ReadingPen 2


The ReadingPen®2 is designed specifically to help readers improve their reading skills. This fully portable scanning device helps with reading fluency and comprehension by providing immediate definitions for scanned text. Scanned text and definitions can be read aloud, allowing readers to maintain their reading flow, even when encountering unfamiliar words.

  • Displays scanned text in large characters. Displays syllabic division of words (most products), reads scanned words aloud using Text-to-Speech technology and spells words letter-by-letter.
  • Enhances the reading experience by increasing fluency and vocabulary
  • Reads any printed material. Use with books, magazines and newspapers.
  • Simple to use, with intuitive user-friendly interface.
  • Take the ReadingPen® wherever you go. This small, portable, handheld device is designed to fit in your pocket.

Unique Products

ReadingPen®2 US

  • Uses the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary and Thesaurus, American Heritage® College Dictionary and Roget's II Thesaurus.
  • Recognizes over 500,000 words from the American Heritage® College Dictionary, 4th Edition and Roget's II The New Thesaurus.
  • Provides translations from Wizcomtech's English to Spanish dictionary.
  • Provides audio word pronunciation (American pronunciation).
  • Built-in scanning tutorial to improve scanning technique.

ReadingPen®2 Oxford

  • Recognizes over 240,000 words from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of English.
  • Reads the scanned text aloud in a British accent.


  • Scans single words or full lines of text.
  • Displays selected word in large font to enable easier, clearer viewing.
  • Displays definitions, synonyms and translations of the scanned text on the LCD screen.
  • Audio word pronunciation with text-to-speech (TTS) technology using built-in speaker or earphones.
  • Spells out scanned words, highlighting individual letters.
  • Displays syllabic division of selected word or phrasal verb (most products).
  • Comprehensive translation that extends beyond the simple, most frequently used meaning of the word.
  • Direct look-up of idioms/phrases.
  • Identification of inflected words and the display of their corresponding entries.
  • History option enabling review of the last 80 looked up words.
  • Recognition of a wide range of printed font types and sizes (6-22 points - up to 8mm), including inverted text on contrasting backgrounds (except red on white, white on red, blue on black and black on blue).
  • Recognition and automatic merging of hyphenated text.
  • Two display modes: Toggle between abridged and complete definition/translation display.
  • Easy to use buttons and straightforward menus.
  • Right/left handed support.
  • Auto shut-off feature to preserve battery life.







128KB + 64KB


4MB minimum (depending on product)

Socket for flash memory cards


Keypad Push Buttons - Power/ESC/ENT/Up/Down/Left/Right

Optical Scanner

128 pixels linear array image sensor
400 DPI resolution

Communications USB (models with communication)

Display Information

Resolution: 120 x 32 pixels
Size: 61mm x 20mm / 2.4" x 0.8"


2 x 1.5V AAA Alkaline batteries

Size (L x W x H)

6.4" x 1.5" x 1" (163 x 38 x 23 mm) with cover


3 oz. (90 grams) (not including batteries and/or flash memory card)


Built-in speaker, earphone socket (available with most products).


CE, RoHS, UL, FCC class B

Operating Temperature Range

0°C - 40°C

JJ Social Slider