LyriQ Text-to-Speech Reader

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology The LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader is an AUTOMATIC SCAN text-to-speech reader, which means the user does not have to press any buttons for simple and immediate text-to-speech conversion. 

    The LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader also has an incredible fifteen (15) hour rechargeable battery, weighs only 3lbs, and folds flat for easy portability.

    The LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader is designed to assist people living with blindness or vision impairments by scanning printed documents and read them out loud.

    It is spectacularly fast, extremely accurate, and very easy to use. With the LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader, you can read a book, an envelope, the letter that came in it, a prescription label, and anything else. 

    3. Onyx OCR Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology For those looking to combine magnification and speech, the Onyx OCR Desktop Magnifier is the system for you.  The state-of-the-art design integrates two cameras and a 24-in touchscreen and allows you to view full letter pages on screen and magnify up to 131 times. 

    The Onyx OCR Desktop Magnifier offers magnification and reads any document aloud.  The magnification, high contrast, and clear voice improves reading clarity and accuracy and makes it much easier. 

    Change your focus from magnified text to letting the Onyx OCR read to you when you become too tired.  Just place your document under the fixed OCR camera and activate the speech function. 

    Listen to any documents as it is read out loud by a quality voice and without straining your eyes. 

    The four-in-one system integrates two separate cameras: one for converting text to speech and one of magnification of documents.  This will allow you to clearly see what you want whether it is across the room or on the table in front of you.

    4. MagniLink TAB Portable Magnifier With Text-to-Speech

    TTop 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology his tablet solution based on a Microsoft Surface Pro with a 12.3” screen provides the user with a complete mobile solution that is perfect for students as well as business professionals.

    The MagniLink Tab Portable Magnifier  provides the ability to read any printed materials with ease by changing to the high contrast color of your choice.

    Graphs, diagrams, and pictures come into clear focus by using the full-color mode.

    Use the MagniLink Tab Portable Magnifier as a video magnifier, and for reading longer documents, use the built-in fast text-to-speech (TTS).

    Utilize the MagniLink Tab Portable Magnifier as your everyday Windows 10 computer which provides endless possibilities! 

    5. Merlin Elite Pro Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology The Merlin Elite PRO is the ‘top of the line’ digital magnifier of all the Merlin products and with text-to-speech.

    The Merlin Elite PRO is a low vision aid and features both a top-of-the-line Sony 1080p HD camera for viewing magnified information, plus it is a full-page text to speech system, containing a 13mp camera, resulting in extremely high accuracy of text-to-speech conversion quality.

    The Merlin Elite PRO is extremely simple to use and is wonderful for people who like to read a lot of text. 

    With the simple push of a button, the Merlin Elite PRO will magnify the text and read aloud your favorite book or magazine article, newspaper, and volumes of other documents.

    You will be able to view photographs and other images in high-definition color and contrast. 

    6. Clearview C+ Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology The Clearview C+ Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech is a video magnifier with both high definition and speech.

    It not only gives you the video magnifier you need but with a tap of a finger it will capture the image and start reading the printed text to you within a few seconds.

    Individuals who struggle with small print, numbers or the details on an object will benefit from video magnification.

    You can go from viewing your newspaper to having it read to you in a few short moments. The high-definition camera provides the clarity and quality to appreciate the detail in a way you couldn’t imagine. 

    Clearview C+ Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech lets you adjust your range of magnification, color options and contrast to maximize your viewing experience.

    The Clearview C+ Desktop Magnifier With Text-to-Speech starts with a 1.5x and will go up to 75x in magnification.

    Advanced feature buttons allow you to customize to your needs. The sleek design of the C-shaped arm gives the contemporary look the ability to fit at home or work. 

    7. Topaz OCR Desktop Magnifier With Speech

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology The BIG feature on the TOPAZ OCR Desktop With Text-to-Speech which makes it so exciting is the Touch-Screen interface when using the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) “text-to-speech” functionality.

    A 2nd key benefit is the Large, big-knobbed control dials which allow for easy control, particularly for users with arthritis.

    The large 24″ monitor, traditional construction all contribute to making the TOPAZ OCR Desktop With Text-to-Speech an extremely enjoyable product for faster reading and better comprehension with less fatigue.

    The multi-featured TOPAZ OCR Desktop With Text-to-Speech magnifies and reads aloud any printed document.

    The clear voice, high-definition magnification, and high contrast makes reading so much easier. Comfortably switch from reading magnified texts yourself to letting the TOPAZ OCR read them to you.

    Just place your document under the camera and tap the lower right corner of the screen to activate the speech function.

    Enjoy listening to any document as it is read aloud by your selected high-quality voice. The TOPAZ OCR Desktop With Text-to-Speech also includes an OCR camera.

    A simple screen tap changes TOPAZ OCR Desktop With Text-to-Speech from a video magnifier to a scanning and reading device with speech.

    When in OCR mode, TOPAZ displays, processes, acquires and reads aloud the document currently displayed on the screen. 

    8. Reveal 16i Portable Video Magnifier With Text-to-Speech

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology The Reveal 16i Portable Magnifier With Text-to-Speech is an intuitive, easy-to-use and foldable portable magnifier that offers an unmatched crisp, and crystal-clear image quality thanks to its 10x optical zoom camera.

    Designed for students and seniors with simplicity in mind, it is simple & expandable.

    Simple for those with No technology experience, and expandable for those who want to have revealed to them the full limits of the built-in Android tablet touch-screen monitor.

    The Reveal 16i incorporates a smart all-in-one device allowing users to video chat with other students, teachers and friends, check emails, watch videos on YouTube, download applications from Play Store and have all the printed material read to you thanks to its integrated Optical character recognition (OCR) and Text-to-speech (TTS) capabilities.

    Users can also open their books and take digital notes before sharing them with others.

    The Reveal 16i Portable Magnifier With Text-to-Speech also has a distance viewing camera, which is great for the classroom, conference room, watching TV, the bird-feeder, or checking out the neighbors. Amazing technology for both the novice and most experienced users. 

    9. ClearReader+ Text-to-Speech Reader

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology ClearReader+ Text-to-Speech Reader unique design is having very few buttons making it very easy to use.
    At only 5.4 pounds, it is very lightweight, portable and it has a built-in 5-hour battery, so users are able to rediscover the joy of reading anytime and anywhere.
    Within a few seconds, the ClearReader+ Text-to-Speech Reader scans most any printed document, newspaper, magazine article, etc. and then speaks it using natural sounding voices.
    For almost 10 years, the ClearReader+ has been a “tried and true” solution due to its portability, simplicity and sleek design for easy text-to-speech/OCR reading. 

    10. Smart Reader HD Portable Text-to-Speech Reader With Console

    Top 10 Text to Speech Aids Top Choices Technology Smart Reader HD Portable Text-to-Speech Reader is unique because it has an 8-hour battery, large intuitive tactile buttons, consistent prime voice quality, and it is only 4 pounds, so it is an extremely portable text-to-speech reading aid.

    The design is sleek and comfortable, making transporting and using very easy.

    Smart Reader HD Portable Text-to-Speech Reader enables individuals with low vision to retain the joys of reading by listening along or if preferred users can also view words using an attached monitor.

    The Smart Reader HD Portable Text-to-Speech Reader is perfect for work, home, school, and on the go. 

     

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