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Livescribe+ for Android Now Available Globally, Bringing Livescribe 3 Support to Millions of New Smartphones and Tablets

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Livescribe+ for Android Now Available Globally, Bringing Livescribe 3 Support to Millions of New Smartphones and Tablets 

Livescribe+ for Android Brings the Best of Handwritten Notes and Digital Organization to Both iOS and Android Devices

Oakland, Calif. – May 12, 2015 - Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com), the leading manufacturer of smartpens, launched the Android version of the Livescribe+ app globally today, opening up the award-winning Livescribe 3 smartpen to millions of Android smartphone and tablet owners. Android users can start digitizing, searching and sharing their handwritten notes by picking up a Livescribe 3 smartpen and downloading the Livescribe+ app, free on the Google Play store. Initially launched for iOS, Livescribe+ for Android has been optimized for Android by incorporating Google’s Material Design guidelines to introduce a unique Android approach to the app’s core functions and user experience. Continue reading

Fitly Aims to Make Eating Smarter with New Class of Connected Device, SmartPlate Available for Pre-Order Now at GetSmartPlate.com

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Sensor-Infused SmartPlate by Fitly to Help People Better Understand and Manage the Foods they Eat

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. May 4, 2015 – Fitly, a two-time Digital Health Award winner, University City Science Center-supported, and DreamIt Health alumni, tomorrow officially debuts at Collision Conference in Las Vegas, the world’s first Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled device that tracks and analyzes everything a user eats. SmartPlate is equipped with advanced object recognition and weight sensors which enable it to automatically identify, weigh, and analyze food intake while capturing a complete picture of a user’s overall eating habits. Continue reading

Preview Edition of Livescribe+ for Android Available in US, Canada and Australia

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Android Customers Can Try Out Livescribe+ During Special Preview Event and US Customers Can Save on a New Livescribe 3 Smartpen 

OAKLAND, Calif. – April 28, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com), the leading manufacturer of smartpens, today launched the Preview Edition of the Livescribe+ app on Google Play™. This brings the Livescribe 3 smartpen to Android users across the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates, with a full global launch expected in the next few weeks. Continue reading

hack.pledge() Mentorship Movement Launches with Broad Industry Support

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Dozens of coding celebrities, tech companies, and nonprofits unite to improve the quality of software development worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 1, 2014 – New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and in the programming world, resolving to make a difference has never been easier.  hack.pledge(), a movement for programmers worldwide to assemble and learn from each other, has officially launched.  Developers can pledge to either give or receive 1 hour of mentoring in their language of choice, and the hack.pledge() initiative will connect them with a mentor (or mentee) in 2015. Continue reading

SETI Institute Seeks Citizen Scientists to Help Save the World; Partners with NASA and Other Organizations to Host Asteroid Hackathon Saturday, Oct. 25

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Event part of NASA’s Asteroid Grand Challenge; SETI-Led Hackathons and Game Jams Connect Leading Scientists, Data Sets, and Citizens to Tackle Complex Challenges

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. – Oct. 24, 2014 – The SETI Institute has partnered with EchoUserSpaceGAMBITMaui Makers, the Minor Planet CenterNASA, and Further by Design to host an Asteroid Hackathon on Saturday, Oct. 25. Using the world’s best sources for asteroid data, hackers from all over the world will transform data into digestible, visual information for citizen scientists, allowing them to help save the planet from rocky space invaders. Continue reading

Noteshelf Support for Livescribe 3 Smartpen Delivers a Better Way to Get Things Done on iPads

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Livescribe and Fluid Touch announce partnership to bring handwritten notes from paper into leading iPad productivity app

Oakland, Calif. and Singapore – October 15, 2014 - Livescribe (www.livescribe.com) and Fluid Touch (www.fluidtouch.biz) announced today that Noteshelf now allows people to write naturally with their Livescribe 3 smartpen and see their notes instantly appear in the popular note-taking app. Once in Noteshelf people can make their notes even more useful with a wide variety of tools in the app. Noteshelf is the latest app to leverage Livescribe’s mobile SDK to incorporate native handwriting support. Continue reading

Edtech Leader Swivl Exits Beta with Support of 10,000 Teachers

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Video resource for educators adds features and expands to Android

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2014 – Edtech video pioneer Swivl today officially exits beta mode, having shipped over 10,000 units and announcing a new set of features as well as integration with Android devices. Swivl impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of students in classrooms around the world, and these new additions originated directly from educator feedback and augment Swivl’s capabilities of smoothly recording video, uploading it to a secure cloud network, and seamlessly integrating multimedia content. Continue reading

SETI Institute Game Jam Challenges Developers to Riff on the Search for Life in the Universe

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The SETI-Jam will Leverage Latest Science and Data to Inspire Learning.

Mountain View, Calif. – September 11, 2014 – The SETI Institute, the world’s only organization dedicated to researching the origin and nature of life in the universe, has today announced SETI-JAM, the first game development jam to utilize SETI Institute research findings, data, and input from key scientists. SETI-JAM is for game developers of every experience level interested in collaborating to create games on the theme of the Drake Equation, which is used to estimate the number of communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy. While this equation is the theme for SETI-JAM, participants will also have access to actual data of over 70 scientists at the SETI Institute, including research on asteroids, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, extrasolar planet detection, earthquake prediction, climate change, the birth of stars, and much more. This game jam is the first in a new SETI Institute Initiative to use games to engage the public in real science and the search for life in the universe. Continue reading