Time has come to make a small tour among available digital pen solutions.
The Logitech io Pen was the first widespread (maybe the first one with great marketing and design backing) such gadget some years ago.
!Logitech io Personal Digital Pen
- Price: $99.95
- Memory: “Store up to 40 pages in memory between transfers”
- [Computer Times|http://www.computertimes.com/dec03edchoiceiodigitalpen.htm]
!Logitech io2 Digital Writing System
- Price: $199.95
For some unknown reason the Logitech sites have no “Specifications” page (at least I was unable to find them), so no dimension, weight and memory tags.
- Price: $249
- Weight: 38.5g
- Dimensions: 149mm x 23mm x 20mm
- Memory: 1MB (100 A5 pages)
- Standard Nokia charger support
- Notes sendable via MMS
- No charger bundled
- High price
- [big prohardver.hu review|http://mobilarena.hu/rios3_content.php?mod=20&id=640&p=1] (hu)
- [expansys price|http://www.expansys.com/product.asp?code=SU-1B]
This is more like a tablet with standard pens. Discontinued.
An ancient digital pen, not anymore produced.
- [Nokia Digital Paper|http://www.nokia.com/nokia/0,5184,5796,00.html]
- Regular paper with specially printed digital pattern
- Key to pen’s store-and-send abilities
- Each page is remembered by the pen, so you can edit and update them by hand
- 2 sizes included in sales package: MMS pad (B7, 88 × 125mm) and notepad (A5, 148 × 210mm)
- Coded boxes contain pen commands
- [Smart Paper|http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/productlist/US/EN,crid=1845]
- 8.5” x 11” notebook
- 8.5” x 11” notepad
- Vision-Objects [MyScript Notes|http://www.vision-objects.com/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=7]
- Oxford [Easybook M3|http://www.oxfordeasybook.com/en/index.htm]
[EverythingPen|http://www.everythingpen.com/], a UK company selling digital pens and papers along with some introduction.