Pen Sized Scanner Records Voice Memos and Takes Pictures


If you’re the sort of person that finds you often need to make copies of documents or portions of documents, you may be interested in a new product from Hammacher Schlemmer. The product is called the Pen Sized Scanner. It’s a working ballpoint pen that has some interesting technology packed inside.

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The pen has a five-megapixel image sensor combined with an autofocus lens and 1 GB of storage. You can take photographs in 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution of anything from letters to recipes and more. The pen is able to put a laser rectangle on the page when you press the shutter button halfway down to show what you are capturing.

The pen also has an integrated microphone and can record voice memos in WAV format. The pen is powered by a rechargeable battery and supports Mac and Windows computers. The pen is available right now for $124.95.