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WorldPenScan X

By Dermot - 22nd Jul 2015 | 6 views

Imagine the possibilities of scanning directly into Word documents without typing a word, or easily translating tourist guides, restaurant menus, signs and so much more straight to your smart device. The WorldPenScan X offers endless possibilities and in multiple languages.

<ul> <li>Scan any text straight on to your smartphone, tablet or iPhone</li> <li>Translates text from/to English to multiple languages</li> <li>Bluetooth wireless connection instantly ready when powered on</li> <li>Immediately transfer scanned text to phone, tablet or PC/Mac</li> <li>Compact design; easy to bring on vacation or when travelling on business</li> </ul>

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<div style=”background: #e8edf0; padding: 10px 15px; margin-bottom: 15px;”> <h4>Bluetooth wireless connection instantly ready when powered on</h4> <ul> <li>Adopt the Bluetooth 4.0-BLE technology to facilitate the data transmission to any mobile devices.</li> <li>The scanned result can immediately be digitised into texts and transmitted to Win/Mac PCs via USB port.</li> </ul> <h4>Recognise multiple languages, barcodes and bank fonts</h4> <ul> <li>Supports English, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, and more.</li> <li>Recognise barcodes and bank fonts such as OCR-A, OCR-B, MICR on PCs.</li> </ul> <h4>Immediately translate and edit in multiple applications</h4>


<ul> <li>Scan and translate sentences without typing a word.</li> <li>Easily check vocabulary, pronunciation and extended queries in the dictionaries.</li> <li>Directly edit scanned data in MS office applications, email and browsers.</li> <li>Search the scanned data on Google, YouTube and Wikipedia with one click.</li> </ul> </div>

The WorldPenScan X brings in Bluetooth 4.0-BLE technology to facilitate the data transmission to any mobile devices wirelessly. Simply scan printed material and capture words or sentences into iPad, iPhone and Android mobile devices. Lets you scan and edit documents on the go, translate and share information immediately.


The WorldPenScan X is available at Right-Click for just €99.99

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The Boomtube is a premium entertainment speaker that is great for indoor and outdoor use. Boasting 7W of powerful sound, this speaker enables you to wirelessly stream your favourite tracks, listen to FM radio and insert a TF card. Unique and trendy in its design, the carry handle allows you to have a booming bass at home and on the go, whether it’s a trip to the beach, the park or a festival. What better way to relax than listen to some music and the Boomtube with carry handle makes it easy. The fact that it comes with a built-in subwoofer also means that the sound quality is excellent.

€69.95 @

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<h3>Powerup 3.0</h3>

The classic paper plane has just gotten a technology overhaul and it has been transported into the 21st ‘smart’ Century.

This means you can actually control your paper airplane with your smartphone.

It really is the best fun you can have with your phone and brings a classic classroom toy well and truly into the realms of 21st Century technology. And it’s so easy to make — you simply do your folding, make the airplane and slide the Powerup 3.0 onto your creation, turn it on and watch it go. Classic fun with a decidedly modern twist.

€59.95 @

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<h3>Syma X5SC</h3>

The brilliant X5C just got an upgrade and is now even better than ever before. Drones have almost totally replaced remote-control helicopters and they almost always come with a built-in camera.

The X5SC now comes with a built-in HD camera that can record your flight or take pictures. A great companion to bring on holidays to ensure you get spectacular images and videos of your trip.

Syma are world leaders in the toy quadcopter market and with the Syma X5SC, it is not hard to see why. It is a perfect quad to introduce to someone starting out as a beginner and to someone who is more expert. It can be used indoors and outdoors and with the 6 Axis Gyro system, it is easy to fly and very stable in flight. The range from the remote is 50 metres so make sure you have plenty of space around you.

€109 @

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<h3>Waboba Ball Extreme</h3>

The Waboba Extreme is a specially-designed ball that bounces fast, far, and high. Waboba is Swedish and the name is short for water bouncing ball — which perfectly sums up the Waboba Ball Extreme. Really popular in our store in Dundrum Town Centre, the Waboba is a great outdoor gadget that is perfect for holidays or if you live near a beach. The Waboba is hugely popular and a growing brand all over the world and is made from quality materials. Now that the summer has finally arrived and your family will be spending more time in the water, why not get your hands on a Waboba Ball and make the best of both water and sun. The fun is endless and it’s a great workout too. It bounces on water only and is best for oceans, lakes, rivers and water fountains. A lot of customers buy the Waboba Extreme because it makes for a great stress ball too.

€6.99 @

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