Livescribe has announced its new Echo Smartpen as an update to its Pulse Smartpen. The Livescribe Echo Smartpen has the capability to captures everything consumers hear and write and provides quick and accurate access to important information by simply tapping on the written notes either directly on paper or on a computer using the Livescribe Desktop software. The device features a sleek design with a rubberized grip and anti-roll surface, they are available in either 4GB or 8GB capacities that offers 400 hours and 800 hours of recording, respectively.
Some noteable specs of the Livescribe Echo Smartpen includes a micro USB port, a 3.5mm audio jack, built-in speaker and OLED display. There is also an option where users can install application to the Echo. Applications range from rich reference tools like a complete 120,000 word American Heritage Desk Dictionary to simple games and study aids.
In addition to the two models of the Livescribe Echo that was announced, the company also released the Echo 3D recording premium headset for $29.99, both models are presently available on Amazon, with the 4GB Livescribe Echo Smartpen going for $169.96 and the 8GB Livescribe Echo Smartpen going for $199.95.