A highly advanced portable video magnification system

  • Capture & read back documents in as little at 2 seconds
  • Scan documents up to 20 pages per minute, storing entire textbooks in minutes!
  • Use the high resolution (18 MP) camera and latest OCR engine for the highest accuracy down to text as small as 6pt
  • Capture an entire Letter/A4 page at one time
  • Use like a CCTV – with Virtual X/Y Live View
  • Carry it with you: Folds down and only weighs 1.1lbs
  • Automatic language detection and switching – even on the same page
  • Capture text on odd and curved surfaces, like thick books and bottles


Connect this compact camera to your laptop for instant video magnification!

Readit ZEN is an advanced portable text to speech and video magnifier system that provides quick and accurate access to printed or electronic format documents. It is ideal for visually impaired or blind computer users who want a compact and easy-to-use solution, weighing just 1.25kg.  It delivers excellent live image quality, allowing users to easily write or take notes underneath the camera.

Designed specifically for students, business professionals, and laptop users on the go, ZEN’s lightweight and compact design means it can be easily moved between locations. The attachable positioning guide allows for easy document placement, even for users with no vision.

Readit ZEN is designed for quick and easy setup, with a process that takes less than 10 seconds. Simply unfold the device, connect it to your laptop or PC using one USB cable, and you’re ready to go. No complicated assembly or additional connections required.

It also features adjustable LED lighting, auto language detection in over 30 languages, and automatic table recognition.

The Readit v5 software, paired with Readit ZEN, offers continuous multi-page reading at 21 adjustable speeds with high accuracy, the ability to analyse page layout, and save or export documents.

Other features include 4 text highlight options, intelligent motion detection for improved accuracy, and support for Microsoft multi-touch screens.

The 6 enhanced viewing modes, powerful text search, and the ability to save time by reading from an exact location, make Readit ZEN an ideal solution.

Readit software supports various file formats including MS Word, text, PDF, MP3, and image, and can import almost any file format with MS Office installed. The virtual X/Y mode allows for quick magnification and enhancement of sections of text.

To use the Readit Zen, simply place your documents under the camera, press Enter on your keyboard and a few seconds later your document is being read aloud to you, in your chosen text size, color and formatting. Reading couldn’t be easier!

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Technical Specifications
Dimensions folded: (WxDxH) 1.1 x 1.8 x 10.6 inches
Dimensions unfolded with positioning guide: (WxDxH) 1.8 x 7.8 x 10.6 inches
Footprint – no positioning guide: (WxD) 2.8 x 3.3 inches
Weight: 1.65 pounds
Camera resolution: High resolution 18 MP
Operating conditions
Relative Humidity: <70%
Temperature: 10 to 35°C
Storage and transport conditions
Relative humidity: <95%
Temperature: 0 to 40°C
Computer Requirements

Although Readit will function on any computer system 3 years old or newer, below is information on the minimum and recommended computer requirements.

Processor:    Intel Haswell 4400 or later
Operating System:    Windows 10 (or later)
RAM:    4GB Minimum
GRAPHICS: DirectX 11.0 or greater
HDD Space:    Minimum 4GB (dependant on voice packs)

Processor:    Intel Haswell 4400 or later
Operating System:    Windows 10 (or later)
RAM:    8GB
GRAPHICS: DirectX 11.0 or greater
HDD Space:    10 GB (to include document storage)

What's Included
  • Zen 18MP Camera
  • Positioning Guide
  • Drawstring pouch
  • USB extension cable
  • Readit Software (version 5)
  • Standard Voice Pack

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