Friday June 5, 2020

Moleskine putting smart pen to paper

The idea of smart products missing the point of analogue function screams of hubris

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

11th March, 2018
Moleskine Smart Writing Set with Huawei Mate 10 Pro: Price:€229

Developed as part of a collaboration between Moleskine, Huawei and Vodafone, the most surprising thing about this smart writing set is that it actually makes a whole lot of sense. When a smart notepad landed on this desk, the product looked ripe for a scathing assessment. The idea of smart products missing the point of analogue function screamed of hubris.

Turns out that was a prejudiced assessment, as this is a useful piece of kit....

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