The ExamReader pen scanner is a major technological breakthrough for anyone wanting to read English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese exam questions. The ExamReader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text aloud with an British English, American English, Irish English, Scottish English, Indian English, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, French, Italian, German and Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese human-like digital voice.
The ExamReader has been approved by The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)* for use in exams. For information on exam boards that allow the use of this device in exams, see
This means students who have reading difficulties such as dyslexia can independently take exams knowing that they can read and understand the questions. No special access arrangements required.
The pen is half the size of other portable pen scanners on the market and at 50g is half the weight.
As well as promoting Independent Reading this pen is:
ideal for hearing words & lines of text read aloud
great for students with dyslexia, reading difficulties and english as a second language
designed to allow students to be with their peers in the main exam hall with headphones plugged into their pens
available in a class set of ten pens
Text to speech Use ExamReader to read printed text for you! ExamReader features a high quality naturally speaking British English, American English, Spanish, French, Italian and German voice.
Interfaces ExamReader uses a standard micro USB connector for charging, and a standard 3.5 mm connector for your favourite headphones
Compact ExamReader is small, portable, and lightweight making it easy to carry with you anywhere you like to read.
“The arrangement ‘Read Aloud’ would also include the use of an examination reading pen. A permitted examination reading pen will not have an in-built dictionary or thesaurus, or a data storage facility. An approved application for a computer reader would also allow the use of an examination reading pen.”
Scan Font Size Range6.5 - 22 pt
Menu LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French, Italian and German