Livescribe, the company behind a slew of smartpens for Mac and Windows, launched the new 8GB Echo Smartpen Pro Edition today, just in time for the back-to-school season. The 8GB Echo Smartpen Pro Edition features a built-in microphone to record audio while you're taking notes, along with 8GB of onboard storage; enough space to store hundreds of hours of audio and thousands of pages of notes. Here are the main highlights of what the 8GB Echo Smartpen Pro Edition can do:
- Record everything you hear, say and write, while linking your audio recordings to your notes.
- Replay audio directly from paper by tapping on your notes
- Echo Desktop software allows you to save, organize and play back interactive notes from your Mac or Windows computer.
- Search for words within your notes.
- Share notes and pencasts as images.
- Send notes and audio to any destination.
- Comes with Smartpen Portfolio, 3-D Recording Headset, 2 ink cartridges & 2 caps.
- Includes MyScript for Livescribe, the fastest way to convert your handwritten notes into digital text
If you're interested in picking up one of these little guys, you can grab one from Livescribe at the link below for $199.95.