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Penpower Chinese Expert (pen scanner)
Item No.: SW-LEA-0002
Price: € 165,16 (VAT 0%)             
Language Interface: 
Availability: Usually ships the next business day.

Product Description

Penpower Chinese Expert, A lifelong Chinese learning companion!
Product Overview
  • Penpower Chinese Expert (pen scanner) employs the latest technologies in voice recognition, segmentation of text, handwriting recognition, optical character recognition, text-to-speech and machine translation to bring you the most advanced Chinese learning environment for a total immersion of the Chinese language.
  • It will sure make you learning Chinese faster, it's a tool set for your lifelong enrichment and enjoyment. Your learning material is not limited to text books any more, you can use any Chinese text from books, magazines, newspapers or websites.  
  • It's as if you are living and breathing in a Chinese city, you can listen, speak, write and translate Chinese. It will correct you automatically if you didn't pronounce it correctly with our voice recognition technology, or wirte it correctly with our handwriting recognition technology.
  • It doesn't matter whether you have traditional or simplified Chinese text, it handles them all, as a matter of fact, you can convert them back and forth. Phonetic systems of Pinyin or Zhuyin are included, you can use them both in either simplified or traditional Chinese.
Product Features
  • Take in any Chinese text, be it traditional or simplified, from any sources: websites, books, managines or newspapers.
  • Conversion between traditional and simplified Chinese.
  • Auto addition of phonetics in Pinyin or Zhuyin
  • Segment Chinese text into groups of logical phrases, the first step in comprehension of Chinese language.
  • The state of the art Text-to-Speech (variable speed) closely resembles native Chinese speech. 
  • Recording your own speech or from a teacher or a native Chinese speaker.
  • Mouse over dictionary, phrase dictionary and optional on line search from online dictionary.
  • Chinese character stroke animation, practice your own handwriting with feedback from our handwriting recognition engine.
  • Auto-building all phrases with options to add your own notes.
  • Practice your speech on those phrases, our voice recognition engine will tell you how well your pronunciation is.
  • Speacking quizzes: have a phrase in your mind, say the phrase, it will tell you how close you reach your goal.
  • Voice reader: the state of the art text-to-speech is embedded in most Windows applications (Word, internet browsers ...) with a click of a button. You can hear either Mandarin or Cantonese speech in those Windows applications
  • The state of the art translation engine keeps you informed and entertained.
  • The pen scanner provides a comfortable handle which fits all left and right-handed users.  Inputting Chinese text from books/magazines/newspapers has just become easier and faster: 600-700 characters a minute.
  • The pen scanner  recognizes 13060 Traditional Chinese characters, 6763 Simplified Chinese characters, 4184 Hong Kong characters, 3580 Japanese characters, English words, numbers and punctuation.
  • The adjustable multiple language recognition system provides Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Hong Kong characters, English and Japanese recognition kernels.
  • Translate phrases or characters from English to Chinese or vice versa and have your complete Chinese document translated into English right away, with a read back function which reads out your document to you aloud.
  • Spell-check function which predicts characters while correcting alignment now empowers you with a more accurate scanning flow.
  • Multi-thread architecture allows you to scan continuously without pause while recognition is being done on the fly.
  • With Penpower Inputting Tool, you can correct or add your own text.
Hardware Specification
  • Dimensions131mm * 31mm * 19mm
  • Weight45g (excludes USB cable)
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Scanning speed: 15 cm/sec
  • Character size5~22 pt
  • Microphone is not included. It's highly recommended you use a microphone to fully use all the features.
System Requirements
  • Pentium II 300 CPU or above
  • 128MB of RAM
  • 220MB of available hard disk space
  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista (32bit)
  • USB port
Package Content
  • Pen scanner
  • Software CD
  • Quick Guide
  • Registration card
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