[Athen] PaperShow captures handwriting, sends it wirelessly to computer

Heidi Scher hascherdss at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 06:47:52 PST 2010

Since they both use the same microdot technology, I wonder if this could be
used with the Livescribe notebooks if the user had the toolbar from the
PaperShow in the notebook as well? The notebooks are 4 (100 pages each)
notebooks for $20 and the PaperShow paper is 200 sheets for $20 (Amazon.com
prices). I could see great benefits if these could be used with the same
Thanks for sharing, Shelley!

Happy Friday to all!!!


Heidi Scher, M.S., CRC
Associate Director
Center for Educational Access
University of Arkansas
ARKU 104
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479.575.7445 fax
479.575.3646 tdd

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 3:09 AM, Shelley Haven <
ShelleyHaven at techpotential.net> wrote:

> Have any of you ever used the device PaperShow, by the company Canson?

> It's kind of a cross between a Livescribe Pulse smartpen and a mimio

> whiteboard capture system. Using the same microdot paper technology

> developed by Anoto, one writes on the paper with the PaperShow pen, which

> wirelessly transmits the writing to a Mac or PC (and thus can be projected).

> Using the PaperShow software, you can print out an image or text on that

> special paper, write or draw on the paper, and see your mark ups added to

> the image or text on the screen in real time. You can even use the pen to

> erase annotations. Unlike the Livescribe, though, there are no audio

> capabilities. Cost is $199.


> Here's a link to the PaperShow website:

> http://www.papershow.com/us/index.asp


> Apparently it's been out for about a year, and the company announced a Mac

> version yesterday at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco:

> http://www.macrumors.com/2010/02/11/mwsf-2010-demo-cansons-papershow/


> Seems like there ought to be some cool assistive technology applications

> for this...


> - Shelley


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