header

 

More links

Adobe Connect | Adobe Conect Custom Pods | AutoHotkey | Android | Arduino | Blog | COMM140Fractals | Grammar Checkers | Knots | a Million Dots |  Processing | RedBubble | Tutorials | Weather | World Time Meeting Planner |


Smartpen | Applications | Assistive technology | Error codes | Examples | Flash files | Issues | MyScript | Pencasts | Research | Technology |

Smartpen

Last Month I purchased a Pulse Smartpen manufactured by a company called Livescribe.

The main drawbacks that I have noticed with the smartpen relate to the desktop software (I am running the latest windows version). It is rather "flaky", for example it will fail to download the audio associated with a page for many sync sessions and then for no apparent reason the audio will finally download. Downloading the text from a notebook is much more reliable. The main issues is with downloading the audio.

Once the pages have been downloaded they can be converted to PDF which works fairly well. Pages with audio can also be uploaded to the web and held in your own Livescribe account. This process is also a little "flaky" I have found it difficult at times to upload the range of pages I wanted to. It would consistently upload the last page in the range and not the whole sequence of pages.

Apart from that the pen itself works well when playing back audio associated with a page. Once the audio is downloaded to the PC it will play in sync with the text. It's just getting to to download that can be tricky.

MyScript

July 1, 2010

Today I am going to install MyScript for Windows and evaluate its usefulness. If it works as well as I hope it will I will purchase a copy.

Rupert.

 

 

Pencasts

Hello World
brought to you by Livescribe
PDF versionPDF version of this page
6.25.2010 11:22 PM
brought to you by Livescribe

6.25.2010 11:48 PM
brought to you by Livescribe

 

As you can see my handwriting leaves a bit to be desired.

6.25.2010 11:53 PM
brought to you by Livescribe

 

More Pencasts

Roberts, D. (2009). Lesson 98 teaching text geometry. Retrieved from http://www.livescribe.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/LDApp.woa/wa/MLSOverviewPage?sid=lsr0g09jSpPX

 

 

 

See Wired Demo

The Pulse Pen is a note taker's dream. This smart pen remembers every movement and sound it hears.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF11--7iN40

 

 

 

itmadesimple | July 17, 2009 | 0:45
The basics about the Livescribe pen which can be purchased from ITmadeSimple in Australia @ http://bit.ly/u9cns

 

 

wmacphail | December 06, 2009 | 4:34

Wayne Mach reviews the Livescribe pen from Pulse for mondoville.com

 

ebigant | September 19, 2008 | 2:13
Paper Replay applications for students in colleges and universities

 

 

Background

LIVESCRIBE.COM 7677 Oakport Street, 12th Floor Oakland, CA 94621 office 510.777.0071 fax 510.777.0159
Corporate Backgrounder

http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/livescribe/40513/docs/40513-livescribe_corporate_backgrounder.pdf

 

Papers

Paper-Based Computing
http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EQM0843.pdf

 

New smartpen and paper to help teach blind college students

Physorg.com (2007). New smartpen and paper to help teach blind college students Retrieved from http://www.physorg.com/news115908934.html

Subjects like physics, calculus and biology are challenging for most students, but imagine tackling these topics without being able to see the graphs and figures used to teach them. A new smartpen and paper technology that works with touch and records classroom audio aims to bring these subjects to life for blind students.


 

LIVESCRIBE IN
K–12 EDUCATION:
RESEARCH SUPPORT
A Review of Scientific Evidence Demonstrating the Effectiveness
of Smartpen Technologies for Improving Teaching and Learning

http://www.livescribe.com/media/pdf/education/Livescribe_K-12_Research_Support.pdf

Andrew Van Schaack, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University

 

Note Taking and Sharing with Digital Pen and Paper.
http://www.pdfound.com/dl/note-taking-and-sharing-with-digital-pen-and-paper./1304cacd2c98a59af195363f90cb4425.html

In-Class Observations: Quick Data Collection with Non-Linear Access to Audio for Subsequent Assessment and Reporting
http://www.edlivescribe.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Teacher_Guide_3_In-Class_Observations.pdf

 

Steimle, J., Brdiczka, O., & Mühlhäuser, M. (2009). Collaborative Paper-based Annotation of Lecture Slides. Educational
Technology & Society, 12
(4), 125–137.

http://www.lri.fr/~fanis/docs/knotty_gestures.pdf

http://www.asla.org/uploadedFiles/CMS/Resources/Fri-A3Traditional-Drawing_Digitally-Remastered.pdf

Similar Technology

NoteLook: Taking Notes in Meetings with Digital Video and Ink

http://www.pdfound.com/dl/notelook:-taking-notes-in-meetings-with-digital-video-and-ink/6d68db24e7c4b2850156c07b36760217.html

 

Longitudinal Studies of Augmented Notebook Usage Informing the Design of Sharing Mechanisms
Brian Lee1, Heidy Maldonado2, Scott R. Klemmer1, Isabelle Kim1, Paz Hilfinger-Pardo1
1 Stanford University HCI Group
Computer Science Department
Stanford, CA 94305-9035
{balee, srk, paz, ihk}@cs.stanford.edu
2 Stanford University HCI Group
School of Education
Stanford, CA 94305
heidym@cs.stanford.edu

http://hci.stanford.edu/cstr/reports/2006-11.pdf

 


APA citation:
Russell, R. (2016, July 04, 02:21 pm). Cool Stickers
     Retrieved November 20, 2017, from
     http://www.rupert.id.au/smartpen/index.php
8953 Visits since June 25, 2010

Last refreshed: November 20 2017. 08:33.54 am

rupert dot russell at acu dot edu dot au Support Wikipedia

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License.