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This is nothing new. Google Docs supported character recognition in both images and PDF files. It is also available in the mobile clients regardless of the OS version as this is a server side feature.


There are at least two apps which correspond with your wishes: Scanthing OCR explicitly announces your request (OCR with TTS)1, and also Google Goggles2 seems to support it: While the former wants to be paid (~EUR 4) but fully supports what you want, the latter is free -- but I'm not sure whether it reads text via TTS.

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