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IRISNotes Air 3 Digital Pen

The smart digital pen note-taker!

Take handwritten notes as you usually would (normal ink & paper); all of these notes are stored in a small receiver and can be later uploaded and digitized on your computer to be 100% editable, or sent direct to your device by WiFi.

The IRIS Notes Air 3 digital pen can be of great help for tackling challenges like Assistive Technology in Special Education, Rehabilitation and Everyday Living. It can be used as a tool for inclusive education.

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Digitise your handwritten notes—anywhere!

  • Recognises handwriting (30 languages), graphs, and drawings
  • Digitise your notes whilst keeping the simplicity of a classic pen (standard paper and ink!)
  • Share your notes, video memos and annotated photos—anywhere!
  • Capture your notes and drawings anytime, anywhere. No computer needed!
  • Specially convenient for educationalists (students or teachers) and business people on the go
  • Unique device for business travellers and meeting minute note takers
  • Works on any standard paper with standard ink refill (available on IRIS' webshop).
  • Turn your handwritten notes into editable text thanks to the provided PC and Mac® software and export to Outlook®, Word or Notepad
  • Learning module for improved handwritting recognition
  • Write and draw on pictures taken with your smartphone, tablet, iPhone® and iPad® • 30 languages recognised by the OCR engine.
  • Unique recognition of combined texts & graphs.
  • No batteries needed thanks to the USB-rechargeable built-in battery.
  • Store up to 100 A4/letter size pages. • Full mouse and tablet functionality when plugged to your computer.

When writing becomes digital

At meetings, in lessons, or just at home: IRISNotes™ 3 converts your writings into editable digital text. It recognises any writing (isolated characters and cursive handwritten text) and digitises it very reliably. Don't waste any more time transcribing your notes onto the computer: IRISNotes™ 3 does it for you. The notes are stored in the memory of the receiver (in .ink or .note format), ready to be edited, shared, and archived.

Recognises your sketches, graphs, and drawings

IRISNotes™ 3 not only digitises handwritten notes; its powerful recognition engine also recreates all your sketches, drawings, and graphs. Shapes are digitised precisely and the lines are straightened for an optimum result. These digital sketches are directly exportable into Word, which recognises them automatically. Digitise all your plans and ideas easily!

Recognises handwriting in 30 different languages

IRISNotes™ 3 can recognise handwritten notes in 30 different languages (including Arabic), making it a favourite multilingual work tool. That is why this digital tool integrates perfectly into any international work environment. It will boost the productivity of students and anyone who makes frequent business trips abroa

Works like a traditional pen, but does so much more!

IRISNotes™ 3 is a smart pen that digitises your notes whilst maintaining the simplicity and ergonomics of a classic pen. It can be used with standard ink and paper. It does not require expensive refills of a specific brand. IRISNotes™ 3 adapts to any type of medium and is designed, above all, to make your life easier!



A pen at the cutting edge of technology

1. Built-in lithium battery (chargeable via USB): up to 10 hours of continuous writing
2. Note pad capable of storing up to 100 A4 pages, operating via infrared
3. Bluetooth connectivity to transfer your notes to any mobile device (iOS/Android)
4. Standard ink cartridge included. Refills available from our online store
5. As lightweight and comfortable to use as a traditional pen.

Export your notes as editable text in Word

With a single click, convert your handwritten notes to text in Word. All those long pages of class notes or notes on meetings are instantly converted into an editable Word document! Then it's easy to tidy up your notes and share them. The perfect tool to boost your productivity!

Export your notes as editable text in Notepad

Once digitised, your notes can be exported directly to Notepad. In just a few clicks, you can edit the content, share it, or simply archive it.

Send your notes directly via email.

Do you want to send your notes directly to a friend or colleague? Export your notes directly to Outlook! They appear in the form of editable text copied into a new email message, ready for sending.

Export your notes as an image.

Simply save your notes as an image (JPEG format). This image can easily be used as an illustration in a Word document, or archived on your computer.

All of your notes, accessible at all times

IRISNotes Air 3 makes your notes more mobile than ever. Transfer them directly via Bluetooth to any mobile device (Android or iOS). Thanks to the free IRISNotes 3 software provided, you can instantly send your notes by email or just archive them. You will never again need a computer to share your notes!

Save your voice and what your are writing at the same time

The IRISNotes™ 3 application lets you create videos of what you are writing, whilst recording your voice at the same time. By creating these mini tutorials, you can easily share your reasoning—an ideal tool for e-learning sessions. Write an equation and explain how to solve it, or share visual explanations of a complicated route, etc. The possibilities are endless!

Annotate any existing photo or image

Give free rein to your imagination: the IRISNotes™ 3 application lets you write and draw on photos taken with your mobile device (iOS/Android) and then share them with your friends, family, or colleagues, wherever you are! A feature that lets you create unique souvenir photographs or annotate maps and graphs, for example.

Improved writing recognition

Thanks to the learning module included, obtain increasingly reliable transcriptions of your notes. In addition, this module lets your create three user profiles for the handwriting of three different individuals. Thanks to targeted exercises, it teaches the software to keep improving its recognition of all types of writing—even sloppy writing!

Hardware specifications

Technology: Ultrasound and infrared

  • Bluetooth (IRISNotes Air 3 only): 4.0 LE
  • Rechargeable internal battery: Around 3.5 hours of battery life
  • Battery type:
    • Receiver: rechargeable lithium-ion battery
    • Pen: rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • - Battery life (continuous writing):
    • Receiver: 16 hours
    • Pen: 60 hours
  • Ink cartridge: Standard cartridge (length 67 mm x diameter 2.35 mm)
  • Coverage zone: A4/letter format
  • Storage capacity: Up to 100 pages in A4/letter format


Minimum required system configuration:

Windows® software
-Processor: Intel® CORE i5
-Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8 or 7
-1 GB of RAM
-1 GB available hard disk space
-1 USB 2.0 port available

Software for Mac® (IRISNotes Air 3)
-Mac® computer equipped with an Intel® CORE i5 processor
-Mac OS® X: Sierra/El Capitan
-512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
-1 GB available hard disk space
-1 USB 2.0 port available

Software for iOS® (IRISNotes Air 3 only)
- iOS version 7.0 or later

Software suite for Android® (IRISNotes Air 3 only)
- Android version 4.4 or later

Box contentsIRISNotes 3 Air Box

- Digital pen and USB receiver
- USB cable
- Ink cartridge
- 1 case
- Software serial number (software not included in the box; can be downloaded from the website:


Quick Reference Guide

- Product name: IRISNotes™ Air 3
- SKU reference: 765010458962
- Box dimensions (H x L x D): 19.8 x 15 x 3.2 cm
- Box weight: 280 g
- Pen weight, Size (L x D): 20 g,13.3 x 1.45 cm
- Receiver weight, Size (L x W x D): 23 g, 7.6 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm

(IRISNotes Air 3) 30 recognized languages :

Arabic, Catalan, Chinese ( Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Canada), English (UK), English (USA), Finnish, French (Canada), French (France), German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese

Quick User Guide (IRISNotes Air 3) 

Excl. Tax: $260.00 Incl. Tax: $299.00