Student Accessibility Services

Livescribe Echo SmartPen

A Livescribe Echo SmartPen is a pen with an embedded computer and digital audio recorder. When utilized with Livescribe notebooks, students are able to synchronize their written notes with the audio recordings of course lectures. Students can also utilize the Livescribe Echo Desktop on their personal computers to upload the audio records and their notes.

Livescribe Echo SmartPen demonstration and instructional video.

Livescribe Echo SmartPen Desktop App demonstration and instructional video

Downloading Livescribe Echo Desktop

Students utilizing Livescribe Echo SmartPens can download the Livescribe Echo Desktop to manage the audio recordings connected with their notes. Scroll halfway down the page to select either the Windows or Mac versions on the website. The following videos provide support for downloading the Echo Desktop on Windows computers and support for downloading the Echo Desktop on Mac computers.

Resources for Utilizing the Livescribe Echo SmartPen

​Livescribe has various resources to help support users, including an instructional guide on the Echo Desktop, an instructional guide on the Echo SmartPen, and a basics guide on setting up and using the Echo SmartPen. The following videos are a brief tutorial of the Mac version on the Livescribe Echo Desktop and how to take notes and record with the SmartPen.

Support for Livescribe Echo SmartPen

If students registered with SAS need additional support in understanding how to utilize the Livescribe Echo SmartPen, they can request an assistive technology appointment with SAS staff through their Accommodate account.