I.R.I.S. Group has released a new version of the IRISPen II from the Macworld floor. The IRISPen II is an OCR device designed for scanning data, including text, into any Mac application. The latest version features support for Asian languages including Chinese. According to I.R.I.S. Group:
I.R.I.S. Group, a market leader in Optical Character Recognition (OCR), presents at Mac World the new
version of the IRISPen II for the recognition of 4 Asian Languages in addition to the 91 existing languages. These Asian languages are: Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
The IRISPen II allows the user to input printed text, figures, manuscript figures and bar codes and to send them directly and instantaneously to ANY Macintosh application (such as word processors, spreadsheets, e-mail, on line data bases, accounting programs&Mac183;).
You can find more information about the latest version of IRISPen II at the I.R.I.S. Group Web site. The IRISPen II is available starting at US$159.00 for the standard version.