California State University-Dominguez Hills library offers service that students can scan and convert their reading materials into MP3 files, and they can then download onto cellphones or other mobile devices. The report says "The speed of the scanning itself depends on the quality of the scanner, but the software, called Kurzweil 3000 to converts the scanned text into sound at a rate of three pages per second."
If it is worth for somebody to spend time scan and convert while can read at the same time. but it sounds interesting option. For some students it maybe a nice choice. Find out more about the Kurzweil 3000 and pricing