New Hexaglot N518 EBook Reader Supports Handwriting Recognition

Posted: Sep 25 2009, 7:28am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 4:27pm CDT, in News | Portable Devices


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Hexaglot offers in Germany a new eBook reader with E-ink touchscreen that lets you scribble on book pages and even add text. The Hexaglot N518 has integrated handwriting recognition.

Other features of the Hexaglot N518 include 5-inch E-Ink touchscreen with 8 shades of grey, 512MB Flash memory, SD-card slot, ePUB (Adobe DRM), PDF, TXT, HTXT, HTML, Microsoft Word format support, battery life is 15 days of intensive reading.

If the Hexaglot N518 would support WiFi or a 3G network it would be more advanced overall than the Amazon Kindle. Watch out for future Kindle eBook reader to support annotating pages and taking handwritten notes.
The Hexaglot N518 sells for : 279.90 Euro (~$410).
More details on the Hexaglot site. Via Heise.

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