Livescribe developed a Penlet SDK to allow application development for the smartpen. I was thrilled at the idea of taking notes with this pen and then having them converted to digital text. As with all Anoto pattern-based pens, the smartpen can only determine its position on the page when used with paper pre-printed with the dot pattern. The built-in microphone on the pen can pick up small amounts of noise from writing on paper, and adjacent ambient noise is often louder than a far away speaker. The refills from Livescribe work better, but are more pricey. Archived from the original on

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Retrieved August 25, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Smrtpen more about Amazon Prime. I want to love it now because I used it so frequently, but it’s just too frustrating to use. Get to Know Us. Should your order go missing before it arrives, Amazon may register the serial number with loss and theft databases to prevent fraudulent use or resale of the item.

When returning to the material for homework or review, students have an opportunity to listen to important information a second time, add notes that may be of significance, and review what has already been written.

Applications could display text and menus, as well as livescrlbe audio feedback. Smooth-writing, Premium German Ink.


There is a bookmarking icon on the Livescribe smartpen paper which allows you to mark important information.

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See all reviews. Livescribe smartpens only work with Livescribe Dot Paper, so we’ve created a variety of dot paper sizes and types: From Our Technology Study Consultant While the Livescribe smartpen is a newer aid for me, I am thoroughly enjoying the freedom it provides.

However, there are students for whom the Livescribe smartpen may not be a useful tool. Retrieved from ” https: I was thrilled at the idea of taking notes with this pen and then having them converted to digital text. Your handwriting is now searchable The Echo Desktop, uses market-leading handwriting recognition that makes it a snap to find the notes you need instantly, regardless of whether you wrote them days, weeks and even months ago.

Product description This next generation smartpen has all the same features as the award-winning Pulse Pen, plus a few really impressive new ones.

With a dead display, you can’t tell if the pen is even smartepn or not, let alone the date, time and many other details. The PDF pencast application is a major plus, and I have used it many times to provide secure copies to clients. The product was initially available only for use with Microsoft Windows-based computers, but version 1.

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None of it interests me, so I haven’t really explored that. I own both the Livescribe 3 and the Echo pen from Livescribe.


The application is alright. I am careful with the pen, and try to turn it off quickly after use to preserve the display. I jot down what is most important and then I use my notes to guide me to specific passages that I want to review. The concept is awesome.

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A Desktop SDK for Microsoft and Macintosh operating systems was also promised, to allow developers to access files stored on the pen. Record everything you livesfribe, say and write, while linking your audio recordings to your notes.


Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. In order to learn more about the Livescribe smartpen, the YCDC asked six students, wmartpen in high school and one in eighth grade, to use the pen for six weeks.

Compare with similar items. Each student was given an Echo 4GB smartpen.