Designed for Readers with Blindness or Partial Sight

GuideReader has been created specifically for people with visual impairments that have a love of reading:

  • Enlarge GuideReader’s menus and icons to a size that suits you
  • Simple talking instructions that guide you, step-by-step
  • Do everything in GuideReader with just 4 keys
  • 6 high contrast colour schemes to choose from
  • Choose a menu voice from a range of human sounding options that are all easy on the ear
  • Adjust the audio speed and volume for total listening comfort
  • Tutorials, help and remote support that is designed by visually impaired people for visually impaired people!


Ideal for Total Beginners

  • Stop & start your audio book with just 1 button
  • Simple step-by-step choices read aloud at a speed that suits you
  • Spoken help that's always relevant
  • Never get lost - press and hold the back button and you're instantly back to the home screen
  • Search for a specific book with the simplest text entry


100,000s of Audio Books

Experience the widest range of audio books, human narrated and delivered with large, crystal clear text. From top ten best sellers to old classics, romance to tragedy, GuideReader has them all, free and ready to read. Simply sign up to your regional accessible library provider and get reading!

Explore the full list of library providers and sign up for their free services, then browse titles in your local language by:

  • popular titles
  • genre
  • title
  • author

If you receive newspapers or books from an accessible book provider on a memory (USB) stick, GuideReader will play those too - simply import them and they're on your bookshelf. Or copy a book you find over to your favourite portable player, so you can read on the move.


Synchronised, highlighted & Super Smooth!

With GuideReader there’s no need to compromise on size or volume.  Make the text as large as you need, with no restrictions. Listen to audio or do both, each perfectly synchronised.  NB Some books are supplied as audio only or text audio.





Choose the Pod and Plug Directly into your TV

Choose to have GuideReader on a Pod and read books and newspapers using the largest screen in the house. GuideReader Pod:

  • Connects via a standard HDMI port 
  • is small & discreet at only 10cm x 10cm x 2cm
  • has a tactile on/off switch
  • Includes a headphone socket and mini USB port
  • Is mains operated so no charging or batteries required

If you don't have a TV or you don't have any useful sight, add a speaker and no TV is required!


GuideReader Pod includes the Unique Dolphin ‘Remote’

If you choose GuideReader on a Pod, we include the unique Dolphin Remote.  The simple, tactile buttons give you instant access to all your favourite GuideReader book reading functions and feels instantly comfortable and familiar.