SOURCE: Anoto Group

May 30, 2007 10:20 ET

Anoto Group's Digital Pen and Paper Selected to Be Bundled in Livescribe's New Mobile Computing Platform

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2007) - Anoto Group (STKM: ANOT), who introduced digital pen and paper, announces its role in today's unveiling of a new chapter in mobile computing. Anoto's partner, Livescribe, is launching a new paper-based mobile computing platform that incorporates the use of Anoto's Digital Pen and Paper Technology.

"We are pleased to provide Livescribe our Digital Pen and Paper technology that enables users a way to bridge the gap between the paper and digital worlds," says Anoto Group Chief Executive Anders Norling. "We wish them as much success in the markets they target such as personal productivity, learning, communication as our other US partners have seen in healthcare, clinical trials, medical, and government."

Anoto Group invented the technology that comprise the digital pen and paper for its use with some 200 partners worldwide for the purposes of partners being able to develop new applications across all industries including all horizontal and vertical markets.

The possibilities for Livescribe's paper-based applications are endless. Its platform includes a smartpen based on Anoto's Digital Pen and Paper technology. The Anoto paper that Livescribe will be using involves a special dot paper and software application. The Anoto pen is a small computer with audio/visual feedback and substantial memory for handwriting capture. Using the Dot Positioning System paper (DPS), invented by Anoto Group, smartpen is able to transmit handwritten text from paper to digital media.

Livescribe as well as all of Anoto Group partners are invited to participate in Anoto's upcoming Partner Conference that this year will occur June 4-6 in Malmoe, Sweden in order to discuss and share ideas on new applications developed last year for mobile users in Europe, Japan and the US.

About Livescribe

Located in Oakland, Calif., Livescribe has developed a new low-cost mobile computing platform that connects the paper and digital worlds. Founded by Jim Marggraff, an entrepreneur and inventor of paper-based computing, including the LeapPad and Fly Pentop Computer, the company is designing innovative solutions that enhance personal productivity, learning, communication, and self expression for anyone who writes with pen and paper. For more information, visit Livescribe at

About Anoto Group

Anoto Group AB is the inventor of Digital Pen and Paper technology that allows quick and highly reliable transmission of handwritten text from paper to digital media. Anoto works with a global network of partners in developing user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storage of data for a variety of business segments including healthcare, banking and finance, transportation and logistics, government and education. Anoto's goal is to make the collection and processing of data more efficient, accurate, and cost effective while keeping the process as familiar and natural as possible for the user through the universal experience of pen and paper. Founded in 1999, the Anoto Group's European corporate office is in Lund, Sweden. Its US corporate office is in Boston, MA and Asian corporate office is located in Tokyo, Japan. Major shareholders are Norden Technology A/S, Robur, SEB Enskilda, Sofa and DNB. The Anoto share is traded on the Nordic Mid Cap list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange under the ticker ANOT. For more information please visit

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