GuideReader Tablet

GuideReader Tablet

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$599.00

Accessible touchscreen tablet with access to 1000s of audio books
Indulge your love of reading with GuideReader Tablet, the only book reader designed specifically for partially sighted people :

  • Browse & read 1000s of talking books – bestsellers and old favourites
  • Crystal clear book text in a size that suits your sight
  • Simple audio instructions guide you through every step
  • Weighs less than a hardback, but includes your entire bookshelf!
  • Ideal for beginners thanks to the simplest touchscreen navigation
  • Large 10” touchscreen with high contrast text and menu
  • Includes the instantly familiar Dolphin remote control
Indulge with a good book. Choose from thousands of titles.

GuideReader is fully accessible, straight from the box. Designed with the unique requirements of low vision readers, GuideReader Tablet has a large 10” touchscreen with large print menus and icons that are high contrast and always easy to read. The human voices are easy on the ear too, carefully guiding you, step by step.

Need big print? Go as large as your sight requires! Unlike mainstream bookreaders, GuideReader doesn’t restrict how large you make the text in the book. Pick a text font that works for you and read with word highlighting on or off. Or if your eyes tire easily, sit back, rest your eyes and listen to the audio.

Man reading with GuideReader Tablet

GuideReader is fully accessible, straight from the box. Designed with the unique requirements of low vision readers, GuideReader Tablet has a large 10” touchscreen with large print menus and icons that are high contrast and always easy to read. The human voices are easy on the ear too, carefully guiding you, step by step.

GuideReader Tablet has been specifically designed for people that love reading, but also have a visual impairment.

  • Enlarge GuideReader’s menus and icons to a size that suits you
  • Simple talking instructions that guide you, step by step
  • 6 high contrast color schemes to choose from
  • Choose from a range of human sounding voices that are all easy on the ear
  • Adjust the audio speed and volume for total listening comfort
  • Tactile marker for the power port
  • Reversible charging cable is always the right way round!
  • Tutorials, help and remote support that is designed by visually impaired people for visually impaired people!

Everything about GuideReader is simple and easy to use. There are no complicated gestures or onscreen qwerty keyboard to master.  Turn on GuideReader Tablet and with a tap of a single finger you’re back reading, right where you left off. Browsing for a new book is just as easy; listen to the simple step-by-step instructions read by human sounding voices.

Navigating GuideReader’s menus is effortless too – there are just 4 touchscreen buttons to achieve everything. Hold GuideReader tablet lengthways and the buttons sit naturally under your thumbs.  Within moments it feels like second nature.

Browse and read audio books with just 1 finger and only 4 buttons. Previous, back, next, and OK.

Start reading, stop reading, browse for books, increase the volume – all achieved with just 1 finger.  Using GuideReader couldn’t be more simple and intuitive.

Just 4 Buttons!
GuideReader Tablet has 4 onscreen navigation buttons that can take you everywhere.  Located on the left and right edges of the screen, and conveniently reached with your thumbs, it couldn’t be simpler to read or browse for new books:

Simple Touch
If you prefer you can also use GuideReaders’ touch options to read, or navigate the screens.  Plus we’ve kept the gestures super simple too:

  • Tap with 1 finger to hear a single line read aloud.
  • Tap with 2 fingers to stop or start the book reading.
  • Move through your book with a single finger swept up or down the screen.

Add a second finger to adjust the text size with a simple (& popular) pinch gesture:

  • Make text larger – Place 2 fingers on the screen close together and slide them apart
  • Make text smaller – Place 2 fingers on the screen and pinch them together
Grandma and grandson reading with GuideReader tablet
  • Stop & start your audio book with just 1 button
  • Simple step-by-step choices read aloud
  • Spoken help for the exact spot you find yourself
  • The Dolphin Remote feels instantly familiar and builds confidence
  • Entering text to search for a new book is even easy. GuideReader includes a carousel keyboard – a wheel of letters arranged A to Z.
  • Simply move the wheel left or right to find the letter you need
High contrast and always crystal clear
  • Book text, menus and icons are always large, high contrast and crystal clear on GuideReader’s large 10” touchscreen.
  • Tactile buttons for power and volume that are easy to locate by touch alone.
  • Lightweight, portable weighing only 1.32 pounds.
  • Includes a portable, folding tablet stand to hold GuideReader on a desk or other flat surfaces.

Need big print?  Go as large as your sight requires!  Unlike mainstream bookreaders, GuideReader doesn’t restrict how large you make the text in the book.  Pick a text font that works for you and read with word highlighting on or off. Or if your eyes tire easily, sit back, rest your eyes and listen to the audio.

Audio & Text
Experience the widest range of audio books, human narrated and delivered with large, crystal clear text, thanks to Dolphin’s True Font technology.  From top ten best sellers to old classics, romance to tragedy, GuideReader has them all, free and ready to read. Simply sign up to your regional accessible library provider and get reading!

Synchronized, highlighted & Super Smooth!
There’s no need to compromise with GuideReader: listen to audio, read the large print text, or do both with each perfectly synchronized.   NB Some books are supplied as audio only or text audio.

Supported Formats
GuideReader reads books and newspapers in MP3, Daisy 2, DAISY 3 (text and audio) and Epub formats.

USB memory sticks
If you receive newspapers or books from an accessible book provider on a memory (USB) stick, GuideReader will play those too – simply import them and they’re on your bookshelf.

Take GuideReader tablet with you wherever you go.

Weighing in at less than 1.5 lbs, GuideReader Tablet is perfect for taking with you out and about. Whether it’s murder mystery on the train, or a selection of holiday reads for the beach, GuideReader Tablet can hold approximately 50 audio books for you to dip in and out of at your whim. Plug in the headphones included with GuideReader Tablet and you can listen in private.

Dolphin Remote

GuideReader’s Remote feels instantly comfortable and familiar. The simple, tactile buttons give you instant access to all your favorite GuideReader book reading functions:

  • Stop/Start Reading
  • Dashboard
  • Help
  • Previous / Next
  • Mute
  • Volume
  • Back

Dolphin has partnered with dozens of national and international library providers to bring audio books directly and effortlessly to your GuideReader Pod.  Simply sign up to your local provider and then browse and download for free!

With GuideReader there’s no waiting for books to arrive on CD or USB Pen.  Independently browse, select and download your own titles.  Search for a favorite author, a recommended title or browse your preferred genre. And because GuideReader Pod stores up 50 books, it’s more bookshelf than just book reader.

Browse a range of national and international book libraries that are available in your country and in your local language.

  • Browse popular titles
  • Browse by genre
  • Search by title
  • Search by author

There’s no need to panic about getting to grips with GuideReader Pod – it really is simple and there’s tons of help when you need it. Tutorials are included and will literally guide your fingers through the basics with your Dolphin Remote!

And if you ever forgot or need a reminder, help is always at hand.  Press the Help button and there’s tips for the exact spot you find yourself in – GuideReader even reads it to you. We’ve also included a host of videos online with handy tips, for your or family members that are supporting you.