The Livescribe 3 smartpen offers a smart solution to previous woes by combining the best of pen and paper with mobile devices at starting price of $149.95. And the good thing is that it can function in tandem with smartphones and tablets like iPad.
Go back a year in time and the Sky Wi-Fi pen was quite a sensation. And yet there were issues that it faced. These obstacles begged to be resolved. The biggest hurdle in its way was the Wi-Fi connection. It simply seemed to hinder the smooth transfer of notes. We present to you the Livescribe 3 smartpen.
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It offers a quick and easy method of creating handwritten text on a mobile or tablet. With this instrument par excellence you may write on Livescribe dot paper. The device is compatible with iPhones, iPads and iPods. But Livescribe 3 is compatible with those iOS devices that are Bluetooth Smart Ready, including the iPhone 4S or later, third-generation or later iPad, iPad Mini, and the fifth-generation iPod touch or newer. The iOS 7 device owners can also download free Livescribe+ mobile app which is available now at App Store.
Furthermore, voice recordings can be converted into written material. And handwritten script can be transformed into text too. There is also space for photographs and memoranda. The Livescribe 3 comes along with a capacitive stylus cap which will control the Livescribe+ app, and Swiss-made, premium ballpoint cartridges to use with any Livescribe paper notebooks.
Gilles Bouchard, CEO of Livescribe, said, “People shouldn't have to choose between their pen and their digital devices. The Livescribe 3 smartpen sends everything they write on paper to their tablet or smartphone, where our mobile application makes this information useful in truly innovative ways. It’s simply the most elegant and versatile pen we’ve ever made.”
The basic function of this tool is to erase the line between pen and paper. In the form of the Livescribe 3 smartpen the two merge. Besides, the gadget has a very special shape and design-wise it touches perfection itself. It has two editions one of which costs $150 and the other one has a price of $200.
The gizmo takes you back to the bare necessities of writing down notes with a pen. However, this takes place with a sophisticated twist since this time it is not just a manual operation but smart technology is involved. In other words, while it appears to be just a pen to the uninitiated, the fact of the matter is it is much more. It is a resplendent gem of the modern world.