This scanner pen turns text to speech, translates words, and more


TL;DR: As of Feb. 11, you can slash 37% off this NEWYES Scan Reader Pen 3 Text-to-Speech OCR Multilingual Translator and get it for $124.99 instead of $199.

If you are studying a second language, taking lots of notes for work or school, struggle with written text, or just want an easier way to get through the stack of books on your nightstand, there are tools that can help you out. One that’s making its mark — and happens to be on sale — is the NEWYES Scan Reader Pen 3.

The NEWYES Scan opens up new possibilities for learning. You can use it to read and retain information, translate words and phrases, look up words on the spot, capture quotes and transfer them to your computer, or even record audio to review later.

This text-to-speech reader pen recognizes 3,000 characters per minute and translates in 0.3 seconds with 98 percent accuracy. All you have to do is select a language and slide the pen over the text. It’ll then display the translation — it translates 112 languages from text to voice — or read it to you aloud with a human-sounding digital voice to allow you to hear proper pronunciations. It can also support nine UI languages and 55 OCR languages, expanding your options.

A potential time-saver for note-taking, the Scan Reader Pen 3 can also capture and save quotes and other text of interest instantly by scanning them. You can also tap on the dictionary button to get a definition for a word or phrase on the spot. It can also record audio for you to return to later, which can be particularly helpful for studying or memorizing coursework.

See it in action:

The NEWYES Scan Reader Pen 3 is a great gadget to have in your toolbox, whether you’re an avid reader, a student, or someone who struggles with written text. Get it on sale for just $124.99 and save 37% for a limited time.

Prices subject to change.