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The C-Pen Promotes Independent Reading

The C-Pen Reader pen scanner is major technological breakthrough for anyone learning English and is a life-saver for those who suffer from reading difficulties such as dyslexia. The C-Pen Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud with an English human-like digital voice.

The in-built dictionary puts the power of Collins English Dictionary (30th Anniversary Edition Tenth edition) in your hands. Simply pass the nib across a word and it instantly displays the definition and reads it aloud. It is also a scanner for capturing lines of text and uploading to a PC or Mac, making it ideal for students, teachers and professionals to capture essential information.

The pen is half the size of other portable pen scanners on the market and at 50g is half the weight. Importantly this means it can be used by a younger generation of English learners making this learning tool suitable for children (age 6+) and adults. This is the only portable line scanner on the market that is both Mac and PC compatible. There is no software required, just connect the pen up to a computer with a USB cable and it appears as an external hard drive. Other features include a built-in voice recorder with playback.

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  • Scan, store & transfer to a PC or Mac (1GB of storage & downloads to a computer like using a USB key - no software required)
  • Scan direct to the cursor on a computer
  • A voice recorder
  • Built-in speaker + 3.5mm earphone jack
  • Free future upgrades

Instant word lookup in dictionary

Not sure about a word? C-Pen Reader contains high a quality electronic dictionary, the Collins English 30th edition. Capture the word(s) and they are located in the dictionary for you. It´s an instant experience. C-Pen Reader also remember words that you have looked up and keep the history available for you.

Scan to hear words spoken aloud - Text to Speech

Use C-Pen Reader to read printed text for you! C-Pen Reader features a high quality naturally speaking British English voice. Use it to listen to pronunciations or to help you read in general. Why not really benefit from the OCR and capture larger amount of text which C-Pen Reader reads for you while you follow the text in the text book visually? More senses = better learning. It’s easier than you think!

Optical Character Recognition Engine

C-Pen Reader contains a high accuracy OCR that enables you to capture and save quotes and other text of interest instantly. The text is saved in text files which is then easily transferred to your computer. Extremely handy if you are a student or a researcher or if you just want to save some text of interest. Simply use the pen to scan a word, a paragraph, or why not full pages. It´s easier than you think!

Voice memos

Aside from everything else C-Pen Reader also features a microphone (and of course speaker and headphones connector) allowing you to record audio. Like voice memos. The audio files are saved in the device, can be retrieved and listened to any time. You can also upload the audio files to your computer. It´s convenient!

Scan and save to file/copy files to computer and scan text directly to PC/Mac/Linux

C-Pen Reader also double as a USB drive. 3GB user space is available. Most likely enough to store a backup of your documents or other important files. Connect it to a USB port on your MAC, Windows or Linux computer.

The C-Pen ReaderPen™ is a stand alone digital highlighter. The device has three main features: text reading using a high quality natural speaking voice, obtaining definitions from a Collins dictionary and capturing text remotely to file or directly to a cursor point on any computer. Simply select your application, scan, and enjoy the benefits!



  • Screen OLED 256x64 display
  • CPU 600MHz
  • Memory - 4GB (OS 1G, User 3G)
  • Earphone 3.5mm
  • Battery 1,200mAh LiIon (takes about 3 hours to charge using micro-USB port)
  • Scan Font Size Range 6.5 - 22 pt
  • Electronic Dictionaries - Collin English 30th Anniversary Dictionary 10th Edition (156,120 words)
  • Certifications CE RoHS FCC
  • Size Dimensions: 135*33*19mm Weight: 50g
  • USB - USB 2.0 High speed / Micro USB
  • Extracted Content - Extracted text saved as a .txt file
  • File System - FATFAT32NTFS
  • Menu Languages - English
  • Warranty: 12 months

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