Simon Reading Machine


Simon is one of the simplest, most reliable, yet extremely powerful reading machines available today. In addition to the impressive performance, Simon is extremely affordable, setting a world price breaking record for blind assistive technology. It is also the first reading machine that is so lightweight you can easily carry it under your arm.

Technical Highlights

  • Optical Character Recognition Multi font, mixed fonts, 6 to 32 points
  • Automatic differentiation Text and graphics, columns
  • Automatic settings Page orientation, brightness, contrast, paper size
  • Document size 8.5 by 14.5 inches (216 by 370 mm)
  • Output type Highly intelligible synthesized speech
  • Languages English, French, German, Spanish (only one language can be installed)
  • Audio Output Standard 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
  • Power supply 100-250V, auto sensing, 25W max
  • Dimensions 18 by 14 by 3.6 inches (457 by 356 by 91 mm)
  • Weight 8.5 lb (3.7 kg)