SayText: a Free, Accessible OCR App for Blind iPhone Users
SayText reads aloud the text in the image that it creates with the iPhone. It is intended for visually impaired users. It is a free spin off product from the DocScanner team.
- Place the iPhone in the center of a document and double-tap the “Take picture” button.
- Slowly elevate the iPhone upwards from the document, until the whole document is in picture. A beep sound indicates, that the document has been detected. The camera will shoot automatically when focused.
- While the OCR is running, tap the screen to hear the progress status.
- When the OCR is ready, swipe right on the screen to listen to the document.