ANOTO GROUP TO ACQUIRE LIVESCRIBE INC.

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Smartpen Maker to Operate as Wholly-Owned Subsidiary and Complement Anoto’s Vision for Multi-surface Digital Writing and Drawing

Lund, Sweden & Oakland, Calif. – November 6, 2015 – Anoto Group AB today announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Livescribe will be fully integrated with Anoto as a wholly-owned subsidiary, with the deal expected to close later this month. Continue reading ANOTO GROUP TO ACQUIRE LIVESCRIBE INC.

SEGA Hires Joseph Kim as Vice President of Product for Mobile Division

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Executive to lead mobile product strategy and manage cross-functional teams

SAN FRANCISCO – November 4, 2015 – SEGA® today announced that it has hired Joseph Kim as Vice President of Product, to lead its mobile product strategy in the West. Kim previously served as FunPlus’ Studio Head in the Strategy Division and External General Manager of the Vancouver office. Continue reading SEGA Hires Joseph Kim as Vice President of Product for Mobile Division

Sega® and Demiurge Studios™ Unleash Puzzle & Glory™ for Mobile Devices

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New Match-3 RPG from the Studio behind Marvel® Puzzle Quest™ and Shoot Many Robots™ 

SAN FRANCISCO – September 24, 2015 – Overcome adversaries and explore the underbelly of a dynamic, yet perilous new fantasy world! SEGA® today announced that Puzzle & Glory™, a mobile match-3 RPG created by Demiurge™, is now available on iPhone, iPad and Android. In the game, players set out on heroic adventures through dynamic dungeons and domains to save their homeland of Aetria from the Blight and devious enemies. Continue reading Sega® and Demiurge Studios™ Unleash Puzzle & Glory™ for Mobile Devices

Livescribe 3 Smartpen Moleskine Edition Now Available for Preorder

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New Smartpen Bundle Pairs Inspiration with Innovation

OAKLAND, Calif. and MILAN — September 15, 2015 — Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com) and Moleskine today announced preorders of the Livescribe 3 smartpen Moleskine Edition, a collaboration that combines the legendary notebook maker’s classic brand and aesthetic with the most successful and popular smartpen to date. The Moleskine Edition combines the art of handwriting with the convenience of technology to seamlessly digitize notes, allowing both iOS and Android smartphone and tablet users to make their notes more actionable than ever. Continue reading Livescribe 3 Smartpen Moleskine Edition Now Available for Preorder

castAR Closes $15+ Million Series A Round from Playground Global

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Investment from Andy Rubin’s Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 19, 2015 – castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, today announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, meeting its target in less than 48 hours, attracting over $1 million in crowdfunding for its gaming system that provides holographic-like 3D images to users for a shared, interactive gameplay experience. The new round of funding will be used to drive forward business and continue product development efforts as the company looks to drive adoption among tabletop and interactive game developers. castAR is also focusing its attention on attracting engineering, business, and design talent as it works towards a 2016 commercial launch. Continue reading castAR Closes $15+ Million Series A Round from Playground Global

Livescribe Rolls Out New Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition Model

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All-in-one Device Digitizes Notes and Syncs Audio

OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com), the leading manufacturer of smartpens, today announced that it is now rolling out a new Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition in time for the Back-to-School sales period. The Echo smartpen is an all-in-one device that digitizes notes written on paper and records audio synchronized to handwriting using the built-in microphone. Then, Echo transfers all your notes and audio to a computer via USB for storage, organization and sharing. Continue reading Livescribe Rolls Out New Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition Model

TAKE TO THE SKIES IN HEROKI™, NOW AVAILABLE FOR iPhone, iPad, AND iPod touch

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SEGA® and Indie Developer Picomy™ Release Premium Action-Adventure Platformer Featuring a Whimsical Propeller-headed Hero 

SAN FRANCISCO and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – July 2, 2015 – Break through the clouds and save Levantia today! SEGA® announced today that Heroki™ is now available in North America, Latin America, Europe, Korea, China, and Japan. Developed by independent game developer Picomy™ and published by SEGA, Heroki is available exclusively on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for $7.99. Continue reading TAKE TO THE SKIES IN HEROKI™, NOW AVAILABLE FOR iPhone, iPad, AND iPod touch