Recently I had the opportunity to sit down and interview one of our long-term Australian customers John McConville of Avery Dennison to discuss how he uses his Livescribe smartpen. John makes some really good points about the value of his notes and how the business has come to rely on his pen to ensure accurate and timely notes are taken and distributed in meetings. As John notes in the discussion – he’s a bit of a gadget nut so it’s pleasing to see a geek still relying on pen and paper for notes Tagged: livescribe, pencast, smartpen, smartpen in business
We’ve been getting a lot of positive feedback from the business community over the past few weeks – stories we’ve often shared via the blog. These stories often help other business people who aren’t sure whether they want a Livescribe pen understand the value the smartpen can provide to their business life. As such, starting in April and running through to the end of May, we’re going to be conducting a series of pencast interviews with business users across Australia and New Zealand. What’s a Pencast Interview? Basically I’ll be meeting with business users and asking the user a series
Two big pieces of news announced today by the Livescribe team – Livescribe Connect for Pulse and Echo Smartpen’s, and an expansion of the Smartpen product family with the introduction of the affordable 2GB Echo Smartpen. Livescribe Connect is a software solution that works with Livescribe’s free desktop software. With Livescribe Connect, Livescribe Smartpen owners can quickly send Pencasts from paper to applications such as Google Docs, Evernote, Facebook, email, or to their mobile devices including iPhones and iPads. I’ve been playing with a pre-release version of Livescribe Connect for the past few days and it really is a breakthrough
A few minutes ago we blogged about two important announcements from Livescribe – namely the launch of Livescribe Connect and the introduction of the 2GB Echo Smartpen starter pack Livescribe Connect is a really exciting development as it presents users with incredible flexibility to send and share content they’ve created to others. As Jim Marggraff commented in the official press release: “Livescribe is liberating notes and evolving human communication, collaboration, productivity, and learning” Jim Marggraff, CEO and Founder of Livescribe The seven connectors can be used in different ways and given we’ve had a few days to experiment with them;
An update was released for Livescribe Desktop (PC users only) in the past week – version 2.3.1. The release includes some exciting new features – not the least being integration to Evernote. The list of new features includes Additional sharing capabilities: Share .pencast files using your email client Share notes and audio recordings to an Evernote® account. Share entire custom notebooks to Livescribe™ Online, or as .pencast files. Audio playback controls in the Sharing interface. Ability to select and share multiple audio sessions as a .pencast file or when uploading to Livescribe Online. Ability to get information about a page.