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HIMS launches the Blaze EZ

2014-06-24 20:09

Banner: Blazing new paths to accessible media: HIMS launches the Blaze EZ

HIMS is proud to present the Blaze EZ: the first in a new category of digital media devices we call the “OCR Multi-Player”.

The Blaze EZ Blazes new trails to accessible media by introducing a new category of digital media players for the blind and visually impaired.

The Blaze EZ OCR Multi-Player lets you play all your music, books, and documents on the go and also gives you access to printed materials in seconds via the built-in OCR capability.

Blaze EZ at a glance

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Easy to use
We call it “EZ” because, with its one button operation for Media playback, FM Radio, Book reading, OCR and Recording, it’s so easy to use that even non-technical users of all ages will be enjoying Blaze EZ mere minutes after opening the box.

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Optical Character recognition (OCR)
The palm-sized Blaze EZ let’s you read printed materials in seconds via image capture with its built-in camera, text recognition using the included OCR software and playback via the built-in, high quality Acapela Text-to-speech voices.

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Multiple Media formats
Blaze EZ is capable of playing a variety of media including DAISY books, documents, FM Radio, music and other audio files as well as the audio of several video file formats.

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Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Use the built-in Wi-Fi to listen to internet radio streams from around the world, to subscribe to and download podcasts and to upgrade your unit. Enjoy high quality wireless audio listening through your favorite Bluetooth headset or speakers.

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High quality recording
Create recordings of a class lecture, a stage performance, or digitize those old cassettes using Blaze EZ’s internal microphone, a headset microphone, an external stereo microphone or stereo line-in source.

To download special podcast introducing Blaze EZ, please follow below link:

Download Podcast

*Note: Currently, only the English version of Blaze EZ is available. Other language versions will be released in the coming months.