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  • SLATE WAS BORN

    PENCIL AND PAPER. REDEFINED. DIGITAL. NEW POSSIBILITIES OF HANDWRITING, NETWORKING AND SHARING. SIMPLE. UNIQUE. PERSONAL. AN OPEN-SOURCE. COMMUNITY. 1-BIT. BIT. YOU.


  • REDEFINED

    AN EVOLUTION OF HANDWRITING AND DRAWING IS COMING WITH THE NOTESLATE SHIRO DEVICE. THE FIRST PURE HANDWRITING INTERFACE AND NETWORKING PLATFORM. THIS GIVES A UNIQUE AND VERY PERSONAL DIGITAL EXPERIENCE.


  • REDEFINED

    PENCIL AND PAPER ARE A CORE TOOL FOR DRAWING, DOODLING, NOTE TAKING, AND NETWORKING. CREATIVITY IN EVERY ASPECT OF THE DIGITAL HAND MADE INTERACTION. PLATFORM FOR HUMAN CONTENT, YOUR CREATION RATHER THAN CONSUMPTION.


  • REDEFINED

    THE NOTESLATE HANDWRITTEN NETWORK BRINGS YOU A NEW EXPERIENCE IN PERSONAL COMMUNICATION, INCLUDING REAL-TIME HANDWRITTEN CHAT AND MANY OTHER TYPES OF HANDWRITTEN SOCIAL APPLICATIONS. DRAWING AND WRITING AS PART OF INDIVIDUAL, UNIQUE HUMAN INTERACTION.


  • REDEFINED

    NEW TYPES OF SHARING AND PUBLISHING FOR AUTHENTIC PERSONAL HANDWRITTEN CONTENT WHICH EXPLORES NEW POTENTIAL FOR NETWORKED DIGITAL MEDIA. FREEDOM. PRIVACY. COMMUNITY. THE ESSENTIAL PART OF NOTESLATE HANDWRITTEN NETWORK.


  • REDEFINED

    HANDWRITING AS THE ESSENTIAL PART OF EDUCATION WITHIN ANY CULTURE OR CIVILIZATION. EYE-HAND COORDINATION BEING THE ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE FOR ANY KNOWLEDGE PROCESS. HANDWRITING AND DRAWING ARE THE CORE OF THE NOTESLATE INTERFACE.


  • REDEFINED

    NEW FORMS OF NOTESLATE HANDWRITTEN INTERACTION BRING BRAND NEW TYPES OF HANDWRITING GAMES AND SOCIAL INTERACTION. DRAWING HAS NEVER BEEN AS MUCH FUN.


  • REDEFINED

    NOTESLATE BRINGS YOU THE ONLY DIGITAL HANDWRITING PLATFORM. IT IS SIMPLE. PERSONAL. UNIQUE. A MONOCHROME HANDWRITING DEVICE, A UNIQUE HANDWRITING INTERFACE, HANDWRITTEN NETWORK AND NOTESLATE WAREHOUSE WITH ADDITIONAL HANDWRITING AND PAPER EXTENSIONS. A NEW WORLD OF HANDWRITTEN CREATIVITY, SHARING, INTERACTION AND COMMUNICATION.


  • REDEFINED

    BASED ON A LOW CONSUMPTION ELECTRONIC PAPER DISPLAY NOTESLATE CAN LAST UP TO 3 WEEKS ONCE CHARGED. BASED ON OPEN-SOURCE AND COMMUNITY DRIVEN IDEALS, HANDWRITING IS THE ONLY PLATFORM FOR FREEDOM OF NETWORKING, SOCIAL SHARING AND COMMUNICATION. EXPLORE THE POWER OF CROWD DRIVEN SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY. LET`S BUILD THE HANDWRITING PLATFORM TOGETHER. FOR US.

Slate was born

Pencil and Paper. The Archetype. Handwriting. Drawing. Doodling. Thinking. That`s Noteslate SHIRO. Simple. Unique. And sustainable. The first pure handwriting device. A device for the Slate platform, a handwritten network for sharing. Discover the potential and simplicity of a monochrome handwriting interface. More personal. More human technology than ever before. Started from the basics.

