Summary: I purchased both the Echo and SKY models and decided to hold onto SKY because of the wifi connectivity/Evernote integration. Having used Echo in the past, I do not see any major differences between the two models except for the ones noted above. So far, I have had a great experience with the pen. I hope Livescribe could be quicker with the much awaited enhancements.
Summary: This is a must-have for those professors who lecture a mile a minute and hold you responsible for everything they say. Also great for professors who cover PowerPoint slides with text and don't give students copies. You can focus on getting everything written down without having to worry about missing what the prof says.
Summary: I use the LiveScribe pen on a daily basis in my job as a consultant. The recording is of great quality, even without the additional earphone accessory. PDF exports are also super easy for those occassions when you want to share details with your team. Note that the new version, Sky, breaks from a number of applications and features that Echo uses and as yet is not a mature platform (also, Sky uploads everything into the cloud which can be problematic from a corporate...
Summary: The LiveScribe pen has been a great addition to my work flow. I spend a great deal of time on conference calls and in meetings - the ability to immediately send out my Notes is a time saver. And we have a weekly development meeting where the recording in combo with my Notes makes sure that none of us miss any points for feature changes.
Summary: I really wanted to love this product. I saw a demo of the paper replay function and thought this was the perfect tool for a college student. After the first week of the new semester I am becoming familiar with the ins and outs of the product and am less than thrilled. So far there are two major reasons I find the product frustrating. The first and most important is that after two days of use the product simply ceased to work properly.