Imagine having the latest novels, magazines, your favorite music, audio-described films, texts, and your own voice recordings, all in the palm of your hand!
With its new lightweight and compact design, Victor Reader Stream delivers hours of listening pleasure ANYWHERE!
NOW WITH UPGRADED VERSION 4.4 SOFTWARE:
Version 4.4 offers:
NLS BARD Wireless Access and online podcasts
The Victor Reader Stream version 4.4 update brings even more exciting new wireless features including online podcasts and wireless access to the NLS BARD service. Enjoy the ability to search and browse thousands of podcasts, subscribe with a single key press, and have new episodes automatically downloaded wirelessly to the Stream. Users eligible for the NLS BARD library service are now able to access over 50,000 digital books and magazines, searching by author or keyword by browsing over 100 categories via their own personal wish list that can be managed both on the Stream and through the NLS BARD web site.
Features from previous versions:
- Internet Radio— you can have access to over 36,000 radio stations around the world. Finding the stations you want is easy with useful functions like searching by the station's name, browsing by genre, and easily saving stations to your favorites list. You can get started even faster by trying HumanWare's suggested playlists by region!
- Wikipedia and Wiktionary— you can now use the power of popular online reference tools like Wikipedia and Wiktionary anywhere you go. Get a brief synopsis with the option to return to the book, read the full article, or get a quick definition of the word you're on. Even use the same familiar DAISY navigation features to read the articles. You can even save articles into the new reference bookshelf for later reading offline.
- NFB Newline Wireless access— with NFB-Newsline's more than 300 newspapers and 40 magazines in North America, you can now get the latest editions delivered to your Stream automatically. Imagine having the latest editions of your favorite newspapers and magazines in your hand every morning. Dynamically browse books on Bookshare.org by title, author, category, most popular, and more and download the book with a single key press. Do you enjoy Audible.com? The Stream plays their content, too.
Highlights of the Version 4.4 update include:
- Online Podcasts
- NLS BARD Wireless Access
- NFB Newsline publications that are updated throughout the day are now supported
Highlights of the Version 4.3 update include:
- Internet radio featuring ooTunes with over 36,000 stations
- Wikipedia and Wiktionary search
- Bookshare enhancements: Browse dynamic lists such as most popular, most recently added, and over 30 different categories
Highlights of the Version 4.2 update include:
- Wireless access to NFB-NEWSLINE publications
- Wireless search, download, and automatic unpacking of DAISY books from Bookshare
- Support for Speex and Microsoft Windows Media WMA audio formats
Far more than just another audio player, the new Stream's wireless capabilities open up the world to people who are blind or visually impaired.
The new Victor Reader Stream is 28-percent smaller than its predecessor. Its new sleek design is thinner and features rounded shapes, making it more comfortable to hold.
The new Stream opens new possibilities for receiving content wirelessly, from books and newspapers to podcasts and radio. It also features a louder speaker, superior text-to-speech, and improved recording.
The high contrast, robust, tactile keypad, and popular Victor Reader bookshelf navigation still make this Stream the easiest to use hand-held player on the market.
A multimedia library in your pocket! Taking your books, music and much more everywhere you go is so easy with the new Victor Reader Stream's excellent features:
- Supports up to 32GB removable SD cards and external USB flash drives
- Read books from DAISY libraries: NLS, Bookshare, Learning Ally
- Enjoy books and music from iTunes
- Play text documents with built-in text-to-speech from Acapela
BENEFITS AND FEATURES:
- Clear text-to-speech audio output in Spanish
- Replaceable battery recharges via your computer USB or USB AC adapter
- Built-in speaker and headphone jack
- Self-voicing controls
- Read at your pace by controlling playback speed
- 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
- High contrast, robust, tactile keypad for ease of use and long-term service
- Free software updates over wireless network
- Record audio with a simple touch: Use the built-in mono microphone or your own stereo microphone to record voice notes, to-do lists, classroom lectures, or from a line-in device
NAVIGATE QUICKLY AND EASILY:
- The new Stream has simple navigation to deliver the ultimate user experience
- Locate files, books, and audio recordings quickly and easily with just a key press
- Browse DAISY books by chapter, section, or phrase
- Move through text files by paragraph, sentence, and word
- Go To Page key finds pages just like turning to a specific page in a printed book
- Never lose your place: your 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
- 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
- Text-to-speech: Acapela (2 voices) to play brf, txt, html, xml, DOCX, EPUB
- SD slot supports up to 32GB SDHC cards
- Li-Ion battery: Rechargeable via USB or USB AC adapter
- Recharging time: 5 hours via AC adapter
- Wireless protocol: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
- Operating time: Up to 15 hrs on headphones (varies depending on content & player settings)
- 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
Dimensions: 114 x 62 x 18 mm (4.5 x 2.4 x 0.7 in.)
Weight: 110 g (3.9 oz) including battery