The New Book Player Everyone is Talking About… An Advanced Multi-Player with OCR for Books, Music, Documents, Podcasts, Recording, DAISY and More!
Shipping May/June 2015!
Blaze ET sets a new standard for portable DAISY players. For the first time, blind and visually impaired consumers have access to pocket-sized book players integrated with OCR text-to-speech to capture and read aloud hardcopy printed documents on-demand.
Access Books, Music, Printed Text and More
Blaze ET features a numeric keypad as well as several built-in apps including Calculator, Memo and Dictionary. Both Blaze ET and Blaze EZ play audio books and music files from their internal memory or your SD card and connect through built-in Wi-Fi to access online media, podcasts and internet radio. They support more than 20 file formats including formats from BookShare, NLS and Learning Ally, and also play your favorite music or podcasts. Create high-quality recordings using the internal microphone, external stereo microphone or stereo line-in, and enjoy live radio using the built-in FM Radio.
Features & Highlights
- Stand-alone, single-button OCR capture and read
Use Blaze ET to OCR capture a menu, magazine article, library book, and more – all at the touch of a single button. The built-in auto-focus camera ensures a high-quality image for accurate OCR and text-to-speech.
- Advanced, and yet easy-to-use controls and file system
Easy to find buttons for music, radio, books, OCR and recording give single touch access to each of these popular features. A familiar numeric keypad allows for more advance marking and navigation of files, and easy access controls on the side of the unit allow users to adjust pitch, rate and volume on the fly.
- Play DAISY, music and audio book files
Blaze ET can read and play a variety of file including DAISY, TXT, BRL, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, AAC, AVI, FLAC, 3GP, MPG, M4A TXT, RTF, HTML, HTM, XML, DOC, DOCX, PDF, EPUB, FB2, PDF, and more…
- Built-in Wi-Fi
Use the built-in WiFi in Blaze ET to access online DAISY, e-books, podcasts, internet radio and more.
- High-quality Recording
Record high-quality audio from internal microphone, external micrphone (not included) or stereo line-in.
- 12 GB internal flash memory
- 12 hours battery life
Learn more in our related 3-Part Blaze EZ Basics Video Series
We’ve created a 3-part video series introducing Blaze EZ, the sister products to Blaze ET. While Blaze ET offers additional functionality and a different keypad and control layout, these videos are still a great way to learn about the Blaze family of multi=players with OCR. Get an introduction and orientation and then learn more about the many functions and uses of this versatile new tool for the blind.
Get the most from your Blaze ET Multiplayer when you add the Premium Option Pack!
|Flash Memory||12 GB available to user|
|Interface||1 micro USB, 1 SD slot|
|CD Rom||Supports external CD ROM via USB connection (DAISY, Audio)|
|OCR||Capture, save and read, store as image or text|
Daisy2.0, 2.02, XML DAISY, ANSI/NISO, Z39.86 (DAISY3.0), NIMAS1.1, NLS, Learning Ally, Bookshare.org, Serotek (SAMNet), Open Library
MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, AAC, AVI, FLAC, 3GP, MPG, M4A
TXT, RTF, HTML, HTM, XML, DOC, DOCX, PDF, EPUB, FB2, PDF
|Additional Tools||FM Radio, Clock (with alarm), Calculator, Memo, Dictionary, Copy, Paste, Zip/Unzip within File Manager|
|Audio Output||Stereo speakers, headphone jack|
|Battery||Rechargeable and Detachable Lithium Ion battery
12 hours battery life, 3 hours charge time
|Size||4.59” x 2.31” x 0.64”|
|Warranty||1-year limited parts and labor warranty|