Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Take Note: Computing Takes Up Pen, Again - New York Times

Deja vu -- unclear why this is a big headline in NYT and WSJ today 

Instead of forcing users to write with a stylus on a computer’s slippery display, Livescribe put the computer inside a plump ballpoint pen that is used on paper imprinted with nearly invisible miniature dots. As a user writes, a tiny camera near the pen’s tip watches those dots go by, recording what is being written.

Mr. Marggraff said calling it pen computing is a misnomer. “We are creating paper-based computing,” he said.

Source: Take Note: Computing Takes Up Pen, Again - New York Times

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