optophone

noun

op·​to·​phone ˈäp-tə-ˌfōn How to pronounce optophone (audio)
: an instrument that is designed to enable the blind to read and that scans printed type and translates the light variations into sound variations

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“Optophone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/optophone. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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