Smartpen Technology Suggests New Print/Digital Interfaces
Can you imagine a business card or a print magazine page that can actually send an e-mail or facilitate the transaction of an online sale? According to a recent Adage article, those are concepts that Livescribe CEO Jim Marggraff is working on. The company's Pulse Smartpen -- which is a real pen containing a full-powered, internet-accessing computer -- is a tool that makes such actions conveniently possible. And the growing popularity of the under-$200 device among college students is creating a significant national audience for new sorts of print-based digital experiences. Check out the video here.