Many smartphone users have taken photos of documents in the absence of a document scanner, but that's about to come to an end with this invention.
It's with that in mind that Hammacher Schlemmer has released its ballpoint pen scanner, a really cool invention that will have you asking why nobody came up with this sooner. The pen itself writes on normal paper, but also comes built in with an auto-focus lens with a five megapixel sensor. It can also capture voice memos with its built-in microphone. To make sure your document scanning goes off without a hitch, the pen will project a laser-square to make sure your captures are framed properly. The pen also comes built in with 1 GB of storage, allowing for up to 1,000 image captures.
That means that this pen officially has a higher capacity than the computer I used in high school.
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