Pencil and Paper are an essential part of our culture, as any culture before. A part of our daily life and our work. Noteslate redefines pencil and paper. The most basic tool for handwritten creativity, communication, education, sharing and networking. A truly interactive paper of the future. Better than ever before and a bit different than ever before. 1-bit different.



Handwritten interface


THE FEEL OF REAL PAPER AND PENCIL

The pure handwritten interface gives you new possibilities for handwritten creativity and communication. Personal. Genuine. Connected. Pencil and Paper. A new platform for content creation rather than consumption. Discover new horizons of networked handwritten interaction. An essential step for humankind and technology.



Design simplicity


A UNIQUE USER EXPERIENCE

Noteslate brings you a uniquely simple user experience with its unique monochrome handwriting interface. Iconic. Simple. Intuitive. A platform for human creation, rather than consumption. Creativity in every bit of personal digital interaction.



Slate possibilities


THE HANDWRITTEN NETWORK AND EXTENSIONS

New possibilities for handwritten interaction, handwritten content and sharing. The Noteslate warehouse and a completely brand new type of available handwriting applications. These are the new horizons of a common handwritten exploration.


The Slate

Drawing and writing, the core handwriting experience of Noteslate SHIRO. An essential human need. Slate is your basic interface. Here you can draw, write, share notes and pages. Customized Slate tools can be used also in other paper extensions. Enjoy the first truly intuitive handwritten interface. Your own. Unique as you are.

First true interactive paper replacement

Noteslate SHIRO is the first digital truly handwriting interface. This unique concept of a low consumption paper-alike display and pressure sensitive stylus bring you unlimited possibilities for everyday use. Creativity, sharing and new types of handwritten social networking. Discover the beauty and amazing potential of simplicity. The monochrome handwriting interface.



Unique simple handwritten interface

Everything is build around pencil (stylus) and paper (electronic paper display ). Even when you draw, you can easily rest your hand on the display. You can experience digital handwriting as never before. Even in the sun! You can also use your fingers to touch navigation keys, select pages, block or roll pages. Experience the genuine fresh archetype interface similar to classic pencil and paper. Discover the potential of an enhanced handwriting interface.



Not just an eReader

Noteslate is suitable for reading books, PDF or other ebook files with high resolution displays in the optional grayscale display mode. You can draw and make notes on top of the text and share them to your team or friends. The core experience in interactive electronic paper. To Create. That`s the Noteslate device. Pioneer of the Slate platform.



Freedom of networked expression

Discover new possibilities in drawing and writing across the network. Communicate, draw, express yourself in a completely new way. No more clicking buttons. Now you have a blank new slate to say whatever you want, the way you want. The way for you is truly unique. Communicate with your friends or gather ideas for personal projects. Noteslate is your newest companion to entertain you and to show you new ways of personal communicaion. Noteslate helps you to make your dreams a reality.



A Unique personal customized experience

The personalization and individual expression goes far deeper into the noteslate interface. You can customize, personalize and redraw any interface element based on your mood, culture, nationality or location. You can even redraw the basic Content page in noteslate where you can find all the paper extensions (handwriting applications), page blocks, pages you shared or any other content you ever created. Express yourself, release your imagination and let the technology disapear. That`s your Slate. Truly unique. Looking however you wish. Simple as you wish. No computer interface. Just you and your Slate.



A Brand new way for paper interaction. Work. Fun. Everyday.

Whether you use pencil and paper in your work or in your free time, you can now discover the true potential in personal note taking, handwriting or drawing. Whether it`s in creation, communication, planning, ideation or design. Noteslate gives you a genuine digital platform, for your everyday use. Discover the beauty of simplicity. Don`t click anymore. Just create. Anytime. Focus on your mind.



Impact on cultural and social evolution

Handwriting is an essential part of any culture and specific for various cultures across the globe. Noteslate brings you a customized global crowd driven handwriting platform for creativity, communication, sharing, networking and a further brand new evolution of handwriting, The Slate platform, a community driven handwritten network. The freedom.

