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Product Code: K1643
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OrCam Read Smart is a personal reading device for anyone who is consistently exposed to large amounts of text – at work and school, or for leisure – and assists people who have low vision or reading difficulties, including dyslexia and reading fatigue.

Brand New Smart Reading features. Transform the way you read!

OrCam Read with Smart Reading. Simply ask for the text that interests you: “Read the headlines,” “Read amounts,” or “Start from” a specific section (like “desserts” in a menu).

VisionAid is proud to be OrCam's longest standing approved provider. 

OrCam Bluetooth Earphones are also available for complete privacy when using your OrCam Read Smart.

OrCam Read Smart Brochure.

The OrCam Read Smart comes with English, French and German languages as standard.


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The first of its kind handheld reader for people with low vision, dyslexia, reading fatigue or other difficulties. 

The OrCam Read Smart includes a new feature, Smart Reading. It allows you to simply ask for the text that interests you: “Read the headlines,” “Read amounts,” or “Start from” a specific section (like “desserts” in a menu).

It is the most sophisticated and efficient reading device that instantly reads any printed or digital text. 

OrCam Read can be used in any environment, including low-light, and without requiring any internet connectivity. The device can be easily used to read any kind of printed or digital text, at home, in the office, or on the go. 

  • The lightest most portable reading device in the world
  • Converts any printed text into clear speech within a second
  • Simple to use with just 4 tactile controls
  • Read by pointing the OrCam Read towards any text and pressing a button
  • Unique laser targeting indicator

The OrCam Read Smart comes with English, French and German languages as standard, additional available languages are: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch.

Special order devices are needed for other languages.

1) Pointer: Locate the red arrow just below the text you want to read. Allows you to start reading from a specific sentence in your document (rather than having to listen to the entire text)

2) Area: A red rectangle allows low vision users to accurately frame an area of text to read (e.g. a document or a particular paragraph in a newspaper)

  • OrCam Read works on both printed and on-screen text (e.g. PC or laptop screen, iPad, mobile phone screen etc.)
  • Allows for distance reading of signs, shop names, train and airline information screens, notice boards etc. 
  • Simple to use voice commands
  • OrCam Read requires the user to be able to hear, with or without hearing aids
  • OrCam Read also requires the user to have full control over their hand movements 

Training provided free of charge during demonstration and we're always here to help with completely free additional training or support via telephone, video call or email.

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  • Integrated 3.5mm headphone jack 
  • Integrated rechargeable battery with 3 hour battery life and LED battery indicator
  • Weighs just 50 grams (1.8 oz)
  • Dimensions 123 x 27 x 19mm
  • USB-C charging port
  • No internet connection required - works anywhere
  • Built-in LED automatically provides the correct illumination in more challenging lighting conditions such as restaurants
  • Connects to Bluetooth headphones for privacy & increased volume
  • Able to read font size 4pt and up


The OrCam Read Smart is available in multiple different languages. 

When purchasing from us you are purchasing a Western European device. It will have English, French and German languages installed as standard. Other available languages in Western Europe are: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch.

Please note that Smart Reading is only available in English.

We are able to supply devices from different regions as special orders, please note that we cannot mix and match languages from different regions.

Western Europe

North Europe


Far East



English US

English US







French (Canada)

Cantonese (Traditional)



Portuguese (Brazil)

Mandarin (Traditional)




Chinese Mandarin (Simplified)






Spanish (Spain)



Additional language support is constantly being developed. If you do not see your preferred language here, please send us your details and we will contact you when they become available.

Smart Reading Commands Word Document

Smart Reading Commands PDF