Wacom's Feel IT Technologies Sharpen the Edge of Samsung's Innovation in GALAXY Note

Oct 27, 2011, 14:00 ET from Wacom

TOKYO and VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wacom is delighted to announce its partnership with Samsung's Mobile Communications Business in providing digital pen interface technology for their premium product GALAXY Note.

This is the first smart phone that brings Wacom's world leading digital pen technology to portable mobile devices giving users greater freedom, precision and creativity.

Users can now use both simple and direct touch navigation with precise and flexible pen input for a wide range of applications such as taking memos, sketching ideas, editing photos or personalizing communications including emails, tweets, blogs and posts.

"Our mission is to provide the best user interface experiences that are creative, natural, precise and intuitive to use. Our partnership with Samsung is an important step for us to introduce a new way of user interaction, enabling people to enjoy their own creativity," says Masahiko Yamada, President & CEO of Wacom Co., Ltd. "From now on, technology will feel different."

Wacom's feel IT technologies include high precision digital pens, multi-touch sensors, controllers and device drivers, which can all be integrated into a wide range of mobile systems to provide natural, intuitive user experiences.

About Wacom

Founded in 1983, Wacom's vision to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies has made it the world's leading manufacturer of pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface solutions. The advanced technology of Wacom's intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashions and designs around the world and provide business and home users with the ability to explore digital content creation in a comfortable, natural way.

For more information, please contact:

Douglas A. Little
Sr. Public Relations Manager
Wacom Technology Services Corp.
360-896-9833 x174