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One of the great new features of the Livescribe 3 smartpen is the real conversion of hand written notes into text – text which you can then do more with. On Saturday, one of our Facebook fans asked a question yesterday in relation to this – Can this do OCR on large writing (say using font over 2 lines instead of 1), for those folk with vision issues? So I set out to test this today to see how the OCR handles writing across multiple lines. Page View In this first screen capture you can see my writing on the

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For the past 5 years Smartpen has worked really hard to support ALL Livescribe customers across Australia and New Zealand. Over the past 3 months we’ve worked to extend what we do even further beyond what anyone else does in the market. Because we’re dedicated to the Livescribe product we offer far more than simply competitive prices. This is important because it means piece of mind. Here’s what else we do above and beyond competitive prices: 1. Multiple Contact Channels Over the past 5 years we’ve identified and built a variety of channels so customers have a wide choice in

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I was talking to a Queensland user last week about how she is finding the new sticky notes that we added to the product range in July. This user is studying at university and despite the faculty offering most lectures as podcasts she’s found her Smartpen an invaluable study tool. What was interesting was how she’s using sticky notes to help her capture and recall specific content and learning’s. Here’s a picture she sent me showing a set of supplied lecture content with sticky notes added. She uses sticky notes as follows: During lessons she can either take notes in

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During the week of 5 September, I’ll be in Auckland and Wellington and I’m available to visit local schools and university’s to talk about how Livescribe Smartpens are helping the learning experience for teachers and students across the education spectrum. Over the past 3 years I’ve personally visited close to 100 schools, TAFE’s, and Universities around Australia, sharing experiences and helping teachers, students, and parents, understand the benefits that the Livescribe Smartpen brings to the classroom. Livescribe Smartpens are helping students learn anytime, anywhere through the simple act of writing, listening, and recalling key lesson content. Special Needs and Non-English

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This video is from a school in Collier County Florida. Bill Shulte, District Special Education Instructional Tech Specialist, brought Livescribe to his school to support special education students. As Bill and his co-workers discuss in the video, the program has grown in the past year to support a much larger number of students across all tiers of intervention. Here in Australia, we’re seeing more and more examples like this school district. At Smartpen, we’ve now got a comprehensive set of training and education resources available for Australian and New Zealand schools – if you’d like more information, please let me

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