Why is the Adapx Digital Pen So Interesting? Didn’t LiveScribe Already Do This?

After reading this item over ath alarm:clock…
VC Firms Bet on Digital Pen Technology
…and watching the video demo on YouTube…

YouTube video courtesy of adapx08
…I’m not sure I understand why this technology is so interesting other than its nice integration with Microsoft OneNote. Except for the OneNote integration, doesn’t LiveScribe already do this with a less expensive device and adds the ability to search for audio recorded along with the ink text/drawings?

YouTube video courtesy of CNET

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