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Livescribe Echo Smartpen

  • The Echo smartpen is a digital notetaking tool that allows you to record and play back everything you write and hear. Then, using a USB cable, transfer your notes and audio to your computer.

Braille Note Taking Devices: There are two most commonly used devices with or without refreshable Braille that is used by students

BrailleNote - By Humanware

  • Summary of commands for BrailleNote QWERTY and Braille Input devices

Braille Sense - By HIMS Inc.

  • Resources to help with the use of the Braille Sense


Microsoft OneNote is a digital note-taking tool for your to-do lists, class and meeting notes, vacation plans, or anything you want to organize or remember. Your notes sync across your devices so you can access them wherever you go.

Sonocent Audio notetaker is a note-taking software that allows you to capture, organize and communicate information and thoughts as speech, text and images. You can gather information from presentations, meetings or even from presentation slides and documents. It also allows you to brainstorm or plan out your written work. You can then share your notes and ideas with others. 

NoteTalker is a note-taking application that allows students to independently capture audio, and images to create bookmarks, during class and allow students to focus their attention on the lecture to ensure they never miss a word.  

Notability is an efficient studying app available on the iPad, iPhone, and Mac. Combining user-friendly simplicity with a wide range of interactive tools, it helps create, organize, and modify notes for different courses and semesters.


  • Awesome Note: For iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • List Recorder: For iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
  • Simplenote: For iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • NotePad Pro: For iPad.
  • WritePad: For Android.
  • Note Hub: For iPad.

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