We believe handwriting can have a larger positive cultural and social impacts. Slate can be an essential for our networked life, connected world, a user`s privacy and artificial intelligence confrontation. Driven by everyone of us. As every bit of us. That`s the long term goal we want to achieve with you together. Through the most human feature of civilization. The Handwriting.

The progress of digital technology has shifted us backwards from our basic tools - pencil and paper. Noteslate wants to bring back handwriting into global society. We want to build the handwritten network together. With you. To build and enhance one of the essential part of humanity. Creation. Ideation. The handwriting and drawing. The first truly handwriting platform for digital age is based on noteslate exceptional user's privacy and freedom. The only sustainable platform for networking, sharing, communication and creativity.

This way we can influence the human/technology relationship on a much deeper scale. Evolve our communication, education, knowledge and sharing in an w everyday creative use. Let`s build it together. Thank you!


































Simple iconic design

The simple device and its iconic look help enhance the experience of the most intuitive handwriting device. That`s Noteslate SHIRO. It`s not yet the thinnest paper, but definitely the one with the biggest handwriting possibilities. Discover the core essence of simplicity.





Monochrome display


Feel the touch of real paper and pencil with low consumption matte monochrome display running in 1-bit or optional grayscale. Simplicity redefined. And always readable on daylight or direct sunlight. That`s a truly enjoyable device for your creative life.



Simple and lightweight


Its simple iconic design with paper block pattern and three buttons interface. These three buttons bring you infinite possibilities of hackable functionality. Pencil and Paper in a new form. Standalone and sustainable handwriting platform. Noteslate SHIRO as the pioneer of this platform.



Low consumption


Sustainability as the core of Noteslates product design. The modest simplicity of the most personal handwriting interface, based on a low consumption electronic paper display, a Noteslate SHIRO can last up to 3 weeks on one charge.

Paper feel

Feel the touch of real paper and pencil. Noteslate gives you simplicity without any distraction. Draw or write as you are used to, even in daylight or direct sunlight.


Be creative anytime and discover new potential in handmade communication, sharing and handwritten interaction. With Noteslate SHIRO, the essential handwriting device for modern global society, you can express youself with the simplicity of pencil and paper.

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Essential sustainability

Noteslate SHIRO is the first sustainable device as a paper replacement. The only electronic paper device with a stylus. Let`s save trees (up to 100.000 pages saved offline), let`s consume less power (up to 3 weeks for one charge) and let`s create the most personal digital platform (noteslate handwritten network). Be a part of the handwriting movement.



Precise details and functionality

Noteslate SHIRO is your old notepad. But digital. Portable. Long lasting. And very personal. For your enhanced handwriting experience. Unique as you are.




The beauty of 1-bit

Everything starts with its pure simplicity. Noteslate brings you this simplicity in the most unique monochrome interface - the most personal digital handwriting interface. Experience pencil and paper on a new level as the natural evolution of handwriting, shaved to the basics. This archetype and essential tool for any ideation, creation, inspiration, art, or even communication ... don`t get distracted by colors (not yet) or any (so much out there ) multimedia content. Don`t click anymore. Don`t only consume. Be creative and be a part of the most human-technology shift. The handwriting movement. Let`s build the noteslate handwritten network together.






Handwritten network

Noteslate is bringing handwritten interaction into new level, with connected handwritten creativity, personal communication, unique content sharing and handwritten content publishing. This whole new world of handwritten networking redefines pencil and paper itself. Build around an archetype need, radical simplicity and user privacy, noteslate is the natural evolution of handwriting. Driven by you, community, it`s the only approach for sustainable handwriting platform of the future.

Noteslate handwriting network, The Slate platform, is the essential next step in human digital interaction, social networking, communication and collaboration. Part of the outer-net. The Noteslate handwriting network is the essential creative platform for humanity and freedom of network. Be a part of it. Every bit is you.



Sharing and Privacy

Noteslate offers various types of handwritten content sharing, real time interaction and collaboration available from one Share menu across noteslate interface. This revolutionary concept of connectivity and sharing principles redefines user's privacy and ownership and offers wider possibilities of personal sharing and independence.


