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About LiveScribe

Livescribe develops a low-cost mobile computing platform that enhances productivity, learning, communication and self-expression for anyone that uses pen and paper. Livescribe brings notes, words and ideas to life. Livescribe smartpens make it easy to connect paper and pen to the digital world and fundamentally change the way people capture, access and share what they write, draw and hear. The company's family of smartpens includes the Echo smartpen and the Livescribe 3 smartpen.

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548 Market St Suite 28753

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States


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LiveScribe Patents

LiveScribe has filed 44 patents.

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Electronic paper technology, Computer display standards, Audio codecs, Diagrams, Sensors


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Electronic paper technology, Computer display standards, Audio codecs, Diagrams, Sensors



Latest LiveScribe News

Anoto enters into a manufacturing agreement with a large electronic & mobile manufacturing specialist company

Oct 3, 2022

Stockholm, SWEDEN Stockholm October 3, 2022 – Anoto Group AB (publ) (“Anoto”) announces that it has entered into a manufacturing agreement with SMAC (Smart Mobile Application Company), a South Korea based manufacturing company that engages in the development and manufacturing of touch and key modules for wireless communication devices. Its products are used in mobile phones, tablets, and laptops/AIOs, as well as in automotive and other applications. SMAC will be producing all Anoto and Livescribe pens starting October 1, 2022. In addition to its Korean factories, SMAC also has manufacturing facilities in Vietnam with more than 1,000 employees. “With this contract, Anoto will be free from manufacturing issues such as procurement, managing yields, quality control of hardware, and even scaling of production. SMAC is capable of producing more than 100,000 pens a month, in case we need to scale up our production level. Also, this is going to alleviate working capital issues as Anoto no longer has to buy components up front,” says Joonhee Won, CEO of Anoto Group AB. For further information, please contact: Joonhee Won, CEO, Anoto Group AB (publ) For more information about Anoto, please visit  or email Anoto Group AB (publ), Reg.No. 556532-3929, Flaggan 1165, SE-116 74 Stockholm This information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, on 3 October 2022 at 08:00 CET. About Anoto Group Anoto is a publicly held Swedish technology company known globally for innovation in the area of information-rich patterns and the optical recognition of those patterns. It is a leader in digital writing and drawing solutions, having historically used its proprietary technology to develop smartpens and related software. These smartpens enrich the daily lives of millions of people around the world. Anoto currently has three main business lines: Livescribe retail, Enterprise Forms and OEM. Anoto also owns Knowledge AI, a leading AI based education solution company, as its majority-controlled subsidiary. Anoto is traded on the Small Cap list of Nasdaq Stockholm under ANOT. Attachment

LiveScribe Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was LiveScribe founded?

    LiveScribe was founded in 2007.

  • Where is LiveScribe's headquarters?

    LiveScribe's headquarters is located at 548 Market St, San Francisco.

  • What is LiveScribe's latest funding round?

    LiveScribe's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did LiveScribe raise?

    LiveScribe raised a total of $102.68M.

  • Who are the investors of LiveScribe?

    Investors of LiveScribe include Anoto, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Aeris Capital, Lionhart Advisors Group, Crosslink Capital and 8 more.

  • Who are LiveScribe's competitors?

    Competitors of LiveScribe include Adapx.

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