Livescribe, developer of the Smartpen Pulse and Echo, today introduced two Wikipedia-applications. These new applications make the innovative Smartpen the company smarter, because users can now seamlessly access to pen and paper on the website of the popular online encyclopedia.
The German wiki app currently contains summaries of some 100,000 keywords, the English application contains more than 250,000 entries. Both applications are now available for download through the Livescribe Application Store. With the launch of the Livescribe application also demonstrates the enormous computing power of its Smartpen, which may also provide other databases, reference works and digital content by using pen and paper.
For the first time, users can use the Smartpen Pulse and Echo now using pen and paper, the content and the knowledge of the popular Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia. The apps are available in German and English and can now be purchased from Livescribe Application Store. Currently the German wiki App 100,000 summaries of the most frequently looked-up key words. The wiki application currently contains more than 250,000 entries. Both applications will be added in the future to other content that the user of the application as a cost-free upgrade will receive when they synchronize their Smartpen on your Mac or PC.
The use of the new wiki applications is simple: Once the software has been installed and started on the pin, the user simply writes a stitch-word or phrase on point paper. The OLED display of the Smartpen then the relevant search terms are displayed. By navigating up or down can select the desired term and the associated summary from the Wikipedia entry on the display can be read as a running text. Within the individual entries can be left even further explanations or choose keywords related to the topic, to explore specific issues in detail. Thanks to the ease of use and the variety of content to make the two apps, the Livescribe Smartpen not only clever but also an indispensable companion for students and professionals.
“Livescribe has made it his task to allow the creation of content and access to information regardless of the device. It should not matter whether it is self-created ideas or to order the output goes to the richest known online platforms like Wikipedia, “said Florian Schultz, General Manager EMEA at Livescribe. “The supplement is now featured wiki applications perfectly the function of our Smartpen and make the content of Wikipedia on pen and paper available.”