Pen Size Scanner Archives Documents As JPEGs

Posted: Jan 30 2013, 9:17am CST | by , in Digital Camera


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If you of the sort that likes to articles are recipes to save to read later or try when you have time, the Pen Sized Scanner might be able to make life easier for you. The device comes from Hammacher Schlemmer and is a working ballpoint pen. In addition to being able to write, the pen also has an integrated five-megapixel camera.

The camera has a fixed focus lens and can take clear images of documents at 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. The pen camera will outline content with a red laser rectangle so you're sure you're getting the exact content you want with a half press of the shutter button. It also features an integrated microphone allowing you to record voice memos.

The internal rechargeable battery can shoot 300 images per charge. The pen is compatible with both Mac and Windows computers and comes with a leather case and ink cartridge. The pen is available now for $124.95.

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