[CLOSED] AppleVis Birthday Giveaway: KNFBReader

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It’s the week of the 5th Birthday of AppleVis, and we have a great giveaway from the people at Sensotec to close out our celebrations.

The prize

Enter for a chance to win one of 5 promo codes for KNFB Reader. This iOS app usually sells for US$99.99.

About KNFB Reader

The KNFB Reader converts printed text into high quality speech to provide accurate, fast, and efficient access to both single and multiple page documents with the tap of a button on the iPhone. Picture accuracy is facilitated by a Field of View Report, Automatic Page Detection, and Tilt Control.

Our app allows users to capture pictures of virtually any type of printed text, including mail, receipts, class handouts, memos and many other documents that you may encounter.

Proprietary document analysis technology determines the words and reads them aloud to the user with high quality text-to-speech and Braille access. Individuals with print disabilities will benefit from the synchronized speech and text highlighting capabilities.

KNFB Reader will revolutionize access to print materials for the mobile professional and busy student by providing advanced state of the art mobile reading technology in a single hand-held device.


  • Fast, accurate, and efficient mobile text recognition that delivers near instantaneous results.
  • Reading modes for books, articles and labels, bills and memos.
  • Synchronized text highlighting with high quality speech and Braille output.
  • Field of view report to assist with aligning the camera relative to the document.
  • Tilt guidance feature to assist with capturing the perfect picture of a document.
  • Automatic text detection to enable hands-free operation.
  • Ability to import, OCR, and read image-based pdf and jpg files
  • Export txt and html formatted text files to cloud storage services including Dropbox and Google Drive.
  • Batch scan mode to process and read multiple pages.
  • Recognize and read text in multiple languages; please visit our website for details.
  • Tap and read function.
  • Additional features including language translation, text editing, and more coming soon.

Supported devices:

  • iPad Air 2
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 plus
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 4s
  • iPod touch 5th generation

Fully localized version (user interface, recognition and speech) available for: English, Norwegian (Bokmål), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Turkish and Polish.

Other languages available for only speech and recognition: Finnish

Visit the KNFB Reader page on the App Store for more information

How to enter the KNFB Reader Giveaway

Simply send an email to [CLOSED] with “KNFB Reader” in the subject line.

Important notes

  1. Because of the value of this prize, the winners will not be eligible for any of the other birthday giveaways held this week.
  2. Make sure that you enter the requested subject line in your email. We have lots of giveaways this week, so cannot guarantee that your name will go into the draw to win this prize if you do not do this.
  3. The deadline for entries is 23:59 PST on Sunday, 2 August 2015. Entries received after this will not be entered into the draw.
  4. Winners will be selected at random and notified by email during the week commencing 3 August 2015.
  5. As always, our usual competition rules apply and can be read here.



Submitted by Robin on Sunday, August 2, 2015

Always wanted one of these. Would make a nice B'day gift as it's my birthday too. So happy birthday to both of us.