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E-bot ADV Ready, Set, Launch!

2014-06-19 20:21

Banner: New E-bot ADV (Next Line) A revolutionary leap forward for the transportable magnifier!

The E-bot ADV from HIMS has sparked the interest of teachers, students, professionals and low vision users at ATIA, CSUN, SightCity and other international exhibitions. And now, the innovative portable magnifier you’ve been waiting for is ready to ship!

E-bot ADV, short for Advanced Educational robot, is a portable video magnifier designed for low vision user needing a desktop close-up and distanced magnifier they can fold and carry with them from the library to the coffee shop, to home, and back to the office or school.

E-bot ADV at a glance

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Stand alone OCR
Use the built-in OCR capability to scan printed material and let the included high quality Acapela text-to-speech voices read the text aloud.

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Simple and Easy wireless controller
Control E-bot ADV with one hand for intuitive operation without touching the unit.

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Exclusive wireless compatibility with iPad and Android Tablets!
View text and control E-bot ADV wirelessly using your iPad or Android tablet via E-bot's Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Close-Up and Distance Viewing
View a page of text in front of you, or a presentation screen several feet away.

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Auto Brightness
A built-in illumination sensor automatically detects the light in your surroundings and adjusts for a perfectly lit reading or writing image.

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Easy to carry
E-bot ADV eliminates the bulky X-Y tables found in most Desktop magnifiers, and has a compact folding position for convenient transport. Carry E-bot ADV everywhere from the Classroom to Home, to the Library with the backpack-type case provided with the unit.

* E-bot Standard, a simpler device without OCR and wireless remote is also available.

If you have any questions about E-bot and E-bot ADV, please feel free to send us an email at

* Please note that at this moment only the English version is available. Other language versions will be introduced in the near future.