What is a portable scanner?
Benefits of wand scanners and pen scanners.
Many portable scanners have a wand-like design. With a wand scanner, you simply slide the scanner over a document. With a pen scanner, you move the scanner along a document. Pen scanners also recognize different languages and let you to translate text from a document.
You can easily store a wand scanner or pen scanner near your all-in-one printer or other home office products. Despite their smaller size, wand and pen scanners can scan standard paper sizes. They can even help you save paper thanks to double-sided scanning. Most handheld document scanners also come equipped with software, so you can view, store, save and edit documents long after you’ve made your scans.