Scanning lines of text is easy and convenient with the Ectaco CPen 3.0. You can scan and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) printed text into your computer. A brief sweep with your Ectaco CPen and the text instantly appears in any open application on your computer. This scanning pen is USB-connected and must be connected to the computer to function. Works with translation software, text-to-speech applications, internet banking, etc. (these applications are NOT included in this package). Simple to install, easy to use, and powered by your computer so it never runs out of battery. Size 130 x 18 x 32 mm; Weight 68 grams. Scanning speed up to 15 centimeters/second, Character size 5-22 points. OCR with support for Latin, Greek and Cyrillic character sets (Over 180 languages). Compliance: CE, FCC, ETL/UL, RoHS, WEEE. System Requirements: Windows XP/SP2, Vista 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit, Mac OSX10.6-10.11, USB 2.0/1.1, 200 MB disk space. Box includes Ectaco C-Pen 3.0 and USB cable; software is downloaded from the cpenshop site.