OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Livescribe Inc., (www.livescribe.com) maker of the award-winning Echo and Pulse smartpens, releases the free Pencast Player application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The app enables consumers to access a digital copy of their synchronized notes and audio as pencasts from anywhere. Now notes and audio from critical meetings or lectures are portable and playable when you need them.
Livescribe’s Echo and Pulse smartpens capture everything consumers hear and write and provide easy access to important information by simply tapping on written notes directly on paper, on a computer using the Livescribe Desktop software or on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running the Pencast Player app.
“Fast information access is a key advantage of the Livescribe platform,” said Byron Connell, Livescribe chief marketing officer. “Pencast Player lets consumers access their written and spoken information on the go with their favorite Apple products.”
Pencast Player lets anyone access pencasts posted on Livescribe’s online community, regardless of whether they have a smartpen or MyLivescribe account. Registered customers with a MyLivescribe account can also access from their Apple device any pencasts uploaded to their 500 MB of personal storage.
Pencast Player further advances interoperability between the Apple and Livescribe platforms. It enables consumers to reap the benefits of both smartpen and smartphone technology in one seamless experience.
Pricing and Availability
Pencast Player is available immediately, free-of-charge, in the iTunes store. The application works with all iPad devices with iOS 3.2 or higher and all iPhone and iTouch devices with iOS 4.0 or higher and requires iTunes 9.2 or higher.
Smartpens, including the 4GB Echo smartpen ($169.95), the 8GB Echo smartpen ($199.95) and the 2GB Pulse smartpen ($129.95), dot paper and accessories are available at Best Buy, Amazon.com, Apple, Staples, Target and online at Livescribe.com.
Located in Oakland, Calif., Livescribe has developed a new low-cost mobile computing platform, which is fundamentally advancing the way people capture, access and share written and spoken information. The Echo and Pulse smartpens revolutionize the act of writing by recording and linking speech to handwriting, so users never miss a word. For more information, visit Livescribe at www.livescribe.com.
About Anoto Group AB
Anoto is the world leading company behind the unique technology for digital pen and paper, which enables fast and reliable transmission of handwritten text into a digital format. Anoto operates through a global partner network that focuses on user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storage of data within different business segments, e.g. healthcare, bank and finance, transport and logistics and education. The Anoto Group has around 110 employees, offices in Lund (head office), Boston and Tokyo. The Anoto share is traded on the Small Cap list of OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm under the ticker ANOT. For more information: www.anoto.com.