Echo Community Closure July 7 – Last Chance to Download Stored Pencasts

UPDATE: With the US holiday week in mind, we’ve extended the deadline until July 7 for customers to download any pencasts from the Echo Community. As announced last year, Livescribe is closing the Echo Community, the service that was designed as a way to share your pencasts. The decision was made in conjunction with the introduction…

Customer Story: Playing violin with a smartpen

Have you ever wondered how you could use a smartpen beyond taking notes? Amy Beth Horman of the Horman Violin Studio in Washington DC discovered that recording an audio pencast of her student’s performances combined with her written feedback made it much easier for her students to learn complicated pieces. As a result, 11 of…

Customer Stories: Katie Blanchard

Meet Katie Blanchard, a 24-year-old student working towards her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Monmouth University. Six years ago, the New Jersey native began suffering from neurological complications brought on by Lyme disease. It has taken a significant toll on her ability to absorb and retain information ever since. Livescribe smartpens have helped Katie recall her classwork,…

Taking Better Notes With Professor Andy Van Schaack

Today we’re sharing a recent interview with Livescribe‘s Senior Science Advisor, Andy Van Schaack, Ph.D. Andy teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in research methods, instructional design, and technology forecasting at Vanderbilt University.  What’s new in the Princeton/UCLA study that was recently released? The researchers found that students in their experiment who wrote their notes by hand recorded fewer…