BVL is a word recognition device for the visual impaired. It scans a book, a letter or a medication packaging and reads the written word lout in a natural sound voice. It is a "plug–and–play"–device, so the user do not need a computer or a deeper unterstanding of technologie, wich is very important especially for the seniors customers. The design of the device follows ergonomic an interface insights of the usergroup and provide an easy access to device.

BVL is developed by the infomatic department of the University of FU Berlin.

BVL is a design coorparation with designstudent Anna Stegmann from FH–Potsdam.