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School of Medicine Columbia

OrCam Read Demonstration – New Device for Reading Difficulty

Type: Recorded Webinar
Location: Webinar with Transcript
Cost: Free. (Registration is required).


Participants must register to receive the webinar link.

About the Program

Participants will be part of a demonstration of the new OrCam Read. The speaker will share information about the new device and who could benefit from it?

The OrCam Read is a handheld reading device that reads from any printed surface or digital screen. It takes a picture of the text and instantly reads it out loud. The OrCam Read is fast, accurate, and easy to use.

People with a reading or cognitive difficulty, as well as people with mild to moderate low vision

About the Presenter

Portrait of Chris Braswell

Chris Braswell

Chris Braswell works with OrCam and specializes in assistive technology for people with low vision, blindness, and other difficulties related to reading.


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