When directly connected to the USB port of a PC or notebook, the scanner supports plug-and-play operation and is powered by the USB port, so there's no need for an remix external power supply. The idle remix mode reduces power consumption. Additional features include left-to-right and right-to-left scanning, central line tracking, multiline mode, recognition of wavy or distorted characters, remix a line skew tolerance of 10 percent with a word slope tolerance of 20 percent, clear scanning of inverse text (white letters on dark background), and automatic input of tables (like invoices and price lists) into your database or spreadsheet. The remix Pen II provides improved image stability at varying speeds and offers gray scale document recognition.
It supports foreign language uses (up to 56 languages) and is programmable, letting you define two functions that are triggered remix by single and double clicks (tab, enter, space). The IRIS Pen II recognizes data on many types of documents, reading 6 to 22 point size fonts with text, remix numbers, handwritten numbers, and bar codes, as well as reading dot-matrix letters. Plus, the text-to-speech option lets you hear what you scan, remix and in a relatively natural voice. It remix can also scan directly into any Windows or Mac application starting at the position of the cursor.