DEMO 2008 is abuzz about the smartpen

January 30, 2008 — Fortune Online “If you have ever been to Sundance, or any film festival for that matter, you are always looking for the film that is getting “buzz,” that inexplicable chatter that attaches itself to a potential breakout movie. If there is a startup and product with “buzz” at the DEMO confab…

Livescribe Pulse Pen Debuts

January 29, 2008 — Wired Online “The Livescribe Pulse pen is, so far, the most talked-about product at Demo. It writes! It records! It translates! It turns your scribbles into a document you can access from your computer! It could probably slice and dice, if need be… The biggest surprise: The gadget is relatively affordable:…

Livescribe unveil new Pulse Smartpen

Livescribe unveil new Pulse Smartpen January 29, 2008 — Tom’s Hardware Online “The Pulse Smart pen is one of those electronic pens that comes out and is almost immediately lumped into the same category as talking clocks and torch-pens. Surprisingly, it seems like it might actually be useful… Sounds great. If only we had them…

Can You Improve on a Pen? Livescribe Sure Thinks So

January 28, 2008 — Yahoo! Tech “Jim Marggraff, the CEO of Livescribe, creators of the newest digital pen, called Smartpen, is a pen evangelist. He has a passion for turning a pen into the ultimate computing input device. His last job at LeapFrog culminated in the creation of the FlyPen, LeapFrog’s technically impressive but commercially…

Top 10 Gadgets for College Students

December 14, 2007 — Sports Illustrated “So if you often find yourself too busy copying down diagrams to actually listen to your professors, fret no more. Go to your notes, and tap your pen twice. You’ll hear an audio recording of what went on exactly at the time you were frantically trying to catch up.…

Computing on Paper

Computing on Paper December 13, 2007 — Technology Review “A new smartpen could change the way people practice mobile computing by bringing processing power to traditional pen and paper. Made by Livescribe, of Oakland, CA, the smartpen is designed to digitize the words and drawings that a user puts down on paper and bring them…

Smartpen aids blind engineering students

Smartpen aids blind engineering students December 5, 2007 — EE Times “Engineering and science classes, which depend heavily on diagrams, graphs, charts and other figures, ordinarily put students with visual disabilities at a significant disadvantage,” said Andrew VanSchaack, Livescribe’s (Oakland, Calif.) senior science adviser and a professor at Vanderbilt. “We plan to use Livescribe’s Smartpen…

Livescribe ready to ink January launch

November 15, 2007 — CNET “Livescribe is one of a handful of companies hoping there is still some ink in the well when it comes to the notion of pen computing. Hoping to keep the buzz going until the product itself is ready, the company launched a new blog, posted additional technical details and kicked…