If you’re always taking notes in university lectures or business meetings here’s a great gadget to make sure you never miss word, even if your note taking can’t keep up with what’s being said.

The Livescribe Echo Smartpen, along with inking down your notes on paper, also records everything you can hear. What’s really great about this Smartpen though is only truely discovered when it comes time to go back over your notes.

By simply tapping on what you’ve written with the Echo Smartpen you’ll also hear the audio recording of that exact moment, so effectively your written notes become bookmarks in the recorded lecture or meeting.

A must-have for any note taking occasion, you’ll can see more of the Livescribe Echo Smartpen’s features at HERE.