Oberon Omni-Reader Documentation

The Oberon Omni-Reader is an OCR (optical character recognition) peripheral that allows the user to scan text from a physical document straight into a word processing program.  It was released in 1984 and marketed as the first OCR device available for less than £1000.  These documents include advertising materials, start-up sheets, hints and a bill from the original payment.  This Omni-Reader cost its buyer £390 in 1985.

Date : 1985

Creator : Oberon International

Format : JPG

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH41763. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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