Readit Scholar HD



  • Industry-leading OCR – capture an entire 11×17 page at once
  • Better than 20/20 vision – view, scan and read small text across the room!
  • 3-in-1 camera provides close, distance and self-view
  • Audio and video output – reads back to you aloud and onscreen
  • 720p resolution with up to 60 fps for a smooth image
  • 16 enhanced color combinations and 21x optical zoom
  • Fold flat design for maximum portability
  • Automatic switching between close up and distance modes
  • Large view can capture an entire whiteboard or projector
  • Optical and digital stabilization reduces image shake

The Scholar HD is an exceptionally high resolution 3-in-1 autoreader/CCTV system that is compact and lightweight. With a fold flat design and weighing just 2.6 pounds, the Readit Scholar HD is the ideal solution for users on the go.

Including full close-up and distance view functionality, the Readit Scholar HD has the unique ability to capture both closeup (up to tabloid size paper) and distant objects. Any text can then be automatically displayed on screen and read aloud in seconds!

Using the included Readit software, users can experience nearly unlimited magnification levels, enhanced contrast modes, adjust line spacing, and listen to the document.

Readit Scholar HD with math book using distance view to capture whiteboard.

Readit Scholar HD has been specifically designed for the requirements of students, business professionals and anyone on the move with a laptop PC.
However, it also makes an ideal desktop solution that can easily be moved between locations (e.g. home and work).

Simply remove it from its included rucksack, plug into your laptop or PC and you have full CCTV with Distance Viewing, Auto Reading, Speech and more. Whole books can be captured, read and scrolled back automatically. The whiteboard can be magnified 40x and your handwriting can be enlarged as you write! Weighing just 2.64 lbs, it folds flat and needs no batteries so is extremely portable.

The Scholar HD is an exceptionally high resolution 3-in-1 camera that is compact, lightweight and works with the Readit software. It enables instant access to printed documents converting them to large print & text-to-speech output.Ideally suited to any visually impaired or blind business or education computer user, who wants near instant, easy and accurate access to printed documents both at close up (up to 11×17″ in size) and uniquely at distance.

Just plug the lightweight camera into your PC or laptop and it instantly translates any printed text into crystal clear speech. Letters, receipts, bank statements, text-books, novels, product packaging etc. are all read with ease. It’s also a crystal clear HD video magnifier running at a smooth 60 fps. You can pick the camera up and point it in the distance or at yourself and with 21x optical zoom and advanced image stabilization it enables you to see further than a person with 20:20 vision!

Additional information

Live Magnification Range

0.9x to 14.6x on 15.6 inch laptop

Image Capture Modes

Close up, Distance view, Self view

Document Capture Size

Up to 11×17" (tabloid)

Document Capture Speed

Up to 20 pages per minute

Magnification Range of capture image


Frame Rate

60 fps


1 USB 2.0


11 x 6.6 x 1.7 inches


2.6 lbs

Recommended Computer Requirements

Processor: Intel Core i3, equivalent or faster
Operating System: Windows XP – 32bit, Vista, 7, 8 – 32 bit and 64 bit (Windows 7 & 8 recommended)
RAM: XP 1GB, Vista 1GB, Windows 7 & 8 2GB
HDD Space: Language dependent, maximum 4 GB
Graphics Card: 64MB dedicated video card memory with Direct X 9.0C Support
Connections: 1 x USB 2.0 Port (2 if Readit Keypad required)

Minimum Computer Requirements

Processor: Dual Core Intel Pentium 2.0Ghz or equivalent
Operating System: Windows XP – 32 bit, Vista, 7, 8 – 32 bit and 64 bit
RAM: XP 1GB, Vista 1GB, Windows 7 & 8 2GB
HDD Space: Language dependent, minimum 400MB
Graphics Card: 64MB shared video memory with Direct X 9.0C Support
Connections: 1 x USB 2.0 Port