HP Pro Slate 8 can digitise notes written on any type of paper

If you’re trying to find a method to quickly turn your written notes and drawings into electronic copies, HP’s most recent business-focused Android tablet computer may fit the bill.

The HP Pro Slate 8 is an 8-inch tablet that comes with a stylus (sorry, high-fidelity HP Duet Pen) and also collection of performance apps. It’s being launched together with a 12-inch variation called the HP Pro Slate 12.

Unlike Samsung’s Galaxy Note devices that allow you write on the screen, HP’s latest tablet computers house four ultrasonic microphones that select up a high-pitch noise emitted by the pen. Long as you’re relaxing on a flat area, the two could communicate permitting you to write on any kind of kind of paper as well as have the materials quickly beamed onto the display.

LiveScribe’s 3 Smartpen could additionally digitise written notes, yet it functions utilizing a cam in the pen’s nib to track its location by checking out a design on proprietary dotted paper. Just like certain LiveScribe pens, the Pro Slate 8 and also Pro Slate 12 are appropriate with note-taking app Evernote out-of-the-box.

Taking note

In regards to specs, the Pro Slate 8 comes with a 2,048 x 1,536 pixel-resolution screen intensified by Corning Gorilla Glass, as much as 32GB of storage, 2GB of RAM, 802.11 b/g/n/ air conditioning Wi-Fi and also micro USB connectivity.

The Pro Slate 12 shares the same specs however lugs a 1,600 x 1,200 pixel-resolution display, and also both had HP’s cloud-based tool management software, HP TouchPoint Manager.

HP assumes the Pro Slate 8 and also Pro Slate 12 could possibly appeal to the lawful and also economic sectors which call for composed notes to be digitised. Both included the pen as basic and are offered now starting at $379 (around ₤ 249/ AUS$ 463) for the 8-inch version, rising to $529 (around ₤ 349, or AUS$ 646) for the 12-inch version.