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Maximum connectivity and options for sharing

Sharing possibilities of unique noteslate handwritten interface are endless. You can share primarily across noteslate devices, directly between users, into noteslate handwritten network (channels) or into various existing social networks (tunnels) or even into other mobile and web platforms. You can also switch to off line sharing directly between noteslate devices or desktop or create your own private off line network. That`s a completely new approach for the user`s privacy and content ownership. The Slate platform. Pencil and paper redefined.



Attentive user privacy

Built on a unique user`s privacy concept, all your data is yours and only yours, unless you decide otherwise. We respect a user's privacy. Even if you share content publicly, you are the owner and creator from the ground. Physical Share button allows you to switch between online / offline mode and does not allow any hack, surveillance or stalking. Help us to bring sustainable platform of handwriting back to our global connected society. Be a part of this mission. Thank you.

The Noteslate handwritten network is the only independent standalone networking platform. The tool for a connected humankind. The truly sustainable platform for future of networking. Breakthrough freedom for communication and personal creativity. Discover new horizons and your own unique ways of personal interaction and communication. Still simple. As you wish.



Noteslate Warehouse

Various handwriting applications (Paper Extensions) and new types of social networking are essential part of the noteslate ecosystem and are available in Noteslate Warehouse. Noteslate platform brings you new possibilities of pencil and paper use. Through Noteslate Warehouse you can discover and install additional interactive noteslate pages, handwritten games, social networking extensions, publishing. You can add additional handwriting features, handwritten interface templates, or various applications for connected collaboration or creativity.



The Noteslate platform is coming to iOS & Android

Be the first to experience Noteslates unique handwritten interface even before the Noteslate device ships. Our genuine Noteslate interface and amazing handwriting paper extensions will be available on iPad and Android tablets! Discover the world of the Noteslate handwritten network, interaction and sharing. Genuine Noteslate application for both platforms will be soon available in app stores worldwide.

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  • Technical specifications

    A simple and portable device for digital handwriting. Your next notepad. The first of its kind.

    Stylus input with finger touch

    Pencil as the basic tool for unique handwritten interface

    Paper similar surface feel

    Matte rugged surface for perfect writing and drawing experience

    Monochrome electronic paper

    Readable in sunlight, the 6.8-inch high resolution display with just one color - the pure essence of simplicity

    Pressure sensitive stylus

    Additional stylus feature for precise writing, drawing, using brushes or calligraphy

    Magnesium body

    Durable, sustainable and lightweight body for mobility and long term use. Iconic design and quality.

    Low power consumption

    Thanks to a low consumption paper alike display, one battery charge and you can use Noteslate device for up to 3 weeks (* depends on daily activity, Wi-Fi and other aspects). Truly sustainable.

    Unique physical sharing

    The Share button is the only physical border between complete privacy (offline) and sharing (online). We respect user's privacy more than anyone else.

    Adjustable natural backlight

    Under changed lighting conditions this is powerful feature for comfortable handwriting or reading.

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    • E Ink Pearl HD 6.8” 1080x1440 pixels
    • 1-bit / 16 level grayscale
    • Matte surface
    • Freescale SoloLite @1GHz + GPU
    • Memory 8GB up to 32GB with SD card
    • Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth
    • Noteslate OS
    • Dimensions: 126mm x 175mm x 10mm
    • Weight: less than 240g

    Video showcase

    Noteslate SHIRO is the natural evolution of handwriting and digital paper interactivity. It`s the first stepping stone in creation of a global handwritten network. Check the natural feel of the paper alike noteslate display. Pre-order Noteslate SHIRO and help us to build the Noteslate handwriting platform.

    Current prototype stage

    Here are the latest photos of Noteslate SHIRO prototype.

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    (Shipping February 2016)

    Video DEMO Video DETAIL

    Pre-order Noteslate SHIRO, the first pure handwriting device and be a part of the handwriting movement. Get yours first numbered device now. Unique as you are.


    Be a part of handwritten movement

    The Noteslate SHIRO is the first Noteslate device for a handwritten creativity, communication and sharing. The archetype of pencil and paper redefined. It`s a natural evolution of pencil and paper, a brand new platform for handwriting, drawing, networking and new types of digital handwritten interaction.

