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I.R.I.S. Unveils IRISPen Product Suite

IRISPen Express, IRISPen Executive, IRISPen Translator Express & IRISPen Translator Executive Enhance Accuracy with New S (April 04, 2006)

Retail Vision Spring, San Antonio, TX, April 4th, 2006 I.R.I.S. Group, (Euronext: IRI), a market leader in Automatic Document Recognition (ADR), Electronic Document Management (EDM) and Optical Character Recognition (OCR), announced today the U.S. availability of its complete, renewed USB text recognition pen scanner suite: IRISPen Express, IRISPen Executive, IRISPen Translator Express and IRISPen Translator Executive.

The IRISPen product line has been remodeled with the most compact design possible in order to accentuate text scanning capabilities. Designed for compatibility across both PC and Mac platforms, the pen scanners assimilate up to 1,000 characters per second; the fastest and most accurate technology distributed from I.R.I.S. to date. Smaller than a highlighter, the USB-powered IRISPen quickly digitizes quantities of text and figures into any application.   

?With its new, convenient design and unrivaled functionality, the IRISPen products are an excellent fit for anyone looking to manage their information and productivity, said Jean-Marc Fontaine, Director of Sales & Operations in the U.S. for I.R.I.S. ?IRISPen delivers unique and powerful OCR technology in a compact, portable form.  In addition to superior accuracy and speed, I.R.I.S. offers versions of this intelligent handheld scanner that recognize barcodes and identify up to 55 different languages.  No other line of pen scanning technology matches the robust capabilities of the new IRISPen product family.

Features and functionality of IRISPen handheld scanners include:

IRISPen Express

High Recognition Performance: text and numbers accurately retyped in any application with impressive accuracy;
Unique Grayscale Recognition: stores grayscale images and adapts to background changes;
Fast Scanning Speed: recognizes up to 1,000 characters per second.
IRISPen Executive

Text-to-Speech: a state-of-the-art vocal synthesis reads back the scanned text for auditive feedback, language and pronunciation purposes;
Barcode Recognition: supports all widespread code standards: Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC, Interleaved 2 of 5 and MSI Pharma;
Hand-printed Number Recognition: recognizes all natural writing styles, as tested on 1 million writing samples. No training or imposed style required.
 IRISPen Translator Express and Executive

Innovative Translation: encode and translate foreign language text with innovative translation software @prompt;
·Six Language Pairs: choose between six language pairs upon installation: English/French, French/Spanish, English/Spanish, English/ German, English/Russian and English/Portuguese;
Single-Click Translation: automatically translate foreign language text with one single click from any application.
System Requirements


A Pentium 166 MHz with 16 MB RAM and 30 MB free disk space is recommended
 A CD-ROM drive, a USB Port
Runs on Windows XP, ME, 2000 or 98 SE

Mac OS

A Mac OS computer with a G3 processor
Mac OS 10.x
Disk space: 50 MB
A free USB port from the Mac or from a powered USB hub
A CD-ROM drive
PlainTalk module for text-to-speech capability
Price and Availability

The IRISPen line is distributed by Ingram Micro, Navarre and Douglas Stewart and can be purchased from the retail channels and online stores in Europe, U.S. and Asia, and from the I.R.I.S. Eshop:

IRISPen Products
 Price (in dollars)
IRISPen Express
IRISPen Executive
IRISPen Translator Express
IRISPen Translator Executive
About I.R.I.S.

Image Recognition Integrated Systems (I.R.I.S.), a Belgian company founded in 1987 and listed on Euronext Brussels (IRI), is a leader in the ?Document to Knowledge market, and provides extremely high-quality solutions for converting paper documents into electronic formats for archiving, storing, managing and sharing digital information.

For more information on our company, our solutions or our products, visit the I.R.I.S. website at or call I.R.I.S. at 800.447.4744 (9A-5P EST)

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