Portable camera reading systems

Readit Wand's Features

Readit Wand lets you read more easily than ever before.

Easy to set up

Readit Wand's positioning arm and camera being unfolded in three easy steps.

Readit Wand is designed to be as fast and simple to set up and pack away as possible. Just pull the positioning guide out and rotate it down 90 degrees, then lift the camera head up until it stops. To pack away, just do the same in reverse!

Easy to use

The Readit software has been designed to be as simple to operate as possible. Just a few keystrokes you perform all the main functions.

Upcoming online tutorial videos will also detail every feature in detail.

Enhanced views for reading

Together with the high contrast two colour reading mode, Readit Wand features 6 other ways to read.

Image View

Designed for looking at handwriting or simply looking at pictures or documents in full colour or enhanced two colour mode. You can still double-click on a word to start reading your document from that point.

Standard image view of a captured document

Overlay View

This unique mode allows you to retain your document layout and full colour images whilst fully enhancing the text. You can simply click on a word to start Readit reading your document to you from that point.

Enhanced overlay view of a captured document

Column View

This view fits as many words as it can onto each line and then lets you scroll and read them vertically.

Enhanced column view of a captured document

Horizontal View

This view stretches all of your document's text into a single line, reducing interference caused by multiple lines.

Enhanced horizontal view of a captured document

Vertical View

This view centres one word on each line so you can just set the speed of scolling and reading, sit back, and read your document.

Enhanced vertical view of a captured document, designed for users with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).

Word View

This displays one word on screen at a time. This view is ideal for younger users or users with learning difficulties.

Enhanced single word view of a document, designed for young users or people with learning difficulties.


Readit Wand's advanced camera allows extremely thick books to be photographed and read accurately, without the need to flatten them, damaging their spines.

What's more, due to the advanced software used in the Readit Wand, even round objects such as tins of food can be read aloud.

You can use Readit Wand for reading:

  • Text books
  • Letters and post
  • Bank statements
  • Novels
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Tins of food
  • Product packaging
  • Product instructions
  • Recipes
  • Much more!

Size, Weight and Portability

Readit Wand has one of the smallest footprints of reading device with its base occupying just 6.5 cm x 8.1 cm (2.6 x 3.2 inches).

Readit Wand is also one of the lightest reading devices available at just 690 grams, (1.5 lbs). It fits easily into most 15" laptop carry bags so you can take it with you anywhere you go.

Easy access toolbar

An adjustable size and position toolbar with clear, colourful icons gives instant access to all the basic controls.

Readit software's high visibility easy access toolbar.

Variable Line Spacing

Users can easily adjust the space between lines of text in Column and Vertical Visualisations, to suit their visual preferences.

Instant Next and Previous Screen reading

Next and Previous screen makes document far easier for users to read with their eyes. Just read what's on the screen and press the next screen button! No scrolling and losing your place means faster and more comfortable reading!

ZoomText and SuperNova split screen support

Split screen with popular screen readers, making it so much easier to read a captured document whilst making notes in Microsoft Word or any other Windows application.

Text highlighting

Three customisable text highlights are present- underline, rectangle and inverse.

Fully customisable cursor

Change the size and colour of your cursor to suit your exact needs.

Readit Wand's integrated positioning guide folded down with a page aligned up against it.

Integrated fold-down positiong arm

To easily align your documents, simply fold down Readit Wand's integrated arm and line the corner of your document with the corner of the arm.

Text search

Powerful text search functionality lets you navigate straight to any word or phrase in a document, saving time.

Edit Pages

Done something wrong in your document? Simply remove the page, re-order it, rotate it, re-recognise it or delete it!

Multiple Language Support with Auto Language Switching

The Readit and ReadEasy+ Family of products are the first systems available with automatic language detection. It is highly intelligent and allows sentence-by-sentence switching making it the perfect tool for learning and reading in multiple languages.

Readit Wand ships with one Voice Pack as standard. Additional Voice Packs can be trialled free of charge for 30 days and then easily actived once purchased from your local distributor.

Please see the table below for the full list of supported languages:

Voice Pack Recognition Language Auto Language Switching Voice Name (Gender) Dialect (if present) Voice Sample
Catalan Catalan Yes Nurian (Female) Coming soon
Czech Czech Yes Zuzana (Female) Coming soon
Danish Danish Yes Ida (Female) Coming Soon
Dutch Belgian Dutch
Yes Claire (Female) Belgian
Xander (Male) Dutch
Ellen (Female) Dutch
Coming Soon
English English Yes Daniel (Male) British
Serena (Female) British
Sangeeta (Female) British Indian
Jill (Female) American
Samantha (Female) American
Tom (Male) American
Karen (Female) Australian
Lee (Male) Australian
Tessa (Female) South African
Coming soon
Finnish Finnish Yes Mikko (Male) Coming soon
French French Yes Felix (Male) Canadian
Julie (Female) Canadian
Thomas (Male) French
Virginie (Female) French
Coming soon
Gaelic Irish
Scottish Gaelic
No None available
None available
None available
German German Yes Anna (Female)
Steffi (Female)
Yannick (Male)
Coming soon
Greek Greek Yes Alexandros (Male) Coming soon
Hungarian Hungarian Yes Eszter (Female) Coming soon
Italian Italian Yes Paolo (Male)
Silvia (Female)
Coming soon
Norwegian Norwegian Yes Stine (Female) Coming soon
Polish Polish Yes Agata (Female) Coming soon
Portuguese Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Yes Joana (Female) Portuguese
Raquel (Female) Brazilian
Coming soon
Romanian Romanian No Simona (Female) Coming soon
Russian Russian Yes Milena (Female) Coming soon
Slovak Slovak No Laura (Female) Coming soon
Spanish Spanish Yes Javier (Male) Mexican
Paulina (Female) Mexican
Diego (Male) Spanish
Monica (Female) Spanish
Coming soon
Swedish Swedish Yes Alva (Female)
Oskar (Male)
Coming soon
Turkish Turkish Yes Aylin (Female) Coming soon

Readit Wand's Included Accessories

Readit Wand comes with the following accessories included as standard:

  • Comfortable over ear headphones for private listening with in-line volume control.
  • High contrast capturing mat for use with dark and highly reflective table surfaces.
  • USB extension cable for easy connection to a desktop PC.
  • Protective drawstring bag.
Readit Wand comfortable over ear headphones with in-line volume control. Readit Wand high contrast capture mat for use with dark or very relfective table surfaces.
Comfortable over ear headphones High contrast capture mat
Readit Wand's included USB extension cable for easy desktop PC connection
USB extension cable