The latest version of the i.d. mate Quest bar code scanner has a number of new technology features on board that makes it easier for the blind and visually impaired to identify a broad range of items from groceries and medicines to music and clothing.
The new features include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity with direct access to numerous internet resources; MP3 capability for music access and audio storage; on-board camera for remote ID of items; international time and date information and instant software updates, in an all-in-one, lightweight portable package. The device is pre-loaded with over two million barcodes and labels are provided for items without barcodes. It uses text-to-speech and digital voice recording to access items with a simple scan of a barcode.