The Bamboo Stylus fineline and the Intuos Creative Stylus 2’s innovative design impressed the jury of experts as they considered criteria such as design, quality, finish, choice of materials and degree of innovation. Heidi Wang, Vice President of Technology Marketing at Wacom, commented; “We are proud to have won this year’s iF DESIGN AWARDS for our styli. As a pioneer in pen technology, Wacom manufactures products and software that encourage creative expression and ideation on digital platforms. The styli combine cutting-edge technological and user oriented design and these accolades confirm that we are still on the right track.”
All award winners from the iF DESIGN AWARDS are currently on show in the comprehensive iF online exhibition – www.ifdesign.de. From 1st March onwards, the winning products from Wacom will also be displayed at the iF flagship exhibition, located at the heart of Hamburg’s HafenCity (Hongkongstraße 6, 20457 Hamburg), the go-to place for those with a special interest in design and architecture. The products will be on show for three months.
Bamboo Stylus fineline
The Bamboo Stylus fineline is a high-precision stylus with a thin tip for note taking, handwriting, doodling and navigation on an iPad – supported by leading note taking and pdf mark-up apps as well as Wacom Bamboo Paper app. With its 1,024 pressure levels it feels as natural as pen on paper, resulting in authentic looking writing and finely nuanced sketches. Writing becomes easy thanks to palm rejection. The Bamboo Stylus fineline has an elegant curvature design and is made of high-quality materials with a soft-touch aluminium finish. It is available in five fresh colours. Its thin tip (1.9mm) is extremely durable and can be replaced easily.
Intuos Creative Stylus 2
Designed for artists and designers the Intuos Creative Stylus 2 comes with a fine solid tip for increased visibility and intricate detail for sketching, drawing and painting on an iPad. Offering 2,048 pressure levels and palm rejection in supporting key graphics apps, the stylus senses the lightest touch with the pen on the iPad like a pen or brush on real paper or canvas. The user experience is further enhanced thanks to Bluetooth 4.0 that seamlessly connects the stylus to iPads and Wacom’s Cloud services.
The Intuos Creative Stylus 2 is beautifully designed and made using brushed aluminium and a soft touch silicone grip. Available in black and grey, this design tool also boasts an ergonomic shape that makes it is particularly comfortable to use even after numerous hours. It offers USB charging options, a flared front to support a variety of holding styles and side-switch for ease of use. This combination of quality design and superior features provides the perfect tool for creatives to work anytime and anywhere.
Founded in 1983, Wacom is a global company based in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 6727) with subsidiaries and affiliate offices around the world to support marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. Wacom’s vision to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies has made it the world’s leading manufacturer of interactive pen tablets and displays as well as of digital styli and solutions for saving and processing digital signatures. The advanced technology of Wacom’s intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and designs around the world and provides business and home users with their leading interface technology to express their personality.
Millions of people worldwide use the wireless and battery free pressure sensitive digital pen technology to operate their smartphones, media tablets or desktop computers and express their individual creativity. The company offers its products also as OEM solutions to leading manufacturers serving incremental markets. Wacom’s interface technology, called Wacom feel IT technologies, is also offered as an integrated solution to strategic partners. Most Tablet PC manufacturers count on the advanced features and reliability of the brand to deliver a superior user interface experience.
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