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Germany: This smart-pen digitises and saves handwritten notes to your smartphone02:19

Germany: This smart-pen digitises and saves handwritten notes to your smartphone

Germany, Berlin
September 3, 2016 at 18:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Wacom unveiled a tablet and electromagnetic pen that allow users to automatically digitise handwritten notes and save them to their electronic devices, during the IFA international consumer electronics trade show in Berlin on Saturday.

Wacom's Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio directly digitise content written onto any kind of paper and save it into a Cloud for smart devices like Ipads or smartphones for access upon syncing.

"What we did is basically you put the graphic tablet into the back of this device, so what happens is easy for me explain, you have electro-magnetic resonance being in this tablet and you have a sensor in the back of this pen and they just communicate with each other and signals tell them the exact position of the ink and the pen until you can actually track down and digitise it and bring it for example to an Ipad or to any other device,” explained Jens Kellersmann, Wacom Senior Director of Global Product PR

The items will be on the market under the Bamboo brand from next October. The price will reportedly be around €140 ($156 ) and €120 ($134) each.

Germany: This smart-pen digitises and saves handwritten notes to your smartphone02:19
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Wacom unveiled a tablet and electromagnetic pen that allow users to automatically digitise handwritten notes and save them to their electronic devices, during the IFA international consumer electronics trade show in Berlin on Saturday.

Wacom's Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio directly digitise content written onto any kind of paper and save it into a Cloud for smart devices like Ipads or smartphones for access upon syncing.

"What we did is basically you put the graphic tablet into the back of this device, so what happens is easy for me explain, you have electro-magnetic resonance being in this tablet and you have a sensor in the back of this pen and they just communicate with each other and signals tell them the exact position of the ink and the pen until you can actually track down and digitise it and bring it for example to an Ipad or to any other device,” explained Jens Kellersmann, Wacom Senior Director of Global Product PR

The items will be on the market under the Bamboo brand from next October. The price will reportedly be around €140 ($156 ) and €120 ($134) each.

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