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Languages (LingoPen)

LingoPen supports OCR (scanning) and dictionaries in the following languages¹

For more details check product pages.

¹) subject to firmware version.

 


Does ExamReader work with a computer?

No, ExamReader is a “closed system” and only works stand-alone. This is a requirement to have the product allowed for use in exams.

 


Does DictionaryPen or LingoPen work with a computer?

Yes it does.
It is possible to connect DictionaryPen to almost any computer, phone or tablet supporting USB Host (in principle all computers) or USB OTG.

Check the video below for more information about functionality.


Does ReaderPen (Secure) work with a computer?

Yes it does.
It is possible to connect ReaderPen and ReaderPen Secure to almost any computer, phone or tablet supporting USB Host (in principle all computers) or USB OTG.

Check the video below for more information about functionality.


Does the pen(s) work with USB-C?

USB-C is a physical specification compatible with the earlier protocols used by the various C-PEN models.
A USB-C to USB-A adapter is however required.

Can I upgrade the ExamReader firmware?

Starting 2018, ExamReader has been updated to support software upgrade. For more information, see ExamReader firmware upgrade.

 


Can I upgrade the DictionaryPen firmware?

DictionaryPen firmware is possible to upgrade. See upgrade page for details.

 


Can I upgrade the ReaderPen firmware ?

ReaderPen & ReaderPen Secure firmwares are possible to upgrade.

See upgrade pages for details: ReaderPen, ReaderPen Secure.


Which product should i buy?

C-PEN products are divided into two categories: Education and Productivity.

Education includes ExamReader, ReaderPen, LingoPen and DictionaryPen and are designed to promote independent reading and learning. Typical users include people with dyslexia, visually impaired people, people with special educational needs, or people studying in a language other than their first one.

Though not specifically aimed at education, ReaderPen Secure also belongs to this segment. ReaderPen Secure is an assistive device targeting workplace use. For details check the product page.

Productivity refers to C-PEN products (i.e. the TS1 and Connect) used to capture notes and quotes from textbooks or papers, or to enter printed text and numbers into business systems.

 

For more detailed specification, visit the Product page.

 


Is there a pen that translates?

Please check out LingoPen and DictionaryPen specifications.

This product contains multiple first tier dictionaries translating to/from English.