Logitech io Personal Digital Pen - article
Records while you draw/write with it on paper, then it downloads to the pc. It's so awesome.
A shop on ebay sells them new for $50.
The simplicity of pen and paper. The -power of your PC. It all comes together with the Logitech io Personal Digital Pen.
Now you can manage your handwritten information, improve organization, and make your communication more effective. Even convert handwritten notes to text. Notes, ideas, calendar items, sketches, charts, emails, signatures... if you've written it down in a digital notebook or Post-it Note pad, you can have a digital record of it forever. Using the Logitech io couldn't be simpler: Write down whatever you wantup to 40 pages at a time. When you place your pen into the cradle, everything gets transferred to your PC. Logitech software helps you organize your ideas, and integration with applications such as Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook lets you share your pages with anyone.
Manage your handwritten information
* Modify handwritten documents with easy editing tools
* Quickly store, search, and find handwritten notes
* Seamlessly use with existing applications like Microsoft Word, Microsoft OneNote and Microsoft Journal
Improve your organization
* Integrate with Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes Calendar and To Do's
* Use the style of notebook you prefer: small, large, spiral or legal
* Digitize time management with a Filofax Digital Organizer
Enjoy more effective communication
* Quickly share original handwritten notes in one click
* Incorporate handwritten sketches, charts, and other drawings into key documents
* Handwriting conversion of meeting minutes enables quick distribution
The Pen That Remembers Everything You Write
* Digitally capture handwritten notes, drawings, and ideas
* Handwrite appointments and action items into Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes
* Keep all your information organized in one place on your PC
* Find handwritten information quickly by using indexing and searching on your PC
* Always have your notes available, even when you're on the road
* Integrate with FranklinCovey's new digital planning pages (sold separately)
* Create Post-it Note reminders on your PC desktop
* Write email when you're away from your computer
* Recharge every time your pen rests in its cradle
* Store up to 40 pages in memory between transfers
* Write like you normally do with regular ink cartridges
Photo credits: Paul Maguire.