Update, 7/15/2014, 12:22 PM CDT: Added a link to the official unveiling and demonstration of the KNFBReader app.
K-NFB Reading Technology has today announced a wealth of information about the upcoming KNFBReader iOS app.
The KNFBReader iPhone app, which is expected to be available to the public in late August for $99, was demonstrated at the 74th annual convention of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), a membership organization of blind people in the United States.
Some of the features of the KNFBReader iPhone app include:
- Recognition of PowerPoint slides, from up to 25 feet away.
- Scanning and OCR for PDF documents.
- A "Field of View" report for documents.
- A book scanning mode for quickly scanning many pages.
- The ability to navigate text by word, sentence, etc.
- The ability to save in a variety of file formats, including PDF.
- The ability to scan business cards and save to contacts
- Recognition and translation between different languages.
K-NFB Reading Technology has made a recording of the official unveiling and demonstration of the KNFBReader app available at https://www.dropbox.com/s/69efpxabpv8d0h6/KNFBReader%20Official%20unveiling%20NFB14.mp3.
Will you be purchasing the KNFBReader iPhone app? Let us know in the comments!