Wacom Revamps iPad Stylus Line

Posted by at 11:43 am on September 4, 2014

Wacom has unveiled a series of new devices at the German IFA show this week. Starting the reveals are the third generation Bamboo Stylus solo and Bamboo Stylus duo as a combination with a traditional ball pen for use on capacitive devices and paper. Also revealed are the Intuos Creative Stylus 2 for sketching, drawing and painting on an iPad. Finally, the Bamboo fineline is a smart stylus with new “thin tip” technology for precise work with an iPad.

Both the new Bamboo Stylus solo and duo carry a new, carbon coated rubber tip that makes a very smooth and near-natural feel while writing, sketching or navigating directly on the screen. The pens now come in silver, grey,s hiny blue, bright green, sunny orange, and pink. The Bamboo Stylus duo is priced at $30, with the Bamboo Stylus solo at $20.

Wacom’s new Intuos Creative Stylus 2 comes with a fine solid tip for increased visibility and intended for intricate details in sketching, drawing and painting on an iPad. Offering 2,048 pressure sensitivity levels, the user experience is further enhanced with Bluetooth 4.0 that seamlessly connects the stylus to iPads and Wacom’s Cloud services. Designed for the iPad 3, iPad 4, mini and Air, the Intuos Creative Stylus 2 is compatible with the top five creative apps including Wacom’s Bamboo Paper, SketchBook Pro for iPad by Autodesk, ArtRage by Ambient Design, and ProCreate by Savage Interactive. The Intuos Creative Stylus 2 is priced at $80.

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Creative Stylus 2

With its 1024 pressure levels, the Bamboo Stylus fineline reacts to the pressure being applied by the user, resulting in lighter or stronger strokes accordingly with a palm-exclusion feature in the Wacom software. Bamboo Stylus fineline is supported by some leading note taking apps on the market, including Wacom’s own Bamboo Paper app, Noteshelf, Notes Plus, INKredible, GoodReader and MyScript. When connected to Bamboo Paper the user is offered free access to the “fineline Pack” offering an additional pencil and the Writer or Maker type notebooks. Bamboo Stylus fineline is priced at $60.

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Bamboo Fineline

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