How does CPEN work?

When you move the C-Pen device along a text line the printed text is made digital. The digital text can then be read out aloud by text to speech software (like in the video below) or it can be pasted into a document on a computer or smartphone. All of which happens automatically.
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What does a C-Pen do?

The C-Pen is a pen that reads text and translates it into spoken words. It helps people with dyslexia or people who cannot read to understand texts by reading out the text. It is designed to break down barriers for people with dyslexia and give them an equal playing field in exams and study.
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How does the ReaderPen work?

How do reading pens work? Sometimes referred to as a scanning pen, reading pens operate by using OCR (optical character recognition). The user scans the text and the device converts the text to speech, literally reading back the written words.
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How does a dyslexia pen work?

Reading pens are pen shaped electronic devices that scan the printed text on the page and read it aloud via earphones. They are small, portable, discrete devices that, with a school application for Access Arrangements (see other blog posts) can be used in GCSE and GCE (A Level) examinations.
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Is C-Pen good for dyslexia?

📃 BUILT-IN DICTIONARY: The electronic smart digital scanner can define & read aloud the meaning of any word you get stuck on, with an audio boost setting for better hearing making it perfect for all ages. For those with dyslexia, sight impairment, learning difficulties or language learners.
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How do actors with dyslexia learn their lines?

For those whose dyslexia manifests in struggling to read, learning lines can be approached from any number of alternate angles. Breaking up each line and learning the meaning, rather than focusing on the words themselves, is a good place to start.
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What is a C pen reader?

Use the C-Pen Reader 2™ to read printed text aloud for you. It features high quality naturally speaking English, American, Australian, British, Irish, Scottish and Indian accents, as well as Spanish (regular or Latin accents) and French voices.
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What are the benefits of reading pens?

Easier to learn and understand. By using ReaderPen, your students become more independent regardless of which reading disability they are struggling with. Using ReaderPen's speech synthesis, they can scan specific words or sentences and then listen to them.
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Why use a reading pen?

So, whether using a reader pen for classroom instruction or home assignments, multisensory learning can help all students develop or strengthen their literacy skills. For example, people remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they hear, 30% of what they see, and 50% of what they hear and see.
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What is the best reading pen for dyslexia?

The Top 8 Pen Readers of 2023
  • C-Pen Reader 2. A list about scanning pens would be seriously lacking if we didn't mention the ReaderPen from C-Pen. ...
  • OrCam Read. ...
  • NEWYES. ...
  • Scanmarker Air. ...
  • WorldPen Scan Go. ...
  • Rocket Pen Reader. ...
  • Vormor X7. ...
  • Svantto Pen Scanner.
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What is the difference between C-Pen Reader and C-Pen Reader 2?

Higher performance and speed – The C-Pen Reader 2 has increased internal memory and GPU to lower loading times, resulting in faster scanning. Optimized interface – Featuring high sharpness, larger icons, and easily accessible text, the C-Pen Reader 2 promotes seamless navigation.
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How do you charge a C-Pen?

The pen charges independent of whether it is powered on or off. Connect the device to the USB socket of a computer (the computer must be powered on) or an AC adapter (not included in the package) through a USB cable for battery charging. The time for power-off charging is around 3 hours.
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What is the best C-Pen?

This is our recommendations: Daily use at home/school: ReaderPen. Schools/use in exams: ExamReader. Reading/learning a second language (EAL at home/school): LingoPen.
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What are the cons of C-Pen?

What We Don't Like
  • Digital voice is still a bit computer-y, can get a bit annoying sometimes during really long passages.
  • Has to be held at a range of angles to work properly so very young kids and those with dexterity issues may have problems.
  • Not designed for mobile, need the c-pen connect.
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What is the newest C-Pen?

Bulk Buy Discounts. Introducing the new C-Pen Reader 2, the next generation of assistive reading tools designed to put even more control into the user's hands. Whether studying or simply reading for pleasure, this new and improved reading pen features enhanced AI to improve accessibility and boost reading confidence.
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Can a reading pen be used in a reading exam?


SEC encourages access to an exam reading pen as an alternative accommodation to a Reader/Reading Assistant for candidates eligible for these.
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Why pens are better than pencils?

Pens are great for writing anything that needs to be permeant because the ink is more durable than graphite. Making it the perfect tool for signing receipts, legal forms, or writing letters – pencils should be avoided when signing important documents because they can smudge and be erased.
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Do readers write better?

Reading can improve your writing.

Those who write understand the value of reading. Whether you write for work or pleasure, extended reading may boost your writing abilities and capabilities. There are several methods to improve your writing through reading.
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Is the C-Pen Bluetooth?

C-PEN Connect is a Bluetooth enabled scanner pen/digital highlighter with embedded character recognition.
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Does a C-Pen work on a computer screen?

The pen will read 6-point to 22-point text. The pen will not read handwriting, computer screens or mobile phone screens. Will the pen read any font and any size of text? The Menu Guide is important as it shows all the settings on the Reader 2 and where they are located.
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How do actors memorize lines so easily?

We just go over and over the lines until we know them. Some actors, like me, do so out loud script in hand. Others get a friend to read with them (to read in the other parts). Some use recordings (there are apps in which you can record all the lines and then selectively mute your own so that you can say them).
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How do actors memorize so many lines?

Actors are able to memorize their lines so well because they spend more time connecting with their character rather than rotely memorizing their lines. According to the researchers, actors engage in a process called “active experiencing” when they are working on embodying a particular character.
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How do actors memorize entire plays?

Practice improves their memory so, with time, it becomes easier to memorize lines. But actors rarely memorize the entire script before the filming starts. They become familiar with the text and then memorize parts of the script one by one as the filming goes on.
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