optophone

optophone

[op-tuh-fohn]
noun
an electronic device that scans ordinary printed characters and produces combinations of sounds, enabling a blind reader to recognize the characters.

Origin:
opto- + -phone

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optophone (ˈɒptəˌfəʊn)
 
n
a device for blind people that converts printed words into sounds

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