Mercury 10 Electronic Magnifier Bundle

Manufactured by Pamtrad Customs Ltd
Priced from £1,275  (Exc. VAT)

DLF's summary

Electronic magnifier and text-to-speech reader in a tablet.

Features

  • touch screen which speaks out the different icons when touched
  • short range and distance viewing
  • text-to-speech mode with anti-skew correction feature
  • male or female voice
  • scanned documents can be saved
  • tablet clamp stand

Options

  • three different screen sizes
  • choice of legs and stands

Accessories

  • bluetooth speaker

Product dimensions

Dimensions
Screen size (diagonal)18; 25cm
Weight1; 2kg
Magnification40x

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Supplier details

Head office
The Stables
22 Ruddington Lane
Wilford Nottingham
NG11 7BH
England

Supplier details last checked:
28 August 2019
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Next check due:
27-08-2021

Pamtrad Customs Ltd 's name for this product is Mercury 10 Electronic Magnifier Bundle Their product code is: PMRMMER10
From £1,275
Exc. VAT

Checked by DLF on 28 August 2019

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Manufacturer's contact

Pamtrad Customs Ltd
The Stables
22 Ruddington Lane
Wilford
Nottingham
NG11 7BH
England
0115 981 6636
info@pamtrad.co.uk
http://pamtrad.co.uk/

Manufacturer's product description

Mercury is an electronic magnifier and text-to-speech reader combined in a tablet. Versatile, fast and easy to use Mercury represents a future all-rounder for visually impaired people. Mercury is available in three different screen sizes: eight inch and ten inches and is supplied with a stand.

Who would benefit from using Mercury?
Mercury will suit all age ranges from students to older people. Its portability and battery operation means that it can be used when travelling but looks equally at home on any desktop or coffee table seamlessly combining magnification and speech. The touch screen is easy to use, speaking out the different icons when touched.

The Magnifier
Mercury will magnify anything put under the camera from 1x to 40x depending on the size of the tablet being used. A simple open pinch action on the screen increases the size and a closed pinch action reduces the magnification. By tapping the screen with three fingers the foreground and background can be changed to suit your viewing preferences. Mercury is ideal for reading and writing as well as small fiddly jobs like cutting finger nails.

Distance viewing
When the tablet is tilted vertically the camera will face towards the object you want to look at, whether it is a board at the front of a classroom or a bird table outside a window.

The image is clear and no external cameras are required. This is important as it significantly conserves battery life. The joint on the back of the tablet clamp gives easy maneuverability to pan around.

Text-to-speech mode
Mercury reads out letters, magazines & newspapers accurately and within a few seconds. Columns and text blocks are recognized, put in order then read out normally. An anti-skew correction feature aligns the text into easy to read straight lines if the paper is at an angle. All the text recognition is processed within the device, there is no need for Mercury to be connected to the internet and all speech is in clear English accents in a male or female voice. Scanned documents can be saved for future reference and pictures are always ignored. Mercury can also scan in different languages available on request).
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