The perfect solution for increasing reading autonomy and fluency, and enhancing text comprehension. Designed for students of a second-language and people with reading difficulties such as dyslexia. Easily scan or insert text using the touch screen and virtual keyboard, hear it spoken aloud and obtain definition, translation, spelling, syllabication and correct pronunciation within seconds. All looked-up words can be transferred to a PC for further practice. Text can also be uploaded from a PC onto this fully mobile, lightweight Pen, and can be read aloud wherever you are. Build a personal word list and send it to your PC for later use. Take the ReadingPen wherever you go - this small, portable, handheld device is designed to fit in your pocket.
The pen displays scanned text in large characters, reads the scanned words aloud and spells words letter-by-letter. It reads any printed material; use it with books, magazines, and newspapers. Navigate easily with the icon-based menus and use the virtual keyboard to edit scanned text or to add words manually.
Displays up to five lines of text on a high resolution touch-screen.
Scans single words or full lines of text.
Displays selected word in large font to enable easier, clearer viewing.
Displays definitions, synonyms and translations of the scanned text on the LCD screen.
Spells out scanned words, highlighting individual letters.
Displays syllabic division of selected word or phrasal verb (most products).
Audio word pronunciation with text-to-speech (TTS) technology using built-in speaker or earphones.
USB connectivity enabling transfer of text to the Pen from the PC. Transferred text can be read aloud and words can be defined using the installed dictionaries.
History option enabling review of the last 80 looked up words.
Ability to download the History list to the PC for further review.
Recognition of a wide range of printed font types and sizes (6-22 points - up to 8mm), including inverted text on contrasting backgrounds (except red on white, white on red, blue on black and black on blue).
Recognition and automatic merging of hyphenated text.
Virtual keyboard for manual word insertion or text editing (using the included stylus).
Auto-complete function when inserting words using the virtual keyboard.
Interactive games for practicing and enhancing vocabulary using the reviewed words list (History) or entire dictionary list (not available in all products).