Alternatively, one device for studying and taking notes thats very popular with students who are blind, coincidentally will handle the pizza situation as well. Its called the Braille Sense U2. This high-tech product comes in three models giving students the option of using a standard keyboard or a Perkins-style Braille keyboard. Each has computing capabilities similar to a small computer or netbook but can also read text and eBook formats aloud or present the text on a line of refreshable Braille (either 18 or 32 cells depending on the model). Additionally, Braille Sense U2 models give students on-the-go access to a whole arsenal of special apps and programs made especially for students and professionals. Some of these include: a built-in GPS and compass, Google maps, Excel and PowerPoint viewers, Dropbox for sharing files between students and/or teachers, Twitter for keeping in touch with Mom and Dad and a special YouTube app that makes it easier to find and watch educational (or entertaining).
Another great technology for students with vision impairments is the Blaze EZ, currently the only digital book player with a built-in camera for OCR text to speech reading of printed materials. This device is about the size of an iPhone 1, has simple navigation buttons for playing music, listening to text books, adding voice notes (similar to making notes in the margins of a printed text) and capturing printed text from classroom handouts, campus announcements or restaurant menus for reading aloud on the fly. Blaze EZ has built-in Wi-Fi capabilities for easy direct downloading of new reading materials, picking up internet radio broadcasts and transferring files between computers and other devices. Blaze EZ also happens to be one of the most affordable options for visually impaired students who need independent access to printed text from a portable device.
To learn more about the products mentioned here for those with low vision or who are blind, you can visit the HIMS Inc. website, http://www.hims-inc.com or call 888-520-4467 to speak to an assistive technology specialist directly.
Source : IT Business Net , 30th May 2014