Portable camera reading systems

Readit Magnification and Performance

Magnification: 0.2 to 80x on a 22 inch screen (effectively unlimited)
Time to read (approximate)
This depends on both the computer speed
and complexity of document:
Intel Atom (dual core): 15 seconds
Intel Core2Duo: 4 seconds
Intel Core i5: 2 seconds

Readit Documents

See the table below for information on the Readit document format (VisionAid Document format (VAD)) and supported import / export document types with the Readit software

Please note, for importing and export for documents other than image files or PDFs, Microsoft Office must be installed on the user's computer.

VisionAid Document Format: Size per page: 0.2 to 3 MB (typically 1MB per page)
Multi-page capture speed: Up to 20 pages per minute
Import formats supported: Adobe PDF, Image (BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF), MS Excel (XLS and XLSX), MS PowerPoint (PPT and PPTX), MS Word (DOC and DOCX), OpenDocument Formats (ODF), plain text (TXT), Rich Text Format (RTF)
Export formats supported: Adobe PDF, Image (BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF), Microsoft Word (DOC and DOCX), MP3, Open Document Format (ODF) plain text (TXT), Rich Text Format (RTF).

Readit Computer Requirements

Although Readit will function on any computer system 3 years old or newer, below is information on the minimum and recommended computer requirements for Readit version 5.

Please note, Readit version 5 doesn't support Operating Systems older than Windows 10 version 2004.


Processor: Intel Haswell 4400 or later
Operating System: Windows 10
Direct X Version 11+
HDD Space: Minimum 4GB (dependant on voice packs)


Processor: Core i5 8th Gen or later
Operating System: Windows 10+
HDD Space: 10 GB (to include document storage)