Wacom, a manufacturer of pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface solutions, has announced that its digital pen sensor system has been employed by Samsung (News - Alert) for the GALAXY Note 8.0.
The GALAXY Note was the first smartphone to use Wacom’s digital pen sensor system, which it first adopted in the year of 2011. Following the launch of the GALAXY Note 10.1 (August 2011), the ATIV Smart PC (October 2012) and the GALAXY Note II (September 2012), this is the fifth product by Samsung to apply Wacom Feel technology.
The GALAXY Note 8.0’s S Pen has been reiterated to improve its everyday usability, and improve the ability to express creativity. One way in which it has evolved can be seen with its use of Air View, which allows the S Pen to hover over the screen and still interact with applications.
Previews of e-mails, videos, photos and appointments can be seen on S Planner, without the need to fully open an application. Images and content can also easily be edited with the S Pen.
Wacom feels that IT technologies being adopted for the Galaxy Note 8.0 consists in highly sensitive hardware, and other key components, according to a recent report.
This enables users to experience natural and fluid interface movements.
Wacom is seeking to become a big player in creating technology for the mobile industry, as it continues to bring new creative digital communications solutions to numerous consumers on mobile products.
Wacom was founded in 1983, and is a global company based in Japan with various offices spread across the world to promote the firm and support distribution. Offices are spread across North America, Europe, and Asia, and the company markets itself on working together with organizations to provide them with their core solutions, including a line of interactive pen displays, professional tablets, and Bamboo pen tablet lines.