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Does anyone know of anything currently on the market similar to the CrossPad?

http://www.cross.com/downloads/crosspad_brochure.pdf

It's been discontinued.

Looking for something cheaper than a full-fledged tablet PC, just to capture hand sketches and diagrams.  Handwriting recognition is not a requirement.
AMS Send private email
Tuesday, October 05, 2004
 
 
I was just looking at Thinkgeek.com and they had a couple of things -- one was this:

Logitech io Digital Pen:
 http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/electronic/5c38/

They also had a mini-scanner.
Lou Franco Send private email
Tuesday, October 05, 2004
 
 
Lou Franco Send private email
Tuesday, October 05, 2004
 
 
I've seen things like this. The one I actually worked with a bit was a giant suction-cup thingy that read your pen's position on the white board, as long as you were also using the special white-board-marker-sleeve.

I can't name any names, but as of 3 or 4 years ago, at least a couple of things like this existed.
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Tuesday, October 05, 2004
 
 
I am afrid a Dell Axim is the closest most of us will get to a low cost tablet (that actually does something remotely useful). I wouldn't use it to VNC, but as long as you can read compiled HTMLs and PDFs in the elevator who cares?
Li-fan Chen Send private email
Tuesday, October 05, 2004
 
 
I'm mainly interesting in something that will capture sketches and other handwritten "brainstorming" type information.

Axim, Palm, etc. are just too small to support that very well.

The whiteboards that can print/scan are OK but obviously not very portable.

Yes I could just scan pages from a notebook but ideally am looking for something that would capture the drawing, etc. directly.

The Logitech pen looks intereesting -- requires special paper though.  Might be worth a try anyway.
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