In Your Pocket

Simple Accessible Media device
powered by
RNIB, RealSAM and O2

Call to order on
0333 772 7708


"I am excited to be able to wake up in the morning, pick this up, and enjoy the newspapers with my morning coffee."
Graeme Innes

Photo of product In Your Pocket.

Simple

Click a button and ask for what you want using natural speech.

Easy

Just say, “Read me The Guardian”, and Pocket will read it to you.

On Demand

Newspapers, books, magazines, and podcasts when you want them

Anywhere

Pocket can read to you while lying in bed, walking in the park, on the train, or anywhere you wish.*

Accessible

Specifically designed for people who are blind, have low vision or a print disability.

Direct Access

No computer required - Pocket is all you need to get direct access to news and other media.

*In Your Pocket includes mobile services from O2, and works anywhere within their mobile network.

In Your Pocket Demonstrations

Live Interactions with In Your Pocket

This video shows a live interaction with In Your Pocket, so you can hear what it is like to use. It demonstrates reading and searching newspapers, finding and listening to podcasts and books, changing speech speed and checking the weather. Note that In Your Pocket is designed to be used without vision, so listening to this video is just as good as seeing it!

In Your Pocket Features

Book Selection and Reading

In Your Pocket helps you to navigate and select from around 100,000 books from several libraries and this list is constantly expanding: RNIB Library is an Accessible Online Library for people with visual impairment. It is the largest of its kind in the UK, and has over 60,000 items in the collection, including high quality audio books. Project Gutenberg provides access to free books that are out of copyright, and is available to all users. There are currently around 30,000 Project Gutenberg books available through In Your Pocket. Librivox provides free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world. There are currently around 6,000 Librivox audiobooks available through In Your Pocket.

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logos of news content providers

Newspapers and News Feeds

You can access over 100 newspapers provided by the RNIB Library. These include all the major UK papers, such as The Sun, The Times, The Daily Mail, The Daily Express, The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Mirror, and many more. Pocket can also read you The Conversation, which gives academic rigour mixed with journalistic flair.

For a detailed list of content available through In Your Pocket, go to: www.realsam.co.uk/product/media

Weather, Time and Location

In Your Pocket can tell you the time, date and the weather forecast for your current location, or any city around the world. You can also ask about your current location. Just ask, “Where am I?”, and Pocket responds with a street address and the nearest cross street. Then you can say, "What's around here?", for Pocket to tell you about the points of interest nearby.

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logos of podcast providers

Podcasts - Radio Programs on Demand

In Your Pocket allows you to listen to a huge range of radio program podcasts on demand. You can search through the catalogue, which includes all the radio podcasts from RNIB Connect Radio, plus all the stations of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), and National Public Radio (NPR) from the USA. In Your Pocket also provides access to the TED Talks audio podcasts.

For a detailed list of In Your Pocket content, go to: www.realsam.co.uk/product/media

More Media Coming

In Your Pocket content is continuously expanding, with more news and podcast sources being added regularly. If you have a request for a particular library, podcast or other media, please get in touch.

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Evolving Functions

In Your Pocket functionality is continuously evolving, and is updated automatically, so you will always have the latest features as they are released without having to purchase new hardware. There are many exciting new functions under development, including enhanced weather information, and a personal reminder and sleep function.

What is in the box?

Your In Your Pocket device, setup and ready to go!

Protective case to keep it safe

Headset with microphone so that you interact with SAM more discreetly

Lanyard for easy carrying

Power charger

Audio CD with instructions on getting started, and a detailed user guide

Customer Testimonials

The simple button and voice controls are impressive and simple to use.

Graeme Innes

I have spoilt some of my husband’s stories, because now I have access to the same articles that he reads in the newspapers.

Janene Sadhu

I've had a wonderful time using it, it's terrific!

Frank Nowlan

It's great to have news on demand, and to be able to discuss current issues with my wife.

Terry Boyle

Call to order on 0333 772 7708




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