Its a computer in a pen. It records everything you write and links it to what you say. Whatever you write, draw and hear can be transferred to your computer within seconds. You can Record, playback, send and share your files with a single click. Also, since its a computer, you can customize it with apps. So forget carrying your your laptop to important meetings, lectures, conferences and seminars. A Livescribe Echo Smarten is all you'll need.