Imagine a highlighter pen that not only underscores critical information, but also captures important text and digitally transmits it to your computer instantaneously, sort of like an advanced “cut and paste” function. That tool actually exists! It’s called a digital scanner pen, and uses a technology called optical character recognition (OCR) to digitize printed text […]
We take an in-depth look at these 3 killer tools to go beyond simple MS Word and spell checkers. Be understandable to as many people as possible; it’s as important as being grammatically sound.
The introduction of wearable assistive technology has vastly improved everyday living for users with disabilities for decades. Whether it’s aural aids for the hard of hearing, glucose monitors for diabetic individuals or mobility bands for indoor navigation, assistive tech has done wonders in making the world more accessible to all. Occasionally, the assistive tech space […]
LeapFrog has been making learning easier and more fun for children since the company was founded in 1995. Recently it took reading and writing education to another level with the innovative LeapFrog LeapReader. The LeapReader pen is a new and improved version of LeapFrog’s Tag Reading System, which used interactive touch-and-talk books to help preschoolers […]
Anyone who writes has unpleasant run-ins with word processors. Most have built-in grammar or spell checking software, but they’re often more a courtesy than a useful tool. Relying solely on their edits is ill-advised. Sure, it helps us catch typos, but even then the suggestions are strictly limited to what is prepackaged into the in-program […]