The Victor Reader really helps me with taking notes and learning my material in my classes. Since that I have glaucoma, and my eyes get tired easily; I can just sit back and listen to my notes and take in information without straining my eyes. I can also listen to my books and enjoy them.
Victor Reader Stream – Handheld media player
A pocket-sized digital media audio player to harness the power of wireless content access
- Handheld media player for the blind and visually impaired.
- Plays DAISY books, MP3, MP4, EPUB, and many other media formats.
- Records voice and media with built-in microphone or line-in.
- Two built-in, human-sounding voices for a pleasant text-to-speech experience.
- Built-in wireless networking capability.
- Weighs less than 4 ounces (110 grams).
The Victor Reader Stream enabled me to read textbooks and retain valuable information that earned me an honor's degree in Business Administration. Now I'm employed by a nonprofit organization that helps visually impaired or blind people to live independently!
Being an avid reader, I was devastated when I lost my ability to read due to macular degeneration. Then I discovered Victor Reader and my reading world opened up again. Thanks for a great product.
How does this product change your life?
With Victor Reader Stream, it's so easy to take your books, music, and more wherever you go. Imagine being able to listen to the latest novels, magazines, or your favourite music, video or audio description, and your own voice recordings, all in the palm of your hand. With its sleek, compact design and easy-to-grip edges, the digital media player gives you hours of listening wherever you are and a superior text-to-speech experience in multiple languages.
Combining versatility and ease of use, the Victor Reader Stream is specifically designed to make reading easy. More than just an audio player, its wireless capabilities will open up a world of possibilities.
- Direct download or transfer books from dedicated libraries
- Internet radio streaming or transfer content to listen offline
- Access Wikipedia
- Bookmark content
- Audio recording
- Connects to Wi-fi, to a USB or to a computer
- Online or offline modes - no need for data sim card to use the device
- Numeric keypad and specific key shapes for different functions
- Simple navigation
- Browse DAISY books by chapter, section, or phrase
- Move through text files by paragraph, sentence, word
- Go To Page key finds pages just like turning to a specific page in a printed book
- Never lose your place: your VR Stream automatically resumes where you left off
- Bookmark important passages — even record your own voice annotations
- Navigate MP3 books and music by folder or file
- Playback speed control
- Sleep key – playback stops if you fall asleep
- Information key announces book title, time elapsed/remaining, total pages and more
- Where Am I key announces reading position such as page, chapter, or song title
- Key describer announces the functions of each key
- Battery recharging time: 5 hours via AC adapter
- Battery autonomy: 12 to 15 hours
- Direct libraries: NLS Bard, Bookshare, NFB Newsline, Daisy online
- 18 Daisy online libraries in 13 countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland
- Transfer books from other libraries such as Audible, Learning Ally, Gutenberg
21 languages: English, French, German, Arabic, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.
- Dimensions: 114 x 62 x 18 mm (4.5 x 2.4 x 0.7 in.)
- Weight: 110 g (3.9 oz) including battery
- Replaceable battery
- Text-to-speech: Acapela (2 voices) to play brf, txt, html, xml, DOCX, EPUB
- DAISY formats supported: 2.0, 2.0.2, and ANSI/NISO Z39.86 2002/2005 (DAISY 3)
- Audio formats: MP4-AAC, AMR-WB+, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, WAV
- SD card slot supports up to 32GB SDHC cards
- Li-Ion battery: Rechargeable via USB or USB AC adapter
- Built-in speaker and 3.5 mm headphone jack
- Micro USB port for connecting to external USB flash drives or computer
- Recording format: PCM, Wav, MP3
- Microphone: Built-in mono and 3.5 mm stereo jack
- Power/data jack: Micro USB
- Firmware upgrade via SD or online
- Real-time clock with date/time announcement
What's in the box?
- Victor Reader Stream Device
- Power adaptor
- USB-Micro USB cable (long)
- Short USB cable for support of thumb drives or cartridges
- SD memory card (8GB)
- Silicone carrying case
- Getting Started sheet
- Victor Reader Stream & Stream 2 (1 year)
- Victor Reader Stream & Stream 2 (2 years)