[buug] Pen Scanner?

Claude Rubinson rubinson at email.arizona.edu
Mon May 10 12:52:28 PDT 2004

Does anyone know of any pen scanners that do OCR on the fly and
support Linux?  Googling around, the only one that I found was the
Siemens Pocket Reader
(http://www.linux-mag.com/2000-03/pr_pocketreader_01.html) but that's
out of production and a few years old (which suggests that it's fairly

Another possibility might be a handheld scanner and OCR software, but
I'm looking at taking notes from texts, articles, etc for research and
most handheld scanners would keep me tethered to my machine.  Not
really feasible.



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