Livescribe Pen / was: User Research: Three user groups, five hours. What would you do?

3 Feb 2009 - 11:23am
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Eva Kaniasty
2007

Anyone else use the livescribe pen? Looks like pretty cool
technology. Is it worth the $$?

-eva

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Jeremy Yuille <overlobe at isomorpho.us> wrote:
> at the risk of sounding like I'm throwing tech at the problem ;-)
>
> I totally agree with the note taking warnings above, and have found
> the livescribe pen to be very helpful for handling audio with the
> occasional note (synced to the recording)
>
> to reflect and begin writing up, I then usually replay the recording
> straight from the pen as soon as possible - and add observational
> notes etc - these get added to the recording at that timestamp.
>
> it's a little hard to describe in text, but very effective at being
> able to record people unobtrusively while being able to put in
> markers for things to go back to.
>
> disclaimer: i'm in no way affiliated or anything with the company..
> but I do like their product. (although the pen's form is a little
> annoying to use, the function had me sold :)
>
>

Comments

3 Feb 2009 - 11:29am
Marijke Rijsberman
2004

Yes. The automatic coding of the recording to the notes makes it completely
worth it, even if the audio quality is disappointing.

Marijke

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groups, five hours. What would you do?

Anyone else use the livescribe pen? Looks like pretty cool
technology. Is it worth the $$?

-eva

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