From the Manufacturer
Taking notes and getting it right has never been easier at work or in class. The Pulse™ smartpen from Livescribe™ records everything you hear, say and write, while linking your audio recordings to your notes. Later, just tap your handwritten notes to play back what was said at that point in time. Spend less time writing and more time listening, knowing that you’ll find what you need when you need it.
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Easy Access to Your Audio & Notes
Ideal for meetings, conferences, or classes, this compact and light productivity tool is as easy to carry as traditional pen-and-paper, but smarter. Replay your audio recordings any time, anywhere, with a quick tap on your notes or drawings.
2GB of Memory: Room to Store Recordings, Notes, and Applications
Whether you're digitizing your notes and audio, or adding additional smartpen apps you'll need storage space; with 2GB of memory, your smartpen has plenty to get going right out of the box. An 2GB smartpen can hold over 200 hours of audio*, thousands of pages of notes, or dozens of applications.
Save, Organize, and Search
Using the free Livescribe™ Desktop software, you can easily upload, save and play back your interactive notes and audio recordings from your PC or Mac. Use the search window to find specific words or phrases — Livescribe Desktop will highlight every place you wrote them in your notes. You can also organize your digital notes simply by dragging and dropping pages in to custom notebooks, or export them into other applications like Evernote®.
Send and Share Your Notes Easily
Share your notes or recordings publically or privately as a PDF, audio file, or a pencast. Send them with email, embed them in a webpage, or post them directly on Facebook. You can also access pencasts on your other mobile devices through the Livescribe Community or with our free Pencast Player app.
Included Smartpen Applications
Your Pulse smartpen comes loaded with applications ready to work right out of the box:
- Nav Plus: a 5-way navigation and menu system for scrolling through menu options
- Quick Record: record audio without using dot paper with just a press of a button
- Quick Calc: Write an addition, subtraction, multiplication or division problem on dot paper and get the answer on your smartpen screen
- Launch Line: launch your favorite app by writing it's name
- Password: protect your recorded paper replay sessions with a 4-digit number
- Smartpen Name: personalize your smartpen and set it apart from other smartpens
- System Utilities: multiple language support, time, date, storage info, and battery charge
Customize Your Smartpen with More Apps
The possibilities for expanding your smartpen's functionality are endless with a variety of free and paid applications.
Enhance your productivity and learning with the American Heritage® English Dictionary or the American Heritage® Spanish Dictionary. Transcribe your handwritten notes into editable text by adding the MyScript for Livescribe app. Learn travel phrases in a foreign language. Get help studying geometry, organic chemistry, or guitar chords. Play games like Blackjack, Hangman, or Sudoku.
Livescribe Dot Paper
Livescribe dot paper uses regular paper printed with a unique pattern of tiny microdots. This tiny pattern works a lot like a GPS system for your smartpen. It allows a smartpen to capture everything it writes or draws on dot paper.
Livescribe smartpens only work with Livescribe Dot Paper, so we've created a variety of dot paper sizes and types: College-ruled Notebooks, Lined Journals, Blank Journals, Mini Journals, A5-sized Notebooks, Flip Notepads, and Sticky Notes. You can even print your own dot paper for free from within Livescribe Desktop on many printers.
What You Get
- The Pulse smartpen (1.3 ounces, anodized aluminum housing)
- 2 GB of memory (actual user available memory will be less)
- Livescribe Desktop software (download)
- 3-D Recording Headset
- Starter dot paper notebook
- USB mobile charging cradle
- Protective soft smartpen case
- Interactive Getting Started Guide
- 2 ink cartridges
What You Need: System Requirements
- Windows XP® 32-bit SP2 or higher, or Windows Vista® 32 or 64-bit, or Windows 7
- Intel Mac with Mac OS X® 10.5.5 or newer
- 600MHz CPU or higher
- 300 MB minimum free disk space
- Available USB port
- Internet connection
Livescribe smartpens work only with Livescribe dot paper.
*Actual recording time varies by audio quality setting.