Wacom Bamboo

Posted: May 15 2007, 3:20am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:49am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


Wacom Bamboo
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Wacom launches new tablet input device that is aimed at all computer users.

The Wacom Bamboo supports Windows Vista's pen functions and also works with Apple OS X. The idea is that you can doodle and add handwritten notes to emails and documents to make them more personal.
The active area of the Bamboo is 147.6x92.3mm with overall measurements of 200x186x10.7mm. The accuracy is +/- 0.5mm and the tablet supports 512 pressure levels.
The so called touch ring on top allows for instant zoom and scroll.The tablet connects via USB to a computer. The pen does not need any batteries. Pricing and availability information has not been disclosed yet.

Wacom Bamboo Features :

  • Full support of new handwriting recognition, inking and pen features in Microsoft and Apple OS
  • High resolution and report rate for outstanding accuracy
  • Touch Ring for instant zoom and scroll
  • Four customisable ExpressKeys for frequently used functions
  • Paper-like work area for a natural experience
  • 360-degree pan/scroll mode for fast navigation
  • Battery-free pen with ergonomic feel
  • Multifunctional pen stand
  • Detachable USB cable for simpler portability
  • Premium Microsoft certification "Certified for Vista"

More details on the Wacom Bamboo Micro Site. Via Heise (German). Shop for Wacom tablets.

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