I.R.I.S. has announced their IRISNotes 2 lineup, digital pens that capture handwritten notes and convert them into edible text on a computer.
Using a battery-powered pen and receiver clipped to the top of a standard sheet of paper, hand movements are tracked and recorded. No special paper needed. The receiver stores up to 100 pages of text, downloads the information to a computer and then I.R.I.S’ Optical Character Recognition application converts handwriting into electronic text that can be sent to Word, Outlook, Notepad, etc.
IRISNotes Express 2 is a battery powered pen that comes with fojr replacement batteries and aluminum carrying case. The IRISNotes Executive 2 has an executive style finish and comes with rechargeable battery, leather carrying pouch and 30-pin connector to share notes directly to your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
With IRISNotes Executive 2, users can write and draw on photos taken with their iOS device and can be shared immediately on Facebook or Flicker. The IRISNotes 2 Express and IRISNotes 2 Executive are available for US$99 and $149 respectively at www.irislink.com/us .