Zcan lets users swipe across information to scan it

Developed by Design To Innovation (DTOI), a company based in Hong Kong, the Zcan is a wireless optical mouse with an integrated miniaturized scanner that allows users to scan text and images.

The Zcan works with iPads, Macbooks, tablets and laptops. It lets users swipe across information to scan it, allowing the scanned information to become searchable. Users can scan anything from documents and receipts to photos and even the product labels at the back of a packaging. As the user scans the item, the text or images will appear on their monitor. The scanned information is also saved, helping users do away with paper copies.

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