Cell Phone Reads to the Blind : NPR

July 30, 2008

Saw this on TV yesterday for a moment, and haven’t found more recent info, but yuka wants one…
Cell Phone Reads to the Blind : NPR

A new cell phone offers the smallest text-to-speech reading device ever built, a device especially useful for people with impaired vision. The phone and software come with a $2,000 price tag.

If you have normal vision and can read, there are thousands of things you do every day without even thinking even about it, little problems you solve with just a glance — like knowing which coffee bag in a hotel is caffeinated or decaf.

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