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Guide Reader Tablet

GuideReader Tablet


Accessible touchscreen tablet with access to 1000’s of audio books

Indulge your love of reading with GuideReader Tablet, the only book reader designed specifically for partially sighted people :

  • Instantly browse, download and read 1000’s of free audio books and newspapers!
  • Accessible for people with every type of visual impairment
  • Simple audio instructions guide you through every step
  • Icons and menus can be enlarged as big as you need them
  • Simple remote control feels instantly comfortable and familiar
  • Simple step-by-step choices read aloud
  • Can plug in USB stick to read MP3, DAISY and Epub formatted files
  • Stop & start reading with just 1 button on the Dolphin remote
  • Spoken help for the exact spot you find yourself
  • Never get lost – press and hold the back button and you’re instantly back to the home screen
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Contact Our Team

Please contact one of our team members at the number below to set up a demonstration or to learn more about purchasing this product.

(714) 799-3000


Description

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.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Designed for Readers with Blindness or Partial Sight

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.

Ideal for Total Beginners

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.

Large 10" Touchscreen

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.

Accessibility Features

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.

Portable and Lightweight

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.

Use the 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.

Download from a range of libraries

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.

Help when you need it

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.

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