Lamy wants to compete with Livescribe and Rowrite with a new product that’s been on the market for about six months. It’s called the Lamy X NeoLab Smartpen and Digital Paper Combo. The new LAMY Safari all black ncode bridges the gap between the analog laptop and the limitless world of digital writing. In cooperation with Lamy, the Korean technology company NeoLAB Convergence is launching an optoelectronic writing system.
LAMY Safari meets 21st century technology: The LAMY safari all black ncode is based on the classic successful LAMY Safari all black rollerball design with its proven ergonomic handle for fatigue-free writing and the distinctive sturdy clip to keep the instrument safe. safe writing. It can be fitted with blue or black LAMY M 21 ballpoint refills.
The writing instrument is equipped with the ncode technology developed by NeoLAB. In online mode, the writing instrument is connected via Bluetooth to the Neo Studio app on a device. Everything that is written is transmitted in real time and is visible on this device. In offline mode, the writing instrument is not connected. However, every word, sketch or drawing is stored in the pen itself, there is a digital copy of all your notes and ideas. The camera has an optimal camera, which is positioned where you write. It recognizes handwriting and pages. The NeoLAB ncode sensor reads codes from the blank surface – the processor (CPU) contained in the smart pen performs the complex mathematical calculation to locate the position of the pen on the page. The pen can be used for 11 hours, before needing to be charged with a Micro USB cable.
Sure, the stylus sounds really good, and it does, but you really need the digital paper notebook to get the most out of it. LAMY digital paper comes with NeoLAB’s proprietary ncode technology. Every stroke you make on the page is saved, creating a complete digital copy of the notebook with all the options you might need to work on that text in the future. Each page contains a small pattern – barely visible to the naked eye. These codes contain information specific to each page, including the position of the pen. The dimensions on each sheet of paper are 145 x 210 mm, 192 pages of 80 grams.
This device is only available in South Korea, but Good e-Reader has the distribution rights to sell it internationally. You can buy it from our online store for US$219.99.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for twelve years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and The New York Times. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.