MERCURY 10

£1,794.00

Mercury 10 is an electronic magnifier and text-to-speech reader combined in a tablet. Versatile, fast and easy to use Mercury 10 represents a future all-rounder for visually impaired people and will suit all age ranges from students to older people.

Description

Mercury 10 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.

Who would benefit from using Mercury 10 ?

Mercury 10 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 10 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 manoeuvrability 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).

Product Weight 0.518kg (1.14 lbs.)
Product Width 15.4cm (6.06 inches)
Product Depth 25.3cm (9.96 inches)
Product Height 0.7cm (0.28 inches)
Freeze Frame
Distance Viewing Yes
Auto-focus
Speed of Reading Low, Medium, High
Speech Volume Low, Medium, High
Menu Text Size Small, Medium, Large
Menu Text Colour White, Black, Blue, Red, Yellow
Text Colour While Reading White, Black, Blue, Red, Yellow
Background Colour While Reading White, Black, Blue, Red, Yellow
OCR Languages (on request) English, German, French, Norwegian, Swedish, Spainish, Finish, Polish, Dutch, Portuguese, Danish, Italian, Russian, Turkish, Greek, Czech, Slovakian

 

Setup Options

Remove Android Access (Free)

Setup New Google Account (Free)

Optional Accessories

Bluetooth Speaker (£25.00)