    This simple 6.8-inch device is the pioneer of the most personal digital handwriting interface. The essential handwriting platform and genuine social interaction for connected world.

    Please join us on this mission to build the first pure handwriting platform of the future. Freedom. Openness. Sustainability. Back to our roots of humanity.

    Be a part of this handwriting movement. Thank you.

    Noteslate SHIRO

    Noteslate SHIRO (Regular Edition)


    This Pre-order includes Noteslate SHIRO device from the first production batch. Device specifications are the same as Signature edition just without signature. Reserve yours now.

    We won’t charge you until your order is shipped.
    New pre-orders ship in March 2016.


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    Pre-order now Noteslate SHIRO in limited Signature Edition. Get one of 999 devices with unique signature on the back and unique serial number.

    Your credit card will be charged immediately upon pre-order.
    New pre-orders ship in February 2016.


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    Questions

    • What is the difference between "Signature" and "Regular" Noteslate SHIRO pre-order?

      For "Signature Edition" pre-order you will receive unique Noteslate SHIRO with personalized signature on the back and with unique serial number (# from 999 units based on your order). You will be charged immediately upon pre-order.
      For "Regular Edition" pre-order you will receive the same Noteslate SHIRO specs as the "Signature Edition", it`s just a bit less fancy without signature. Your payment will be charged as we ship.
      Go for "Signature" SHIRO as there are 999 units only and later on it`s going to be truly awesome gadget collector item, the first pure handwriting device ever made.

    • Where is the first large Noteslate device from 2011?

      If you are looking for 13.3-inch Noteslate HERO device, we love that model too. It`s going to be available later on as next product. 6.8-inch Noteslate SHIRO is the first model now, the early pioneer of noteslate handwriting interface. Sign-up for our newsletter to get updates about 13.3-inch device availability.

    • Can I save the notes or share them via email?

      Of course you can save notes, you can even share pages or its parts in various ways to other Noteslate users, share publicly to Noteslates handwritten network, network channels, simply via email, to various social networks, your cloud, iOS, Android and other platforms. You can even share privately through USB, SD Card, to your computer or in between Noteslate devices. Sharing features are one of the best on Noteslate device with attention to your privacy. Discover the magical features sharing and handwritten networked interaction across multiple Noteslate devices. Check “Network” section at our website for further information.

    • What is Noteslate handwritten network?

      It`s a standalone noteslate handwriting networking platform for sharing, connectivity and new types of handwritten interaction. It`s the right place for sharing of the handwritten content, handmade creativity, published handwritten drawings or pages. It`s the only place for handwritten communication, social networking and entertainment on noteslate device. The ultimate resource of handwritten public channels and shared content.
      Part of this unique Noteslate ecosystem is Noteslate Warehouse with additional paper extensions - handwriting applications available for Noteslate device. It`s the endless resource of handwritten creativity. The essential part of a Noteslate device and our unique handwritten interface. The truly natural evolution of digital pencil and paper.

    • I am a developer. Can I get the earliest version of Noteslate SHIRO?

      We will open up soon Developer program for our SDK application and BETA testing. You can leave us a message at devs@noteslate.com with some intro information and what do you want to develop for Noteslate platform.

    • Can I order from any country?

      Yes, you can order from any country. When ready, we`ll confirm you the shipping with tracking number. We have global distribution channels.

    • When are you shipping?

      The shipping is starting in February 2016. Please support our mission to bring handwriting back to humankind. Noteslate SHIRO is the first device for Noteslate handwritten platform. Pre-order now to get yours first numbered unit.

    • Is this the only Noteslate device?

      Noteslate SHIRO is the first device for Noteslate handwriting platform. The only Noteslate device available now for pre-order. Based on your feedback we are planning to add larger sizes through 2016.

    • I am an artist, illustrator, fan, I love doodling and drawing...

      We are always happy to see that. Please send us email at artwork@noteslate.com with some links or cooperation suggestion. We love to discuss what we can do together.

    • How can I distribute Noteslate device?

      Whether you are small retailer, boutique or large reseller, please send initial distribution request to our sales team at dealership@noteslate.com. We are happy to grow further global availability of noteslate products.

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